A seismologist from the University of Colorado, Boulder, shares research she conducted in the Himalayas throughout eastern Nepal and southern Tibet, an area she calls a breeding ground of destructive earthquakes.
A biological anthropologist, who stars in an IMAX documentary currently showing at the Liberty Science Center, speaks about her work using genetic data to study the genealogy of ancient mummies and the ecology of parasitic infectious diseases.
Conservation biologists from the Wildlife Conservation Society and the AMNH Center for Conservation Genetics discuss the behavior of wild cats and how new techniques in molecular genetics are helping conserve endangered cats across the globe.
Astrophysicists and a philosopher discuss recent, data-driven, explanations for the appearance and evolution of our universe and how our new views on the universe have informed our every-day lives and beliefs.
The scientist who discovered mirror neurons engages in a roundtable discussion with artists and art historians about how neuroscientific discoveries can influence our understanding of how we perceive art.
Philosopher and codirector of the Center for Cognitive Studies at Tufts University, Dennett describes the evolution of human culture, which he says is a "second information highway," swifter and more reliable than genetic transmission.