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  • 05:21 The Controversial Origins Of The Encyclopedia - Addison Anderson

    The Controversial Origins Of The Encyclopedia - Addison Anderson

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    View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-controversial-origins-of-the-encyclopedia-addison-anderson The first encyclopedia contained 70,000 entries and over 20,000,000 words. It was broken into 35 volumes written over the course of 3 decades. It w

  • 12:32 Protecting Privacy with MATH (Collab with the Census)

    Protecting Privacy with MATH (Collab with the Census)

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    This video was made in collaboration with the US Census Bureau and fact-checked by Census Bureau scientists. Any opinions and errors are my own. For more information, visit https://census.gov/about/policies/privacy/statistical_safeguards.html or search "d

  • 09:19 Monetary And Fiscal Policy: Crash Course Government And Politics #48

    Monetary And Fiscal Policy: Crash Course Government And Politics #48

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    Today, Craig is going to dive into the controversy of monetary and fiscal policy. Monetary and fiscal policy are ways the government, and most notably the Federal Reserve, influences the economy - for better or for worse. So we’re going to start by lookin

  • 08:54 Monetary and Fiscal Policy

    Monetary and Fiscal Policy

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    Basic mechanics of monetary and fiscal policy More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=ntxMOKXHlfo

  • 02:40 Tax Lever of Fiscal Policy

    Tax Lever of Fiscal Policy

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    How government can effect aggregate demand through tax policy More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=BRXBCxKjiK8

  • 10:00 Foreign Policy: Crash Course Government And Politics #50

    Foreign Policy: Crash Course Government And Politics #50

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    Today Craig finishes up our series on U.S. Government and Politics by talking about both the least and most important aspect of government: foreign policy. Foreign policy is important because it has the potential to affect the largest number of people, bu

  • 09:25 What's All The Yellen About? Monetary Policy And The Federal Reserve: Crash Course Economics #10

    What's All The Yellen About? Monetary Policy And The Federal Reserve: Crash Course Economics #10

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    This week on Crash Course Economics, we're talking about monetary policy. The reality of the world is that the United States (and most of the world's economies) are, to varying degrees, Keynesian. When things go wrong, economically, the central bank of th

  • 11:54 Fiscal Policy And Stimulus: Crash Course Economics #8

    Fiscal Policy And Stimulus: Crash Course Economics #8

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    In which Jacob and Adriene teach you about the evils of fiscal policy and stimulus. Well, maybe the policies aren't evil, but there is an evil lair involved. In this episode we learn how government use taxes and spending influence the economy. Sometimes t

  • 08:54 Social Policy: Crash Course Government And Politics #49

    Social Policy: Crash Course Government And Politics #49

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    Today, Craig is going to talk about social policy - in the United States this means achieving one of three goals: protecting Americans from risk, promoting equal opportunity, or assisting the poor. Many Americans strongly believe in individualism, that is

  • 14:24 DNA Testing and Privacy (Behind the scenes at the 23andMe Lab) - Smarter Every Day 176

    DNA Testing and Privacy (Behind the scenes at the 23andMe Lab) - Smarter Every Day 176

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    If you want your own personalized DNA genotype data here's the link: http://www.23andme.com/smarter Click here if you're interested in subscribing: http://bit.ly/Subscribe2SED ⇊ Click below for more links! ⇊ A super big thank you to all Patrons of Smarter

  • 03:33 Popular Boolify Training Video

    Boolify Training Video

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    This video shows an example session using Boolify to teach basic search concepts, such as AND/OR/NOT, filetype, site, and other operators. It uses a graphical interface to teach these concepts. Boolify is free to use and available on http://www.kidzsearch

  • 02:13 What Sensors Are in a Smartphone?

    What Sensors Are in a Smartphone?

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    Smartphone sensors locate your phone in time and space. Working together, several sensors can paint a fairly complete picture of your daily activity, with implications for your privacy.

  • 11:18 What Are Your Rights In School? Student Rights Explained

    What Are Your Rights In School? Student Rights Explained

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    How much of the Bill of Rights applies to kids in school? In this video we explore the Supreme Courts rulings concerning student rights; from freedom of speech, to privacy to press whatever your opinion is you're gonna want to know the rules.8 important S

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  • 06:37 Should your phone push you to take your pills?

    Should your phone push you to take your pills?

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    Theres a surprising problem in American health care that doesnt get discussed much: up to 50% of patients dont take long-term medication properly. Medicine non adherence costs money and lives every year, and recently, technology is swooping in to help. Mo

  • 00:31 Popular Marcy The Vampire Hunter | Play Now | Cartoon Network

    Marcy The Vampire Hunter | Play Now | Cartoon Network

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    You can play this great game for free online. Take down old school vamps one by one! Play Marcy the Vampire Hunter now! Copy and past this link: http://bit.ly/1kbDtiw You will need a browser that runs flash, like Firefox or Internet Explorer for it to wor

  • 05:47 Test Driving the First Digital Driver's Licenses | WSJ

    Test Driving the First Digital Driver's Licenses | WSJ

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    A handful of states are starting to pilot smartphone-based digital driver's licenses. WSJ's Joanna Stern headed to Dover, Delawareand its many liquor storesto test one of these mobile IDs, and get answers about the privacy and security of the new technolo

  • 17:30 My BIGGEST Flipbook EVER - The RETURN of Grumpy Cloud

    My BIGGEST Flipbook EVER - The RETURN of Grumpy Cloud

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    Go to https://expressvpn.com/andymation to take back your Internet privacy TODAY and find out how you can get 3 months free. Get my Flipbook Paper at: https://www.andymation.shop/ This is the longest flipbook I have ever made! The Return of Grumpy Cloud S

  • 06:01 Your Online Life, Permanent As A Tattoo - Juan Enriquez

    Your Online Life, Permanent As A Tattoo - Juan Enriquez

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    What if Andy Warhol had it wrong, and instead of being famous for 15 minutes, we're only anonymous for that long? In this short talk, Juan Enriquez looks at the surprisingly permanent effects of digital sharing on our personal privacy. He shares insight f

  • 04:40 Popular What If You Only Ate Candy? - Dear Blocko #22

    What If You Only Ate Candy? - Dear Blocko #22

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    Halloween is here! Could you live off of just the candy in your bag?This video is sponsored by Privacy.com. Protect your financial identity online using virtual cards and get $5 off your first purchase at http://privacy.com/lifenogginWatch more: Dear Bloc

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  • 50:36 A World of Art: The Metropolitan Museum of Art

    A World of Art: The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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    Founded in 1870, the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City is a three dimensional encyclopedia of art history. Produced for Public Television by Great Museums TV. For more information, visit http://greatmuseums.org.

  • 02:14 Popular How to make slime out of Elmer's glue

    How to make slime out of Elmer's glue

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    Elmer's glue is reportedly selling out in stores thanks to this online trend. Facebook, YouTube and Instagram are full of videos and photos of various colored slime that you can make in your home. We decided to try it out to see how quick and easy it actu

  • 05:23 What to Do About Space Debris?

    What to Do About Space Debris?

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    There are over 18,000 artificial objects tracked orbiting our planet. How did they get there and how do we get rid of them? Hugh Lewis explains the problem of space debris. Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe The Ri is on Twitt

  • 04:07 Solve Problems: Be An Engineer!

    Solve Problems: Be An Engineer!

