Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers

Scientists are just like everyone else -they've got secrets. So who knows what happens when the lab coats come off? Actually, we do. And now you can too. In this series of short, web-exclusive videos, you'll meet intriguing scientists and engineers, and learn about their surprising lives outside the proverbial lab.

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Video thumbnail: Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers Cheri Blauwet: I’m the Doctor, Not the Patient

Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers

Cheri Blauwet: I’m the Doctor, Not the Patient

Gold medalist Cheri Blauwet becomes a doctor and opens eyes to the idea of "disabilities".

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Cheri Blauwet: I’m the Doctor, Not the Patient

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Video thumbnail: Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers Cheri Blauwet: I Brought Home the Gold…in a Wheelchair

Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers

Cheri Blauwet: I Brought Home the Gold…in a Wheelchair

Cheri Blauwet gets talked into finding her passion.... which eventually turns to gold.

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Cheri Blauwet: I Brought Home the Gold…in a Wheelchair

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Video thumbnail: Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers John Horgan: The Secret Life of Terrorists

Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers

John Horgan: The Secret Life of Terrorists

John Horgan collects the stories of former terrorists.

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John Horgan: The Secret Life of Terrorists

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Video thumbnail: Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers John Horgan: The Dangers of Hanging Out with Terrorists

Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers

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: The Dangers of Hanging Out with Terrorists

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