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Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers

Geoff Tabin: The Invention Of Bungee Jumping

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Geoff Tabin is a Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences and Director of International Ophthalmology at the John A. Moran Eye Center and University of Utah. He is also the Co-Founder of the Himalayan Cataract Project. While not curing blindness, Geoff climbs mountains around the world. And with his buddies at the Oxford Dangerous Sport Club, he invented bungee jumping.

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Nicole Prause: Great Balls of Fire

Nicole Prause finally gets a Harley Davidson... and all hell breaks loose!

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Nicole Prause: Great Balls of Fire

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Nicole Prause: You Gotta Fight for Your Right to do Science

Nicole Prause asks questions about human sexuality that scare other scientists.

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Nicole Prause: You Gotta Fight for Your Right to do Science

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Chris Hadfield: The Universe Surrounds You

Chris Hadfield takes a walk in outer - and inner - space.

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Chris Hadfield: The Universe Surrounds You

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Chris Hadfield: Deep Questions for a Star Man

We ask astronaut Chris Hadfield a bunch of silly questions.

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Chris Hadfield: Deep Questions for a Star Man

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