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Although there are many things we do not know about black holes, there is no question about them being extreme gravitational objects. In this short series, we will explore questions such as: What are Black Holes? How do they form? Why can nothing escape their gravitational pull? Should we be afraid of these gravitational monsters? Join our guided tour of some of the most interesting and mysterious objects in the Universe.


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Take a journey through the history and science of the early atomic age from Dalton's theory that all matter is composed of atoms to the development of the atomic bomb and the decision to drop it on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. In this series of four lectures we'll review the scientists and spies involved in The Manhattan Project then consider the science behind the more sophisticated, and potentially far more destructive, Hydrogen bomb.


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