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Forms of Carbon Burning Diamond and Graphite; and the Discovery of Fullerenes

by Peter Wothers
Forms of Carbon Burning Diamond and Graphite; and the Discovery of Fullerenes
for 11-14 and upwards,
Teaching modules | 11-14 and upwards | 6 years ago | 1961 views
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With the aid of Prof. Sir Harry Kroto, Dr Peter Wothers demonstrates that both Diamond and Graphite are indeed made of Carbon.

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From Waste to Wealth Using Green Chemistry

by James Clark
From Waste to Wealth Using Green Chemistry
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 7 years ago | 1545 views
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The world faces the fundamental problems of increasing waste and decreasing resources as it tries to cope with the increasing consumption of a growing population.  It is clear that these challenges can only be met through a fundamentally different a....

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What’s in my stuff?

by Hywel Jones
What’s in my stuff?
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 7 years ago | 950 views
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Sustainability is not just about carbon or carbon dioxide, it is also about the sustainable use of the planet's finite mineral and material resources. The availability, affordability and sustainable of supply of a number of important chemical element....

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Future Cities

by Richard Miller
Future Cities
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 7 years ago | 817 views
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Dr Richard Miller, Head of Sustainability at the UK's Technology Strategy Board, speaks about the problems we are facing in our cities and current ways in which these are being addressed.  He gives examples of how chemists and small-medium sized ent....

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Our Light Materials

by Howard Colquhoun
Our Light Materials
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 7 years ago | 1267 views
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In the 21st century, even the toughest of metals are now being replaced by synthetic carbon-based materials that are so strong, light, and resistant to high temperatures that they can be used in the construction of high-performance aircraft.  How....

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Watts New with Clean Energy? Batteries Included

by Saiful Islam
Watts New with Clean Energy? Batteries Included
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 7 years ago | 947 views
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This talk shows how scientists use structural and modelling techniques to help understand the fascinating properties of crystalline materials.

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