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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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