Professor Brian Cox is back with another insightful and mind-blowing exploration of space. This time he shows us our universe as we've never ...seen it before.
13.7 billion years old. 93 billion light years wide. It contains over 100 billion galaxies, each containing hundreds of billions of stars. This infinite, vast and complex Universe has been the subject of human fascination and scientific exploration for thousands of years. The wonders of the Universe might seem alien to us and impossible to understand, but away from the telescopes, the labs and the white coats, Professor Brian Cox uses the evidence found in the natural world around us to explain its simple truths.
Travelling to the North Pole, Professor Cox demonstrates how spinning worlds create electrical currents and magnetism; he looks at the South Pacific Ocean to explain how the Universe communicates and moves in waves; he shows us how the water of the Angel Falls waterfall in Venezuela behaves exactly like the light does around a black hole. The same laws of light, gravity, time, matter and energy that govern us here on Earth are the same as those applied in the Universe. Using 3D CGI imagery, his expert knowledge and his infectious enthusiasm, Professor Cox shows us that if we can understand the impact of these governing laws on Earth it will bring us a step closer to an understanding of our Universe. Film by HarperCollins Publishers. Directed by Hilary O'Hare[+] Show More
Brian Cox: How are chemical elements made? | Physics - Wonders of the Universe
Suitable for teaching 14-16s. Professor Brian Cox demonstrates how the [...]
Suitable for teaching 14-16s. Professor Brian Cox demonstrates how the chemical elements are made in the death throes of a dying star.
If you found this video helpful, give it a like. Share it with someone. Add the video to your own teaching playlists. Create an account, subscribe to the channel and create playlists for different age groups, sets and syllabuses.
===================== Professor Brian Cox demonstrates how the chemical elements are made in the death throes of a dying star. All 92 elements on Earth, including those that make up our bodies, were formed at the heart of a star. Small stars like our Sun produce the lighter atoms through fusion reactions. Larger stars with heavier cores make the heavier elements up to iron. The rest are forged by exploding supernovae or the deaths of the very largest stars.
This clip is from Wonders of the Universe, a series of short films for BBC 2 and BBC Learning Zone where Professor Brian Cox witnesses some of the most breathtaking environments on Earth and reveals how the most fundamental scientific principles and laws explain not only the story of the universe, but the story of us all.
Students could be challenged to describe and explain where all the elements that make up the universe come from. The clip can be used as a starter point for the introduction of nuclear fusion and the life process of stars.
This topic will be relevant to GCSE Physics in England, Wales and Northern Ireland and National 3 and 4 in Scotland.
===================== Subscribe to create your own customised playlists, and get notified about our latest clips. As we have them, new videos will be uploaded on the following days:
Mondays: Biology, Computer Science, Music, Religious Studies Tuesdays: Drama and Performance, English Language, Maths, Physical Education Wednesdays: Languages, Media Studies, Modern Studies and PSHE, Physics Thursdays: Art and Design, Chemistry, Geography, History Fridays: Business Studies, Design and Technology, English Literature[+] Show More
Stars and Galaxies: The Hertzsprung-Russell Diagram
This lesson explores the relationship between a star's luminosity its [...]
This lesson explores the relationship between a star's luminosity its surface temperature, which, when correlated together, can be used to deduce the size of the star. Duration: 9:53.
What Is a Light Year??
A perspective on how fast light travels is given followed by an [...]
A perspective on how fast light travels is given followed by an introduction to the light-year, which is a basic unit of astronomical distances. Duration: 4:45.
GCSE Physics - The Life Cycle Of Stars / How Stars are Formed and Destroyed #84
This video covers: - How stars form, live and die - How they transition [...]
This video covers: - How stars form, live and die - How they transition between a nebula, protostar, main sequence star - And then either red giant, white dwarf and black dwarf - Or ...red super giant, supernova, and then neutron star or black hole
Exam board specific info: AQA - Separate/triple science only IGCSE Edexcel - Everything is relevant to your course! Edexcel - Separate/triple science only OCR 21st Century - Separate/triple science only OCR Gateway - Separate/triple science only
Countless stars dot the night sky. Learn how these celestial objects form, [...]
Countless stars dot the night sky. Learn how these celestial objects form, how they are classified by brightness and temperature, and what happens when they die. ➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoSubscribe
#NationalGeographic #Stars #Educational
About ...National Geographic: National Geographic is the world's premium destination for science, exploration, and adventure. Through their world-class scientists, photographers, journalists, and filmmakers, Nat Geo gets you closer to the stories that matter and past the edge of what's possible.
#bbc All our TV channels and S4C are available to watch live through BBC iPlayer, although some programmes may not be available to stream online due to rights. If you would like to read more on what types of programmes are available to watch live, check the 'Are all programmes that are broadcast available on BBC iPlayer?' FAQ 👉 https://bbc.in/2m8ks6v.[+] Show More
Permanent link to this article: https://www.animatedscience.co.uk/igcse-physics-introduction-and-resources/8-astrophysics-part-a-units/8-astrophysics-part-c-stellar-evolution