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Dallas Campbell: the hologram!

To create the ultimate communication experience, Danielle and the team create a hologram of the presenter Dallas Campbell and ask him to remotely control a robotic hand. See more clips and videos at the BBC site.

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Skyscraper Tetris

Using items found around the home, Danielle George hacks the Shell Centre on London’s South Bank so a member of the studio audience can play a giant computer game on the windows. See more clips and videos at the BBC site.

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Robot orchestra perform the Doctor Who theme tune!

Danielle George assembles a giant robot orchestra, featuring a mix of humanoids and adapted instruments, to play alongside members of the London Contemporary Orchestra. See more clips and videos at the BBC site.

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The 2014 CHRISTMAS LECTURES: Sparks will fly

The CHRISTMAS LECTURES at the Royal Institution have been inspiring generations of budding scientists since the first lectures in 1825. This year Sparks Will Fly, as Danielle George, a Professor of Radio Frequency Engineering in the Microwave and Communications Systems research group at The University of Manchester, talks about How to Hack Your Home, in the 2014 CHRISTMAS LECTURES. If we all take control of the technology and systems around us, and think creatively, then solving some of the world’s greatest challenges is only a small step away. I believe everyone has the potential to be an inventor! – Prof Danielle George Last Christmas, I’m a Scientist, Get me out of here teamed up with the Ri to give school students and the public the chance to ask questions inspired by the Life Fantastic. This year it’s I’m an Engineer’s turn. The CHRISTMAS LECTURES and I’m an Engineer The lectures will be aired on … Continue reading

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