Great Minds of Science

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Neil deGrasse Tyson, Author, Death by Black Hole, and Other Cosmic Quandries

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People magazine’s "Sexiest Astrophysicist Alive," Tyson will lead a tour of the mysteries of the cosmos, explaining black holes and astral life from the frontiers of astrobiology and examining the friction between science and religion in the context of history. Read more »

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Neil deGrasse Tyson: The Demotion of a Planet, and Hate Mail from Third Graders (2/5/2009)

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Neil deGrasse Tyson, Director, Hayden Planetarium; Author, The Pluto Files
Brian Hackney, CBS5 Science Editor; Correspondent, "Eye on the Bay" - Moderator Read more »

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Innovation and Opportunity from Crisis: The Future Emerges

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Innovation and Opportunity from Crisis: The Future Emerges

Paul Saffo, Technology Forecaster and Futurist
David Ewing Duncan, Contributing Editor and Columnist, Conde Nast Portfolio; Chief Correspondent, NPR's "Biotech Nation"; Director, UC Berkeley Center forLife Science Policy; Author, Experimental Man – Moderator
Drew Endy, Synthetic Biologist, Stanford University
Jonathan Wolfson, CEO, Solazyme
Richard Dare, CEO, Pacific Rim Partners Read more »

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The Evolution of the Dominant Animal, Paul R. Ehrlich, Bing Professor of Population Studies

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PAUL EHRLICH


Bing Professor of Population Studies, Department of Biology, Stanford; Author, The Dominant Animal


In conversation with Moira Gunn, host, NPR's BioTech Nation Read more »

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Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage: Bust a Myth

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Bust a Myth: Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman, Hosts of hit television series, "MythBusters"

In conversation with Moira Gunn, Host, NPR’s "Tech Nation"

Does the Bermuda Triangle defy the laws of physics? Are banana peels really as slippery as they are in slapstick comedy? Finally, a television show that makes science cool.

This program was recorded in front of a live audience at the Commonwealth Club of California on August 6th, 2009

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Dr. Michio Kaku: Physics of the Future (3/28/11)

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Physics of the Future

Michio Kaku, Host, “Science Fantastic”; Professor of Physics, City College of New York; Author, Physics of the Future: How Science Will Shape Human Destiny and Our Daily Lives by the Year 2100 Read more »

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Bruce H. Lipton: The Biology of Belief (5/18/11)

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Bruce Lipton, Ph.D., Author; Motivational Speaker Read more »

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The Crowded Universe

Alan Boss, Astronomer; Research Scientist, Carnegie Institution of Washington Department of Terrestrial Magnetism; Author, The Crowded Universe Read more »

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Henry N. Pollack, Ph.D: A World Without Ice

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A World Without Ice: Man’s Impact on Climate Change


Henry N. Pollack, Ph.D., Professor of Geophysics, University of Michigan Read more »

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