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  • emUnderbugem
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    Underbug

    Lisa Margonelli explored termites, from their hive and swarm behavior and the over $20 billion dollars of damage they cause each year to military and scientific research to develop…

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  • emWork in the Age of Robotsem
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    Work in the Age of Robots

    Manhattan Institute senior fellow Mark Mills discussed his book, Work in the Age of Robots.

    310 views
  • emThe Poisoned Cityem
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    The Poisoned City

    Journalist Anna Clark chronicled the water crisis in Flint, Michigan.

    190 views
  • emThrough Two Doors at Onceem
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    Through Two Doors at Once

    Anil Ananthaswamy recounted the “double-slit” experiment, an 1800s light experiment by Thomas Young that challenged Isaac Newton’s theory that light is made of particles and was debated…

    390 views
  • emSpying on Whalesem
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    Spying on Whales

    Paleontologist Nick Pyenson explored the evolution of whales, from their anatomy to current migratory patterns.

    169 views
  • emThe Omega Principleem
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    The Omega Principle

    James Beard Award-winning author Paul Greenberg looked at the effect humans have on oceans, through the consumption of seafood and Omega-3s.

    511 views
  • emReader Come Homeem
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    Reader, Come Home

    Maryanne Wolf explored how our brains process reading print versus digital mediums.

    675 views
  • Alaskan Reporter Recounts 1989 Massive Oil Spill
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    The Spill

    On March 24, 1989, the Exxon Valdez oil tanker struck a reef and spilled close to 11 million gallons of oil. Stan Jones, former investigative reporter with the Anchorage Daily News, recounted the timeline of…

    387 views
  • History of Pluto
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    History of Pluto

    Authors William Sheehan and Kevin Schindler discussed their books, Discovering Pluto: Exploration at the Edge of the Solar System and Pluto and Lowell Observatory: A History of Discovery at Flagstaff.…

    192 views
  • emWhen Einstein Walked with Godelem
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    When Einstein Walked with Godel

    New York Times' Jim Holt discussed the relationship between physicist Albert Einstein and Austrian mathematician Kurt Godel and profiled other scientific leaders, including Alan Turing, Ada…

    834 views
  • emSpace Capitalismem
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    Space Capitalism

    Loyola University economics professor Walter Block discussed his book, Space Capitalism: How Humans Will Colonize Planets, Moons, and Asteroids.

    613 views
  • Michael Pollan Discusses emHow to Change Your Mindem
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    How to Change Your Mind

    Michael Pollan reported on the medical and scientific uses and affects of psychedelic drugs.

    2,053 views
  • After Words with Mona HannaAttisha
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    After Words with Mona Hanna-Attisha

    Physician Mona Hanna-Attisha detailed her efforts to provide scientific evidence that children in Flint, Michigan, were being exposed to lead poisoning through the water supply. She’s…

    1,021 views
  • emShe Has Her Mothers Laughem
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    She Has Her Mother's Laugh

    Carl Zimmer looked at heredity, biomedical technology, and the ethics of scientific intervention.

    581 views
  • emBefore the Falloutem
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    Before the Fallout

    Diana Preston talked about her book Before The Fallout: From Marie Curie to Hiroshima, published by Walker and Company. On December 26, 1898, Marie Curie announced the discovery of radium and observed that…

    446 views
  • emFuture Presenceem
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    Future Presence

    Peter Rubin of Wired Magazine reported on virtual reality and the impact it will have on entertainment, work, and even human emotions and interaction.

    561 views
  • emHow to Fix the Futureem
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    How to Fix the Future

    Andrew Keen equated technological change with political and economic unrest and shared his thoughts on how to preserve humanity.

    1,083 views
  • emPrediction Machinesem
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    Prediction Machines

    Ajay Agrawal, founder of the Creative Destruction Lab and co-founder of the AI/robotics company Kindred, explored the economics behind the creation of artificial intelligence.

    1,289 views
  • emThe Future Computedem
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    The Future Computed

    Brad Smith, president of Microsoft, discussed artificial intelligence and how it will impact society and the workforce.

    1,117 views
  • Author Discussion on Artificial Intelligence
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    Author Discussion on Artificial Intelligence

    A discussion on artificial intelligence from the 16th annual Annapolis Book Festival that featured Amir Husain, The Sentient Machine, and Paul Scharre, Army of None: Autonomous Weapons and…

    566 views
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