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TEDx: Are We Alone?

TEDx: Are We Alone?

| August 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Drake equation quantifies the probabilistic argument that gives the approximate number of active extraterrestrial civilizations in our galaxy or the whole Universe. At its original form Drake equation has 7 factors, including the average star formation rate, the fraction of stars that have planets, the number of planets per star and others. Even though […]

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TEDx: Small Solutions for Big Problems

TEDx: Small Solutions for Big Problems

| July 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Nanoscience is one of those exotic and relatively modern fields that constantly remind us that we are living in times when science fiction is not fiction anymore. Starting with microscopic robots healing terminal diseases and ending with nano spaceships, nanoscience has much to offer. In this talk, Stephanie Moroz will present her work on nano […]

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Tedx: Our Unlikely Universe

Tedx: Our Unlikely Universe

| July 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

Dr Harry Cliff is a particle physicist working at Cambridge and the LHC and an in-house physicist at the Science Museum. In this Tedx talk he discusses what he calls “the new Copernican revolution”. By this Cliff refers to the next great goal of the LHC — the search for supersymmetric particles, which will be […]

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TED: Why We Should Trust Scientists

TED: Why We Should Trust Scientists

| July 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

It’s been a while since any good TED talks appeared on this website, so here’s one for your judgement. When it comes to science, personal beliefs are usually kicked out through the door. And let’s be honest, using the words ‘beliefs’ and ‘science’ in the same sentence is not something that scientists usually do. However, […]

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Top 10 Most Viewed TED Talks on Science and Education

Top 10 Most Viewed TED Talks on Science and Education

| June 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Ever since the creation of TED talks, hundreds of great lectures have been delivered all around the world by leading speakers. A lot of these talks can be found on our list of physics TED talks. So I thought it would be a good idea to gather 10 most viewed TED talks on the topics […]

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TED: The Flower-Shaped Starshade

TED: The Flower-Shaped Starshade

| April 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

In this recent TED talk Jeremy Kasdin, the  Principal Investigator for the Princeton Terrestrial Planet Finder, discusses a revolutionary starshade that could be used for detecting Earth-like planets. In particular, the flower petal-shaped starshade that Jeremy Kasdin and his colleagues are working on, will allow a telescope to photograph planets from 50,000 kilometers away. As one might […]

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TED: The Discovery That Could Rewrite Physics

TED: The Discovery That Could Rewrite Physics

| April 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

This recent TED talk explains what’s the big deal with the recent discovery of the primordial B-mode polarization of the cosmic microwave background. Allan Adams, an associate professor of physics at the MIT, presents this discovery in simple words. As Adams explains, this recent discovery is of fundamental importance and, as many experts believe, a Nobel prize […]

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TED: Robots With Soul

| February 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

In this TED talk Guy Hoffman introduces his revolutionary work on robots. Besides robotics, the other great passion of his is animation. Interestingly, Hoffman realized that his interest in animation could be an invaluable advantage when creating a new generation of robots. This resulted in a revolutionary lamp robot, which moves around to give the […]

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