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A collection of TED Talks (and more) on the topic of curiosity.
Video playlists about Curiosity
Are we alone in the universe?
9 talks •
Is Earth really the only life-sustaining planet? These speakers think there might just be something or someone else out there -- and urge us to keep looking for it.
Talks to help you pick your major
12 talks •
Stressed about what you want to study? Let these guide you down a path of inspiration and passion in fields from mathematics to space archaeology.
How scientists learn
8 talks •
From a scientist’s perspective, life is one big experiment. These talks demonstrate that science doesn’t just happen -- it takes determination, unwavering curiosity and a big leap into the unknown.
Talks about Curiosity
A scientific approach to the paranormal
Alejandro Sánchez Alvarado
To solve old problems, study new species
What I learned from 100 days of rejection
Under 6 minutes
Ideas worth dating
What you need to know about CRISPR
Hunting for Peru's lost civilizations — with satellites
What will be the next big scientific breakthrough?
Under 6 minutes
Clues to prehistoric times, found in blind cavefish
The surprising habits of original thinkers
Two reasons companies fail — and how to avoid them
You have no idea where camels really come from
Simple hacks for life with Parkinson's
What really happens when you mix medications?
Dive into an ocean photographer's world
What the discovery of gravitational waves means
A simple way to break a bad habit
See all 30 talks on Curiosity