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Citizen science - how ordinary people are changing the face of discovery Citizen science - how ordinary people are changing the face of discovery

Cites the essential contributions of millions of ordinary people who contribute to the scientific process by volunteering in cooperation with scientists to help collect and discover information, tracing the history of citizen scientists and how they are reshaping scientific awareness.

Jan 18, 2017
Exoplanets Exoplanets

Learn about the planets that exist outside of our solar system, and the actions scientists are taking to learn more about them. --

Jan 21, 2017
Making sense of weather and climate - the science behind the forecasts Making sense of weather and climate - the science behind the forecasts

Jan 17, 2017
Monkeytalk - Inside the worlds and minds of primates Monkeytalk - Inside the worlds and minds of primates

Jan 21, 2017
Reality is not what it seems - the journey to quantum gravity Reality is not what it seems - the journey to quantum gravity

Traces how the human image of the world has changed throughout history, demonstrating the evolution of the idea of reality while touching on subjects ranging from the Higgs boson to quantum gravity.

Jan 21, 2017
The book that changed America - how Darwin's theory of evolution ignited a nation The book that changed America - how Darwin's theory of evolution ignited a nation

Traces the impact of Charles Darwin's "On the Origin of Species" on a diverse group of writers, abolitionists, and social reformers, including Henry David Thoreau and Bronson Alcott, against a backdrop of growing tensions and transcendental idealism in 1860 America.

Jan 20, 2017
The genome factor - what the social genomics revolution reveals about ourselves, our history, and the future The genome factor - what the social genomics revolution reveals about ourselves, our history, and the future

" For a century, social scientists have avoided genetics like the plague. But in the past decade, a small but intrepid group of economists, political scientists, and sociologists have harnessed the genomics revolution to paint a more complete picture of human social life than ever before. The Genome Factor describes the latest astonishing discoveries being made at the scientific frontier where genomics and the social sciences intersect. The Genome Factor reveals that there are real genetic diffe

Jan 18, 2017