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  1. Neil deGrasse Tyson & Bill Nye talk “The Future of Humanity” with Elon Musk

    Neil deGrasse Tyson explores the future of humanity with one of the men forging that future: billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk, CEO of SpaceX and Tesla Motors. Co-hosted by Chuck Nice and guest starring Bill Nye.

    https://soundcloud.com/startalk/the-future-of-humanity-with-elon-musk

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  2. Innovation’s Heroes & Villains

    Mike Green, author of ‘The Nearly Men’, delves into the dark side of technological advance, looking at the bitter rivalries, tales of treachery and acts of deceit behind the inventions and scientific discoveries which defined the modern age.

    Mike Green, author of ‘The Nearly Men: A Chronicle Of Scientific Failure’.

    From http://royalsociety.org/Podcasts-of-Library-events/

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  3. Nikola Tesla: Strange Genius

    The astounding mad scientist life of Nikola Tesla. Just who was this pioneer of radio, radar, and wireless communication? We discover his legacy in the work of today’s scientists and artists. Samantha Hunt’s novel The Invention of Everything Else is a fictional portrait of Tesla. Monologist Mike Daisey tells us how Tesla X-rayed Mark Twain’s head. And across the country, garage inventors toil in obscurity at the next breakthrough that will change the world.

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  4. Introducing Nikola Tesla

    Part visionary, part mad scientist, and absolute genius, Tesla should be as famous as Edison – but he’s been largely forgotten. Kurt talks with Samantha Hunt about her new novel The Invention of Everything Else. Tesla is the protagonist, and despite the outlandish biographical details all through the book, there was very little she had to make up.

    From: http://www.studio360.org/episodes/2008/01/25

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