In a conversation with writer David Milch, neurologist and bestselling author, Oliver Sacks (Awakenings) presents a provocative investigation into hallucinations, what they say about the brain, how they have influenced every culture’s folklore and art, and why the potential for hallucination is present in all of us.
Oceanographer and inventor Edith Widder shares the key insight -- and the teamwork -- that helped to capture the giant squid on film for the first time.
Evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins and world-renowned theoretical physicist Lawrence Krauss discuss biology, cosmology, religion, and life.
Most people, I believe, think that you need a God to explain the existence of the world, and especially the existence of life. They are wrong, but our education system is such that many people don't know it. - Richard Dawkins
A memorable and enlightening debate between these two eloquent brothers on both the war in Iraq and the nature of religion.
“For me, I am driven by two main philosophies: know more today about the world than I knew yesterday and lessen the suffering of others. You'd be surprised how far that gets you.” - Neil deGrasse Tyson
Charlie Rose explores the taboo subject of depression with some of the leading experts in the field.
I've never been a proponent for organized religion, in my opinion it is tantamount to greed for spreading hate and war in the world, and I truly believe that it slows the progression of the human mind. However, if there is anything good about it... it is exemplified by these two men.
Politically incorrect and brilliantly educational!
Gabriel Byrne introduces Dr. Michio Kaku and his panel as they grapple with thoughts on the future of humanity in a rapidly-changing global economy...
If the universe is queerer than we can suppose, is it because we've been naturally selected to suppose that way? Or are our brains so versatile that we can train ourselves to break out of the box of our evolution?