The Coriolis Effect • 2013

Category: Science
Share:
Download:

Why do storms spin in different directions depending on their location—and why do they spin in the first place?

You might also like

Clear Blue Skies

Professor Cox ends his homage to British Science by looking at how discoveries are made.

Science BritannicaScience

How Did We Get Here?

Michael Mosley tells how scientists came to explain the diversity of life on earth.

2010 • The Story of ScienceScience

Is gun Crime a Virus?

Every 17 minutes in America, someone is killed with a gun. Politicians can't seem to stop the violence. But epidemiologists, psychologists and big data crunchers are discovering that gun crime spreads like a virus -and science may be able to stop its spread.

2017 • Through the WormholeScience

How Science Changed Our World

Professor Robert Winston presents his top ten scientific breakthroughs of the past 50 years. Tracing these momentous and wide-ranging discoveries, he meets a real-life bionic woman, one of the first couples to test the male contraceptive pill, and even some of his early IVF patients. He explores the origins of the universe, probes the inner workings of the human mind and sees the most powerful laser in the world. To finish, Professor Winston reveals the breakthrough he thinks is most significant.

2010 • Science

People Power

Saiful investigates how humans as living pulsing machines actually use energy, asking whether it's possible to 'supercharge' the human body and increase its performance. Live experiments explore everything from the explosive potential of everyday foods, to what we put into our bodies (and what comes out!), as well as how we measure up to the machines we use every day. Saiful even experiments on himself, showing images captured inside his own stomach. Every single one of us is an incredibly sophisticated energy conversion machine, finely tuned over millions of years of evolution. So will we ever be able to improve the human body's performance? Can we ever do more with less energy?

2016 • Supercharged: Fuelling the FutureScience

Why Are We Here?

Can the participants work out why they exist at all? Is it destiny or pure chance?

2016 • Genius by Stephen Hawking Science