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  • Behind Closed Doors - Backstage Science

    21,885 views 3 years ago
    A little video I made about the "spirit" of our Backstage Science videos - going behind every door and finding out what's going on. More Backstage Science at http://www.backstagescience... Show less
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    • Rutherford Gold Foil Experiment - Backstage Science - Duration: 4 minutes, 6 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 295,639 views
      Ernest Rutherford's famous gold foil experiment involves the scattering of alpha particles as they pass through a thin gold foil.

      It led to a better understanding of the structure of atoms.

      I...
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    • Electron Gun - Backstage Science - Duration: 5 minutes, 33 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 75,114 views
      We take a close look a how electron guns work with accelerator physicist Lee Jones, from the STFC Daresbury Laboratory.
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    • Feather in Vacuum - Backstage Science - Duration: 4 minutes, 52 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      • 59,510 views
      Dropping a feather and metal balls in a vacuum chamber to see what gravity is really all about... The astronaut David Scott performed a similar experiment on the Moon with a hammer and feather.

      Mo...
    • The World's Most Important Beer Cooler - Duration: 5 minutes, 50 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      • 46,399 views
      Hidden away in a lab near Oxford is a beer cooler which plays an important role in weather forecasting and measuring climate change. The modified cooler is used to calibrate sea surface temperature...
    • Super Intense Laser - Backstage Science - Duration: 5 minutes, 39 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 31,510 views
      The Vulcan Laser is one of the most intense in the world. Researcher Ceri Brenner uses it to create plasmas.

      It is a so-called Petawatt Laser and based at the STFC's Central Laser Facility.

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    • Hydrogen Storage - Backstage Science - Duration: 9 minutes, 5 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      • 26,834 views
      A team from the University of Bath use the neutrons at ISIS to make a breakthrough.

      Special thanks to Valeska Ting and Tim Mays.

      Extra interview footage with Tim at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v...
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