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  • Being Human 2013 Videos

    By on October 1, 2013

    The videos from the Being Human 2013 conference in San Francisco are available online and well worth a gander.

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  • What exactly is a doctorate?

    By on October 1, 2013

    What getting a doctorate really means? Matt Might, professor of Computer Science at the University of Utah, offers these...

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  • Make a dent in the universe: Erika Iives

    By on September 30, 2013

    This TEDxStavanger talk by Erika Ilves helps us to imagine the Big Future that our descendants might yet have...

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  • Row over IPCC Report

    By on September 24, 2013

    Robert Mendick of the Daily Telegraph reported this week about behind-the-scenes wrangling over the up-coming publication of the 2,000-page...

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  • The What and Why of Big History

    By on September 21, 2013

    This lecture by David Christian was part of a Metanexus symposium on the Teaching of Big History at the...

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  • Big History, Big Problems, Big Questions

    By on September 21, 2013

    William Grassie introduces the Metanexus symposium on Teaching Big History with a short talk entitled “Big History, Big Problems,...

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  • Bohemian Gravity

    By on September 18, 2013

    Delighted to share this video of String Theory set to Bohemian Rapsody by A Capella Science. This video and...

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  • The Universe Verse – A rhyming guide to our origins

    By on September 17, 2013

    The Universe Verse is a series of three scientifically-accurate rhyming comic books about the origins of the Universe, life...

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  • Putting Time in Perspective

    By on September 16, 2013

    Putting Time In Perspective is a series of timelines posted on WaitButWhy.com. Informative and fun, start with your morning...

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  • Gorgeous Glimpses of Calamity

    By on September 4, 2013

    "Welcome to the Anthropocene." That is the message of a stunning collection of satellite images recently compiled by the...

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