Science from the Sporran, with the Naked Scientists

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The Naked Scientists have uncovered an extraordinary collection of old film reels featuring experimental scientist Dr Ernest Otherford. He had a penchant for exploring the laws of science using whatever was in his sporran...

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The Naked Scientists have uncovered an extraordinary collection of old film reels featuring experimental scientist Dr Ernest Otherford. He had a penchant for exploring the laws of science using whatever was in his sporran...
Language
🇬🇧 English
last modified
2013-08-08 12:49
last episode published
2009-03-02 16:27
publication frequency
8.54 days
Contributors
The Naked Scientists author  
Dr Chris Smith owner  
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Number of Episodes
12
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Technology Education Science & Medicine Gadgets Natural Sciences K-12

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Date Thumb Title & Description Contributors
2.03.2009

09.02.26 - Speedy tennis balls - Science from the Sporran

We present the final outing of this twelveweek featuring the inscrutable Dr Otherford as he succeeds in his efforts to make a simple tennis ball ascend into the air with a most surprising level of rapidity. This he achieves with the sole aid of a ball...
Chris Smith, The Naked Scientists author
19.02.2009

09.02.19 - Oily Invisibility Cloak - Science from the Sporran

Subsequent to a typical indulgence in his reveries, the daring nature of Dr Ernest Otherford's character compels him to re-enact one particular jaunt: that is to say, obscurity. Post-haste, the dexterous doctor fashions a circumstance of invisibility ...
Dr Chris Smith, The Naked Scientists author
12.02.2009

09.02.13 - Balloon Force Fields - Science from the Sporran

The enthralling conventions that govern a phenomenon commonly described as attraction are mischievously exhibited by the redoubtable Dr Ernest Otherford in this fastidious escapade of escapades. Despite lacking something in the way of good manners, Dr...
Dr Chris Smith, The Naked Scientists author
5.02.2009

09.02.05 - Toaster Hot Air Balloon - Science from the Sporran

In anticipation of explorative feats typically confined to the world of Jules Verne, Dr Otherford devises a dirigible that somewhat lacks a means of manoeuvrability. The esteemed Dr achieves this triumph through the utilisation of such extraordinary o...
Dr Chris Smith, The Naked Scientists author
29.01.2009

09.01.29 - Flying Toilet Rolls - Science from the Sporran

A sporting Dr Otherford inspects the qualified merits of a vigorous games technique known as backspin in which a cardboard cylinder, that one hesitates to venture originated from a temple of convenience, is unbound from a rotary swathe of elastic and ...
Dr Chris Smith, The Naked Scientists author
22.01.2009

09.01.22 - Cola Eruption - Science from the Sporran

Upon resumption of his ambulatory grounds inspections, Dr Otherford convenes a vessel of carbonated vegetable extract-based imbibation fluid with a mint of salubriousness and produces from within his capacious sporran an eruption of quite heroic magni...
Dr Chris Smith, The Naked Scientists author
15.01.2009

09.01.15 - Vacuum Bazooka - Science from the Sporran

A most bellicose form of artillery is ingeniously mobilised by Dr Otherford subsequent to his precipitous detection of a locomotive aspirator from within the dark reliquary of his sporran.
Dr Chris Smith, The Naked Scientists author
8.01.2009

09.01.08 - Defying Gravity - Science from the Sporran

Following an excogitation upon the baroque quality of aqua vitae in the sober milieu of his withdrawing room, Dr Otherford relishes the gravity-defying nature of the most avant-garde materials known to civilisation: to wit"plastic" and"rubber."
Dr Chris Smith, The Naked Scientists author
17.12.2008

08.12.18 - Hurricane in a bottle - Science from the Sporran

An hurricane of most symmetric and yet lilliputian proportions is manufactured with the exploitation of a vessel of synthetic-organic solids, some adhesive strips and water by the highly-regarded Dr Otherford.
Dr Chris Smith, The Naked Scientists author
17.12.2008

08.12.05 - Submarine - Science from the Sporran

Dr Ernest Otherford assembles a material manifestation of his naval warfare reveries through the ingenious employment of a polymer resin bottle and sachet of condiment.
Dr Chris Smith, The Naked Scientists author
11.12.2008

08.12.11 - Stabbing Potatoes - Science from the Sporran

The esteemed Dr Otherford partakes of a perambulation within his estate when he abruptly is compelled to thrust drinking facilitators into objects of a vegetal nature. Most invigorating!
Dr Chris Smith, The Naked Scientists author
28.11.2008

08.11.28 - Levitating balls - Science from the Sporran

The audacious experimenter achieves the most sublime effect of levitation through the engagement of an imbibition flute and an inscrutable electrical contraption which appears to self-generate wind.
Dr Chris Smith, The Naked Scientists author