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    Learn about engineers, who dream up a lot of the things you use every day, from toys to tools! ---------- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome produc

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  • 04:10 Brann the Clever Raven - 2017 CHRISTMAS LECTURES

    Brann the Clever Raven - 2017 CHRISTMAS LECTURES

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    Crows are known as some of the best problem solvers of the animal kingdom. In this clip from the 2017 CHRISTMAS LECTURES, Sophie Scott sets Brann the raven a tough puzzle. Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe Watch the full lect

  • 21:22 Q&A - Einstein's Greatest Mistake - with David Bodanis

    Q&A - Einstein's Greatest Mistake - with David Bodanis

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    Would you rather meet Einstein when he was young or old? Will any of today's scientists be remembered like he was? David Bodanis answers questions from the audience after his talk. Watch the full lecture here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zpTUjb-iKf4 S

  • 07:09 Government Spending and the IS-LM model

    Government Spending and the IS-LM model

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    How a change in fiscal policy shifts the IS curve More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=pzQnc_0eZA8

  • 07:12 Why Doesn't the Earth Fall into the Sun? - Monthly Mailbag #7

    Why Doesn't the Earth Fall into the Sun? - Monthly Mailbag #7

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    Where does the Earth's angular momentum come from? Why do all planets move in the same direction? How did the solar system form in the first place? Jon answers questions from the comments. Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe Ch

  • 05:06 How do Microbes Survive in Stomach Acid? - Monthly Mailbag #12

    How do Microbes Survive in Stomach Acid? - Monthly Mailbag #12

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    There is increasing evidence on how our gut microbiome plays an integral role in our overall health, but how do microbes even survive the stomach when the acids and enzymes attack everything that reaches it? Jon answers questions from the comment section.

  • 07:31 Can Blind Birds Navigate? - Monthly Mailbag #8

    Can Blind Birds Navigate? - Monthly Mailbag #8

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    Do birds needs eyes to navigate? Can pigeons use the Earth's magnetic field for homing? Jon answers questions from the comments. Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe Check out the original talk by Jim Al-Khalili that sparked the

  • 04:05 Laryngoscopy of an Opera Singer - 2017 CHRISTMAS LECTURES

    Laryngoscopy of an Opera Singer - 2017 CHRISTMAS LECTURES

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    With the help of a specialist doctor and an opera singer, Sophie Scott investigates how the different parts of the voice box come together to create the human voice. Watch the full lecture here: https://youtu.be/MbvoQoOn2YE Link to the site the monkey poi

  • 00:57 The Hollow Mask Illusion - ExpeRimental Extra! [NO AUDIO]

    The Hollow Mask Illusion - ExpeRimental Extra! [NO AUDIO]

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    As Einstein rotates, what do you see? Does the face point towards you, or sink away? Use this video as a starting point for a great activity with kids, making their own 'hollow masks': https://youtu.be/0gCcWBnChVA For more science experiments to do at hom

  • 27:11 Q&A - Why Dirt and Microbes Could Be Good for Us - with B Brett Finlay

    Q&A - Why Dirt and Microbes Could Be Good for Us - with B Brett Finlay

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    How does drinking alcohol affect your gut bacteria? How can you boost gut microbiota? B Brett Finlay answers questions after his talk. Watch the full talk here: https://youtu.be/xlEFI5A3QFM Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe B

  • 03:55 The Chemistry of Heavy Water, Argon & Flamingos – Monthly Mailbag #6

    The Chemistry of Heavy Water, Argon & Flamingos – Monthly Mailbag #6

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    Can you drink a whole glass of heavy water? What is Argon used for? Do flamingos have red and blue pigment in their feathers? Jon answers questions from the comments. Subscribe for weekly science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe Watch the original films!

  • 03:57 The Viral Origins of the Placenta

    The Viral Origins of the Placenta

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    During an ancient viral infection, a protein was embedded into the human genome, allowing the placenta to develop as it has.This animation was produced by Diana Gradinaru, supported by the Genetics Society in celebration of their 100th anniversary in 2019

  • 09:22 How Did George Washington Die

    How Did George Washington Die

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    →Subscribe for new videos every day! https://www.youtube.com/user/TodayIFoundOut?sub_confirmation=1 →How "Dick" came to be short for 'Richard': https://youtu.be/BH1NAwwKtcg?list=PLR0XuDegDqP2Acy6g9Ta7hzC0Rr3RDS6q Never run out of things to say at the wate

  • 16:36 Q&A - The Physics of Life: How Water Folds Proteins - with Sylvia McLain

    Q&A - The Physics of Life: How Water Folds Proteins - with Sylvia McLain

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    Can we predict protein folding? How do you trap proteins? Sylvia McLain answers questions from the audience. Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe Watch the full talk here: https://youtu.be/SaSntOkK-Vk Sylvia McLain is a Research

  • 03:37 How To Make Bath Bombs

    How To Make Bath Bombs

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    Bath bombs are surprisingly simple to make. Using just citric acid powder, bicarbonate of soda and water, you produce that vigorous fizzing reaction. Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe --- A very special thank you to our Patre

  • 04:44 What Happens If Acid Touches Your Body? - Dear Blocko #20

    What Happens If Acid Touches Your Body? - Dear Blocko #20

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    This video is sponsored by Privacy.com. Protect your financial identity online using virtual cards and get $5 off your first purchase at http://privacy.com/lifenogginIt's Dear Blocko #20! Does the human body really dissolve in acid?Subscribe: https://bit.

  • 03:46 How Is Black Fire Made?

    How Is Black Fire Made?

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    Sodium flames can appear black in the light of a sodium lamp. Natasha explains the physics behind it. Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe --- A very special thank you to our Patreon supporters who help make these videos happen,

  • 11:46 Politics and native relations in the New England colonies

    Politics and native relations in the New England colonies

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    Although the New England colonies differed from the Chesapeake colonies in their economies and environments, both regions shared forms of government that were unusually democratic for the time period, as well as a policy of excluding Native Americans from

  • 06:58 What is special relativity?

    What is special relativity?

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    If everything in the universe moved at the speed of light, would time exist? This is the question that Jon is puzzling over at this month's edition of Monthly Mailbag. Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe Does time slow down for

  • 05:26 How to Make a Simple Battery

    How to Make a Simple Battery

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    The first ever electrical battery used just copper, zinc and brine-soaked cardboard. Dan Plane shows you how to build your own. Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe --- A very special thank you to our Patreon supporters who help

  • 03:50 The Double Slit Experiment - Monthly(ish) Mailbag #4

    The Double Slit Experiment - Monthly(ish) Mailbag #4

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    Jim Al-Khalili’s explanation of the double slit experiment sparked lots of questions: Jon has the answers. Would the double slit experiment work with sand? Does the detector need to make some physical signal? Does it mean that things can be in two places

  • 56:29 Why Dirt and Microbes Could Be Good for Us - with B Brett Finlay

    Why Dirt and Microbes Could Be Good for Us - with B Brett Finlay

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    B Brett Finlay discusses whether we have taken our war on germs a step too far. Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe Although hygiene and antibiotics have overall improved our health, we might have taken our war against germs to

  • 05:29 What Eclipses Have Done for Science

    What Eclipses Have Done for Science

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    Eclipses have been aiding scientists throughout history, from helping measure the width of the Atlantic ocean and verifying Einstein's theory of general relativity, to allowing NASA to attempt a thermal mapping of Mercury. Subscribe for regular science vi

  • 05:07 Ape Communication - CHRISTMAS LECTURES 2017

    Ape Communication - CHRISTMAS LECTURES 2017

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    Apes can learn human sign language but how do they communicate with each other in the wild? Sophie Scott and Cat Hobaiter investigate in this clip from the 2017 Christmas Lectures. Watch the full lecture: https://youtu.be/5aSfMh9ittI Subscribe for regular

  • 04:08 What Happens Inside a Proton Collision? - with James Beacham

    What Happens Inside a Proton Collision? - with James Beacham

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    Proton collisions are not like car crashes because quantum is weird. Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe In this clip from his lecture on particle physics, James Beacham explains why proton collisions observed in a particle acc

  • 02:13 What We Eat Matters - by Giles Yeo

    What We Eat Matters - by Giles Yeo

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    Is a calorie a calorie? Does it matter if we eat corn or corn syrup? Giles Yeo explains the nutritional difference between different foods and why it matters. Watch the full talk: https://youtu.be/pOJYTMe_bp4 Calories in have to be less than calories out

  • 01:22 AlterEgo: Interfacing with devices through silent speech

    AlterEgo: Interfacing with devices through silent speech

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    AlterEgo is a wearable system that allows a user to silently converse with a computing device without any voice or discernible movements — thereby enabling the user to communicate with devices, AI assistants, applications, or other people in a silent, con

  • 05:02 What is Consciousness?

