Sean B. Carroll

Oct. 11, 2013

‘Brave Genius’: A Tale of Two Nobelists

"Brave Genius" profiles two extraordinary men: biologist Jacques Monod and philosopher Albert Camus.

Brave Genius: A Scientist, a Philosopher, and Their Daring Adventures from the French Resistance to the Nobel Prize, brave genius, sean b. carol, albert camus, jacque monod

Mar. 20, 2009

Darwin's Supporting Evidence

Like any great scientist, Charles Darwin didn't come to his ideas alone. We'll talk with biologist Sean Carroll about the flora, fauna, fossils, and scientists that helped prove Darwin was right.

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Tar Noir: Paleoforensics at the La Brea Tar Pits

\tThe La Brea Tar Pits are  world-renowned fossil sites for good reason—they're the mass graves of thousands of Ice Age creatures, each with a story to tell. Researchers at the nearby Page Museum clean the asphalt from the fossil remains, and using paleoforensics, recount the grim details of their deaths. In the process, clues emerge about what life was like in prehistoric Los Angeles.

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