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  1. Science Britannica (2013)

    Subject
    Science

    Three part series in which Professor Brian Cox looks at British scientists and their contributions to the modern world.

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  2. Newton’s Optics (2011)

    Subject
    Astronomy; Physics

    This Learning Object consists of a three vodcasts by Jim Bennett, Director of the Oxford Museum of the History of Science, on the Newtonian telescope - why Newton designed it, and how it fits into the story...

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  3. Alchemy (2010)

    Subject
    Chemistry

    Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the history of Alchemy, the ancient science of transformations. The most famous alchemical text is the Emerald Tablet, written around 500BC and attributed to the mythical...

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  4. Genius of Britain, The (5 Parts) (2010)

    Subject
    History; Science; Technology

    Britain may only be a small island, but its great scientists and inventors have literally created the modern world: from the invention of the steam engine, computers and the world-wide web to the discovery...

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  5. Darwin and the Ancient Earth: Dinosaurs and the ‘Deep Past’ In the 19th-Century Imagination (2009)

    Subject
    Geology; Natural history

    Why was the young Charles Darwin’s fascination with geology so important for his later work and why was prehistory so popular in early nineteenth-century Britain? This podcast with Professor Jim Secord,...

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  6. The House of Wisdom and the Legacy of Arabic Science (2008)

    Subject
    Science

    Video recording of the 2007 Michael Faraday Lecture given at the Royal Society by Professor Jim Al-Khalili. While Europe languished in the Dark Ages the spread of Islam heralded a remarkable period of...

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  7. Genius of Charles Darwin, The (2008)

    Subject
    Biology; Philosophy; Religious studies
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 150 minutes), £19.99

    Evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins explores the work of Charles Darwin in this 3-part series for Channel 4. Darwin’s theory of evolution has always been at the crux of Dawkins’ criticism of...

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  8. Albert Einstein - Historic Recordings 1930-1945 (2005)

    Subject
    Physics
    Distribution
    Sale, Audio (CD, 68 minutes), £9.95

    Celebrating ‘Einstein year’, one hundred years since the great scientist’s Special Theory of Relativity and fifty years since his death, this CD features previously unpublished and rare recordings. The...

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  9. Ahead of Their Time (2005)

    Subject
    Philosophy; Science

    This 30-minute programme Peter Evans investigates how science deals with new ideas and asks whether a conservative establishment is stifling creative research and science is merely a consensus of what the...

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  10. Brief History of the End of Everything, A (2005)

    Subject
    Astronomy; Philosophy; Science

    A series of 15-minute programmes exploring how our ideas about the end of the universe have been shaped by religion, belief, and the contemporary state of scientific thinking and observation. Presented by...

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