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May. 23, 2014

Why Science and the Humanities Are Better Together

Biographer Walter Isaacson explains why the future belongs to those who can merge the arts and the sciences.

walter isaacson, jefferson lecture, arts and science, art, science

Aug. 16, 2013

Marina Abramovic: Experimenting on Consciousness, Through Art

Performance artist Marina Abramovic wants to build a laboratory devoted to arts and science.

art, artist, performance art, brain, consciousness, Marina Abramovic, Christof Koch, Measuring the Magic of Mutual Gaze, arts and sciences, experiment

Apr. 25, 2014

The Science Club Talks Art Machines

The Science Club meets to recap the month’s ‘Build an Art Machine’ project.

science club, machine art, tinkering, craft, diy, machine, tinkering studio, exploratorium, maker, karen wilkinson, mike petrich

Mar. 28, 2014

Movie Night for Scientists

Movie theaters and scientists pair up to present a National Evening of Science on Screen.

movies, science movies, national evening of science on screen, soylent green, avatar

Nov. 29, 2013

At STREB Action Lab, Dance and Physics Collide

Choreographer and gravity-junkie Elizabeth Streb pushes the boundaries of physics—with dance.

lisa randall, dance, physics, forces, choreography, elizabeth streb, streb action lab

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Michael Pollan Talks Plants and Food

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Meet The Balloonatics

\tIt's crunch time for the 'balloonatics' at Macy's Parade Studio. The balloons themselves, which are designed and fabricated in a warehouse in New Jersey, are getting their final checkup before the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. John Piper and Jim Artle take us around the studio and spill the secrets of inflation, explain how to calculate whether your balloon will float, and explain why the balloons look better after a little time in the sun.

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