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Building the Sphere of Archimedes [Video]

In his West London workshop, Michael Wright builds ancient mechanisms. In this Nature Video, we see his latest contraption, the sphere of Archimedes. Based on little more than ancient Greek texts, Wright has built this speculative machine to model the movements of the planets.  This article was reproduced with permission and was first published on September 25, 2015...

November 16, 2015 — Nature Video

Ultrasonic Levitation

Nature Video finds out how to levitate objects using sound waves. Scientists can float objects in mid-air, using just the power of sound. Now, using ultrasonic speakers, they can levitate things with more control than ever before, moving small objects in three dimensions even with the whole array turned upside down...

November 6, 2015 — Nature Video

The Pigeon, the Antenna and Me: Robert Wilson

Radioastronomer Robert Wilson recalls a pair of pigeons who almost thwarted the discovery of cosmic background radiation. Wilson’s discovery—“the echo of the big bang”—earned him a share of the 1978 Nobel Prize in Physics...

October 21, 2015 — Nature Video

One Photon's Journey: Saul Perlmutter

This is the story of the evolution of life on earth during one photon’s journey across the universe. Told by Saul Perlmutter who shared the 2011 Nobel Prize in physics for the discovery of the accelerating expansion of the universe...

October 14, 2015 — Nature Video

Young Scientists and the Future

This year at the 65th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting, Nature asked a group of young researchers to discuss what they consider key scientific questions with Nobel laureates

October 2, 2015 — Nature Video

Graphene Kirigami

Nature Video finds out how the Japanese art of paper-cutting can give 'supermaterial' graphene even more incredible properties. This article was reproduced with permission and was first published on July 29, 2015...

July 31, 2015 — Nature Video

Cancer: Winning the War? [Video] - The 64th Annual Lindau Meeting

Where do we stand after four decades of cancer research? an someone be cured of the AIDS virus? Nature Video examined this question during this summer's Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting, which brought early-career biologists together with Nobel Prize–winners...

October 15, 2014 — Nature Video
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