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  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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,

  • 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

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

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

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    What's wrong with liquid soap? What does alcohol do to your body? Mark Miodownik answers audience questions following his talk.Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibeMark's new book "Liquid: The Delightful and Dangerous Substances

  • 06:16 The Phenomenon of the Missing Fundamental

    The Phenomenon of the Missing Fundamental

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    Why do some higher frequencies sound like they have lower pitch than lower frequency sounds? Engineer and music lover Shaun Fitzgerald explores the phenomenon of the missing fundamental.Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibeShaun

  • 05:42 What Are Pentaquarks and Why Are They So Rare?

    What Are Pentaquarks and Why Are They So Rare?

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    In 2015, researchers at the Large Hadron Collider found data suggesting the existence of super-rare, super-elusive particles called pentaquarks. Tara Shears explains how our investigation into these particles has the potential to revolutionise our lives i

  • 43:49 The Psychology of Magic - with Gustav Kuhn

    The Psychology of Magic - with Gustav Kuhn

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    Gustav Kuhn performs magic to illustrate the neuroscience and psychology of how we can be duped by misdirection and optical illusions.Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibeGustav's book "Experiencing the Impossible" is available t

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

    Metal Mayhem - with Andrew Szydlo

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    Chemistry teacher and science demonstration virtuoso Andrew Szydlo is back at the Ri, for an unforgettable evening exploring the exciting world of metals.Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibeMetals make up the bulk of the Periodi

  • 05:33 Could You Outrun a T-Rex? - with David Hone

    Could You Outrun a T-Rex? - with David Hone

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    In this highlight clip from his talk 'How the Tyrannosaurs Ruled the World', palaeontologist David Hone explains how the legs of T-Rex made them such good long distance runners.Watch the full talk: https://youtu.be/f-jD7kQvyPsDavid's book "The Tyrannosaur

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

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

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    What's the hardest material to build a building out of? How would we build structures on the moon? Roma Agrawal answers audience questions following her talk.Watch the talk: https://youtu.be/cSyNqwbUB8kBuy Roma's book "Built: The Hidden Stories Behind our

  • 56:05 Delightful and Dangerous Liquids - with Mark Miodownik

    Delightful and Dangerous Liquids - with Mark Miodownik

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    From life sustaining water and powerful kerosene, to intoxicating wine and weird liquids soap, liquids are all around us and share some rather interesting characteristics with each other.Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibeMark'

  • 04:42 Shocking Pickled Pumpkins! Halloween Science

    Shocking Pickled Pumpkins! Halloween Science

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    Its Halloween, which means its time we put more pumpkins in peril. This year, our inventive presenter and experimenter Dan Plane finds out what happens when you run an electric current through pumpkins pickled in different compounds.Subscribe for regular

  • 47:59 Why Do Things Spin? - with Hugh Hunt

    Why Do Things Spin? - with Hugh Hunt

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    Why does a spinning top stand up? Why doesn't a rolling wheel fall over? And how does a falling cat always manage to land on its feet?You can find more of Hugh's work on his website here: http://www2.eng.cam.ac.uk/~hemh1/From topspin in tennis, to angular

  • 51:33 What Happened At The Beginning Of Time? - with Dan Hooper

    What Happened At The Beginning Of Time? - with Dan Hooper

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    Were learning more and more about the recent history of our universe, but how much do we really know about its very first few seconds?Dans book "At The Edge Of Time" is available now - https://geni.us/noTSAWatch the Q&A: https://youtu.be/Vjkj0m9YgcAEver s

  • 55:05 How Are Skyscrapers Engineered? - with Roma Agrawal

    How Are Skyscrapers Engineered? - with Roma Agrawal

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    How high can we build skyscrapers with the help of new materials and technologies?Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibeBuy Roma's book "Built: The Hidden Stories Behind our Structures" now - https://geni.us/UcXf3Roma Agrawal delv

  • 51:53 How to Do Maths Without a Calculator - with Rob Eastaway

    How to Do Maths Without a Calculator - with Rob Eastaway

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    Knowing how to quickly estimate sizes and numbers is a useful everyday application of maths.Buy Rob's book "Maths on the Back of an Envelope" now - https://geni.us/yaeUJwHow many cats are there in the world? What's the chance of winning the lottery twice?

  • 1:25:34 Investigating the Periodic Table with Experiments - with Peter Wothers

    Investigating the Periodic Table with Experiments - with Peter Wothers

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    We celebrate 150 years of the Periodic Table and Mendeleev's genius by braving the elements from Argon to Zinc in this demonstration filled show.Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibeYou can pre-order Peter's book "Antimony, Gold,

  • 58:25 Will Computers Ever Think Like Human Beings? - with Vint Cerf

    Will Computers Ever Think Like Human Beings? - with Vint Cerf

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    The rise of artificial intelligence has seen computers beating chess experts and performing incredibly complex tasks. But why cant they think the same way we do?Watch the Q&A: https://youtu.be/Gwa38tzo2NcWe have built incredibly powerful, multi-layered, n

  • 22:19 The Weird World in RGB

    The Weird World in RGB

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    You can support this channel on Patreon! Link below Have you ever wondered why the word looks so weird? Wait. Weird as in, like, all the time? Of course! We live in a weird world! But light, though! What about weird light? Ahhh, that's what this video is

  • 09:06 Klaxons; What makes them sound like that?

    Klaxons; What makes them sound like that?

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    You can support this channel on Patreon! Link below ahOOOOOga! All aboard the HONK HONK express! We're gonna learn a few things about horns and then probably there will be bloopers or something.Did you know that there's an assortment of links just below t


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