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Foucault pendulum

Rising Stars - Alternative Universes

... there is still to comprehend but to introduce you to my own research we need to gloss over these problems and think ... themselves are riddled with further difficulties.  My own current work looks at types of ripples that might not be ...

Hot air balloon

Make your own hot air balloon

Here is the answer to how to make your own bin-bag hot air balloon.  Part 1, in which we set up the ... Scientists Kitchen science: DIY hot air balloon Make your own hot air balloon ...

 Fukushima I Nuclear Power Plant. Tight crop showing reactors 4, 3, 2 and 1, reading left (South) to right (North). Area shown is approximately 600 by 350 metres. Made based on [http://w3land.mlit.go.jp/WebGIS/ National Land Image Information (Color...

Fukushima Reactor Review

... at the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant, and explain how his own work fits in with this week's Nuclear Science Question ... at the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant, and explain how his own work fits in with this week's Nuclear Science Question ...

Fresian (Holstein) Cows

Microbes and Muck - Making cattle eco-friendly

In western countries, the average person eats their own weight in meat every year, which means that livestock ... Jamie -   Or we can tweak the forage.  So what our own researchers do is try to understand how the microbes ...

Fourier series equations written on blackboard

The Life-Changing Magic of Numbers

... I have used the hypothesis from Drake and according to my own version there are there 73 people I could date in the UK. ... but Stormzy, but Bake Off, but Love Island. So I've got my own issues, but that’s separate. So the interesting part is ...

A girl with a lollipop

How Many Licks...?

... So, it's commonly said that an ant can carry 50 times its own weight and if that's true, how many would you need to ... 20 milligrams in mass and if they can carry 50 times their own weight then that means that they can each carry a gram.  ... in from this but... Chris -   We won't judge it by your own standards Aaron.  It's all right. Aaron -   Okay.  So ...

FameLab

FameLab: 3 minute science stars

... to Vietnam, Thailand, so people are all competing in their own countries and then they come to the UK to compete in the ... and build their confidence in talking about their own research to a public audience.  If they want to carry on ...

A flock of birds

Can birds keep a beat?

... her to find out if we knew when music first began in our own species. Elizabeth - If we are talking about music as we ... impress their mates! And this does give us an insight our own species. Perhaps early humans started drumming in the ...

Hubble takes a look at Jupiter

Massive planet slammed into young Jupiter

... And by that better understand the origin of our own solar system and also better understand giant planets in ... of planets are tilted most likely due to impacts, and our own moon is probably a result of one. And as technology and ...

Chicken

A sound way to help distressed animals

... suggest that the average meat eater consumers their own body weight in meat every year. And as the demand ... into a number of much easier to read waves that have their own frequency, phase, and amplitude values. These acoustic ...

Albert Einstein

General relativity, 100 years on...

... force of gravity.  Naturally he started work on his own theory and sure enough, he cracked it. Mass causes space ... hugely popular, hugely influential.  Whereas Einstein's own work marketing the theory didn't actually appear in ...

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Detecting Gravitational Waves

... or could it potentially be foreground emission from our own galaxy. So, while our galaxy emits rather weakly at these ...

Agamemnon Otero from Repowering London

Empowerment through solar power

... Dominic - So, is the money going to the individuals who own these cells or is it all going to the cooperative? ... who have come to us have actually come of their own accord. It started outside my house in Brixton and has ...

Echolocation And The Greater Moustached Bat

... hearing in my head? Why is it that we as humans hear our own sounds so differently? Ian - I suppose because the bones ... frequencies. Most of the sound that we hear from our own voices is through something called sound conduction. This ...

Colourful image of the Universe

How do you simulate a universe?

... civilizations also attained the ability to run their own simulations? Well then we've got simulations within ... to simulate a universe that is indistinguishable from our own. And in that case it seems somewhat arrogant to assume ...

Giles Yeo's gut

Getting quizzical and spilling guts in the studio...

... one of their stomachs is for holding food for their own consumption, whilst the second one is to hold food to be ... TIE BREAK To the nearest 10, how many multiples of their own body weight can a dung beetle move at one time? Chris - ... compared to body weight. They can pull 1,141 times their own body weight. Chris - They follow the stars to work out ...

Roger Hutchinson in his observatory

Photographing the gas giants

... a bit more for me? Roger - Well, when you see it with your own eyes for the first time, it kind of blows you away. ... it to anyone. You don't need to go mad and have your own observatory in the back yard to do it either. You can ...

A rocket, with space shuttle attached, blasting off from Earth

Liftoff: How to launch a rocket

... in Cambridge. So what's the mission plan? We set up our own little launch pad in the courtyard. We placed our long ... 3, 2, 1, LIFTOFF! The Naked Scientists launch their own rocket with the help of some friends. Liftoff: How to ...

Teenagers

How is science education changing?

... wasn't anything where we were actually conducting our own scientific investigations of stuff that isn't known about ... not only are these students becoming scientists in their own right, but also, this is a great potential for professors ...

Quiz

Quiz: Would Jupiter float on water?

... never seen an elephant pick up something ten times its own size. Jess - Yeah. Let’s go for the ant. Answer: the ... much anyway, so the ant wins overall. Chris Smith puts his own questions to the panel in the form of a quiz! Quiz: Would ...

As useless as a chocolate teapot: part 2

... integrity. It doesn't actually slump too quickly of its own accord unless you actually push it or it's trying to support its own weight like the lid was. Chocolate is made out of fat and ...

A levitating magnet over a superconductor

Levitating Trains

... different range of material forms, each of which has its own benefits for a specific type of application. Ginny -   ... -   I'm from Cambridge.  I think you almost solved your own question about how you might do levitating trains because ...

Ships in harbour

Can shipping get greener?

... motivation, what's the encouragement for the people that own ships, the people that run ships to actually do any of ... But one of the problems is that people don't typically own a ship for 25 years and then scrap it at the end. People ...

Keeping Reactors Running

... it gas.  It's actually in a completely new phase of its own! This new phase means that each unit of this water can ... heat than either steam or liquid water can carry on its own.  So, as you increase the temperature which will burn in ...