    What is Consciousness?

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    Where is it? Can it be measured? Replicated? Created? Marcus du Sautoy puzzles the problem of consciousness. Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe Brain imagining techniques have shown that our minds work differently when we're a

  • 05:47 Why do Shower Curtains Billow Inwards? - Monthly Mailbag #13

    Why do Shower Curtains Billow Inwards? - Monthly Mailbag #13

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    For his last ever Mailbag, Jon tries to get to the bottom of the mystery of why shower curtains seem to want to grab you when you have a shower. Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe We've all been there. You're trying to have a

  • 1:42:57 The Chemistry of Fire and Gunpowder - with Andrew Szydlo

    The Chemistry of Fire and Gunpowder - with Andrew Szydlo

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    Andrew Szydlo gives a spectacular demo-filled talk of explosive science using gunpowder, energetic reactions and quite a few flames. Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe The talk was filmed on the eve of Bonfire Night, also know

  • 05:09 How to Make a Fire Tornado (A Wee One)

    How to Make a Fire Tornado (A Wee One)

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    Fire tornadoes occurring in nature look cool but are terrifying and very dangerous. We made one on a smaller scale - still cool, less AAAARGH. Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe Dan knows of two ways of building a tabletop fir

  • 02:40 Levitating pumpkins! Halloween science

    Levitating pumpkins! Halloween science

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    "And the cursed pumpkin rose up from the earth, carried to the sky by the spirits of All Hallows' Eve." Or in other words, Andy put a superconductor in a pumpkin and levitated it on a magnetic track. Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiS

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  • 45:08 The Physics of Life: How Water Folds Proteins - with Sylvia McLain

    The Physics of Life: How Water Folds Proteins - with Sylvia McLain

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    Sorry about the audio problems for the first 30 seconds or so - stick with it, it levels out soon. Proteins are arguably the most important biological components in any living creature but only now are we beginning to look into the role water plays in the

  • 03:11 Sign Language in a Mirror - with Charles Stirling

    Sign Language in a Mirror - with Charles Stirling

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    Is sign language left or right handed? Can it be mirrored without losing its message? Charles Stirling seeks answers to these questions in the 1992 CHRISTMAS LECTURES "Our World Through the Looking Glass". Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.

  • 02:45 How We Learn to Interpret Speech - Charles Taylor

    How We Learn to Interpret Speech - Charles Taylor

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    Balloons are fun at parties, but with a bit of work, you can also make them talk. In this clip from the 1989 CHRISTMAS LECTURES, Charles Taylor demonstrates what 'talking' balloons can tell us about how we process and understand speech. Subscribe for regu

  • 02:29 Using a Cell Phone in 1985 - with David Pye

    Using a Cell Phone in 1985 - with David Pye

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    The first commercially available mobile phone went on sale in 1984 – and cost around $4000. In this clip from the 1985 CHRISTMAS LECTURES 'Communicating', David Pye demonstrates the power of this (then) brand new technology on an unsuspecting member of th

  • 54:25 How the Tyrannosaurs Ruled the World – with David Hone

    How the Tyrannosaurs Ruled the World – with David Hone

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    How did the Tyrannosaurus Rex and it's kind come to dominate their prehistoric world? Palaeontologist Dr David Hone explores the evolution, ecology and behaviour of these amazing dinosaurs, and explains what Jurassic Park got wrong. Watch the Q&A here: ht

  • 01:13 The Phone Book from 1880 - with Gareth Roberts

    The Phone Book from 1880 - with Gareth Roberts

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    In 1880, there were so few telephones in London that it was possible for '1' to be your phone number. In this clip from the 1988 CHRISTMAS LECTURES "The home of the future", Gareth Roberts takes a look at a small, red book – the London telephone directory

  • 04:38 Liquid Metal Embrittlement - Gallium vs. Aluminium

    Liquid Metal Embrittlement - Gallium vs. Aluminium

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    Bringing gallium and aluminium together has some interesting and occasionally rather explosive results, as Dan found out in this little tale from the prep room. Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe Liquid metal embrittlement is

  • 05:57 The real reason streetcars are making a comeback

    The real reason streetcars are making a comeback

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    It’s mostly about economic development. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Starting in the late 20th century, modern streetcar proposals started rippling across municipalities in the United States. They’re touted as infrastructure carrying ben

  • 02:13 What is Loop Quantum Gravity - with  Carlo Rovelli

    What is Loop Quantum Gravity - with Carlo Rovelli

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    Quantum particles exist in space-time, but quanta of gravity are different - they are woven together to make space time itself. Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe In this short clip from his talk on the Physics and Philosophy

  • 01:45 Chameleon Communications - with Sir Colin Blakemore

    Chameleon Communications - with Sir Colin Blakemore

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    Chameleons are well known for being able to change their body colour to blend in with their surroundings. They can however also use this ability to communicate with other chameleons. In this clip from the 1982 CHRISTMAS LECTURES "Common sense", Sir Colin

  • 06:16 Explaining Thermodynamics - Monthly(ish) Mailbag #3

    Explaining Thermodynamics - Monthly(ish) Mailbag #3

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    Jon answers questions from the comments sections, all about thermodynamics. What actually powers a ‘perpetual’ dippy bird (0:29)? Are there any non-transitive systems (1:33)? How does NASA’S EM drive work if it breaks the first law of thermodynamics (2:45

  • 59:24 We Need to Talk About Physics - with Helen Czerski

    We Need to Talk About Physics - with Helen Czerski

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    Helen Czerski explores the everyday oddities that shed light on some of the most important science of our time. Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe Watch the Q&A here: https://youtu.be/nAWHJViVfcU When we hear about physics, we

  • 03:59 Liquid Nitrogen and the Leidenfrost Effect

    Liquid Nitrogen and the Leidenfrost Effect

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    Why do scientists and demo presenters often choose not to wear protective gloves when handling liquid nitrogen? This is due to a little nifty phenomenon called the Leidenfrost effect. Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe The Lei

  • 03:11 Exploding Acetylene Pumpkins! Halloween Science

    Exploding Acetylene Pumpkins! Halloween Science

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    What would Halloween be without exploding pumpkins? In order to not find out, we enlisted Dan Plane, our resident pumpkin exploder, to investigate the explosive power of acetylene. Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe Calcium ca

  • 04:00 What is Symmetry in Physics?  With Tara Shears

    What is Symmetry in Physics? With Tara Shears

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    Symmetry underlines our whole understanding of the universe. And the deeper we look, the more symmetries we find, reflecting our world in new and beautiful ways. Subscribe for weekly science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe Symmetry is vital to understan

  • 09:31 Around The Corner - How Differential Steering Works (1937)

    Around The Corner - How Differential Steering Works (1937)

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    How the automobile differential allows a vehicle to turn a corner while keeping the wheels from skidding. Differential steering From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Differential_steering Differential steering is the means of

  • 05:47 How To Make a Hollow Mask Illusion - Psychology for Kids - ExpeRimental #22

    How To Make a Hollow Mask Illusion - Psychology for Kids - ExpeRimental #22

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    Baffle your brain with the famous 'hollow mask illusion', and experiment with how it works by making your own. Watch the Einstein mask illusion: https://youtu.be/pH9dAbPOR6M Send us a photo of your masks, and you could win £100! http://www.rigb.org/famili

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  • 46:56 The Microbes Within Us - with Ed Yong

    The Microbes Within Us - with Ed Yong

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    Ed Yong explores the tens of trillions of microbes swarming around your body, diving into the microbiome and the grand view of life it provides. Watch the Q&A: https://youtu.be/K4GBVDn_Ldg Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe Yo

