Life on a Low-Gravity Planet

Life on a Low-Gravity Planet

This episode is sponsored by Audible. In the future humanity may come to reside on strange new worlds, and likely many will have lower gravity than Earth. We may find native life on those worlds or adapt to them ourselves. But what would those adaptations be? There is a fairly common assumption in science fiction […]

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Why Engineers Turned to Origami to Create Reality-Bending Metamaterials

Why Engineers Turned to Origami to Create Reality-Bending Metamaterials

What you’re looking at is no standard paper crane. But it is a breakthrough development that could one day let us reuse spacecraft, build epic superhero suits, or even harvest energy for electronics… and it all relies on the ancient art of origami. Okay, so let’s start at the beginning. This is a metamaterial. No, […]

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Emotional short-circuits: the intelligence behind mistakes | Daniela Lucangeli | TEDxMilano

Emotional short-circuits: the intelligence behind mistakes | Daniela Lucangeli | TEDxMilano

Translator: Eloisa Zendali Reviewer: Giorgio Fighera I have to take a breath, to talk about emotional short circuits. I could ask you to come here and look at yourself, and the short circuit would start. I deal with children who can’t make it, children who struggle with school, children who struggle with growing up, children […]

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Why Consonance in Science and Theology? | Episode 1803 | Closer To Truth

Why Consonance in Science and Theology? | Episode 1803 | Closer To Truth

[♪♪♪] [♪♪♪] ROBERT LAWRENCE KUHN: I seek reality.Not wishful reality, not institutional reality,but real reality.I was educated as a scientist, I think as a scientist,and I know most science is true.I’ve studied theology, I understand theology,and I hope some theology is not false.I’ve long tracked the relationshipbetween science and theology,the easy conflicts and complaints,the hard […]

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This is your brain on air pollution | María Neira

This is your brain on air pollution | María Neira

There is something we desperately need that we cannot stop doing: it is breathing. Do you want to try? Why don’t we stop breathing together for, let’s say, even 10 seconds. Is that OK? Let’s do it. Get ready … OK, now! Oof, difficult, isn’t it? Well, this is an incredible number that will again […]

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How art can soothe us during times of crisis

How art can soothe us during times of crisis

JUDY WOODRUFF: We thought we would to close tonight with a story of hope, how, in these trying times, people are creatively using the arts, like song, to come together, even in the face of social distancing. It is a reminder of the power of humanity even during hardship. Jeffrey Brown has our look, as […]

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Art Seeking Understanding

Art Seeking Understanding

What is art? That’s a good question. Here’s a more interesting question: What is the value of art in the human experience? Various theories have been advanced over the years. pleasure beauty expression or stimulation of emotion but, as the philosopher Gordon Graham has argued, “none of them can on its own explain the special […]

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VLG14/ Singapore – part2 – ArtScience Museum where art meets science – سنغافورة متحف زهرة اللوتس

VLG14/ Singapore – part2 – ArtScience Museum where art meets science – سنغافورة متحف زهرة اللوتس

Now, we’re entering the Hotel. I am surprised by the number of people and the length of the queue. since the line is so long here, we should go a bit early to the universal studios. We got a wet towel to refresh our faces and a bottle of water while we’re waiting. They gave […]

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Industrial Belts in Space: How would Regions of Space industrially develop over time?

Industrial Belts in Space: How would Regions of Space industrially develop over time?

This episode is brought to by Skillshare. To fuel our future in space we will need massive industrial production up in space, but how will that develop and will the creation of such industries to help colonize space also influence how and where that colonization occurs? We’ve recently been discussing the development of industry on […]

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PBS NewsHour West live episode, Mar 9, 2020

PBS NewsHour West live episode, Mar 9, 2020

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