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Levitating Pumpkins! Halloween Science

“”And the cursed pumpkin rose up from the earth, carried to the sky by the spirits of All Hallows’ Eve.” Or in other words, Andy put a superconductor in a pumpkin and levitated it on a magnetic track.” (YouTube) A … Continue reading

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Astronaut Chris Hadfield On Space Oddities

“Fans of UNSW Science and ScienceAlert got to pose a series of questions to You Tube’s most famous astronaut Chris Hadfield. Watch the interview with Veritasium’s Derek Muller at the exclusive Space Oddity event at Sydney’s Powerhouse Museum – the … Continue reading

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Sean Carroll – The Meaning Of Life

“The world keeps happening in accordance with its rules; it’s up to us to make sense of it and give it value. Sean Carroll” (Vimeo) An interesting and enlightening talk by Sean Carroll about the meaning of life, religion, and science, … Continue reading

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The Theory Of Everything

The Theory of Everything  is “the extraordinary story of one of the world’s greatest living minds, the renowned astrophysicist Stephen Hawking, who falls deeply in love with fellow Cambridge student Jane Wilde. Once a healthy, active young man, Hawking received … Continue reading

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Demo: The Movie

“This film follows science teacher Alom Shaha as he goes on a journey to explore the use of demonstrations in science teaching. The film tells an interesting story and is primarily intended to encourage secondary science teachers to think about … Continue reading

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ExpeRimental – Bringing Science Home

“ExpeRimental, launching 17 July and brought to you by the Royal Institution, is a series of free short films that make it fun, easy and cheap to do science at home with children aged four to nine. Ignite a child’s … Continue reading

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Epic Rap Battles Of History – Sir Isaac Newton vs Bill Nye

Epic Rap Battles of History – Sir Isaac Newton vs Bill Nye. This epic rap battle is, well, epic. It’s a rap battle between Sir Isaac Newton and Bill Nye, with a perfect cameo / putdown by Neil deGrasse Tyson. … Continue reading

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