Janna Levin is a professor of physics and astronomy at Barnard, where she studies the early universe, chaos, and black holes. She's the author of “How the Universe Got Its Spots" and the novel “A Madman Dreams of Turing Machines.”
About this event: 𝗧𝗘𝗗𝘅𝗡𝗲𝘄𝘁𝗼𝗻 is Singapore’s nationwide TEDx conference on science and technology, featuring professors, innovators, scientists, entrepreneurs, top executives and industry-leading experts.
The 18 speakers' TEDx talk topics include: artificial Intelligence & machine learning, cryptocurrency, blockchain, virtual reality (VR) & the metaverse,...
Event details: Zoom, Central Singapore, Singapore · March 18, 2022
Stephen Hawking's scientific investigations shed light on the origins of the cosmos, the nature of time and the ultimate fate of the universe. His bestselling books for a general audience have given an appreciation of physics to millions.
About this event: TEDxKyoto 2012 —“Power of Ideas”, held at Kyoto University, featured 22 incredible speakers who embody the passion and inspiration behind TED (technology, entertainment and design). These speakers represent a wide variety of innovative ideas, from fields such as robotics, mathematics, movies, games, e-books and social media.
Event details: Uji-shi, Kyoto-fu, Japan · September 16, 2012
About this event: TEDxNUM, a local TEDx event based on National University of Mongolia, has successfully gathered speakers, attendees, volunteer organizers and partners under the theme "Noosphere" for the first time on October 29, 2016. Ideas spread during the event covered various topics including mathematics, youth participation in social aspects, Ger, a very i...
Event details: Ulaanbaatar, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia · October 28, 2016
Ron Eglash is an ethno-mathematician: he studies the way math and cultures intersect. He has shown that many aspects of African design -- in architecture, art, even hair braiding -- are based on perfect fractal patterns.
Pixar films are known for their thoughtful storytelling and groundbreaking animation. One of the coolest things about these movies: the math that Pixar’s team is actually inventing to improve the audience experience and the look of the characters. We caught up with Pixar’s Research Lead, Tony DeRose—who gave the TED-Ed Lesson, "The math behi...
About this event: With a series of talks entitled with numbers, our 4th TEDx will look at the mathematics of the universe, the lottery of asylum-seeking, voice and identity, gender and toys, 21 and casino gaming, why beetles will inherit the earth, travelling on land at 1000mph, voting, the wonder of Pi, and a history of mapping from plague to ebola and earthquakes.
Event details: Chertsey, Surrey, United Kingdom · June 17, 2015
Oxford's newest science ambassador Marcus du Sautoy is also author of The Times' Sexy Maths column. He'll take you footballing with prime numbers, whopping symmetry groups, higher dimensions and other brow-furrowers.
About this event: The Most Precious Skill You Can Learn!
If we could teach everybody one skill, what would that be? Eren Bali, CEO & Co-founder of Udemy, discusses how "learning to learn by yourself" is that skill in the age of this open, accessible, connected world of the internet.
About our speaker.
Eren Bali is the CEO and co-founder of Udemy, a st...
Event details: Mountain View , CA, California, United States · March 13, 2013
About this event: TEDxYouthDay is a series of TEDx events happening all around the world coinciding with Universal Children’s Day in late November.
These events are designed to inspire curiosity, ignite new ideas, and empower young leaders.
We share a common vision at TEDxRiga and invite you to our TEDxYouth@Riga event themed "The Spark". This year, the flo...
Event details: Riga, Rīga, Latvia · December 5, 2013
Using all the techniques known to astronomy -- mathematics, computers and data from telescopes on the ground and in space -- Juna Kollmeier seeks to understand how the universe formed by mapping stars, galaxies and black holes at scale.
About this event: TEXxGeorgeMasonU showcases some of the most compelling and thought-provoking movers and shakers within the GMU community and beyond. This conference promises to be an intrepid consumption of new ideas in the arts and humanities, as well as science and research. Topics range from astronomy to theater, anthropology to mathematics, translating text...
Event details: Fairfax, Virginia, United States · May 6, 2012
About this event: Looking at an incredibly broad range of topics, ranging from mind & mathematics to philosophy & performance art, TEDxCambridgeUniversity will examine the simple power of asking Why, the aspects of our everyday that we take for granted, and how a little curiosity can be a dangerous, marvelous thing.
With a diverse and exciting group of ...
Event details: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom · March 17, 2018