Hear what Harvard University psychologist Steven Pinker has to say about language and cognition, what swearing reveals about emotion, and what innuendo says about relationships. Warning: Explicit Language.
The documentary filmmaker speaks about his experiences following a close-knit team of international scientists as they attempt to launch a multi-million dollar telescope on a NASA high-altitude balloon.
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.