[LESS INFO] 417 VIEWS | ADDED 23:00:00 10/24/09
Richard Leakey, professor of Anthropology at Stony Brook University in New York is best known for his paleontological work in Africa. His lecture, entitled Climate Change and the Future of Life on Earth deals with wildlife conservation and was recorded at the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto on May 30th, 2009.
[LESS INFO] 133 VIEWS | ADDED 23:00:00 10/17/09
Leonard Mlodinow, of the California Institute of Technology is the author of The Drunkard's Walk: How Randomness Rules Our Lives. His lecture on the subject of randomness was presented by the Perimeter Institute in Waterloo, Ontario on May 6th, 2009.
[LESS INFO] 212 VIEWS | ADDED 23:00:00 10/10/09
Lawrence Krauss is a professor in the Department of Physics at Arizona State University. His lecture entitled Life, the Universe and Nothing was recorded at the Isabel Bader Theatre in Toronto on March 27th, 2009.
[LESS INFO] 133 VIEWS | ADDED 23:00:00 10/03/09
Christopher Hitchens, author of God is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything, delivers a lecture at the Royal Ontario Museum entitled The Three New Commandments in conjunction with the exhibit of the Dead Sea Scrolls.
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Panelists John Ralston Saul, Margaret MacMillan, Naomi Klein, and Adam Gopnik discuss what constitutes a great leader and why some leaders fail while others thrive.
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The author of The Truth About Stories, Thomas King, delivers his 2003 Massey Lecture entitled, What Is It About Us that You Don?t Like?
[LESS INFO] 241 VIEWS | ADDED 22:00:00 09/12/09
MIT professor of Linguistics, Noam Chomsky, delivers his 2002 lecture on international policy continuity in the wake of 9-11.
[LESS INFO] 169 VIEWS | ADDED 22:00:00 08/29/09
Elizabeth Abbott on her 2003 book A History of Mistresses.
[LESS INFO] 249 VIEWS | ADDED 22:00:00 08/22/09
Author Elaine Dewar delivers her 2002 lecture about her book The Second Tree: Of Clones, Chimeras and Quests for Immortality.
[LESS INFO] 228 VIEWS | ADDED 22:00:00 08/01/09
Columbia University professor of Sociology, Saskia Sassen, delivers her 2003 lecture on the concept of citizenship in the age of globalization.
[LESS INFO] 115 VIEWS | ADDED 22:00:00 07/25/09
Professor of Genome Sciences and of Medicine, Dr. Maynard Olson delivers his 2003 lecture, companion piece to the Francis S. Collins lecture The Genome and Your Future.
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The leader of the Human Genome Project, Dr. Francis S. Collins delivers his 2003 high school lecture entitled The Genome and Your Future.