Einstein Hated Quantum Mechanics. Brian Greene and Alan Alda Discuss Why

07/10/14See Comments

Albert Einstein was not a fan of quantum mechanics. He was annoyed by the uncertain, random nature of the universe it implied (hence the famous


WSU Summer Session: Master Special Relativity With Brian Greene  

07/08/14See Comments

Why not bring Albert Einstein to the beach with you this summer? With World Science U, you can become a master of special relativity in


Watch the Full Program: “What Is Color?”

07/08/14See Comments

What is color? It seems like a simple question at first, but when you think about it, the reality of what we’re seeing is a


Watch: Astronaut Michael Massimino’s Really Cool Job

07/07/14See Comments

At the 2014 World Science Festival program “Cool Jobs,” NASA astronaut Michael Massimino talks about the “right stuff” you need to work in space—a healthy


Beautiful Bloodsuckers: See Why Mark Siddall Loves Leeches

07/03/14See Comments

When people say they want to work with animals, they probably don’t have leeches on the brain. But while leeches are not exactly the cuddliest


Watch Behind-The-Scenes Footage Of The Fun, Dirty Business Of Archaeology

07/02/14See Comments

How do we know what ancient Romans ate for lunch? Archaeologists Hannah Morris and Becca Peixotto try and solve mysteries like these every day. They


Life With Robots: Watch Chad Jenkins Talk About His Cool Job

07/02/14See Comments

Gamer kids, rejoice: Brown University computer scientist and roboticist Chad Jenkins’ career path started when he got the Atari 2600 video game system and was


White House Chef Bill Yosses on the Deliciousness of Lard

07/01/14See Comments

At a reception for LGBT Pride Month on Monday, U.S. President Barack Obama sang the praises of outgoing White House executive pastry chef Bill Yosses—but also blamed


Watch: Nita Farahany On The Twisted Logic Behind America’s Shameful Eugenic History

07/01/14See Comments

From 1929 to 1974, the state of North Carolina forcibly sterilized more than 7,500 people—a program supposedly aimed at eliminating “feeble-mindedness” and other ills, but


Pioneer In Science Profile: Martin Rees

06/30/14See Comments

In his research, U.K. Astronomer Royal Martin Rees has tackled topics as varied as the Big Bang, quasars, and more far-out ideas like the search for dark matter