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Sound Waves – The Symphony of Physics – Making Sound episode 1

Sound Waves - The Symphony of Physics - Making Sound episode 1: Dr Helen Czerski investigates the extraordinary science behind the sounds we're familiar with and the sounds that we normally can't hear.     She begins by exploring the simplest of ideas: what is a sound? At the Palace of Westminster, Helen teams up with scientists from the University of Leicester to carry out state-of-the-art measurements using lasers to reveal how the most famous bell in the world -…

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Colour – The Spectrum of Science episode 3

Colour - The Spectrum of Science episode 3: Helen Czerski looks at the colours invisible to our eyes. To see the universe in a new light, she takes to the skies in a jet equipped with an infrared telescope.     We live in a world ablaze with colour. Rainbows and rainforests, oceans and humanity, earth is the most colourful place we know of. But the colours we see are far more complex and fascinating than they appear. In this…

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Colour – The Spectrum of Science episode 2

Colour - The Spectrum of Science episode 2: The raw, early Earth had plenty of colour, but that canvas was about to be painted with a vast new palette - and the source of those colours was life.     We live in a world ablaze with colour. Rainbows and rainforests, oceans and humanity, earth is the most colourful place we know of. But the colours we see are far more complex and fascinating than they appear. In this series,…

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Colour – The Spectrum of Science episode 1

Colour - The Spectrum of Science episode 1: Helen Czerski uncovers what colour is, how it works and how it has written the story of our planet. She seeks out the colours that turned the Earth multicoloured.     We live in a world ablaze with colour. Rainbows and rainforests, oceans and humanity, Earth is the most colourful place we know of. But the colours we see are far more complex and fascinating than they appear. In this series, Dr…

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Gravity and Me – The Force That Shapes Our Lives

Gravity and Me - The Force That Shapes Our Lives: Physics professor Jim Al-Khalili investigates the amazing science of gravity. A fundamental force of nature, gravity shapes our entire universe, sculpting galaxies and warping space and time. But gravity's strange powers, discovered by Albert Einstein, also affect our daily lives in the most unexpected ways. As Jim tells the story of gravity, it challenges his own understanding of the nature of reality.     The science of gravity includes the…

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