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(Re)Inventing science publishing: 01:11:00

(Re)Inventing science publishing: the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society

by Various
(Re)Inventing science publishing: the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 3 years ago | 580 views
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Philosophical TransactionsÊis the worldÕs first and oldest scientific journal. Still published by the Royal Society, it is about to mark its 350th anniversary, and was instrumental in establishing many forms and facets of modern scholarly publishin....

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Fortey 01:01:00

A natural history of scientists

by Richard Fortey
A natural history of scientists
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 7 years ago | 866 views
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For most of his life, Richard Fortey, has worked with collections in London's Natural History Museum, so curation has become a kind of unbreakable habit for him. In his Michael Faraday Prize lecture he will present another collection: his own persona....

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A Random Walk in Science

by Steven Chu
A Random Walk in Science
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 2 years ago | 498 views
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I will discuss my random walk in science, from my graduate student on postdoctoral years testing the Weinberg-Salam-Glashow theory of electro-weak forces, and then to energy transfer in condensed matter systems, the spectroscopy of positronium, laser....

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About Time

by Various Presenters
About Time
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 4 years ago | 1058 views
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'If you knew Time as well as I do,’ the Mad Hatter says to Alice, ‘you wouldn’t talk about wasting it. It’s him.’ In this event, three writers well-acquainted with time discuss how it (or he) both controls and captivates us.  Dame Gillian ....

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Kroto 00:59:00

An audience with Professor Sir Harry Kroto

by Harry Kroto
An audience with Professor Sir Harry Kroto
for All ages,
Lectures | All ages | 4 years ago | 1446 views
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Staff and students at the University of Sheffield ask the Nobel Prizewinner about his life, work and science

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Acquah Woodville 00:02:00

Ask Steve – Questions from Woodville Elementary, FL

by Steve Acquah
Ask Steve – Questions from Woodville Elementary, FL
for 5-7 year olds,
Lectures | 5-7 year olds | 8 years ago | 1032 views
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Steve answers questions about the brightness of stars.

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Heilbron 00:55:00

Benjamin Franklin in Europe: electrician, academician etc.

by John Heilbron
Benjamin Franklin in Europe: electrician, academician etc.
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 7 years ago | 863 views
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Benjamin Franklin, American patriot and natural philosopher, was born 300 years ago. Apart from a brief stay in England as a young man, he spent the first fifty years of his life transforming himself from a nobody into the leading citizen of Philadel....

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Bernal and the Social Function of Science

by Chris Freeman
Bernal and the Social Function of Science
for All ages,
Lectures | All ages | 8 years ago | 1183 views
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Chris Freeman, the founder and first director of the UK's Science Policy Research Unit introduces Bernal, the father of the protein crystallography techniques which enabled the double helix structure of DNA to be unravelled. Bernal's major impact on ....

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Bringing Science to the Olympics

by David Hassall
Bringing Science to the Olympics
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 4 years ago | 903 views
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Dr David Hassall, Director of Inhaled Sciences at Glaxo Smith Klein, gives a talk on how the provision of services presents a once-in-a lifetime opportunity for GSK to use its science expertise and make a material contribution to London 2012.

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Buckyball workshop

by Harry Kroto
Buckyball workshop
for 11-14 and upwardsAll ages,
Workshops | 11-14 and upwardsAll ages | 4 years ago | 1267 views
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Professor Sir Harry Kroto shows local schoolchildren in Sheffield how to build a buckyball

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Kroto Iceland 00:46:00

BuckyBall Workshop to Iceland

by Harry Kroto
BuckyBall Workshop to Iceland
for 11-14 and upwards,
LecturesWorkshops | 11-14 and upwards | 9 years ago | 923 views
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An Internet Buckyball workshop to 80 young children in Iceland which worked extremely well. It was the first test of the FSU Internet GEO project.

