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Ask a Scientist: What Is the Nanoscale, and Do Nanomaterials Exist in History?

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Nano expert Lisa Friedersdorf from the National Nanotechnology Coordination Office provides information on nanomaterials that have existed throughout history. She also gives additional information on the nanoscale. Part of the “Ask a Scientist” series.

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Runtime: 1 minutes 27 seconds

Person speaking. Caption: between one and one hundred nanometers.
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Episode 1
1 minutes 10 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Person speaking and standing next to a poster board with "Control of matter at the nanoscale" surrounded by logos from different organizations. Caption: of matter at the atomic and molecular level.
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Episode 2
1 minutes 27 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Person speaking. Caption: So a nanometer would be ten to the minus nine meters.
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Episode 3
1 minutes 26 seconds
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Person speaking. Caption: and work on it to manage those risks.
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Episode 4
1 minutes 16 seconds
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Person speaking. Caption: We can apply an electric field or magnetic fields to them.
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Episode 5
1 minutes 39 seconds
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Person speaking. Caption: used for both doing diagnostics as well as theranostics.
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Episode 6
54 seconds
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Person speaking. Caption: Nanoparticles have been used in sunscreens
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Episode 7
1 minutes
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Person speaking. Caption: about nanobots replicating and taking over the world.
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Episode 8
1 minutes 16 seconds
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Person speaking in front of a background showing planets and space. Caption: And he detected a set of three planets around this star.
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Episode 9
1 minutes 59 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
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Episode 10
51 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12