PBS Television--Part I of III 'Elegant Universe'

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Are their anymore lectures like this?

Sure, there's a whole raft out there. Try these for starters:
Slac Summer Institute, branch from here to lots of current and past subjects for about a decade gone.
Caltech's Lectures, a lot of well known luminaries in astronomy and space science.
Fermilab's Lectures, search here for mostly particle physics of course but some interesting astronomical stuff ( click the 'Series' drop down to search specific topics ). It's graded according to difficulty too.
Centre For Gravitational Wave Physics, branch from this page to others some of which have video links but it's not neatly sorted.
Brookhaven National Laboratory, mainly stuff about synchrotron radiation and heavy ion colliders, but also more general topics.
CERN, birthplace of the WWW and lots of Nobel Laureates, not all in English!
So, knock yourself out!! :-)
Remember - Google is your friend!
Oh, and each time you find one - bookmark it!
Cheers, Mike.

( edit ) If you really like 'boys toys' and large engineering projects then check this out - I want the concrete franchise ..... :-)

I'm watching one of the CERN lectures on antimatter. Good stuff. And see my post in the cafe on Real Player alternatives. Mike was so good as to find an alternative player.

Kathryn :o)

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I'm watching one of the CERN lectures on antimatter. Good stuff. And see my post in the cafe on Real Player alternatives. Mike was so good as to find an alternative player.


I watched that one, it was really cute. I'm going to sit down and watch the Brian Greene String Theory show when I've got some time away from the kids. He was one of my lecturers when I was at college before he became really famous.

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I'm watching one of the CERN lectures on antimatter. Good stuff. And see my post in the cafe on Real Player alternatives. Mike was so good as to find an alternative player.

I watched that one, it was really cute. I'm going to sit down and watch the Brian Greene String Theory show when I've got some time away from the kids. He was one of my lecturers when I was at college before he became really famous.


ES99, Wow...Now THAT is cool......

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Hi guys, computer troubles

Hi guys, computer troubles (who would've thought!) have kept me away from the boards for a couple of days, so sorry about the late reply.

Mike, thank you for the videos, I don't have RM so I haven't been able to watch them yet, but I'll be sure to get it and spend an evening watching them. It looks like you have found some really interesting ones so thank you for sharing them with us.

Brooke, yes, 'Six Easy Pieces' is a true pleasure to read. No matter how obscure or difficult a concept, Feynman can almost always concoct an analogy that cuts to the underlying theme. 'Six Not-So-Easy Pieces' on the other hand was a bit too 'thick' for me to fully understand ... damn, I wish I paid better attention in math class!

There are 10^11 stars in the galaxy. That used to be a huge number. But it's only a hundred billion. It's less than the national deficit! We used to call them astronomical numbers. Now we should call them economical numbers. - Richard Feynman

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RE: Mike, thank you for the

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Mike, thank you for the videos, I don't have RM so I haven't been able to watch them yet, but I'll be sure to get it and spend an evening watching them. It looks like you have found some really interesting ones so thank you for sharing them with us.


It looks like we've found a different player for *.rm files etc here. As far as I can tell there's none of the rigamarole that you get with installing with RealPlayer! :-)
Cheers, Mike.

( edit ) The CERN site has quite a few construction videos! I was watching one with the detail of how they produce the actual accelerator tube segments. There's another one which deals with the detail of making the quadrupole magnets... all fascinating!

I have made this letter longer than usual because I lack the time to make it shorter. Blaise Pascal

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