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Magnetic Movie: visualising magnetic fields

This animation, filmed in NASA’s laboratories (did you know NASA was 50 years old?) has won a couple of awards and is a really interesting visualisation of magnetic fields.

Go over to the main site and have a look: http://www.semiconductorfilms.com/root/Magnetic_Movie/Magnetic.htm

Magnetic Movie from Semiconductor on Vimeo.

Who says art and science have nothing in common?

The Periodic Table of Videos

Thanks to Danny from the Whiteboard Blog for posting this.

The Chemistry department at the University of Nottingham evidently got a new video camera last Christmas and have been making videos about all of the elements on the periodic table. This impressive and mammoth project is a collection of videos about each of the elements in the periodic table – and it rocks. The best way to find out more is to go on over and have a look

Helpfully for those who’ve been blocked from YouTube (who host all the videos), they’ve posted a link to watch themon another server.

Here’s one of their top recommended videos, Phosphorous:

This is now one of my favourite YouTube channels.

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