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Science in the City
A Record of the Moment (Video)
Date: February 23, 2012
Running Time: 00:05:09
In this age of iPods and MP3s, the vinyl record (still) stands as an object of curiosity and ongoing admiration. What’s the real difference between a 78 and a 45? Why do they call it “cutting a record” when an album is recorded? Music enthusiast Wade Wright of San Francisco ... More »
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Iron Science Teacher - Dinner Ingredients (Webcast)
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Science in the City - Sending Humans to Mars (Video)
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What would it take for humans to travel to and live on Mars—and who is daring enou ...
 
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