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Buckyball 00:01:00

Buckyball Workshop with Harry Kroto with balanced Buckyballs

by Harry Kroto
Buckyball Workshop with Harry Kroto with balanced Buckyballs
for All ages,
Workshops | All ages | 2 years ago | 748 views
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Children's Buckyball Workshop in San Luis Potosi Mexico with Harry Kroto organised by Humberto and Mauricio Terrones. This group started a trend balancing Buckyballs on their heads. I hope the music background is acceptable as no one is making money ....

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Canoeing - L-N - Agre - Chem 2009 00:28:00

Canoeing in the Arctic, a Scientist’s Perspective

by Peter Agre
Canoeing in the Arctic, a Scientist’s Perspective
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 3 years ago | 629 views
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As scientists, our livelihoods are supported by teaching and research, but we also have the opportunity to make observations beyond our usual confines and share these with non-scientific citizens. Growing up in my native state of Minnesota, I have al....

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Celebration of Harry Kroto’s Life

by Steve Acquah
Celebration of Harry Kroto’s Life
for All ages,
Interviews | All ages | 1 year ago | 1304 views
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Video by Hugh Fox

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Griffin 00:56:00

Continuing the voyages of the Endeavour

by Mike Griffin
Continuing the voyages of the Endeavour
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 7 years ago | 692 views
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NASA Administrator Mike Griffin's address applies certain lessons learned from one of the Royal Society's greatest explorers to the endeavours NASA is carrying out today in exploring the planets, moons, asteroids, and comets of our solar system and o....

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Discovery 00:16:00

Discovery and Creativity

by Harry Kroto
Discovery and Creativity
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 758 views
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Discovery of atoms and molecules in interstellar space using spectroscopy and how it expands our ideas of our Earth's make-up.  Discovery of carbon-60 and creative ideas for the future.

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Discovery of C-60

by Harry Kroto
Discovery of C-60
for All ages,
Lectures | All ages | 9 years ago | 738 views
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The experiments in 1985 that uncovered the existence of C-60

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Estimation 00:13:00

Estimation – Educated Guesswork?

by Colin Byfleet
Estimation – Educated Guesswork?
for 14-19 and upwards,
Teaching modules | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 907 views
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How can we make sensible estimates of very large numbers? It is often very important to know the size of an unknown number, at least to within a factor of ten.

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Eyes in the Skies

by Various Presenters
Eyes in the Skies
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 803 views
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We are being watched. A bewildering array of sensors are remotely observing everything on earth, from crops in Africa to the car parked outside your house. Will these aerial observations help us to save the Earth, or is science beginning to see too f....

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Francis Crick: anti-vitalist activist 00:54:00

Francis Crick: anti-vitalist activist

by Christine Aicardi
Francis Crick: anti-vitalist activist
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 3 years ago | 423 views
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In the course of his scientific career, Francis Crick changed research fields several times. In almost 30 years at the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology in Cambridge, he worked on protein crystallography, molecular genetics, developmental cell biol....

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GEOSET Promo

by Steve Acquah
GEOSET Promo
for All ages,
Arts presentations | All ages | 4 years ago | 1381 views
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Promo for GEOSET

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Harry Kroto’s 5 Days of Opening Minds – Lecture 2

by Harry Kroto
Harry Kroto’s 5 Days of Opening Minds – Lecture 2
for All ages,
Lectures | All ages | 4 years ago | 1696 views
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Part 2 of Harry's '5 Days of Opening Minds' series.

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Harry Kroto’s 5 Days of Opening Minds – Lecture 5

by Harry Kroto
Harry Kroto’s 5 Days of Opening Minds – Lecture 5
for All ages,
Lectures | All ages | 4 years ago | 1441 views
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Part 5, Final, Harry Kroto's lecture series: 5 Days of Opening Minds

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Harry Kroto: The Goo-You-Wiki World

by Harry Kroto
Harry Kroto: The Goo-You-Wiki World
for 14-19 and upwards18-22 and upwards22 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards18-22 and upwards22 and upwards | 2 years ago | 1008 views
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