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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 Pharaohs 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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