Dennis Hong: Making a Car For Blind Drivers

March 1, 2011 (over 3 years ago)

Dennis Hong explains how his team developed a prototype for a car that can be driven safely by blind people through the use of non-visual interfaces.

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Aaron O'Connell: Making Sense of a Visible Quantum Object

March 1, 2011 (over 3 years ago)

Aaron O'Connell devices an experiment that allowed him to see that an atom can be in two places at the same time. In logical thinking, the atom can apply to a bigger object, even to humans if all were dependent on quantum mechanics.

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Edith Widder: The Weird, Wonderful World of Bioluminescence

March 1, 2011 (over 3 years ago)

Edith Widder shows the firework displays of bioluminescent creatures of the deep sea.

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Leonard Susskind: My Friend Richard Feynman

January 1, 2011 (over 3 years ago)

Leonard Susskind shares his relationship with Richard Feynman and gives a glimpse into the man's genius in the field of physics.

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Ed Boyden: A Light Switch for Neurons

March 1, 2011 (over 3 years ago)

Ed Boyden tells how light can change the way the brain neurons works. He gives some possibilities of how this concept can change the way brain disorders are treated.

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Heather Knight: Silicon-Based Comedy

December 1, 2010 (over 3 years ago)

Heather Knight presents "Data" - a robot filled with jokes and can perform in front of an audience according to the audience's preferences.

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Cynthia Breazeal: The Rise of Personal Robots

December 1, 2010 (over 3 years ago)

Cynthia Breazeal talks about the possibility of robots going a notch higher and penetrating the human social life to improve creativity, health and social interaction.

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AnnMarie Thomas: Hands-on Science with Squishy Circuits

March 1, 2011 (over 3 years ago)

AnnMarie Thomas demos how play dough can be used by children to explore circuit engineering at in a fun, ingenious way at a very early age.

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Janna Levin: The Sound the Universe Makes

March 1, 2011 (over 3 years ago)

Janna Levin discusses the nature of blackholes and the feasibility of hearing the universe and these blackholes in the future.

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Sebastian Thrun: Google's Driverless Car

March 1, 2011 (over 3 years ago)

Sebastian Thrun introduces self-driving cars that when perfected, may be the future of transportation.

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