Tag: Science

Michio Kaku: The Universe in a Nutshell (Full Presentation)

Michio Kaku: The Universe in a Nutshell (Full Presentation)

My name is Professor Michio Kaku.  I’m a professor of theoretical physics at the City University of New York and I specialize in something called string theory.  I’m a physicist. Some people ask me the question, “What has…

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The race to sequence the human genome – Tien Nguyen

The race to sequence the human genome – Tien Nguyen

Packed inside every cell in your body is a set of genetic instructions, 3.2 billion base pairs long. Deciphering these directions would be a monumental task but could offer unprecedented insight about the human body. In 1990, a…

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Will There Be Countries on Mars?

Will There Be Countries on Mars?

What did the Soviet Union, the British, French, Dutch, Spanish, and Portuguese Empires, along with a number of others enjoy with great enthusiasm? Lines. Not zip lines, light rail lines, or tan lines. Well, actually tan lines would…

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Alberta’s first satellite set to launch

Alberta’s first satellite set to launch

The launch of AlbertaSAT will represent the first ever Made in Alberta satellite The first time that a spacecraft has been built In the province of Alberta, by anybody We are going to be one of the first…

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The puzzle of motivation | Dan Pink

The puzzle of motivation | Dan Pink

I need to make a confession at the outset here. A little over 20 years ago, I did something that I regret, something that I’m not particularly proud of. Something that, in many ways, I wish no one…

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What If You Spent A Week Underwater?

What If You Spent A Week Underwater?

what have you spent a week underwater now it’s quite obvious if you spent a week underwater while you die humans need air to breathe but still that didn’t stop Tim yarrow from testing out what life is…

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Avatar – How It Should Have Ended

Avatar – How It Should Have Ended

(sniff) agh, I love the smell of CGI in the morning Avatar – How It Should Have Ended Ahhh!! Aghrhh Not when I’m still… (BOOM!) We are so thankful the sky-people will no longer destroy our land. I…

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Computational Thinking – Computer Science for Business Professionals – by CS50 at Harvard

Computational Thinking – Computer Science for Business Professionals – by CS50 at Harvard

[MUSIC PLAYING] DAVID J. MALAN: So odds are you use a computer most every day, but you might not necessarily think of yourself as a computer person. Something goes wrong, you don’t necessarily know how to fix it….

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CABANA – Capacity building for bioinformatics in Latin America

CABANA – Capacity building for bioinformatics in Latin America

I’m really, really grateful for the opportunity to come and talk to you today The reason why I’m here really is that over the last two or three decades there’s been a revolution in biological data in the…

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How to Apply to the STEM Graduate Research Fellowship

How to Apply to the STEM Graduate Research Fellowship

Every year, the National Institute of Justice opens a call for graduate research fellows in – science, technology, engineering and mathematics. In this video, I’m going to answer the most common questions that I get from students and…

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