John S. Newman interview
The Electrochemical Society interview of John with Roque Calvo. Part of the ECS Masters series. Interview recorded June 1, 2016.
Melvin Calvin interview
Undated interview of Melvin Calvin by Clarence Larson at his home in Bekeley. Discusses his history and research.
The 2018 University Medalist
Freja Ekman (B.S. ChemBio, '18) the top 2018 senior discusses her experience at Berkeley and what's next.
Tribute to Nobel Laureate Glenn Seaborg
Compilation of footage about Glenn Seaborg and his accomplishments during his long career at UC Berkeley and with the Atomic Commission.
Frances Arnold's 2018 commencement address
Arnold received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in the fall of 2018 after she gave the commencement address.
Mendelevium: the way it was
Discovered at Berkeley Lab, this 1955 film depicts the discovery of Mendelevium with reenactments by some of the original scientists.
The CHEM Study series
Chemical Education Material Study; 48 videos made between the 1960s to 1980s. Covers wide range of topics.
Using MOFs for carbon capture
UC Berkeley reseachers discuss the use of metal-organic frameworks to create new materials capable of filtering carbon from various gases.
Mars Mariner 6 & 7
Jet Propulsion Laboratory promotional video for the Mars Mariner 6 & 7 project; includes information about George Pimentel.
Sarpong at TedX Berkeley
Richmond Sarpong invites us to reject stereotypes and redefine the face of disease in Africa. TedX talk at Berkeley, 2015.
The search for heavy elements
This 1994 film chronicles the expansion of the periodic table through the creation at Berkeley Lab of elements heavier than uranium.
Jennifer Doudna - L'Oréal-UNESCO Laureate
Jennifer Doudna is interviewed after being named the North American laureate of the 2016 L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women In Science Awards.
Biotechnology at the cutting edge
Jay Keasling discusses the promise of biological systems to create carbon-neutral products for a range of applications.
Ernest Lawrence cyclotron demonstration
In this short video, Berkeley Lab Founder and Nobelist Ernest O. Lawrence uses a mechanical model to explain how the cyclotron works.
Charles Tobias ES lecture
Tobias was a pioneer in the field of electrochemical engineering. Instrumental in forming the Chemical Engineering Department in 1947 at Berkeley.
Alumnae create superheavy atom factory
Join alumnae Dawn Shaughnessy (Ph.D. '00, Chem) and Jacklyn Gates(Ph.D. '08, Chem) to find out more about the hunt for new elements that don’t typically exist here on Earth.
Glenn Seaborg interview
Full length interview of Seaborg in 1972. He discusses the discovery of plutonium and the aftermath of the discovery including WWII.
Nobel prize parking
2012 Interview of Darleane Hoffman and Alexander Pines discussing their work on elemental discovery and working with Seaborg.
Birgitta Whaley - Quantum Biology
Professor Whaley explores phenomena happening at the intersection of quantum physics, chemistry and the life sciences.
Bob Bergman interviews William Lester
Interview of Professor of Chemistry William Lester's life and career by Professor of Chemistry Robert Bergman.
Peidong Yang - Liquid Sunlight
Research led by Peidong Yang is developing artificial synthesis technology uses sunlight to turn CO2 and water into chemical fuels.
Joel Hildebrand's 100th birthday celebration
1981 celebration at the College of Chemisty. Participants include George Pimentel, Ken Pitzer, Rod Park, Judson King and Dan Koshland.
Big Game Titration
Professor Angela Stacy performs the "Big Game Titration" in 1982 ahead of the famous Cal/Stanford football match.