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Sir Bernard Lovell: An appreciation

Sir Bernard Lovell: An appreciation Creative commons image Credit: Robert Alexander & doramusic.com under CC-BY-SA licence
Introductory Level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Aug 2012
Sir Bernard Lovell died on August 7th, 2012. Stephen Serjeant celebrates his contribution to science - and to the war effort.

Does glass flow downwards?

Does glass flow downwards? Creative commons image Credit: Lawrence OP under CC-BY-NC-ND licence
Introductory Level Duration 5 mins Updated 08 Apr 2011
Is it true that glass is a liquid, slowly trickling downwards - and is this why old stained glass panels are thicker at the bottom?

Darwin Now pod 2: Darwin in context

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Darwin Now pod 2: Darwin in context Copyrighted image Credit: Jupiter Images
Introductory Level Duration 15 mins Updated 13 Oct 2009
How do you propose a radical theory without sacrificing your reputation? Professor Jim Moore explores the social and scientific context in which...

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Forth Road Bridge

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Introductory Level Duration 1 hour Updated 04 Jul 2011
Scotland's Forth Road Bridge may not be the most beautiful bridge over the Firth of Forth, but it is an incredible feat of engineering and is...