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How do we walk? Why do we walk the way we do? And just what are kangaroos up to?
This opening Lecture introduces the concept that far from being a dusty collection of rules about angles and equations, mathematics is the magic thread which binds our universe.
A look at the evolution of life and humans on earth.
Fossils are used to reveal the introduction of animals to the earth.
What caused dinosaurs to become instinct?
How fossils helped to determine how extinct animals moved and fed.
How fossils and bones can be used to explore the past.
Water is an essential ingredient of the Earth, and without it we would not be here.
Although plate tectonics is very good at describing what happens to the sea floor, it is little help in describing what happens when the continents themselves deform.
Volcanoes are among the most dramatic features of the Earth, and a sure sign that the planet is alive.
Plate tectonics is the key to understanding our oceans and our continents.
We live on the edge of a ball in space, orbiting a star. How do we find out what we are made of and where we came from?
In his final lecture, Frank Close looks at the symmetry of the early universe and the reasons behind its current asymmetrical state.
Before the Large Hadron Collider there was the Large Electron Positron collider, the largest lepton accelerator ever built.
In his third lecture Frank Close looks at the various methods of imaging fundamental particles.
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