[LESS INFO] 424 VIEWS | ADDED 04:30:00 09/21/11
Ivan Semeniuk, Chief of Corespondents for Nature leads a discussion centered on the ideas and thoughts of Stephen Hawking. Neil Turok, Julie Payette, Rebecca Saxe and S. James Gates, Jr. cover topics including unfied theory, cosmology and colonization of space.
[LESS INFO] 379 VIEWS | ADDED 04:30:00 08/27/11
Big Ideas presents Princeton University professor of Philosophy and Comparative Literature, Alexander Nehamas, on how individual character defines our ideas of what is beautiful
[LESS INFO] 473 VIEWS | ADDED 04:30:00 08/20/11
Eric Mazur, the Dean of Applied Physics at Harvard University, delivers a lecture entitled, Stopping Time. In it he breaks time down into it's smallest measureable components via photography and developments in laser technology.
[LESS INFO] 436 VIEWS | ADDED 04:30:00 07/23/11
Armine Yalnizyan, Jordan Peterson, and Matthew Mendelsohn join epidemiologist Richard Wilkinson to discuss why equality is better for everyone, the theme of Wilkinson's book, The Spirit Level
[LESS INFO] 348 VIEWS | ADDED 04:30:00 07/16/11
University of Toronto Physics professor Robert K. Logan on The Origin and Evolution of Language and the Emergence of Concepts
[LESS INFO] 314 VIEWS | ADDED 04:30:00 07/14/11
Equinox Summit: Energy 2030 - Bill Rosehart, Maria Skyllas-Kazacos, Ted Sargent and Walt Patterson discuss Ensuring Electricity: What Happens If the Lights Go Out?
[LESS INFO] 313 VIEWS | ADDED 04:30:00 07/09/11
Marcus Chown of New Scientist Magazine on his Top 10 Bonkers Things About the Universe
[LESS INFO] 224 VIEWS | ADDED 04:30:00 07/07/11
A panel on Investing in Efficiency examines ways to manage energy demand and advance technological ideas that may improve efficiency at every stage of the energy system. Featured panelists are Linda Nazar, Jillian Buriak, Alan Aspuru-Guzik and Cathy Foley. The Equinox Summit was held at the Perimeter Institute in Waterloo, Ontario, from June 5 - 9, 2011.
[LESS INFO] 277 VIEWS | ADDED 04:30:00 07/02/11
Kevin B. Anderson and Janet Afary on their book The Seductions of Islamism: Revisiting Foucault and the Iranian Revolution