Tag: TED

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 […]

Continue Reading

A New Paradigm for Cosmology in the 21st Century

A New Paradigm for Cosmology in the 21st Century

| June 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

In this recent TEDx talk on cosmology, Mark Brodwin discusses his work as well as the recent discoveries that are shaping the field in the dawn of the 21st century. According to Brodwin, the recent discovery and a number of observational confirmations of the fact that the Universe is expanding with acceleration, will be the main […]

Continue Reading

TED: Why Does the Universe Exist?

TED: Why Does the Universe Exist?

| September 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Why does the Universe exist? That, of course, is the ultimate question. And, as you might imagine, there are many different answers to a question as grand as this one. In this talk Jim Holt, a philosopher and writer, discusses the variety of these answers and how they evolved throughout the history. This starts with […]

Continue Reading

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, […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

Nuclear Fusion with… Hammers

Nuclear Fusion with… Hammers

| April 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Michel Laberge’s favorite type of energy is the nuclear energy. And the reason for that, as Laberge discusses in this recent TED talk, is that it is the energy of the future. Today nuclear energy generates close to 20% of electricity in the US, but that is, of course, done through nuclear fission. Nuclear fusion, […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

banner