Skip to content…
Browse the library of TED talks and speakers
Collections of themed talks queued up to view
Watch, share and create lessons with TED-Ed
Talks from independently organized local events
Explore TED offerings by topic
The easy option. Let us choose for you!
Our daily coverage of the world of ideas
Updates from TED and highlights from our global community
Short books to feed your craving for ideas
Curated course material for educators and life long learners
Inspiration delivered straight to your inbox
Take part in our events: TED, TEDGlobal, TEDActive and more
Find and attend local, independently organized events
Experience the conferences from home
Join an online conversation
Organize a local TEDx event
Rules and resources to help you plan a local TEDx event
Bring TED to the non-English speaking world
Get involved in the yearly prize for world-changing ideas
Join or support innovators from around the globe
Recommend speakers, TED Prize recipients, Fellows and more
Our mission, history, team, and more
TED Conferences, past, present, and future
Programs & Initiatives
Detail about TED's world-changing initiatives
Partner with us
Learn how you can partner with us
A collection of TED Talks (and more) on the topic of science.
Video playlists about Science
7 talks to make you love science
7 talks •
Science is about discovering the wonders of how our world works. From physics to biology to neuroscience, channel your inner Mr. Wizard as you watch these talks.
14 talks •
These onstage demos offer a mind-blowing peek at where technology is taking us. Flying robots, levitating superconductors, brainwave-reading headsets and more …
A cure for cancer?
5 talks •
Ridding the world of cancer: It's a far-flung dream, but that doesn't stop many from trying. Hear from researchers who've dedicated their lives and careers to understanding cancer, then ending it.
Might you live a great deal longer?
5 talks •
We're obsessed with age: Quests for youth, immortality and prolonged life are, indeed, ageless. Here, explore the science of longer lives and imagine what we might do with our extra years.
See all 14 playlists on Science
Talks about Science
A science award that makes you laugh, then think
One more reason to get a good night’s sleep
Depressed dogs, cats with OCD — what animal madness means for us humans
How animations can help scientists test a hypothesis
What humans can learn from semi-intelligent slime
Want to innovate? Become a "now-ist"
Why we should trust scientists
Why truly innovative science demands a leap into the unknown
The secrets of nature's grossest creatures, channeled into robots
What ants teach us about the brain, cancer and the Internet
Comics that ask "what if?"
The emergent patterns of climate change
Autism — what we know (and what we don’t know yet)
How synchronized hammer strikes could generate nuclear fusion
Teach teachers how to create magic
Zombie roaches and other parasite tales
See all 417 talks on Science