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World Science Festival Bringing together great minds in science and the arts. The World Science Festival gathers great minds in science and the arts to produce live and digital content that allows people to engage with scientific discoveries.
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Through discussions, debates, theatrical works, interactive explorations, musical performances, intimate salons, and major outdoor experiences, the Festival takes science out of the laboratory and into the streets, parks, museums, galleries and premier performing arts venues of New York City and beyond.

Mission: Our mission is to cultivate and sustain a general public informed by the content of science, inspired by its wonder, convinced of its value, and prepared to engage with its implications for the future.

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Physicist and co-founder of the World Science Festival, Brian Greene, ends the year with a special Live Session this Thu...
12/30/2020
Live Q&A with Brian Greene

Physicist and co-founder of the World Science Festival, Brian Greene, ends the year with a special Live Session this Thursday, December 31st at 1:00 pm EST. Join us for reflections on the year in science and a glimpse of breakthroughs hovering on the horizon.

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Theoretical physicist and co-founder of the World Science Festival, Brian Greene, ends the year with a special Live Session this Thursday, December 31st at 1...

As the year-end approaches, please consider supporting the World Science Festival. Your gift—of any size—will help the F...
12/30/2020

As the year-end approaches, please consider supporting the World Science Festival. Your gift—of any size—will help the Festival reach its vital mission of making science a focal point of cultural conversations and moving science to the top of our national priorities. And thanks to the generosity of the Simons Foundation, all gifts will be matched, doubling their impact.

Thank you for your support. Best wishes for the New Year.

https://www.worldsciencefestival.com/get-involved/donate/

Tune in today at 1:00pm EST as renowned physicist and pioneer of string theory, Leonard Susskind, joins Brian Greene LIV...
12/17/2020

Tune in today at 1:00pm EST as renowned physicist and pioneer of string theory, Leonard Susskind, joins Brian Greene LIVE for a wide-ranging conversation about #quantummechanics, #symmetry, #stringtheory, #blackholes, and other big questions in #physics today.

Click the link to join the conversation: https://youtu.be/xk48z8N-sl0

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Theoretical physicist and Princeton University professor Paul Steinhardt is one of the biggest critics of the inflationa...
12/10/2020
Endless Universe: Beyond the Big Bang - World Science U

Theoretical physicist and Princeton University professor Paul Steinhardt is one of the biggest critics of the inflationary model. In his World Science U course, he discusses a radical alternative to this long-standing paradigm. Sign up to learn more: https://worldscienceu.com/courses/endless-universe-beyond-the-big-bang-paul-steinhardt/

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Endless Universe: Beyond the Big Bang with Paul Steinhardt | Physicist | Professor of Physics, Princeton University Paul Steinhardt, one of the biggest critics of the inflationary model, tells the other side of the inflation story. He claims that inflation is “immune” to experiment–that it all...

Tune in tomorrow, Thursday 12/3 at 9:30am EST as Sir Roger Penrose, winner of the 2020 Nobel Prizee in Physics, joins Br...
12/02/2020
Brian Greene and Sir Roger Penrose: World Science U Q+A Session

Tune in tomorrow, Thursday 12/3 at 9:30am EST as Sir Roger Penrose, winner of the 2020 Nobel Prizee in Physics, joins Brian Greene to share insights into black holes, general relativity and the mathematical road toward reality. In this live conversation, they will discuss his extraordinary career and the wealth of impactful ideas he has developed.

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Winner of the 2020 Nobel Prize in Physics, mathematical physicist Sir Roger Penrose, joins Brian Greene to share how he used math to prove that the general t...

During these unprecedented times, the World Science Festival is committed to connecting students to free, high-quality o...
12/01/2020
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During these unprecedented times, the World Science Festival is committed to connecting students to free, high-quality online educational programming through our YouTube Channel and unparalleled learning platform World Science U. On #GivingTuesday, we are exceptionally grateful for our growing network of members and donors that allow us to bring a new kind of science experience to audiences of all ages.

Please support our mission to cultivate a general public informed by science, inspired by its wonder, convinced of its value, and prepared to engage with its implications for the future by making a donation to the World Science Festival today.

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In our latest World Science U course, New Ideas About Dark Matter, physicist and University of Pennsylvania professor Ju...
11/18/2020
New Ideas About Dark Matter - World Science U

In our latest World Science U course, New Ideas About Dark Matter, physicist and University of Pennsylvania professor Justin Khoury explores how quantum effects in dark matter could produce non-Newtonian gravitational force within and between galaxies, ultimately providing a hypothesis for how the observed structure of the universe might have arisen.