  • 1:01:22 Artificial Intelligence, the History and Future - with Chris Bishop

    Artificial Intelligence, the History and Future - with Chris Bishop

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    Chris Bishop discusses the progress and opportunities of artificial intelligence research. Subscribe for weekly science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe The last five years have witnessed a dramatic resurgence of excitement in the goal of creating intell

  • 02:11 Mimicry vs Language - with Sir David Attenborough

    Mimicry vs Language - with Sir David Attenborough

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    Some animals have the physical equipment to mimic human speech, but that doesn’t mean they have the brain to understand human language. In this clip from ‘The language of animals’ (1973) Sir David Attenborough chats with a greater Indian hill myna. Subscr

  • 05:08 Explaining Gravitational Waves - Monthly(ish) Mailbag #2

    Explaining Gravitational Waves - Monthly(ish) Mailbag #2

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    OK, so ‘Monthly Mailbag’, might have been a slightly over-ambitious title. But we’re back answering questions from the comments section, this time on the stick topic of gravitational waves. Do the gravitational waves of black holes affect us here on Earth

  • 04:42 Visualising Resonance - Christmas Lectures with Leonard Maunder

    Visualising Resonance - Christmas Lectures with Leonard Maunder

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    What does resonance look like? Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe Watch the full third lecture of the series: http://rigb.org/christmas-lectures/watch/1983/machines-in-motion/vibration?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=social&utm_

  • 03:36 Energy! The Song - with Jonny Berliner

    Energy! The Song - with Jonny Berliner

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    A majestic musical tribute to the first law of thermodynamics, and energy itself. Day 7 of our thermodynamics advent calendar: http://www.rigb.org/advent?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=201612_channel_advent With a disco beat and infuria

  • 02:10 Musical Wooden Blocks - with Charles Taylor

    Musical Wooden Blocks - with Charles Taylor

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    The frequency of sound waves and the pitch of the sound we hear are inextricably linked; the higher the frequency, the higher the pitch. Charles Taylor demonstrates this in our final Ri Advent clip from the 1989 CHRISTMAS LECTURES "Exploring music", where

  • 03:53 How to Speak Backwards - with Eric Laithwaite

    How to Speak Backwards - with Eric Laithwaite

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    When looking into a mirror, you see a likeness of yourself, but it is not you. Would you be able to communicate with your mirror double? Eric Laithwaite attempts speaking backwards as an option. Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscR

  • 05:41 What makes Delhi's air so deadly

    What makes Delhi's air so deadly

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    The policy behind the pollution.Become a Video Lab member!http://bit.ly/video-labEvery November, Northern India experiences some of the most dangerous air pollution levels in the world. Typical pollution sources like car exhaust, construction dust, and in

  • 07:26 A Boy, a Robot and a Buzz Wire - Christmas Lectures with Leonard Maunder

    A Boy, a Robot and a Buzz Wire - Christmas Lectures with Leonard Maunder

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    Robots are remarkably good at some things that humans are not naturally so adept at. Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe Watch the full fourth lecture of the series: http://www.rigb.org/christmas-lectures/watch/1983/machines-in

  • 02:16 The Cloud Chamber - Christmas Lectures with Frank Close

    The Cloud Chamber - Christmas Lectures with Frank Close

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    The cloud chamber is an incredible piece of equipment that allows us to visualise ionising radiation. Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe Watch the full lecture: http://www.rigb.org/christmas-lectures/watch/1993/the-cosmic-onio

  • 05:35 How To Debunk Perpetual Motion Machines - with Tom Scott

    How To Debunk Perpetual Motion Machines - with Tom Scott

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    Warning: Contains flashing images Have you seen those YouTube videos showing working perpetual motion machines? They’re fake. Tom Scott helps us explain how to debunk them. Watch his video on wheels, bombs and perpetual motion machines here: https://youtu

  • 04:33 The Science of Vortex Rings

    The Science of Vortex Rings

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    How are smoke rings formed? Natasha heads to the prep room to test out air cannons. Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe A toroidal vortex ring is formed when a fast moving fluid moves through a relatively still other or differe

  • 03:02 What Keeps Airplanes Up? - Christmas Lectures with Leonard Maunder

    What Keeps Airplanes Up? - Christmas Lectures with Leonard Maunder

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    How do airplane wings generate lift? Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe Watch the full fifth lecture of the series: http://www.rigb.org/christmas-lectures/watch/1983/machines-in-motion/under-control?utm_source=youtube&utm_medi

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  • 07:01 New The Mechanics of the Piano - Christmas Lectures with Charles Taylor

    The Mechanics of the Piano - Christmas Lectures with Charles Taylor

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    What makes a piano produce a sound?Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibeWatch the full fifth lecture of the series: https://www.rigb.org/christmas-lectures/watch/1989/exploring-music/scales-synthesizers-and-samplers?utm_source=yo

  • 04:09 What is the First Law of Thermodynamics?

    What is the First Law of Thermodynamics?

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    With the a little hydrogen, a few balloons and a couple of makeshift rockets, Valeska Ting launches into an explanation of what the first law of thermodynamics is, and why it matters to our lives. Day 5 of our 2016 advent calendar. Open each day here: htt

  • 09:07 How Do Nerve Cells Carry Information? - Christmas Lectures with David Pye

    How Do Nerve Cells Carry Information? - Christmas Lectures with David Pye

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    What is action potential and how does it help nerves carry information, such as pain or pleasure signals? Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe Watch the full lecture: http://www.rigb.org/christmas-lectures/watch/1985/communicati

  • 07:44 What is Bandwidth - Christmas Lectures with David Pye

    What is Bandwidth - Christmas Lectures with David Pye

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    How are signals transmitted and processed and what's the role of bandwidth within it? Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe Watch the full lecture: http://www.rigb.org/christmas-lectures/watch/1985/communicating/no-man-is-an-isla

  • 05:18 Visualising Antimatter with Bubble Chambers - Christmas Lectures with Frank Close

    Visualising Antimatter with Bubble Chambers - Christmas Lectures with Frank Close

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    You can use a bubble chamber to visualise the passage of negatively charged electrons and their positively charged antimatter counterparts - positrons. Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe Watch the full lecture: http://www.rigb

  • 06:21 Tensile Strength Challenge: Cotton vs. Steel - Christmas Lectures with Charles Stirling

    Tensile Strength Challenge: Cotton vs. Steel - Christmas Lectures with Charles Stirling

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    There are situations where cotton is stronger than steel.Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibeWatch the full fifth lecture of the series: https://www.rigb.org/christmas-lectures/watch/1992/our-world-through-the-looking-glass/in-t

  • 03:08 Firefly Signalling - Christmas Lectures with David Pye

    Firefly Signalling - Christmas Lectures with David Pye

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    Fireflies use their bio-luminescence to communicate with each other to find a mate. And to lure unsuspecting prey with false signalling. Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe Watch the full lecture:http://www.rigb.org/christmas-l

  • 06:20 Looking for Dark Matter - Christmas Lectures with Frank Close

    Looking for Dark Matter - Christmas Lectures with Frank Close

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    Frank Close looks at how observations from galaxy rotation and gravitational lensing can imply the existence of dark matter. Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe Watch the full lecture: http://www.rigb.org/christmas-lectures/wat

  • 03:17 What is the Third Law of Thermodynamics?

    What is the Third Law of Thermodynamics?

