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Know it Wall is a place for inquisitive minds. Let world-class researchers in arts & sciences excite your curiosity through short audio-documentaries (audiodocs). From Stegosaurus to Shakespeare, protons to pandemics, there’s no limit to what you could encounter!

Know it Wall is a place for inquisitive minds. Let world-class researchers in arts & sciences excite your curiosity through short audio-documentaries (audiodocs). From Stegosaurus to Shakespeare, protons to pandemics, there’s no limit to what you could encounter!
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Know it Wall is a place for inquisitive minds. Let world-class researchers in arts & sciences excite your curiosity through short audio-documentaries (audiodocs). From Stegosaurus to Shakespeare, protons to pandemics, there’s no limit to what you could encounter!

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English


Episodes

Am I crazy or is it physics? | Katy Clough

6/25/2017
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How do physicists know what will happen in situations that haven't been tested? How sure can we be that physical laws are constant? Katy Clough explains how we are pushing the limits of what we know about the universe. | Narrated by Agnes Donnelly and Vidish Athavale | Music by Lee Rosevere | Katy is a postdoctoral researcher in the Astrophysics Department at Göttingen University in Germany, having recently completed her Ph.D. at King's College London. Her research involves solving the...

Duration:00:08:44

Can we cure neurological disorders by modifying the genome? | Gabriele Lignani

4/23/2017
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Imagine if we could correct genetic mutations as easily as correcting a typo in Microsoft Word, and thereby cure Alzheimer's, depression and other neurological disorders. Sounds like the plot of a sci-fi film, right? According to neuroscientist Gabriele Lignani, this is now a reality. | Narrated by Angus Waite | Music by Dexter Britain, Léo Delibes, Lloyd Rodgers and Jon Luc Hefferman | Gabriele is a neuroscientist at UCL whose research focuses on new approaches in the treatment of...

Duration:00:08:06

What can facial movement tell us about emotional expression? | Eva Krumhuber

4/10/2017
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One of the most complex and finely-tuned ways of communicating emotion in humans are facial expressions. Social psychologist Eva Krumhuber fills us in on the latest research and takes us from the Oscars to the quest to create ever more realistic robots. | Narrated by Louise Essex | Music by Akoko Nante Ensemble, Podington Bear, Lee Rosevere and Jon Luc Hefferman | Eva is a Lecturer in Experimental Psychology at UCL, where she investigates the expression and perception of emotions in the...

Duration:00:06:56

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