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Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers

Jill Tarter: Carl Sagan Contacted Me

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Jill Tarter is an astronomer and the Bernard M. Oliver Chair for SETI Research at the SETI Institute in California. SETI stands for Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence and that's exactly what Jill's been doing for almost her entire professional life. She was also the basis for the main character in Carl Sagan's novel "Contact" and the character played by Jodie Foster in the film adaptation.

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Cynthia Erenas: A Big Change in the World

Cynthia Erenas dreams big, builds technology and challenges gender roles.

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Cynthia Erenas: A Big Change in the World

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Cynthia Erenas: cynthia.i.am

Cynthia Erenas connects with will.i.am and becomes a superstar teen roboticist.

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Cynthia Erenas: cynthia.i.am

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Cynthia Erenas: 30 Seconds on Building Your First Robot

We give Cynthia Erenas 30 seconds to offer tips on robot-building.

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Cynthia Erenas: 30 Seconds on Building Your First Robot

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Bisi Ezerioha: Zen and the Art of Automotive Maintenance

Bisi Ezerioha drives really, really fast to find his calm peaceful center.

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Bisi Ezerioha: Zen and the Art of Automotive Maintenance

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