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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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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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How Quantum Biology Will Save the World a.k.a. Do We Have a Quantum Soul?

| April 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

Dr. Hameroff is a clinical anesthesiologist, who studied how anesthetic molecules selectively erase consciousness via delicate quantum effects on protein dynamics. In the world of physics, however, Dr. Hameroff is mostly famous for his work with Sir Roger Penrose on the quantum theory of consciousness called orchestrated objective reduction (Orch OR). Even though Orch OR is a highly controversial theory, […]

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TEDx: Certainty in Uncertainty

TEDx: Certainty in Uncertainty

| April 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

When it comes to TED talks, I always feel that TEDx videos are a little underappreciated, especially when it comes to physics videos. Thus I would to share a few physics TEDx talks that I found interesting on YouTube. The first one is by  2012 Nobel Prize for Physics recipient Professor Brian Schmidt, who talks about the […]

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In the Beginning Was the Code

In the Beginning Was the Code

| March 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

The universe seems incredibly complex. But could its rules be dead simple? Juergen Schmidhuber’s fascinating story will try to convince you that this universe and your own life are just by-products of a very simple and fast program computing all logically possible universes. Juergen Schmidhuber is Director of the Swiss Artificial Intelligence Lab IDSIA. He […]

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The Particle at the End of the Universe

The Particle at the End of the Universe

| March 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

So here we have another great quality talk from the Royal Institution. This time the speaker is non other but a great theoretical physicist and a famous author Sean Carroll. The subject of the talk is the Higgs boson, its discovery and the implication of this discovery for the future of physics. For more videos […]

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Understanding the Universe: An Introduction to Astronomy 2nd Edition

Understanding the Universe: An Introduction to Astronomy 2nd Edition

| November 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

It seems like a good time to update our video section. So throughout my random stumblings on YouTube I found this guy Dr. Alex Filipenko. Alex Filippenko received his Ph.D. in Astronomy from Caltech in 1984 and joined the University of California, Berkeley faculty in 1986, where he is currently the Richard and Rhoda Goldman Distinguished […]

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