[LESS INFO] 376 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] 470 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] 431 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] 343 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] 313 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] 310 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] 223 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] 271 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
[LESS INFO] 177 VIEWS | ADDED 04:30:00 06/30/11
A panel on Building Capacity for the Future examines today's emerging technologies as well as the challenges associated with meeting global demand as we move toward an increasingly electrified energy system. Speakers include Jay Apt, Yacine Kadi, Craig Dunn, and Greg Naterer. The Equinox Summit was held at the Perimeter Institute in Waterloo, Ontario, from June 5 - 9, 2011.
[LESS INFO] 439 VIEWS | ADDED 04:30:00 06/25/11
Renate Loll from Utrecht University's Institute for Theoretical Physics delivers a lecture on Searching for the Quantum Origins of Space and Time. The lecture was recorded at the Perimeter Institute in Waterloo, Ontario, on May 5, 2010.