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.

florida, biology, evolution, darwin

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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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