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The Chemistry of Almost Everything

The Chemistry of Almost Everything

Chemistry is involved in everything and is everywhere. This series explains how some of the processes work. Professor Steven Ley from Cambridge University discusses the development of a molecule in his research lab. He describes a compound so strong...

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Moons of the Solar System

Moons of the Solar System

How did the solar system form? Are we alone in the Universe? What are alien atmospheres made of? These questions can be answered by studying the solar system's vast family of satellites. This collection of videos looks at five...

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The Strange World of Nanoscience

The Strange World of Nanoscience

Where and what is nano? How will it shape our future? Nanoscience is the study of phenomena and manipulation of materials at the nanoscale, where properties differ significantly from those at a larger scale. The strange world of Nanoscience...

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Extinctions

Extinctions

More than 90 percent of all organisms that have ever lived on Earth are extinct. As new species evolve to fit ever changing ecological niches, older species fade away. But the rate of extinction is far from constant. At...

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Cosmic Collisions

Cosmic Collisions

Right now, massive meteors and asteroids are orbiting dangerously close to Earth. Some may even be poised to hit us in the foreseeable future! Where are they? What type of damage will they cause? What can we do stop...

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World's Oldest Child

World's Oldest Child

The discovery of a child's bones in Morocco may change our views of the origins of humanity. Ancient human bones are rare, so when the skull and upper torso of a child are found buried in a Moroccan cave,...

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Learning to Think Critically

Learning to Think Critically

From the author: Despite great strides in our understanding, the average person still does not understand science in the facts or in the practice, and instead fills the void with pseudoscience. This reflects a worldview that values an emphasis...

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Homo Sapiens: Who Are We?

Homo Sapiens: Who Are We?

This is an attempt to make a small scale science documentary on human evolution. Human evolution is a dynamic subject which is constantly being updated. Black Ryder Films tried to present timely information. The latest news is that the...

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What is the Higgs Boson?

What is the Higgs Boson?

Scientists behind Sixty Symbols (Ed Copeland, Roger Bowley and Tony Padilla from the University of Nottingham) are doing their best to answer what actually is the Higgs Boson. Named after Peter Higgs, an Edinburgh University physicist, the Higgs boson...

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