Garik Israelian: How Spectroscopy Could Reveal Alien Life

July 1, 2009 (almost 11 years ago)

Discovery of life outside Earth is deemed possible through spectroscopy as explained by Garik Israelian.

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Kim Gorgens: Protecting the Brain Against Concussion

May 1, 2010 (about 10 years ago)

Neurophsychologist and neurotic mom Kim Gorgens talks about how kids are prone to sustaining concussion from the most taken-for-granted everyday activities.

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Susan Savage-Rumbaugh: Apes that write, start fires and play Pac-Man

February 1, 2004 (over 16 years ago)

Susan Savage-Rumbaugh shows the intelligence of the Bonobos, which so closely resemble humans.

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Rodney Brooks: Robots Will Invade Our Lives

February 1, 2003 (over 17 years ago)

Rodney Brooks' robots are going to be swarming the Earth in the near future doing tasks they are built to do but definitely won't take over the planet.

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Charles Anderson: Dragonflies that Cross Oceans

November 1, 2009 (over 10 years ago)

In this talk, Marine Biologist Charles Anderson, tells how he was able to discover the longest migration of any insect. Armed with an inquisitive mind, he was able to find out how these 2-inch dragonflies were able do a complete circuit of the Indian ocean.

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Nate Silver: Does Race Affect Votes?

February 1, 2009 (over 11 years ago)

Nate Silver talks about the influence of race towards voting behvior and how behaviors like this can be resolved for unbiased decision-making.

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Paul Moller: The Skycar

February 1, 2004 (over 16 years ago)

Paul Moller shows the Volanter or the SkyCar that could very well shape the air ways in the near future.

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Carolyn Porco: Could a Saturn Moon Harbor Life?

February 1, 2009 (over 11 years ago)

In this short yet exciting talk, Planetary scientist Carolyn Porco reports to us that a Saturn Moon can possibly harbor life. She tells us about the discoveries that they have found on Enceladus, one of Saturn's moons - leading us to imagine a future destination in our solar system.

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Sebastian Seung: I Am My Connectome

July 1, 2010 (almost 10 years ago)

Sebastian Seung talks about discovering the human connectome and the technological advances it can bring about.

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Wade Davis: Endangered Cultures

February 1, 2003 (over 17 years ago)

Wade Davis transforms into a storyteller as he reveals the rich cultural diversity that modern times are threatening to dissolve into a monochromatic society.

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