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Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers

S2012 Ep16: 30 Second Science: Robert Lynch

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Robert Lynch is currently completing his doctorate in Evolutionary Biology at Rutgers University. One of his main areas of study is the evolutionary utility of laughter, i.e. why laughter is so important to the human species. Robert doesn't just talk and write about laughter; he also creates it as a stand-up comedian in New York City comedy clubs.

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Mike Brown and Konstantin Batygin: The Planet 9 Guys

Mike Brown and Konstantin Batygin astonish themselves by discovering our 9th planet.

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Mike Brown and Konstantin Batygin: The Planet 9 Guys

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Simon Singh: Science and Religion Shake Hands

Don't think it's possible? Simon Singh explains how.

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Simon Singh: Science and Religion Shake Hands

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Simon Singh: It All Started with the Big Bang

One of Simon Singh's books inspires the Barenaked Ladies to write a sitcom theme.

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Simon Singh: It All Started with the Big Bang

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Simon Singh: D'oh = mc²

Simon Singh discovers that there is an insane amount of math in "The Simpsons."

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Simon Singh: D'oh = mc²

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