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Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers

Paul Frommer: Creating A Language

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Paul Frommer is a linguist and professor at the University of Southern California. Away from the classroom, Paul created a new language - Na'vi - that is used in the most popular movie in the history of forever, James Cameron's "Avatar." Paul continues to "curate" the language for the many people around the world who find it fascinating even outside the movie theatre.

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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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Matt Denton: How to Make a Lovable Robot

Matt Denton makes BB-8 so lovable that they both wind up on the red carpet.

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Matt Denton: How to Make a Lovable Robot

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Matt Denton: Cinema 101: The Uses of Deodorant

Matt Denton stays dry and smells fine with deodorant in his toolkit of cinematic wizardry.

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Matt Denton: Cinema 101: The Uses of Deodorant

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Matt Denton: An Amazing Journey...To a Galaxy Far, Far Away

Matt Denton uses his electronics expertise to engineer a cute little robot named BB-8.

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Matt Denton: An Amazing Journey...To a Galaxy Far, Far Away

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