David Kaplan explores the leading theories for the origin of life on our planet.
Filming for this video by Petr Stepanek. Editing and motion graphics by Ryan Griffin. Music by Kai Engel.
Filming by Tom Hurwitz and Richard Fleming. Editing and motion graphics by Tom McNamara. Music by Podington Bear.
David Kaplan explains how the law of increasing entropy could drive random bits of matter into the stable, orderly structures of life.
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Suchitra Sebastian talks about how extreme conditions can create unexpected quantum behavior.
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Ken Ono explains how Ramanujan has served as his “guardian angel” throughout his life and career.
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Janna Levin talks about her roles as scientific director at a “center for art and innovation” in Brooklyn and as a physicist and writer.
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David Moore explains why we might expect to find strange things when we study gravity at small scales.
David Moore of Stanford University describes how, inside this chamber, silica spheres probe for distortions of gravity.
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Donald Hoffman explains how our perceptions have evolved to become like a computer interface.
Filming by Tom Hurwitz and Richard Fleming. Editing by Lisa Iaboni. Other graphics and images from CERN. Music by Podington Bear.
David Kaplan reports on a potentially exciting new signal at the Large Hadron Collider.
David Deamer explains how his laboratory mimics the extreme conditions found on volcanoes in the early Earth.
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