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TEDx: Living on the Boundary

TEDx: Living on the Boundary

| February 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

String theory is one of the most unique and in many ways elegant theories. After all, it’s one of the candidates for the theory of everything. But so what? What influence does research in string theory have for our everyday lives and our society in general? In this Joel Hutchinson aims to answer this question by […]

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TEDx: A Late-Onset Physics Love Story

TEDx: A Late-Onset Physics Love Story

| November 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Emily Costello, age 22, has recently graduated with BsC in physics, however, she is not your ordinary physics student — her path did not always appear to lead to life in science. Throughout her youth she has written music and songs as well as plays and poetry. Art, however, in the eyes of Ms Costello […]

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TEDx: Nature of Mathematics

TEDx: Nature of Mathematics

| September 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

In this video Michael Randy Gabel discusses the nature of mathematics in terms of such concepts as theory, proof, theorem and conjecture. This is done in the context of modern education in mathematics — Gabel discusses how even a little change in the methods of teaching could highly increase the quality of mathematical education. Finally, […]

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TEDx: The Family Tree of the Universe

TEDx: The Family Tree of the Universe

| May 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Here’s a new TEDx talk by Debbie Bard, a cosmologist and project scientist at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory. Bard started her career studying the very smallest things in the cosmos, earning a doctorate in particle physics from the University of Edinburgh and working as a post-doctoral scholar at Imperial College London. Today Bard researches the structure and […]

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TEDx: Einstein and the Monks

| March 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

In this interesting TEDx talk Chris Impey, a Distinguished Professor and deputy head of the astronomy department at the University of Arizona, talks about his unique experience of teaching the Buddhist monks. Chris Impey spend some time teaching a group of Buddhist monks the basics of physics of space and time. This remarkable experience not only […]

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TEDx: Tamara Davis

| November 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

It seems like a good time for another TEDx physics talk. This time we have a talk by Tamara Davis, who is an astrophysicists with an interest in gravity, nature of space time and the fundamental laws of physics. In addition Tamara explains how the cosmos itself acts as the most powerful laboratory enabling us […]

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Nanomaterials: The Science of the Small

| August 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

Here’s another interesting TEDx talk, this time, on the peculiarities of nanomaterials. Stefan Bon, who is an associate professor in Chemistry at Warwick, shares his ideas on nanomaterials and his background in developing (living) radical polymerizations. He is also the founder of the BonLab, where they study chemistry and physics of the assembly of molecular and colloidal entities […]

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Dan Meyer: Math Class Needs a Makeover

| July 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

Here’s another great TEDx talk delivered by Dan Meyer. Meyer is a math teacher, who believes that our modern mathematics educations requires a major makeover. In this talk Dan Meyer presents his classroom-tested math exercises that encourage students to stop and think. For more TED & TEDx videos visit the list of physics TED talks […]

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