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‘How should a chemist understand brewing?’ Beer and theory around 1800

by James Sumner
‘How should a chemist understand brewing?’ Beer and theory around 1800
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 1531 views
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Eighteenth-century chemists could gain useful income and patronage as advisors to industry – and some of the wealthiest and most influential industrialists were brewers. Making chemical knowledge credible to this audience, however, was not always e....

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Bucky Balls

by Jonathan Hare
Bucky Balls
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 12 years ago | 1798 views
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The Buckyball, or C-60 molecule was discovered by accident (in the lab) while trying to understand the chemistry between the stars in the Interstellar Medium ISM. The discovery led to the Nobel Prize in chemistry in 1996. Here we look at the structur....

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Catalysts and collaborations

by Richard Schrock
Catalysts and collaborations
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 11 years ago | 1370 views
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Catalysts facilitate almost every reaction in the human body. They also enable us to make all kinds of molecules in the lab, and few people have contributed more to this field than Richard Schrock. Can he help Norweigan student Christer pstad to cata....

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Catalytic Clothing

by Tony Ryan
Catalytic Clothing
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 2305 views
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When science meets fashion exciting things happen. Unlikely collaborators designer Helen Storey MBE and scientist Tony Ryan OBE have teamed up for Catalytic Clothing - a radical project that endeavours to clean the air we breathe through the clothes ....

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Creativity Synthesis Chemistry: CO2 + Water +Photons

by Harry Kroto
Creativity Synthesis Chemistry: CO2 + Water +Photons
for 14-18 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-18 and upwards | 6 years ago | 1105 views
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Dr. Kroto talks about his favorite synthesis reaction in chemistry

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Enzyme-Catalysed Reactions

by John Cornforth
Enzyme-Catalysed Reactions
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 12 years ago | 1405 views
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John Cornforth, (Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1975), is a member of the Royal Society and is still very active in chemistry research at Sussex University. This section from longer archive recordings shows his warmth and personality, and gives an insight....

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George Gray

by George Gray
George Gray
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 12 years ago | 1832 views
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George Gray has contributed fundamentally to the research and development of liquid crystal materials which comprise the Liquid Crystal Displays (LCD) that are so essential to today's information based society. He created and systematized the liquid ....

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Giant Fullerenes

by Jonathan Hare
Giant Fullerenes
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 12 years ago | 1507 views
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C-60, the football caged molecule is the head of a family of carbon based structures called the Fullerenes. In this presentation we ook at the larger structures, the giant fullerenes and among other things we will explore the 60nrule us....

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Green Chemistry

by Rachael Dean
Green Chemistry
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 11 years ago | 1228 views
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Green chemistry

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Green Chemistry – an overview

by Julie Bowditch
Green Chemistry – an overview
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 11 years ago | 1346 views
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A general overview and a brief history of the green movement.

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How to be Right and Wrong

by John Cornforth
How to be Right and Wrong
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 12 years ago | 1276 views
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Nobel Laureate Professor Sir John Cornforth, overcomes his deafness to present an elegant account of how he, and his wife Rita, disentangled a historically important puzzle in steroid synthesis.

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Lab Synthesis and Radio Detection of Long Carbon Chains HC5N, HC7N, HC9N in Interstellar Space

by Harry Kroto
Lab Synthesis and Radio Detection of Long Carbon Chains HC5N, HC7N, HC9N in Interstellar Space
for 14-18 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-18 and upwards | 6 years ago | 1450 views
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A brief explanation of the methods to creating a carbon chain, and detection of the frequency of a photon emitted by a rotating molecule, and how these methods led to the discovery of new organic compounds in the constellation Taurus

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