This site is no longer being updated. The Vega Science Trust closed in March 2012, and this site has been left here for reference purposes.

This series of science videos was born out of the ever increasing dependence of our everyday lives on science and technology.  In these videos leading scientist and politicians discuss their primary world concerns and the role of science and technology. 

Photo of Sherwood RolandClimate Change (Global Warming and Ozone Depletion): F. Sherwood Rowland - Science Video Interview.

Video recorded in 2006.  Sherwood Rowland was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1995 for work in atmospheric chemistry, particularly concerning the formation and decomposition of  Ozone.  In this interview Rowland chose to talk about two issues: Ozone and Global Warming.

Malaria - Professor Andrew SpielmanMalaria - Professor Andrew Spielman - Science Video.: Environmentally Friendly Intervention and Long-term Sustainable Solutions for the Control of Malaria

Video recorded in 2004.  Professor of Tropical Public Health, Department of Immunology and Infectious Diseases at Harvard School of Public Health is one of the world’s experts on vector born infections such as malaria and dengue which constitute a heavy and increasing burden on human health throughout much of the tropics.

Science is Knowledge and Knowledge is Power - A Discussion With Tony BennScience is Knowledge and Knowledge is Power: A Video Discussion With Tony Benn

Video recorded in 2005.  In a lively and entertaining interview, former UK Minister for Science Tony Benn discusses the interaction between scientists and politicians in an interview with Sir Harry Kroto.


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