Breaking barriers with quantum physics | Dr. Shohini Ghose | TEDxNickelCity

This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Dr. Shohini Ghose talks about how the laws of quantum mechanics may be harnessed to develop next generation computers and novel protocols like teleportation. Shohini Ghose is an Associate Professor of Physics and Computer Science at Wilfrid Laurier University and … Continue reading Breaking barriers with quantum physics | Dr. Shohini Ghose | TEDxNickelCity

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Music Saved My Life | Arn Chorn-Pond | TEDxWarwick

Arn Chorn-Pond is an internationally-renowned human rights activist, community organizer, and musician who inspires change through his incredible stories of surviving the Cambodian Khmer Rouge genocide. When the Khmer Rouge took over Cambodia in 1975, Arn was sent to a children’s labor camp. There, he escaped death by playing his flute for the camp guards. … Continue reading Music Saved My Life | Arn Chorn-Pond | TEDxWarwick

Origin of the Moon | The Royal Society

The origin of Earth’s moon has fascinated mankind for thousands of years and has received scientific attention for over forty years, building on the return of rocks from the moon and the growing understanding of planet formation. The central idea of a giant impact on Earth is widely accepted and physically appealing but the constraints … Continue reading Origin of the Moon | The Royal Society

Quantum mechanics at the macroscopic scale – Mark Kasevich (SETI Talks 2016)

Quantum mechanics is a foundation of physics, chemistry and materials science. Still, there is an ongoing debate about the emergence of the classical, macroscopic world from the well-understood microscopic world of quantum mechanics. We contribute to this discourse by demonstrating quantum superposition of massive particles at the distance (0.5 m) and time scales (2 s) … Continue reading Quantum mechanics at the macroscopic scale – Mark Kasevich (SETI Talks 2016)

The American Bald Eagle – National Geographic Documentary

- The bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus, from Greek hali "sea", aiētos "eagle", leuco "white", cephalos "head") is a bird of prey found in North America. A sea eagle, it has two known sub-species and forms a species pair with the white-tailed eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla). Its range includes most of Canada and Alaska, all of the … Continue reading The American Bald Eagle – National Geographic Documentary

Controlling Mood in Portraits: Take and Make Great Photography with Gavin Hoey

The mood of a portrait comes from many things. Lighting, posing and Photoshop processing are three of the many variables that a photographer can control. In this video Gavin Hoey creates two shots with different moods and talks you through the steps he takes to create the final look. And also visit: http://www.adorama.com/ for more details … Continue reading Controlling Mood in Portraits: Take and Make Great Photography with Gavin Hoey