David Kaplan explores the leading cosmological explanation for the origin of the universe.
Filming by Petr Stepanek. Editing and motion graphics by MK12. Music by Pete Calandra and Scott P. Schreer.
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Omololu Akin-Ojo of the East African Institute for Fundamental Research discusses his plans to invigorate theoretical physics in Africa, including by focusing on problems related to energy and water that will especially impact the continent.
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James P. Allison of the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center discusses what initially drew him to immunology as a field and why many scientists used to be skeptical that an immunological strategy for killing cancers would work.
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Scarlett Howard describes how and why she taught honeybees math.
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Craig Callender explains why the connection between black holes and thermodynamics is little more than an analogy.
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The behavior of algorithms is so complex and surprising that we need to study them as though they were animals in the wild.
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