Adam Savage

How simple ideas lead to scientific discoveries

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Adam Savage walks through two spectacular examples of profound scientific discoveries that came from simple, creative methods anyone could have followed — Eratosthenes' calculation of the Earth's circumference around 200 BC and Hippolyte Fizeau's measurement of the speed of light in 1849.

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Adam Savage · Maker, critical thinker

Adam Savage is an internationally renowned television producer, host and public speaker.

Adam Savage is an internationally renowned television producer, host and public speaker.