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    Valeska Ting explains the relationship between entropy, temperature and absolute zero. Watch all four laws films: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLbnrZHfNEDZxmZmL3fZHPTeoUO8amBox2 Enter our survey about our videos and win £100: https://www.surveymo

  • 11:04 How Pasteur Demonstrated Molecular Asymmetry - Christmas Lectures with Charles Stirling

    How Pasteur Demonstrated Molecular Asymmetry - Christmas Lectures with Charles Stirling

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    Louis Pasteur showed how some molecules are optically asymmetrical by investigating tartaric acid compounds present in wine.Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibeWatch the full third lecture of the series: https://www.rigb.org/chr

  • 11:50 The Golden Angle - Christmas Lectures with Ian Stewart

    The Golden Angle - Christmas Lectures with Ian Stewart

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    Thr golden angle is a mathematical concept, closely related to the golden ratio and Fibonacci numbers. Where can you find it and how is it formed? Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe Watch the full lecture: http://www.rigb.org/

  • 02:46 A Basic Explanation on Why (Almost) All Tortoiseshell Cats Are Female -  with Walter Bodmer

    A Basic Explanation on Why (Almost) All Tortoiseshell Cats Are Female - with Walter Bodmer

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    Tortoiseshell cats almost all female because the genes coding for fur colour are on the X chromosomes - the black fur gene on one and the orange one on the other. In each cell, only one X chromosome is activated, giving a patchwork pattern. Subscribe for

  • 03:32 Make Your Own Mountains! - #sciencegoals

    Make Your Own Mountains! - #sciencegoals

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    Mountains are some of the biggest things in the world, but today, we're going to teach you how to make some of your own, right on your kitchen table! ---------- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your to

  • 03:45 Checking the Weather Report in 1985 - Christmas Lectures with David Pye

    Checking the Weather Report in 1985 - Christmas Lectures with David Pye

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    Computers had come a long way by the 1980s. With only a few gadgets you could even get the weather report right to your computer screen without having to wait for the evening news. Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe Watch the

  • 04:16 Why advertisers are tracking your emojis

    Why advertisers are tracking your emojis

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    It’s not just your Google keywords anymore. Advertisers are developing ads to target consumers based on the emojis they use. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Check out more of The Goods on Vox https://bit.ly/2qlIYQx With Twitter’s new emoji

  • 02:42 Your Nose Can Tell Left From Right - Christmas Lectures with Charles Stirling

    Your Nose Can Tell Left From Right - Christmas Lectures with Charles Stirling

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    The handedness of molecules can change how they smell, Charles Striling demonstrates this using the carvone molecule.Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibeWatch the full fourth lecture of the series: https://www.rigb.org/christmas

  • 02:08 Mysteries Of Vernacular: Inaugurate - Jessica Oreck

    Mysteries Of Vernacular: Inaugurate - Jessica Oreck

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/mysteries-of-vernacular-inaugurate-jessica-oreck From avian omens to the beginning of a new policy or the reign of a new politician, Jessica Oreck follows the flight path of the word inaugurate. Lesson and anima

  • 03:13 Early 3D Movement Analysis - Christmas Lectures with Leonard Maunder

    Early 3D Movement Analysis - Christmas Lectures with Leonard Maunder

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    Today's impressive motion capture technology couldn't exist without the work done in the 1970s and 80s. One such example is the CODA, demonstrated here in 1983. Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe Watch the full sixth lecture o

  • 03:58 Electron Microscopy - Christmas Lectures with Frank Close

    Electron Microscopy - Christmas Lectures with Frank Close

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    What does the world look like at an atomic level? Frank Close dons his 'atomic spectacles' and takes a look at copper and iron atoms. Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe Watch the full lecture: http://www.rigb.org/christmas-lec

  • 04:15 How Does Gel Electrophoresis Work? - Christmas Lectures with Walter Bodmer

    How Does Gel Electrophoresis Work? - Christmas Lectures with Walter Bodmer

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    Gel electrophoresis is used to study DNA and other complex molecules with the help of electricity. Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe Watch the full third lecture of the series: https://www.rigb.org/christmas-lectures/watch/19

  • 04:08 What Keeps a Nucleus Together? - Christmas Lectures with Frank Close

    What Keeps a Nucleus Together? - Christmas Lectures with Frank Close

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    Positive charge repels other positive charges. So what kind of force keeps the proton filled nucleus from exploding apart? Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe Watch the full lecture: http://www.rigb.org/christmas-lectures/watch

  • 05:39 Types of Oscillators - Christmas Lectures with Philip Morrison

    Types of Oscillators - Christmas Lectures with Philip Morrison

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    What are the similarities and differences between pendulums and spring oscillators? Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe Watch the full lecture:http://www.rigb.org/christmas-lectures/watch/1968/gullivers-travels/beyond-the-map?u

  • 08:17 How Would We Communicate with Alien Life? - with Carl Sagan

    How Would We Communicate with Alien Life? - with Carl Sagan

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    If life exists elsewhere in the Universe, would we be able to communicate with it? In this clip from the 1977 CHRISTMAS LECTURES "The planets", Carl Sagan demonstrates how we could send a signal that would make sense to intelligent beings that have evolve

  • 09:34 How Does an Organ Work? - Christmas Lectures with Charles Taylor

    How Does an Organ Work? - Christmas Lectures with Charles Taylor

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    Charles Taylor goes inside a church organ to see how the different sounds are produced.Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibeWatch the full fourth lecture of the series: https://www.rigb.org/christmas-lectures/watch/1989/exploring

  • 05:42 Tyndall's Experiments on Resonance - Christmas Lectures with Charles Taylor

    Tyndall's Experiments on Resonance - Christmas Lectures with Charles Taylor

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    Charles Taylor recreates John Tyndall's experiments demonstrating resonance.Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibeWatch the full second lecture of the series: https://www.rigb.org/christmas-lectures/watch/1989/exploring-music/the-

  • 03:40 How Jets Are Used to Attitude Control Satellites - Christmas Lectures with Leonard Maunder

    How Jets Are Used to Attitude Control Satellites - Christmas Lectures with Leonard Maunder

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    Controlling the orientation of an object is called attitude control. Leonard Maunders shows how small jets are used to control the attitude of satellites. Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe Watch the full second lecture of the

  • 05:20 The Hidden Significance of Shell Chirality - Christmas Lectures with Charles Stirling

    The Hidden Significance of Shell Chirality - Christmas Lectures with Charles Stirling

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    Snails with right-handed shells cannot mate with those with left-handed ones. But you can predict the presence of oil in a location by looking at their ratios. Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibeWatch the full second lecture of

  • 04:17 How Encryption Keys Work - with Chris Bishop

    How Encryption Keys Work - with Chris Bishop

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    What does the padlock icon on your internet browser mean and why is encryption important? In this clip from 2008 CHRISTMAS LECTURES "Hi-tech trek", Chris Bishop uses coloured water to demonstrate how information is transferred on the internet. Subscribe f

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  • 05:11 Using Radar to Detect and Identify Movement - Christmas Lectures with David Pye

    Using Radar to Detect and Identify Movement - Christmas Lectures with David Pye

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    Radars can be used to detect and identify all sorts of moving objects. David Pye demonstrates a handheld one and also shows how birds and planes can be detected. Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe Watch the full lecture: http:

  • 03:59 The DNA Code - with Alison Woollard

    The DNA Code - with Alison Woollard

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    DNA is the instruction manual for life on Earth. In this clip from the 2013 CHRISTMAS LECTURES "Life fantastic", Alison Woollard explains how the DNA code stores the information to make all living things. Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.l

  • 13:43 Macroeconomics: Crash Course Economics #5

    Macroeconomics: Crash Course Economics #5

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    This week, Adriene and Jacob teach you about macroeconomics. This is the stuff of big picture economics, and the major movers in the economy. Like taxes and monetary policy and inflation and policy. We need this stuff, because if you don't have a big pict

  • 09:55 Can You Guess What These Balloons Will Do? - with Greg Foot

    Can You Guess What These Balloons Will Do? - with Greg Foot

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    If you had to predict what will happen when these two balloons are connected, what would you guess? Would the air flow from the big ball to the small one or vice versa?Learn all about science communication with Greg's new free course: https://www.youtube.

  • 01:36 Can Objects Have Personalities? - with Bruce Hood

    Can Objects Have Personalities? - with Bruce Hood

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    As humans, we sometimes project our thoughts and emotions onto things that aren't human. In this clip from the 2011 CHRISTMAS LECTURES "Meet Your Brain", Bruce Hood shows how we can interpret shapes as having their own "personalities", just by the way the

  • 05:50 Why is Cracking a Whip So Loud?

    Why is Cracking a Whip So Loud?

