Seth Lloyd

Feb. 27, 2015

Which Scientific Ideas Must Die?

This Idea Must Die asks scientists and big thinkers which scientific theories they’d target for extinction.

this idea must die, john brockman, sean carroll, seth lloyd

Dec. 14, 2012

Ask a Quantum Mechanic

Teleporting data.. time travel.. quantum computers. Sci-fi or science reality? 'Quantum mechanic' Seth Lloyd joins us to talk about the mysteries of the quantum world.

physics, quantum mechanic, quantum computing

Oct. 12, 2012

2012 Nobel Prizes Recognize Pioneering Science

This year’s Nobel laureates changed our understanding of our bodies and the world around us.

nobel prize, physiology, medicne, physics, chemistry, 2012 nobel prizes, sweden


Michael Pollan Talks Plants and Food

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Cephalopod Spectacular


Mystery Box

Teaching Ancient Nautilus New Tricks

\tWith its heavy outer shell, weak vision, and primitive brain, the nautilus lacks much of the excitement of the more flashy and cunning cephalopods. Yet a series of experiments by evolutionary biologists Dr. Jennifer Basil and Robyn Crook involving fish juice, blue lights, and mazes dispels the notion that this ancient species is incapable of basic learning and throws into question the origins of cephalopods' intellectual prowess.

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