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Inside LSD
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Inside LSD

National Geographic  |  April 1, 2010
LSD's inventor Albert Hofman called it "medicine for the soul". The Beatles wrote songs about it. Secret military mind control experiments sought to exploit its hallucinogenic ...

LSD's inventor Albert Hofman called it "medicine for the soul". The Beatles wrote songs about it. Secret military mind control experiments sought to exploit its hallucinogenic powers. Outlawed in 1966, LSD became a street drug and developed a reputation as the dangerous toy of the counterculture, capable of inspiring either moments of genius, or a descent into madness. Now science is taking a fresh look at LSD, including the first human trials in over 35 years.

Zero Hour: Disaster At Chernobyl
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Zero Hour: Disaster At Chernobyl

7mate  |  March 26, 2011
At precisely 01:23:48 on a spring morning of April 26th 1986, the world changed forever. In Pripyat, Ukraine in the Soviet Union the largest nuclear reactor of its kind ...

At precisely 01:23:48 on a spring morning of April 26th 1986, the world changed forever. In Pripyat, Ukraine in the Soviet Union the largest nuclear reactor of its kind exploded at the Chernobyl Power Station. Previously undisclosed facts and eyewitness reports reconstruct the events of the last fateful hour.

Secret Science: Chemical And Biological
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Secret Science: Chemical And Biological

BBC Knowledge  |  September 22, 2016
Dr Michael Mosley investigates the secretive and controversial research base, Porton Down. Revealing the truth about animal and human testing, and how science is helping defend us.

Dr Michael Mosley investigates the secretive and controversial research base, Porton Down. Revealing the truth about animal and human testing, and how science is helping defend us.

Genius
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Genius: Oppenheimer vs Heisenberg

Season 1  |  Episode 2  |  SBS  |  November 15, 2015
J. Robert Oppenheimer is in charge of developing the world's first nuclear bomb, but when he finds himself in a race against Hitler and his own nuclear scientist, Werner ...

J. Robert Oppenheimer is in charge of developing the world's first nuclear bomb, but when he finds himself in a race against Hitler and his own nuclear scientist, Werner Heisenberg, the very fate of humankind hangs in the balance. Then Samuel Colt and partners Edwin Smith & Daniel Wesson become locked in the first true "arms" race, as they compete to perfect the world's first revolver.

In August 1945 the US dropped two nuclear bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, devastating the Japanese cities. See the aftermath of the attacks while exploring the history of nuclear disasters. (ACDSEH107, ACDSEH127)
Wonder how foam, crystals or even colours are produced? Follow these awesome chemical science DIY projects to find out how different substances react to one another. (ACSSU046, ACSSU074, ACSSU077)
Explore the science behind objects and things around us and what material make up their physical properties. Find out how to use your senses to observe and describe the form and function of different objects. (ACSSU049, ACSSU046,ACSSU074,ACSSU076,VCSSU059,VCSSU063,VCSSU076,VCSSU080)
Ever wondered how clocks make sounds or how bumper cars works? Find out the science about how things work through this selective playlist. (ACSSU049, ACSSU076, ACSSU080)
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