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No Life on Mars? Let’s Look in the Caves

| May 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

All Mars rovers that explored the red planet didn’t find any life forms there. But, according to Penelope Boston, we were searching in the wrong places. According to the scientist, there is a great chance that there might be exotic life forms hiding in the caves of Mars. For more TED videos check out the link […]

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On the Beginning of Astrobiology

| May 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

The science of astrobiology studies the origin of life in our universe by investigating the living conditions on Earth and other planets. It is an highly interdisciplinary field, which, for a long time, has been considered serious only by the sci-fi writers. Today, however, when the space exploration is breaking new boundaries and projects such […]

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TEDx: The Particle Physicist Next Door

| April 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

Here’s another great TEDx talk by a theoretical physicist Pearl Sandick. She talks about the work of particle physicists and particle physics in general. For more TEDx talks and other physics videos, check out the links below the video. TEDx | More videos

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How an Asteroid Can Ruin Your Day

| April 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Here’s another great TEDx talk, which, I think, is a bit overlooked. In this talk Phil Plait, a famous writer and educator, discusses what would happen if Earth was hit by an asteroid and how to prevent it. In particular, Phil discusses how an asteroid could be found, tracked and finally deflected or destroyed. TEDx […]

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How a Single Principle of Physics Governs Nature

How a Single Principle of Physics Governs Nature

| March 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

In this interesting TEDx talk Adrian Bejan discusses how a simple law governs evolution, physics, technology and even social relations. The idea presented by Bejan is really astounding in a sense that it is yet another connection between many different branches of science. Adrian Bejan is also an interesting fellow — he is listed among the […]

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When Quantum Physics Meets Biology

When Quantum Physics Meets Biology

| February 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

In this lecture (available at HD quality!) Professor Jim Al-Khalili explores how the mysteries of quantum theory might be observable at the biological level. As the scientist himself describes, the connection of quantum mechanics to other branches of science is a peculiar one, for instance many scientists believe that quantum mechanics does indeed play a […]

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Quantum Information and the Brain

| February 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

Here’s a talk about quantum information, quantum computing and the brain by Scott Aaronson from the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at MIT. Ever since quantum mechanics was discovered nearly a century ago, famous scientists from Eddington to Wigner to Compton to Eccles to Penrose have speculated about possible connections to the brain — […]

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TEDx: Building Intelligent Computer Systems

| January 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

It’s been a while since I uploaded a TED video, so let’s see how those guys are holding up.”Building Intelligent Computer Systems” is the name of the talk by Richard Gordon at the  TEDxOverlandPark, in which he discusses the topic of learning machines and associated problems. Enjoy! TEDxTalks

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