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A series of science video lectures from the University of Sussex, Brighton, UK

Malcolm Heggie - Sussex University - GraphiteMalcolm Heggie: Carbon in Moderation

Video recorded in 2010.  Here Malcolm Heggie, a professor at the University of Sussex talks about the properties of graphite (one of the crystalline forms or allotropes) of the amazing material carbon.  He discusses one of the main uses of carbon - the generation of power, in particular nuclear power and goes on to talk about his research work on graphite moderation and the folding properties of graphene sheets.

Sue Hartley: The 300 Million Year War

`The 300 Million Year War` - Plants v Herbivores.  Video recorded in 2010, a University of Sussex public lecture by Sue Hartley, Professor of Ecology at Sussex University.  Here Sue tells us some interesting facts about plant biomass and their success in surviving herbivores (animals). 



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