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    Cracking a whip causes a small sonic boom as the end travels faster than the speed of sound. Top science bloke Marty Jopson explains the science behind this phenomenon. Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe The key to how a whip

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  • 02:20 How Stick Insects Use Camouflage - with Richard Dawkins

    How Stick Insects Use Camouflage - with Richard Dawkins

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    Some insects have evolved incredibly detailed foms of camouflage, so they appear to blend almost perfectly into their surroundings. In this clip from 1991 CHRISTMAS LECTURES "Growing up in the Universe"', Richard Dawkins gets into a sticky situation with

  • 05:10 Making Machines Speak - with David Pye

    Making Machines Speak - with David Pye

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    Modern speech synthesisers can simulate human speech so perfectly that it's nearly indistinguishable from the real thing. In this clip from the 1985 CHRISTMAS LECTURES, David Pye demonstrates earlier versions of mechanical and electronic speech synthesise

  • 03:20 The Laser Eavesdropper - Christmas Lectures with RV Jones

    The Laser Eavesdropper - Christmas Lectures with RV Jones

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    RV Jones demonstrates the hottest spy gadget in espionage stories at the time - a laser eavesdropper. Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe Watch the full lecture: http://www.rigb.org/christmas-lectures/watch/1981/from-magna-cart

  • 02:59 The Belousov-Zhabotinsky Reaction - Christmas Lectures with Ian Stewart

    The Belousov-Zhabotinsky Reaction - Christmas Lectures with Ian Stewart

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    Ian Stewart demonstrates the classic oscillating BZ reaction as an example of symmetry breaking or non-equilibrium thermodynamics. Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe Watch the full lecture: http://www.rigb.org/christmas-lectur

  • 04:33 Fractals: The Geometry of Chaos - Christmas Lectures with Ian Stewart

    Fractals: The Geometry of Chaos - Christmas Lectures with Ian Stewart

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    Using a simple set of mathematical rules, a very intricate geometry can be created in the form of fractals. The Sierpinski triangle is a famous example. Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe Watch the full lecture: http://www.rig

  • 05:01 How Does Hedonic Adaptation Affect the Pursuit of Happiness? - with Joe Gladstone

    How Does Hedonic Adaptation Affect the Pursuit of Happiness? - with Joe Gladstone

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    In this clip from a longer talk, Joe Gladstone explains what hedonic adaptation is and how it can hinder us becoming more happy. Watch the full talk: https://youtu.be/6Gpxjeq2CJ8 Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe Hedonic adap

  • 04:02 Memory Tricks with Chirality - Christmas Lectures with Charles Stirling

    Memory Tricks with Chirality - Christmas Lectures with Charles Stirling

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    Do you remember which way the Mona Lisa faces? Or the Queen on a 10p coin? Test your memory and ability to tell left from right in this clip from the 1992 Christmas Lectures.Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibeWatch the full fir

  • 09:41 Demonstrating Resonance with Chladni Figures - Christmas Lectures with Charles Taylor

    Demonstrating Resonance with Chladni Figures - Christmas Lectures with Charles Taylor

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    Charles Taylor recreates the famous Chadni figures and shows how vibrating plates are used to make music in various instruments.Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibeWatch the full third lecture of the series: https://www.rigb.org

  • 02:13 Demonstrating How Sound Can't Travel Through a Vacuum - Christmas Lectures with Charles Taylor

    Demonstrating How Sound Can't Travel Through a Vacuum - Christmas Lectures with Charles Taylor

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    Sound cannot travel in a vacuum as is demonstrated in this clip from Charles Taylor's first 1989 Christmas LectureSubscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibeWatch the full first lecture of the series: https://www.rigb.org/christmas-lec

  • 59:40 Christmas Lectures 2018: Where Do I Come From? - Alice Roberts and Aoife McLysaght

    Christmas Lectures 2018: Where Do I Come From? - Alice Roberts and Aoife McLysaght

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    In the first lecture of the 2018 Christmas Lectures Alice Roberts and Aoife McLysaght explore the tree of life and see where humans come from. Watch more Christmas Lectures: http://www.rigb.org/christmas-lectures/watch?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=social

  • 05:08 Facial Character Analysis - with Heinz Wolff

    Facial Character Analysis - with Heinz Wolff

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    Our faces display messages to the world around us by expressing what we are thinking or feeling, and giving clues about our character. In this clip from the 1975 CHRISTMAS LECTURES 'Signals from the interior', Heinz Wolff analyses the characters of an aud

  • 05:58 What Is The Drake Equation?

    What Is The Drake Equation?

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    Josh explains Frank Drake's famous formula for determining whether intelligent alien life exists. Learn more at HowStuffWorks.com: http://science.howstuffworks.com/space/aliens-ufos/extraterrestrial-life-odds1.htm Subscribe: http://goo.gl/ZYI7Gt Visit our

  • 02:04 How to Extract DNA at Home - Christmas Lectures with Walter Bodmer

    How to Extract DNA at Home - Christmas Lectures with Walter Bodmer

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    It is easy to extract DNA from something like strawberries at home, as Walter Bodmer demonstrates in this clip from his second Christmas Lecture. Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe Watch the full second lecture of the series:

  • 02:28 The Doppler Effect - Christmas Lectures with RV Jones

    The Doppler Effect - Christmas Lectures with RV Jones

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    Police sirens change pitch when going past us due to the Doppler effect. This phenomenon can also be used to measure speeds, even of faraway objects, like stars. Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe Watch the full lecture: http:

  • 04:16 Seeing in the Dark - Christmas Lectures with RV Jones

    Seeing in the Dark - Christmas Lectures with RV Jones

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    How to keep an eye on intruders in total darkness? RV Jones gets a helping hand from an infrared camera. Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe Watch the full lecture: http://www.rigb.org/christmas-lectures/watch/1981/from-magna-c

  • 03:02 The Tallest Waterfall in the World!

    The Tallest Waterfall in the World!

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    Waterfalls are pretty amazing, but have you ever wondered how they form? Jessi's got the answer! Join her to learn all about how rivers carve waterfalls and then take a look at Angel Falls, the tallest waterfall in the world! ---------- Love SciShow Kids

  • 03:39 How Wiretapping Works

    How Wiretapping Works

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    It’s surprisingly easy to listen to private conversations if you know how to hack satellites, bug devices or tap a phone line. Learn more at HowStuffWorks.com: http://people.howstuffworks.com/wiretapping.htm Share on Facebook: Share on Twitter: Subscribe:

  • 04:54 How Ants Defend Their Home Trees - with Sue Hartley

    How Ants Defend Their Home Trees - with Sue Hartley

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    Plants may seem passive and defenceless, but they have plenty of ways to fight off attackers. In this clip from the 2009 CHRISTMAS LECTURES "The 300 Million Year War", Sue Hartley demonstrates a particularly gruesome strategy used by some plants to protec

  • 02:55 Trying Out Battery Powered Welding - with Saiful Islam

    Trying Out Battery Powered Welding - with Saiful Islam

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    Batteries are everywhere in modern life, but these amazing pieces of technology can often seem all too familiar. In this clip from the 2016 CHRISTMAS LECTURES "Supercharged: Fuelling the Future", Saiful Islam makes sparks fly, and writes a message with a

  • 03:51 Simulating Tastes and Smells Using a Digital Lollipop - with Danielle George

    Simulating Tastes and Smells Using a Digital Lollipop - with Danielle George

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    We can use technology to send sounds and images to people far away – but what about our other senses? In this clip from the 2014 CHRISTMAS LECTURES "'Sparks will fly: How to hack your home", Danielle George demonstrates a device for sharing tastes and sme

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  • 02:04 Non-Euclidean Geometry of a Sphere - Christmas Lectures with Philip Morrison

    Non-Euclidean Geometry of a Sphere - Christmas Lectures with Philip Morrison

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    According to Euclidean geometry the angles of a triangle add up to 180 degrees. Philip Morrison shows an example of where this isn't true, and non-Euclidean geometry applies. Watch the full lecture: http://www.rigb.org/christmas-lectures/watch/1968/gulliv

