Africa

NAKED SCIENTISTS  |  Series , ±30 min episodes total time 32 hr 19 min  | 
The Naked Scientists have joined forces with the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC), the Pan Africa Chemistry Network and Channel Africa to produce a special thirty minute weekly edition of the Naked Scientists for broadcast across Africa and the rest of the world.

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Supercomputers & Super Computing

This week, we seek the science of supercomputers! We find out how they work, and how they can answer some of the biggest questions in science. We also hear about the World Community Grid, which offers scientists computer time donated by volunteers worldwide. In the news we hear how computer aided design can help breast restoration, why special stem cells with just one set of chromosomes can aid geneticists, and how Earth's precious gold may have come from outer space. Plus, we explore the workings of the humble calculator in Question of the Week!