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Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers

30 Second Science: Jim Gates

Jim Gates is Professor & Director of the Center for String & Particle Theory at the University of Maryland. He also recently received the National Medal of Science from President Obama. We consider Jim a Science/Faith Healer because he often speaks publicly about how human beings don't need science or faith, but that, in fact, we need both.

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John Horgan: The Dangers of Hanging Out with Terrorists

John Horgan interviews an IRA terrorist and wonders if he's made a huge mistake.
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John Horgan: There's Always Hope

John Horgan studies terrorists and finds nuance and complexity where others see only evil.
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Nicole Prause: What Women (Don't) Need

A bunch of men try to create a kind of "female viagra," but they forget to talk to women.
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Nicole Prause: Great Balls of Fire

Nicole Prause finally gets a Harley Davidson... and all hell breaks loose!
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Nicole Prause: You Gotta Fight for Your Right to do Science

Nicole Prause asks questions about human sexuality that scare other scientists.
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Chris Hadfield: The Universe Surrounds You

Chris Hadfield takes a walk in outer - and inner - space.
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Chris Hadfield: Deep Questions for a Star Man

We ask astronaut Chris Hadfield a bunch of silly questions.
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Chris Hadfield: Space Oddity

Chris Hadfield makes a music video tribute to David Bowie and returns a viral sensation.
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Janet Iwasa: Animating HIV

Janet Iwasa uses heranimation skills to depict HIV cells.
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Janet Iwasa: Science Goes Hollywood

Janet Iwasa studies animation in Hollywood.
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