Mind Melds and Brain Beams: The Dawn of Brain-to-Brain Communication

07/08/16See Comments

Music students download the technique of their favorite pianist or singer directly into their brains. Medical students download the skills of a seasoned surgeon or...[Read More]


Gravitational Waves: A New Era of Astronomy Begins

06/23/16See Comments

On September 14th, 2015, a ripple in the fabric of space, created by the violent collision of two distant black holes over a billion years...[Read More]

Photo by Greg Kessler.

A Festival Full of Memorable Moments Comes to a Close

06/05/16See Comments

In a year that began with an inspiring reminder that human ingenuity, persistence, and collaboration makes it possible to do things like successfully detect gravitational...[Read More]

Photo by Greg Kessler.

Gallery: Robots, Stars, and Symmetry

06/04/16See Comments

Day 4 of the World Science Festival offered a full slate of Apprentice events for students, in-depth conversations about gravitational waves and symmetry, and a...[Read More]


Day 5: What’s On Tap on Sunday?

06/04/16See Comments

Five fascinating days of full science celebration culminate on Sunday with a variety of fun events tailored for the next generation of scientists. Street Science...[Read More]


Gallery: Entertaining and Enlightening Expertise

06/04/16See Comments

Day 3 at the ninth annual World Science Festival included in-depth conversations about gene editing technology and big data, plus a performance of “Light Falls”. World...[Read More]


Day 4: What’s On Tap on Saturday?

06/03/16See Comments

Scientific wonder will sweep across New York City on Saturday as curious attendees gather at the World Science Festival to explore gravitational waves, count fish with biologists, and stare...[Read More]


Gallery: Big Ideas and Big Prizes on Day 2

06/03/16See Comments

Day 2 at the World Science Festival included a morning announcement the prestigious Kavli Prizes and a night full of personal stories at Lincoln Center....[Read More]

Photo by Greg Kessler.

High Honors for Big Ideas Set the Tone for a Fascinating Festival

06/03/16See Comments

Following a thrilling opening night celebration of the life and work of Dr. Oliver Sacks, nine scientists took home Kavli Prizes on Day 2 of...[Read More]


Day 3: What’s On Tap on Friday?

06/02/16See Comments

Day 3 is packed chock-full of fascinating events for scientists at every level of expertise. The most advanced attendees will connect with leaders in their...[Read More]