Daily Archive: Novembro 4, 2020

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The Mechanical Universe

“The Mechanical Universe” is a critically-acclaimed series of 52 thirty-minute videos covering the basic topics of an introductory university physics course

Introduction

The Mechanical Universe…and Beyond is a critically-acclaimed series of 52 thirty-minute videotape programs covering the basic topics of an introductory university physics course. The series was originally produced as a broadcast telecourse by the California Institute of Technology and Intelecom, Inc. with program funding from the …

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Mechanical Monsters

Simon Schaffer reveals the engineering wonders of the 19th century: computers made out of cogs, giant replica dinosaurs, huge telescopes and devices heralding the birth of cinema

Simon Schaffer tells the stories behind some of the most extraordinary engineering wonders of the 19th century. These were gigantic feats of technology which transformed everyday life but also had the capacity to challenge the Victorians’ faith in God, their place in the universe and their hopes for the future. …

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Lost Horizons: The Big Bang

To coincide with the switch-on of the Large Hadron Collider, the world's largest particle accelerator complex, Professor Jim Al Khalili from the University of Surrey delves into over 50 years of the BBC science archive to tell the story behind the emergence of one of the greatest theories of modern science, the Big Bang

Professor Jim Al Khalili delves into over 50 years of the BBC science archive to tell the story behind the emergence of one of the greatest theories of modern science, the Big Bang.

The remarkable idea that our universe simply began from nothing has not always been accepted with …

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Cosmic Dawn: The Real Moment of Creation

Horizon investigates the cosmic dawn, the moment one hundred million years after the big bang when the first stars were born

Forget the big bang. The real moment of creation was the cosmic dawn – the moment of first light. This is the scientific version of the story of Genesis.

The big bang gets all the credit for creating our universe. But in fact, the universe it gave was …