Tagged with “npr” (23)

  1. Steven Strogatz: The Joy Of X : NPR

    In The Joy of X: A Guided Tour of Math, from One to Infinity, mathematician Steven Strogatz provides an entertaining refresher course in math, starting with the most elementary ideas, such as counting, and finishing with mind-bending theories of infinity—including the idea that some infinities can be bigger than others.

    http://www.npr.org/2012/10/05/162372203/steven-strogatz-the-joy-of-x

    —Huffduffed by chrispederick

  2. Reviving Extinct Species May Not Be Science Fiction : NPR

    Stewart Brand, author of Whole Earth Discipline and founder of the Whole Earth Catalog, is working on a new project to bring back extinct animals. From the passenger pigeon to the wooly mammoth, Brand explains why and how the project, "Revive and Restore," plans to bring back some extinct species.

    http://www.npr.org/2012/06/25/155717381/reviving-extinct-species-may-not-be-science-fiction

    —Huffduffed by chrispederick

  3. ‘Physics Of The Future’: How We’ll Live In 2100? : NPR

    Theoretical physicist Michio Kaku describes some of the inventions he thinks will appear in the coming century —€” including Internet-ready contact lenses, space elevators and driverless cars —€” in his book Physics of the Future.

    http://www.npr.org/2011/11/29/142717081/physics-of-the-future-how-well-live-in-2100

    —Huffduffed by chrispederick

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