Saturday, June 20, 2015

Uranium: Twisting the Dragon's Tail

Published on Jun 17, 2015
Uranium is a unique element, used in research, medicine, space travel, and of course weapons.
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Documentary Dates:
US: PBS, July 28 & 29 @ 10pm ET / 9pm Central
France & Germany: July 31 @ 10pm
Australia: August 6, 13, 20 @ 8:30pm EST

If you're wondering where the title comes from...
number of ingenious experiments were devised to test the speed of the
fission reaction, and the limit was pushed. But even so, I thought it
would be very nice to go one step nearer to a real atomic explosion.
Dick Feynman, who was present, started to chuckle and to say that this
is just like tickling the tail of a sleeping dragon.”
Professor Otto R Frisch, January 1969 Physicist, the Manhattan Project.

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Nicky Gumbel: Is there more to life?

Published on Nov 14, 2013
A great way to get a feel for Alpha
is to watch the first talk given by Alpha pioneer, Nicky Gumbel
entitled, Is There More to Life.

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