  • 08:02 What's a Laserdisc? - Christmas Lectures with RV Jones

    What's a Laserdisc? - Christmas Lectures with RV Jones

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    Laserdisc was the very first optical disk, able to hold recordings of images, audio and video. RV Jones explains the mechanism of how it works. Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe Watch the full lecture: http://www.rigb.org/chr

  • 05:06 How Do Maglev Trains Work? - Christmas Lectures with Leonard Maunder

    How Do Maglev Trains Work? - Christmas Lectures with Leonard Maunder

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    Maglev stands for magnetic levitation which is how these trains hover and are pushed along the tracks. Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe While only three countries currently have operational maglev trains, China, Japan and So

  • 08:01 Optical Fiber Cables - Christmas Lectures with David Pye

    Optical Fiber Cables - Christmas Lectures with David Pye

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    In 1985, fiber optic cables were just starting to get widely adopted. David Pye shows the principles behind them and how old telephone cables were swapped out for new ones. Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe Watch the full lec

  • 04:04 New Properties of Liquid Nitrogen - Christmas Lectures with EM Rogers

    Properties of Liquid Nitrogen - Christmas Lectures with EM Rogers

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    Eric Rogers explores some of the properties of liquid nitrogen in this clip from his first Christmas Lecture in 1979.Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibeWatch the full first lecture of the series: https://www.rigb.org/christmas-

  • 01:58 Bioluminescence - with David Attenborough

    Bioluminescence - with David Attenborough

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    Many animals, especially insects and deep sea marine species, produce light to send signals to those around them. This is called bioluminescence. In this clip from the 1973 CHRISTMAS LECTURES "The languages of animals", Sir David Attenborough performs sim

  • 04:33 Measuring the Average Foot - Christmas Lectures with RV Jones

    Measuring the Average Foot - Christmas Lectures with RV Jones

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    How can one estimate the average length of a foot? RV Jones shows a simple yet elegant demonstration. Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe Watch the full lecture: http://www.rigb.org/christmas-lectures/watch/1981/from-magna-cart

  • 07:09 Why is There More Matter Than Antimatter in the Universe?

    Why is There More Matter Than Antimatter in the Universe?

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    LHCb has observed CP violations in charm quarks. What implications does this have on our quest to find out why there's more matter than antimatter in the universe?Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibeTara Shears is Professor of P

  • 04:21 Why is Multitasking So Hard? Psychology for Kids – ExpeRimental #25

    Why is Multitasking So Hard? Psychology for Kids – ExpeRimental #25

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    Learn how different parts of your brain deal with different tasks, test your multitasking skills, and explore how some activities 'interfere' with each other. Tell us what you think, and you could win £100: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/ZGHPJ7H Downloa

  • 03:19 Visualising Brownian Motion - Christmas Lectures with Philip Morrison

    Visualising Brownian Motion - Christmas Lectures with Philip Morrison

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    Philip Morrison uses a microscope and a model made of small ball bearings and a magnetic field to demonstrate Brownian motion. Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe Watch the full lecture: http://www.rigb.org/christmas-lectures/w

  • 03:37 What Are Clouds Made Of?

    What Are Clouds Made Of?

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  • 01:54 The Guthrie Test - Christmas Lectures with Walter Bodmer

    The Guthrie Test - Christmas Lectures with Walter Bodmer

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  • 08:01 Surface Area to Volume Ratios - Christmas Lectures with Philip Morrison

    Surface Area to Volume Ratios - Christmas Lectures with Philip Morrison

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    The mathematicians of Lilliput assumed that Gulliver would need 1728 times as much food as an individual Lilliput. Philip Morrison shows why this is not true, using surface area to volume ratios. Watch the full lecture: http://www.rigb.org/christmas-lectu

  • 04:42 The Mathematics of Error Correction - with Marcus du Sautoy

    The Mathematics of Error Correction - with Marcus du Sautoy

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    Computers use error-correcting codes to detect mistakes in binary notations - even just a single change from 0 to 1. In this clip from the 2006 CHRISTMAS LECTURES "The num8er my5teries", Marcus du Sautoy runs error-correcting code tests with an audience m

  • 02:38 1971 Nixon Shock: The End of US Dollars Convertibility to Gold

    1971 Nixon Shock: The End of US Dollars Convertibility to Gold

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    On August 15th 1971 President Richard Nixon made a major announcement stating that the US Dollar would no longer be redeemable for gold. This meant that the Bretton Woods Monetary System was now over. This was a major shift in money and monetary policy. T

  • 08:15 The Mathematics of Locomotion - Christmas Lectures with Ian Stewart

    The Mathematics of Locomotion - Christmas Lectures with Ian Stewart

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    The scof all living things is governed by nerve impulses that follow a pattern of travelling waves. This is true for the trot of a horse, the tripod gait of an ant, the undulating movement of the millipede and even the slither of a snake. Subscribe for re

  • 03:51 4 Reasons Cows are Awesome!

    4 Reasons Cows are Awesome!

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  • 03:38 Properties of Resistors - Christmas Lectures with Philip Morrison

    Properties of Resistors - Christmas Lectures with Philip Morrison

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    What's the relationship of a resistors size to its electrical resistance? And how does resistance change when resistors are set in a series or in parallel? Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe Watch the full lecture: http://www.

  • 01:36 Michael Faraday's Electric Frogs

    Michael Faraday's Electric Frogs

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    Why did the Royal Institution used to have a froggery? Before more sophisticated methods for detecting electricity emerged, Michael Faraday and his colleagues used a rather brutal method… No frogs were harmed in the making of this video. Well, not since t

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  • 05:51 The Mathematics of Walking and Gait - Christmas Lectures with Philip Morrison

    The Mathematics of Walking and Gait - Christmas Lectures with Philip Morrison

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    Just like the extent of the swing of a pendulum is proportional to the length of the pendulum, the pace of an animal walking is proportional to the length of the leg of the animal. Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe Watch the

  • 06:07 What Happens During a Space Walk - with Kevin Fong and Dan Tani

    What Happens During a Space Walk - with Kevin Fong and Dan Tani

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    Space walks are one of the most dangerous things an astronaut must face - clear communication between the astronauts out in space, inside the International Space Station and engineers on the ground at Mission Control is critical. In this clip from the 201

  • 07:54 Amazing Body Illusions! Psychology for Kids - ExpeRimental #24

    Amazing Body Illusions! Psychology for Kids - ExpeRimental #24

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  • 05:01 Velocity of a Bullet - Christmas Lectures with RV Jones

    Velocity of a Bullet - Christmas Lectures with RV Jones

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  • 04:11 Your Super Skeleton!

    Your Super Skeleton!

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  • 08:25 How to Create the Perfect Floating Ball Illusion - The Science Behind Jeff Koons' Art

    How to Create the Perfect Floating Ball Illusion - The Science Behind Jeff Koons' Art

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    No wizardry or sleights of hand are involved in creating this illusion of a perfectly balanced basketball floating in pure water.Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibeFran's has been a science presenter for the BBC and Channel 4,

  • 05:03 How to Store Food with Science

    How to Store Food with Science

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  • 04:18 Burning Lightning into Wood: Lichtenberg Figures

    Burning Lightning into Wood: Lichtenberg Figures

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    Lichtenberg figures are formed by running a electricity across a non-conductive surface. Natasha explains the science behind them.Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibeLichtenberg figures are beautiful branching patterns that can

  • 52:13 Einstein's Greatest Mistake - with David Bodanis

    Einstein's Greatest Mistake - with David Bodanis

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    Albert Einstein is widely considered to be the greatest genius of all time. But in the final decades of his life, he was mostly ignored by his colleagues. Writer David Bodanis explores the genius and hubris of the titan of modern science. Watch the Q&A: h

  • 04:27 Camouflage: Animal Hide & Seek

    Camouflage: Animal Hide & Seek

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  • 13:53 George HW Bush and the End of the Cold War: Crash Course US History #44

