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Insights and updates from the Ri Channel team as they create and curate the best science videos on the web.

The best science videos of 2016

Posted by
Anthony Lewis
Date posted
13.01.2017

The Ri channel team pick their favourite science videos from the last 12 months.

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Resurrecting the Braggs

Posted by
Charlotte New
Date posted
24.10.2016

As the Ri launches the newly digitised Bragg film archive, Curator of Collections Charlotte New discusses the excitement and intrigue of delving into the unknown and unearthing these gems.

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How we do the Twitter quiz

Posted by
Anthony Lewis
Date posted
20.05.2016

Digital Media Officer Anthony Lewis explains how to use Twitter's image cropping algorithm to create a whimsical quiz.

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Astrology in the CHRISTMAS LECTURES? Not quite…

Posted by
Ed Prosser
Date posted
02.04.2016

Senior Producer Ed Prosser lifts the lid on our 1 April CHRISTMAS LECTURES announcement.

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Highlights of 2015

Posted by
Gail Cardew
Date posted
19.01.2016
Kevin Fong presenting the 2015 CHRISTMAS LECTURES

Our Professor of Science, Culture and Society Gail Cardew fills us in on her personal highlights of last year.

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The best science videos of 2015

Posted by
Anthony Lewis
Date posted
24.12.2015

The Ri Channel team pick their favourite science videos from the last year.

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Animating 'The risks of the everyday'

Posted by
Andrew Khosravani
Date posted
11.09.2015
Jungle illustration

Animator-in-residence, Andrew Khosravani, talks about how he went about making his first animation for the Ri.

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Evaluating ExpeRimental

Posted by
Martha Henson
Date posted
18.06.2015
Children doing ExpeRimental activity

Martha Henson shares her evaluation of our ExpeRimental video series which aims to encourage parents to do science at home with their children.

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Static magnetism - The believable untruth

Posted by
Olympia Brown Andrew Marmery
Date posted
01.04.2015
Olympia Brown

The latest Ri Channel video claimed that you can charge any battery with static magnetism, discovered 150 years ago by Michael Faraday. Here's why it's nonsense.

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It's just a theory

Posted by
Jim Al-Khalili
Date posted
12.11.2014

Is a scientific theory no different to the theory that Elvis is still alive? Jim Al-Khalili sets the record straight.

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