Science from the Sporran, with the Naked Scientists
By 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...
|1||CleanVideo09.02.26 - 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 bal...||2 3 2009||Free||View in iTunes|
|2||CleanVideo09.02.19 - 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 invisibilit...||19 2 2009||Free||View in iTunes|
|3||CleanVideo09.02.13 - 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, D...||12 2 2009||Free||View in iTunes|
|4||CleanVideo09.02.05 - 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 ...||5 2 2009||Free||View in iTunes|
|5||CleanVideo09.01.29 - 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...||29 1 2009||Free||View in iTunes|
|6||CleanVideo09.01.22 - 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 magn...||22 1 2009||Free||View in iTunes|
|7||CleanVideo09.01.15 - 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. ...||15 1 2009||Free||View in iTunes|
|8||CleanVideo09.01.08 - 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."...||8 1 2009||Free||View in iTunes|
|9||CleanVideo08.12.18 - 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....||17 12 2008||Free||View in iTunes|
|10||CleanVideo08.12.05 - 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....||17 12 2008||Free||View in iTunes|
|11||CleanVideo08.12.11 - 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!...||11 12 2008||Free||View in iTunes|
|12||CleanVideo08.11.28 - 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. ...||28 11 2008||Free||View in iTunes|