    George HW Bush and the End of the Cold War: Crash Course US History #44

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    You can directly support Crash Course at http://www.subbable.com/crashcourse Subscribe for as little as $0 to keep up with everything we're doing. Free is nice, but if you can afford to pay a little every month, it really helps us to continue producing th

  • 59:21 Christmas Lectures 2018: What Makes Me Human? - Alice Roberts and Aoife McLysaght

    Christmas Lectures 2018: What Makes Me Human? - Alice Roberts and Aoife McLysaght

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    In the second lecture of the 2018 Christmas Lectures Alice Roberts and Aoife McLysaght explore human evolution. Watch more Christmas Lectures: http://www.rigb.org/christmas-lectures/watch?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=social&utm_term=description Due to co

  • 06:01 How To Make An Ames Room Illusion - Psychology for Kids - ExpeRimental #23

    How To Make An Ames Room Illusion - Psychology for Kids - ExpeRimental #23

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    Experiment with your perception of distance and size by making the amazing Ames room illusion in this fun experiment for children. Download the template from here: http://www.rigb.org/families/experimental/small-or-far-away Tell us what you think, and you

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  • 04:33 Marie Tharp: Uncovering the Secrets of the Ocean Floor - with Helen Czerski

    Marie Tharp: Uncovering the Secrets of the Ocean Floor - with Helen Czerski

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    Continental drift is common knowledge now, but when the idea was first proposed it was revolutionary. Helen Czerski tells the story of how the maps of one of history’s finest cartographers shifted our view of the planet. Subscribe for new science videos e

  • 01:48 Haptic Technology Demonstration - with Danielle George

    Haptic Technology Demonstration - with Danielle George

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    Haptic technology recreates the sensation of touch through forces and vibrations. In this clip from the 2014 CHRISTMAS LECTURES "Sparks will fly: How to hack your home", Danielle George and a young audience member experiment with haptic technology. This p

  • 56:56 Christmas Lectures 2018: What Makes Me, Me? - Alice Roberts and Aoife McLysaght

    Christmas Lectures 2018: What Makes Me, Me? - Alice Roberts and Aoife McLysaght

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  • 04:08 What is the Second Law of Thermodynamics?

    What is the Second Law of Thermodynamics?

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    What is entropy? Why is it always increasing? And what does that even mean? Dr Valeska Ting explains the second law of thermodynamics. This is the day 12 of our 2016 advent calendar on thermodynamics. Watch all the films here: http://www.rigb.org/christma

  • 03:32 A Mercury Hammer and the Third Law of Thermodynamics

    A Mercury Hammer and the Third Law of Thermodynamics

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  • 04:00 What is the Zeroth Law of Thermodynamics?

    What is the Zeroth Law of Thermodynamics?

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  • 59:36 Antimicrobial Resistance: The End of Modern Medicine? with Dame Sally Davies

    Antimicrobial Resistance: The End of Modern Medicine? with Dame Sally Davies

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  • 59:52 The Extraordinary Theorems of John Nash - with Cédric Villani

    The Extraordinary Theorems of John Nash - with Cédric Villani

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    Fields medal winner Cédric Villani takes us through the very special world of mathematical creation of John Nash, who founded several new chapters of game theory and geometric analysis in just a few revolutionary contributions that seemed to come from now

  • 04:50 How to Design a Particle Accelerator - with Suzie Sheehy

    How to Design a Particle Accelerator - with Suzie Sheehy

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  • 31:53 Q&A: Delightful and Dangerous Liquids - with Mark Miodownik

    Q&A: Delightful and Dangerous Liquids - with Mark Miodownik

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  • 06:16 The Phenomenon of the Missing Fundamental

    The Phenomenon of the Missing Fundamental

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  • 07:22 Protein Folding and Particle Accelerators: A New Solution

    Protein Folding and Particle Accelerators: A New Solution

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    What can a particle accelerator teach us about biology? Dr Sylvia McLain explains her research into one of the most fundamental questions of life: how water is involved protein folding. Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe Answe

  • 03:49 Could We Build A Planet From Scratch?

    Could We Build A Planet From Scratch?

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    Should we colonize Mars, or just build a planet from scratch? Watch More: How Much Is Space Worth? ►►►► https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lT11_2h6_LY&list=UUpJmBQ8iNHXeQ7jQWDyGe3A Get your exclusive Life Noggin merch: http://www.keeponthinking.co Support Li

  • 04:24 Invading Birds

    Invading Birds

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    Living things change and evolve to survive in the places they live. There are some animals, though, that end up in habitats where they don't belong, and that can cause big trouble for the native species! Hi there! We at SciShow want to learn more about yo

  • 08:43 Powering A Particle Accelerator

    Powering A Particle Accelerator

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    How do you power a particle accelerator firing beams of protons 50 times a second into a heavy metal target? The ISIS neutron and muon source provides a near constant stream of particles for a huge range of research uses. Take a look at what it takes to k

  • 03:22 Humphry Davy's Potassium Volcano

    Humphry Davy's Potassium Volcano

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  • 1:23:29 New Metal Mayhem - with Andrew Szydlo

    Metal Mayhem - with Andrew Szydlo

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  • 07:25 How Not to Put Out a Metal Fire - with Steve Mould

    How Not to Put Out a Metal Fire - with Steve Mould

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    It's a terrible idea to try to extinguish burning metal with a water or CO2 fire extinguisher. Steve Mould shows why. Subscribe for regular science videos from the Ri: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe and be sure you check out Steve's channel - https://www.youtu

  • 04:02 Why Don't Animals Need Sunscreen?

    Why Don't Animals Need Sunscreen?

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  • 04:05 Does This Reaction Break the Second Law of Thermodynamics?

    Does This Reaction Break the Second Law of Thermodynamics?

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  • 54:50 A Journey to the Centre of the Sun - with Lucie Green

    A Journey to the Centre of the Sun - with Lucie Green

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    Lucie Green takes us on a journey from the centre of the sun to planet earth in a run-down of the latest solar physics research. Watch the Q&A here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0JkxTILe2Nk 110 times wider than Earth; 15 million degrees at its core; an

  • 05:42 The real reason American health care is so expensive

    The real reason American health care is so expensive

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  • 03:56 Fun With Blubber! - #sciencegoals

    Fun With Blubber! - #sciencegoals

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  • 05:55 High-Speed Collisions In Space – Experiments With A Carrot Gun

    High-Speed Collisions In Space – Experiments With A Carrot Gun

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    Andy uses a carrot gun to discuss the hazards of micrometeoroid impacts in space, showing that at high enough speeds even tiny specks of dust can be dangerous. Why do high energy collisions in space make solid matter behave in a way that's wholly unfamili

  • 04:47 Is there a reproducibility crisis in science? - Matt Anticole

    Is there a reproducibility crisis in science? - Matt Anticole

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/is-there-a-reproducibility-crisis-in-science-matt-anticole Published scientific studies can motivate research, inspire products, and inform policy. However, recent studies that examined dozens of published pharm

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    Did the Big Bang Break the Laws of Thermodynamics? With Sean Carroll

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    The Psychology of Magic - with Gustav Kuhn

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  • 03:45 How Do Whales, Penguins, And Polar Bears Keep Warm?

    How Do Whales, Penguins, And Polar Bears Keep Warm?

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  • 27:50 Q&A: How Are Skyscrapers Engineered? - with Roma Agrawal

    Q&A: How Are Skyscrapers Engineered? - with Roma Agrawal

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  • 05:52 How To Remember Things - Psychology Experiments for Kids

    How To Remember Things - Psychology Experiments for Kids

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  • 07:45 The Monty Hall Problem - Christmas Lectures with Ian Stewart

    The Monty Hall Problem - Christmas Lectures with Ian Stewart

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    Ian Stewart explains the Monty Hall problem and its solution. Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe The Monty Hall problem became infamous in the 1990s where newspaper columnist and puzzle solver Marilyn vos Savant offered a solu


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