Tag: TEDx

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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Robert Simpson – The Hidden Universe

| July 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

In this TEDx talk, Robert Simpson, currently working in Cardiff University, presents his ideas on the hidden side of what we can see in the night sky using infrared and ultraviolet radiation. Robert also runs the popular astronomy blog called the Orbiting Frog, where he shares news but also develops online astronomy tools. Fore more physics […]

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String Cosmology: The Study of the Universe by Ali Nayeri

| June 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

String theory attempts to describe the known forces and particles as vibrations of 1-D objects called strings. As many researchers working on string theory believe, it should in principle unite all the known forces, including gravity, with the quantum effects, which makes string theory a candidate for the so called theory of everything. And one […]

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TEDx: Physics Meets Wall Street

| June 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

In this TEDx talk Rick Nason introduces complexity and explains why and how we need to embrace complexity and let go of our ingrained complicated paradigms. According to Nason in an increasingly global world it becomes ever more important to understand the differences between situations that are simple, complicated and complex. For more TEDx talks […]

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The End of the World As We Know It

| June 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

In this TEDx talk Robert Harmon looks into the far future to find out how the world is going to end. In particular, he overviews how, according to our current understanding, the earth, the Milky Way and the entire universe is likely to end. As always, for more TED and TEDx videos visit the ultimate list […]

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The Ultimate List of Physics TED Talks

The Ultimate List of Physics TED Talks

| May 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

TED, which stands for technology, entertainment and design, is a global conference with a mission to spread important ideas from the fields of science,  art, technology, design and business. TED began as a single conference back in 1984, but later became an annual conference held in Monterey, California. Due to high popularity TED events spread all around […]

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Telescopes as Time Machines

| May 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

Dr. Michael Liu was born and raised in the Washington, D.C. area and done his undergraduate work at Cornell University. His doctoral work at the University of California, Berkeley led him to the Institute of Astronomy at the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa, where he is now a faculty member. In this TEDx talk Dr. Michael […]

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