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Origin of the Moon | The Royal Society

The origin of Earth’s moon has fascinated mankind for thousands of years and has received scientific attention for over forty years, building on the return of rocks from the moon and the growing understanding of planet formation. 58 more words

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What happened at the Big Bang?

This short video from the Royal Society explains What happened at the Big Bang. An ancient glow is shedding light on the beginning of the universe.  49 more words

Who cares about the history of science?  The 2015...

Who cares about the history of science? 

The 2015 Wilkins-Bernal-Medawar Lecture was this year presented by Professor Hasok Chang, Hans Rausing professor of History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Cambridge.

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Cooking with Columns (and tables)

Once Hutton had conceived his columns: “it is evident that the plan must be divided into a great number of parts, perhaps not less than a thousand for each observatory… forming about two thousand such pillars of matter…” … 231 more words

Professor Marcus Du Sautoy Q & A - Machine...

Professor Marcus Du Sautoy Q & A – Machine Learning 

Mathematician, Professor Marcus Du Sautoy answers your social media questions on machine learning.

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Quantum security solutions: security guaranteed by the law of...

Quantum security solutions: security guaranteed by the law of physics 

Dr Robert Young has co-founded Quantum Base to develop quantum security solutions applicable to a range of industries, from pharmaceuticals to communications.

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A Life In Health: in conversation with Dame Sally...

A Life In Health: in conversation with Dame Sally Davies 

Professor Dame Sally Davies FRS talked to Vivienne Parry about her career-long commitment to improving health, healthcare and medical research.

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