Science - 4

Of Hearts and Minds

Of Hearts and Minds

David Malone is a science documentary filmmaker and he came to Papworth Hospital in Cambridgeshire. He's there at the invitation of Consultant Surgeon Mr. Francis Wells who is going to allow him to watch him perform open heart surgery. He's always wanted to...

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Earth in 1000 Years

Earth in 1000 Years

Each glacial period is followed by an interglacial period in which temperatures rise and the ice retreats. The Milankovitch cycles are not strong enough by themselves to cause the shift. What they do is get the ball rolling. A decrease in solar energy...

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The Botany of Desire

The Botany of Desire

They are four of the most ordinary plants. We've always had this idea that we are in charge, but what if, in fact, they have been modeling us? We don't give enough recognition to plants. They have been laboring on us, and they've...

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Testing Homeopathy

Testing Homeopathy

The origins of homeopathy are perhaps understandable. In the 18th Century medicine relied on basic methods such as bloodletting and complex concoctions. The treatment was as likely to make you worse or kill you, as it was to do anything else. Medicine at...

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SciShow: Great Minds

SciShow: Great Minds

SciShow delves into the minds of some of humanity's greatest scientists. Some of them are: Dmitri Mendeleev - brilliant Russian chemist, the man behind the periodic table. Gregor Mendel - the Austrian monk who, with the help of a garden full of pea...

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Mission to Titan

Mission to Titan

Short documentary about Titan, including panoramic images of the planet, the mission to send the probe there and why it holds the secret to life on Earth. Adam Hart-Davies introduces one of the most ambitious space exploration missions ever launched and professor John...

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Hello, I'm A Scientist

Hello, I'm A Scientist

This is a compilation of videos made by logicked in which he thoroughly debunks John Morris Pendleton's claims. It certainly does create a strong feeling of trust when someone on TV or in a video says "Hello, I'm a doctor" or "Hello, I'm...

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Crash Course: Chemistry

Crash Course: Chemistry

Hank does his best to convince us that chemistry is not torture, but is instead the amazing and beautiful science of stuff. Chemistry can tell us how three tiny particles - the proton, neutron and electron - come together in trillions of combinations...

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Light Darkness and Colors

Light Darkness and Colors

Using Goethe's Theory of Colors (Zur Farbenlehre) as point of departure, Light Darkness and Colors takes us on a fascinating journey through the universe of colors. In 1704, Sir Isaac Newton published Light and Refraction, his study of the interactions between sunlight and...

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Placebo: Cracking the Code

Placebo: Cracking the Code

Featuring members of the the Harvard Placebo Study Group, "Placebo: Cracking the Code" examines the power of belief in alleviating pain, curing disease, and the healing of injuries. The placebo effect is a pervasive, albeit misunderstood, phenomenon in medicine. In the UK, over...

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"Science" of the Gaps

"Science" of the Gaps

"Science" of the Gaps is made by the author of There Are No Gods (TheraminTrees) in which he speaks about the psychological manipulation behind the pseudoscience. Pseudoscience is a system of belief and practice falsely presented as the fruit of the scientific method....

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