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Manmade light and fuel sources are examined in this lecture.
Learn how leaves process light for food.
Discover the role the sun plays in creating new life.
An in depth look at how light is structured.
Sir David brings his lectures to an end with a look at how both animals and humans use language to communicate.
Sir David Attenborough explains how animals that threaten in strength and numbers are more effective than those that turn to physical violence.
In his third lecture, Sir David Attenborough explores the relationship between animals and their infants.
How do animals go about attracting a mate? Sir David Attenborough reveals the secrets of courtship in the animal kingdom.
From the arithmetic of ratios to the science of numbers themselves, Philip Morris explores the importance of small and large numbers.
Philip Morrison studies the walking, running, floating, and swimming, by large animals and small, and in man-made vehicles of all kinds.
Could Gulliver have eaten the food of 1728 Lilliputians? Philip Morris explores big and small systems, using mice, men and elephants as models.
Philip Morrison discusses the arithmetic of large and small numbers, the geometry of size, and the nature of length, area and volume.
Sir David reveals how animals interact and communicate with different species.
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