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  1. Consciousness: The hard problem? (Trailer)

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    Journalist Alok Jha brings together three experts to discuss the latest philosophical and scientific thinking on how the wet stuff in our heads creates the world we experience. Featuring: Dr Anil…

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    • The Science of Fireworks!

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      A brief history of the modern firework. View on the Ri Channel for more info and footnotes: richannel.org/the-science-of-fireworks

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      • Ri Discourse: Jon Butterworth - Electroweak Symmetry Breaking and the LHC

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        Professor Jon Butterworth, member of the High Energy Physics group on the Atlas experiment, provides an overview of his work at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC). This Ri Discourse took place on Friday…

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        • Professor Jon Butterworth - Ri Discourse (Trailer)

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          Introducing his Ri Discourse, Professor Jon Butterworth's demo with a wine bottle and a marble yields some unexpected results. Coming soon... Watch the full event on richannel.org - "Electroweak…

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          • Tales from the Prep Room: Magnus Cups

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            In the wake of the Christmas Lectures, Ri Demo Technician Andy Marmery returns to an empty Faraday Theatre to test out the so-called Magnus Effect. View on the Ri Channel for more info and footnotes: http://richannel.org/tales-from-the-prep-room-magnus-cups

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            • Listening to a locust brain

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              The Insect Vision Laboratory at Newcastle University is run by Claire Rind and Peter Simmons. In late October, 2011 Christmas Lecturer Prof. Bruce Hood paid them a visit to try out a dramatic demonstration:…

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              • The Christmas Lectures 2011 - Trailer

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                Professor Bruce Hood provides a behind-the-scenes look at the Christmas Lectures. Watch them on BBC Four, iPlayer and catch up right here, on the Ri Channel, in January.

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                • Tales from the Prep Room: The Ames Room

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                  The Ri's Andrew Marmery takes a break from Christmas Lecture rehearsals to describe how he designed a built a life-size Ames room for the show. The distorted room was named after ophthalmologist…

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                  • Tales from the Prep Room: Diffraction

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                    In the second of his Tales from the Prep Room, Ri Demo Technician Andrew Marmery uses wire and a laser pen to recreate the famous cross-shaped diffraction patterns observed by Rosalind Franklin in…

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                    • The Vacuum Bazooka

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                      In the spirit of recycling, why buy a brand new bazooka when you can fashion one out of everyday household items? The Naked Scientist's Kitchen Specialist, Dave Ansell, presents the pinnacle…

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