30 January 2014

Brian Greene: Why is our universe fine-tuned for life?

Greene ties together several modern theories to paint a description of the universe that we see today and what it might look like in the future.

Brian Greene: Why is our universe fine-tuned for life? (TED)

21 January 2014

Brian Goldman: Doctors make mistakes. Can we talk about that?

Goldman talks candidly about the fact that doctors make mistakes. He suggests that instead of turning a blind eye to such mistakes and pretending like good doctors are perfect, we would address the fact that no amount of training can make a perfect doctor and instead we should focus our efforts on creating systems to minimize those mistakes.

Brian Goldman: Doctors make mistakes. Can we talk about that? (TED)

16 January 2014

02 January 2014

Donald Sadoway: The missing link to renewable energy

"If you want to make something dirt cheap, make it out of dirt." Sadoway talks about how he developed an industrial size battery that is incredibly reliable, simple and cheap.

Donald Sadoway: The missing link to renewable energy