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Science Talk 9: Entrepreneurship, Quantum

Contextualizing Physics Innovation and Entrepreneurship connecting Mindset to Skillset — Bahram Roughani, Randy Jones Physics education faces challenges in student engagement. This can be due to the techno-centric approach in physics education with little or no attention devoted to exploring the relationship between physics concepts and human needs. To enhance engagement we may need to… Continue reading Science Talk 9: Entrepreneurship, Quantum

Changing the Future of the Future

Two academic talks: Laura Osur: Alt-Histories Against Technological Determinism. For All Mankind (Apple TV+, 2019-) and Mary Robinette Kowal’s Lady Astronaut series (2018, 2020) present alternative histories of the space race. Read in conversation with each other and as part of a global debate around ethical technology and the commercialization of space, these two properties… Continue reading Changing the Future of the Future

Science Talk 11: Space Exploration

The Internet of Power, Pat Bahn As the fossil energy economy begins to exceed climatological reserves and a climate emergency is occurring, the potential for a new era of smart energy production can expand. Renewables driven by subsurface, surface energy allows the growth of non-variable cost structures in power generation. An era of SuperPower will… Continue reading Science Talk 11: Space Exploration

Science Talk 6: Dinosaurs and Genomes

What’s New in the World of Dinosaurs? — Tom Holtz Their age might long be over, but new information is discovered about the dinosaurs every year. Paleontologist Thomas Holtz discusses the latest discoveries about dinosaurs, and what they mean for our understanding of these magnificent animals. Navigating the Genome: The Final Frontier — Doug Dluzen,… Continue reading Science Talk 6: Dinosaurs and Genomes

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