Now reading: Brilliant Blunders – Public Lecture Trailer

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Even the greatest scientists have made some serious blunders. “Brilliant Blunders” concerns the evolution of life on Earth, of the Earth itself, of stars, and of the universe as a whole. In this talk, astrophysicist Dr. Mario Livio explores and analyzes major errors committed by such luminaries as Charles Darwin, Linus Pauling, and Albert Einstein. […]

/Jun 02, 2016

In his public lecture webcast at Perimeter on February 7, Johnson will discuss the process of turning complex scientific topics into compelling visual narratives.

/Jan 16, 2019

Can computers think? They can certainly calculate – with staggering speed and ever-increasing power – and they have driven scientific and technological advances that would have been impossible without them. Even so, we would like to believe that, for some puzzles, there’s no substitute for old-fashioned human intuition. But this view may be changing. A […]

/Apr 09, 2018