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Naked Scientists episode

Sat, 1st Oct 2005

Science of Lasers, Light, Kung Fu and Archimedes

In this show Dr Symon Cotton from Astron Clinica joins us to discuss how Raman Spectroscopy can be used to non-invasively diagnose malignant melanoma, Professor Russell Cowburn from Imperial College London describes how laser scatter effects can be used to fingerprint a banknote, Sam Reay chops his way through a 3-inch block of concrete to highlight the physics of Kung Fu, and Dr Uwe Bergmann describes how synchrotronic x-rays are helping him to read the 1000 year old Archimedes Palimpsest.

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