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Videos / Physics & Chemistry

Vibrations - In Slow Motion
While we may casually ignore the force of vibration in our day-to-day life, by drastically slowing down the movement we can see the motions that are otherwise invisible to the naked eye.

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Time Dilation - Einstein's Relativity
Time dilation is an observed difference of elapsed time between two events as measured by observers either moving relative to each other or differently situated from gravitational masses.

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The Amazing Pharaoh’s Serpent Reaction
This visually stunning reaction showcases the decomposition of the chemical mercury thiocyanate (also known as mercuric sulphocyanate – Hg(SCN)2). While some cheap fireworks simulate this effect, you would be ill advised to try this particular experiment.

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Why Is Glass Transparent?
Professor Phil Moriarty discusses the transparency of glass and explains what actually allows you to see through a piece of it.

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The Synthesis of Nylon
Sebacoyl chloride and hexamethylene diamine are mixed together to form Nylon 610 in this fascinating demonstration.

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Large Hadron Collider Forges Heavy Ions
In January 2011, CERN's Large Hadron Collider (LHC) recorded its first Lead-Lead collisions. The centre-of-mass energy of this experiment was 2.76 TeV per nucleon pair.

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