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Join Tony Ryan as he reveals the molecular miracles behind everyday objects in the 2002 CHRISTMAS LECTURES.
What is time? Can we make it go backwards? Will it ever end? Watch Neil F Johnson in our 1999 CHRISTMAS LECTURES.
How our bodies stay alive and adapt to their environment. Watch Dame Nancy Rothwell in our 1998 CHRISTMAS LECTURES.
Make maths relevant. Make it electric. Watch Ian Stewart in our 1997 CHRISTMAS LECTURES.
Understand how fossils can unlock the past with Simon Conway Morris in his 1996 CHRISTMAS LECTURES.
James Jackson explores the workings of planet Earth in the 1995 CHRISTMAS LECTURES.
Frank Close explores how the universe was formed and how it might end in the 1993 CHRISTMAS LECTURES.
What significance does chirality play in our symmetrical world? Watch Charles Stirling in our 1992 CHRISTMAS LECTURES.
Life, the universe and our place within it. Watch Richard Dawkins in our 1991 CHRISTMAS LECTURES.
Science and music are often treated as separate subjects but one can often say a lot about the other. Watch Charles Taylor in our 1989 CHRISTMAS LECTURES.
An exploration of the role crystals and lasers play in human and scientific life. Watch John Meurig Thomas and David Phillips in our 1987 CHRISTMAS LECTURES.
The incredible world of communication. From the man-made satellite dishes to the complex biological system of bat communication. How does it all work? Watch David Pye in our 1985 CHRISTMAS LECTURES.
How far can genetics go in explaining the infinite variety of mankind. Watch Walter Bodmer in our 1984 CHRISTMAS LECTURES.
The world is full of movement it may be fast or slow, short-lived or long, simple or complicated. Watch Leonard Maunder in our 1983 CHRISTMAS LECTURES.
Prof RV Jones' 1981 lecture series is entirely devoted to the concept and importance of measurement.
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