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Themes: Natural World, Engineering, Environment, Materials
The structure a humble butterfly wing is informing the development of cutting-edge metamaterials.
Themes: Natural World, Being Human
How do animals go about attracting a mate? Sir David Attenborough reveals the secrets of courtship in the animal kingdom.
In his third lecture, Sir David Attenborough explores the relationship between animals and their infants.
Sir David reveals how animals interact and communicate with different species.
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.
Themes: Natural World, Materials
Mark Miodownik explores the materials science of animal size in the first of his Ri Christmas Lectures.
Mark Miodownik journeys from little to large in the second of his Christmas Lectures.
Mark Miodownik completes his Christmas Lecture series by asking how big is too big for a glacier, a mountain or a planet?
Themes: Natural World, Talking Science
Can a scientist appreciate the beauty of a flower in the same way as a non-scientist?
Themes: Natural World
A chance encounter and shared moment with one of nature’s greatest and most fleeting phenomena.
Cambridge Ideas on understanding dry life
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