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Properties of Matter

In this course, Dr Janet Lovett (University of St Andrews) explores properties of matter. Throughout this course, we present 14 demonstrations. In the first mini-lecture, we discuss atomic structure and look specifically at what makes up the...

6 lectures

0:46:18

Dr Janet Lovett

University of St Andrews

Physics

Elasticity and Oscillations

In this course, Professor Giles Hammond (University of Glasgow) explores elasticity and oscillations. In the first mini-lecture, we consider elasticity, stress, and strain of materials when forces are applied. In the second mini-lecture, we use...

5 lectures

1:00:24

Prof. Giles Hammond

Glasgow University

Physics

Optics I

In this course Professor Charles Adams (Durham University) gives an introduction to optics for GCSE students. In the first mini-lecture, we explore the big picture of optics, defining it broadly as the science of light, seeking to understand light...

5 lectures

1:17:43

Prof. Charles Adams

Durham University

Physics

Relativistic and Quantum Cryptography

In this course, Professor Adrian Kent (University of Cambridge) explores relativistic and quantum cryptography. In the first mini-lecture, we introduce the key principles in the Special Theory of Relativity and in Quantum Theory that are needed to...

6 lectures

1:11:32

Prof. Adrian Kent

Cambridge University

Physics

Magnetism

In this course, Professor Mohamed Anber (Durham University) explores magnetism. In the first mini-lecture, we discuss the magnetic fields of natural magnets and infinite wires carrying current. In the second mini-lecture we define the magnetic...

6 lectures

0:50:11

Prof. Mohamed Anber

Durham University

Physics

Atomic Clocks

In this course, Professor David Wineland (University of Oregon) discusses atomic clocks. In the first mini-lecutre, we compare traditional and modern methods of navigation, where we see that precision in a clock’s ‘tick rate’ is essential for...

4 lectures

0:53:25

Prof. David Wineland

University of Oregon

Physics

Testing Gravity

In this course, Professor Jens Gundlach (University of Washington) explores gravity, in particular, gravity experiments. In the first mini-lecture, we give an overview of how our understanding of gravity and the Universe has evolved from ancient...

5 lectures

0:45:58

Prof. Jens Gundlach

University of Washington

Physics

Optics II

In this course, Professor Charles Adams (Durham University) follows from his Optics I course and provides a more advanced account of optics. In the first mini-lecture, we discuss lenses, this time going into more depth by first deriving the thin...

4 lectures

0:58:00

Prof. Charles Adams

Durham University

Physics

Properties of Matter – Edexcel (1PH0): Foundation Tier

In this course, Dr Chris Bell (University of Bristol) explores the particle picture of matter while covering Topic 14 – The Particle Picture and parts of Topic 15 – Forces and Matter in the Pearson Edexcel Level 1/Level 2 GCSE (9-1) in Physics...

9 lectures

1:39:42

Dr Chris Bell

Bristol University

Physics

Wave-Particle Duality

In this course, Professor Carla Faria (University College London) explores wave-particle duality. In the first mini-lecture, we discuss classical properties of particles and waves through the lens of the double-slit experiment. In the second...

3 lectures

0:28:23

Prof. Carla Faria

UCL

Physics

Properties of Matter – Edexcel (1PH0): Higher Tier

In this course, Dr Chris Bell (University of Bristol) explores the particle picture of matter while covering Topic 14 – The Particle Picture and parts of Topic 15 – Forces and Matter in the Pearson Edexcel Level 1/Level 2 GCSE (9-1) in Physics...

9 lectures

1:49:14

Dr Chris Bell

Bristol University

Physics

Properties of Matter – Edexcel Combined Science (1SC0)

In this course, Dr Chris Bell (University of Bristol) explores the particle picture of matter while covering Topic 14 – The Particle Picture and parts of Topic 15 – Forces and Matter in the Pearson Edexcel Level 1/Level 2 GCSE (9-1) in Combined...

8 lectures

1:28:03

Dr Chris Bell

Bristol University

Physics

Battle of the Currents: AC vs DC

In this course, Professor Bruce Hunt (The University of Texas at Austin) explores the history of direct current (DC) and alternating current (AC). In the first mini-lecture, we learn about the developments in the understanding of electricity and...

5 lectures

0:47:42

Prof. Bruce Hunt

UT Austin

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