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Re: Science videos

#461 Postby Dave B » August 11th, 2015, 6:04 pm

Latest post of the previous page:

Escher would have appreciated that!
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Re: Science videos

#462 Postby Tetenterre » September 14th, 2015, 3:01 pm

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Re: Science videos

#463 Postby Alan H » September 17th, 2015, 2:14 pm

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Re: Science videos

#464 Postby Tetenterre » November 9th, 2015, 1:16 pm

Utterly stunning human achievement:



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Re: Science videos

#465 Postby Dave B » November 9th, 2015, 1:36 pm

Quite a feat, eh!.
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Re: Science videos

#466 Postby Tetenterre » November 19th, 2015, 8:43 pm

If you haven't yet seen it, watch Episode 3 of Helen Czerski's Colour - The Spectrum of Science - one of the best science programmes ever!

http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b0 ... he-rainbow
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Re: Science videos

#467 Postby jdc » November 21st, 2015, 1:15 pm

Tetenterre wrote:If you haven't yet seen it, watch Episode 3 of Helen Czerski's Colour - The Spectrum of Science - one of the best science programmes ever!

http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b0 ... he-rainbow

Thanks for the reminder. I'd watched the first two but not got round to Episode 3 yet.
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Re: Science videos

#468 Postby Alan H » November 23rd, 2015, 10:34 pm

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Re: Science videos

#469 Postby Dave B » November 24th, 2015, 10:44 am

Alan H wrote:
I love this man!

Thanks, Alan, he has solved a problem for me with the draw slide idea, too obvious in retrospect!

Brilliant demo of maths in the solid world.
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Re: Science videos

#470 Postby Alan H » December 17th, 2015, 6:01 pm

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Re: Science videos

#471 Postby Dave B » December 17th, 2015, 6:14 pm

Yup, even better than pepper moths!
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Re: Science videos

#472 Postby Tetenterre » December 18th, 2015, 1:06 pm

One for the 9/11 conspiretards. I love the ending!

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Re: Science videos

#473 Postby Dave B » December 18th, 2015, 1:42 pm

:pointlaugh:

When a steel framed restuarant near here burned down a main roof ridge H girder, probably 300 x 300 and 10mm thick, was sagging by about 2m in the middle over the kitchen area, once it was hot enough its own weight was evidently enough (or too much?). Not sure of the burning temp of cooking oil or natural gas.
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Re: Science videos

#474 Postby Alan H » December 29th, 2015, 4:38 pm

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Re: Science videos

#475 Postby Dave B » December 29th, 2015, 4:43 pm

Want one!

Love to get a look in the Disney Research labs!
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Re: Science videos

#476 Postby Alan H » January 3rd, 2016, 5:07 pm

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2. What damage to the UK and its citizens is an acceptable price to pay for those benefits?
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Re: Science videos

#477 Postby Alan H » January 8th, 2016, 10:09 pm

Pluto. This is Pluto, folks:

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Re: Science videos

#478 Postby Dave B » January 8th, 2016, 10:26 pm

Naw! Looks nothing like a yellow dog with black ears and a stupid grin.

Just anothe fake!
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Re: Science videos

#479 Postby Alan H » January 8th, 2016, 10:40 pm

Dave B wrote:Naw! Looks nothing like a yellow dog with black ears and a stupid grin.

Just anothe fake!
:laughter: If you get the end, youtube helpfully shows you other videos of (both) Plutos!
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2. What damage to the UK and its citizens is an acceptable price to pay for those benefits?
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Re: Science videos

#480 Postby Alan H » January 9th, 2016, 8:50 pm

Amazing!

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Re: Science videos

#481 Postby Dave B » January 9th, 2016, 8:52 pm

Oops, probs with Google account, thought it was the linkl

Got there in the end by signing out of my Google account. I don't understand it either...

Brilliant stuff, that video, doubt that I will survive long enough for fabricated replacement hearts but, one day maybe...

Sci-fi gets more factual almost daily.
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