Sign up and learn more: https://worldscienceu.com/courses/new-ideas-about-dark-matter/

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New Ideas About Dark Matter with Justin Khoury | Physicist | Professor of Physics, University of Pennsylvania Join Professor Justin Khoury as he takes you through the interface of particle physics and dark matter cosmology in search of answers to one of physics’ biggest mysteries. COLLAPSE | EXPAN...

In our latest World Science U course, How Black Holes Became Real, astrophysicist and Yale University professor Priyamva...
11/12/2020

In our latest World Science U course, How Black Holes Became Real, astrophysicist and Yale University professor Priyamvada Natarajan explains the science of supermassive black holes from their birth to how they impact the development of their galaxies.

Register now to begin exploring the cutting-edge research being done to better understand these phenomena.

https://worldscienceu.com/courses/how-black-holes-became-real/

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In World Science U's latest course,  Synthetic Biology’s Industrial Revolution, bioengineer and Stanford University prof...
11/06/2020
Synthetic Biology's Industrial Revolution - World Science U

In World Science U's latest course, Synthetic Biology’s Industrial Revolution, bioengineer and Stanford University professor Drew Endy explores how synthetic biology has the potential to solve major problems in the environment, energy, medicine, and more.

Sign up up now to investigate how biology can provide enough for humanity and nature as we get better at engineering living matter.

https://worldscienceu.com/courses/synthetic-biologys-industrial-revolution/

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Synthetic Biology’s Industrial Revolution with Drew Endy | Synthetic Biologist | Bioengineering Professor, Stanford University Bioengineer Drew Endy explores how synthetic biology has the potential to solve major problems in the environment, energy, medicine, and more. Investigate how biology can ...

On Wednesday 10/28 Andrea Ghez, winner of the 2020 Nobel Prize in #Physics  joins Brian Greene for a live discussion of ...
10/27/2020
Brian Greene and Andrea Ghez: World Science U Live Q+A Session

On Wednesday 10/28 Andrea Ghez, winner of the 2020 Nobel Prize in #Physics joins Brian Greene for a live discussion of her groundbreaking discovery of a supermassive #blackhole at the center of the galaxy.

Tune into our YouTube channel at 3:00pm EDT tomorrow to join the conversation.

https://youtu.be/GmXB7IqbM1o

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Winner of the 2020 Nobel Prize in Physics, astrophysicist Andrea Ghez, joins Brian Greene to discuss her groundbreaking discovery of a supermassive black hol...

In our latest World Science U Master Class, THE MONSTER AT THE HEART OF OUR GALAXY, 2020 Nobel Prize winner astrophysici...
10/23/2020

In our latest World Science U Master Class, THE MONSTER AT THE HEART OF OUR GALAXY, 2020 Nobel Prize winner astrophysicist Andrea Ghez describes her search for the supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way, and the role of black holes in the formation and evolution of galaxies.

https://youtu.be/YcPPGVigvZk

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In World Science U's latest course release, BRAIN MACHINE INTERFACES, neuroscientist and Duke University School of Medic...
10/21/2020
Brain Machine Interfaces - World Science U

In World Science U's latest course release, BRAIN MACHINE INTERFACES, neuroscientist and Duke University School of Medicine professor Miguel Nicolelis investigates how brains encode sensory and motor information.

His groundbreaking work demonstrates that animals and humans can use their electrical brain activity to control neuroprosthetic devices with Brain Machine Interfaces and collaborate synchronistically.

Click the link to sign up for the course and learn more.

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Brain Machine Interfaces with Miguel Nicolelis | Neuroscientist | Professor of Neuroscience, Duke School of Medicine Pioneering neuroscientist Miguel Nicolelis investigates how brains encode sensory and motor information. His groundbreaking work demonstrates that animals and humans can use their ele...

What are scientists looking for when searching for alien life? Could alien life develop in unimaginable ways? In our lat...
10/15/2020
From Chemistry to Life - World Science U

What are scientists looking for when searching for alien life? Could alien life develop in unimaginable ways? In our latest World Science U course, FROM CHEMISTRY TO LIFE, astronomer and the founding director of Harvard University’s Origins of Life Initiative Dimitar Sasselov looks outside our solar system to examine the physical and chemical phenomenon of life.

https://worldscienceu.com/courses/from-chemistry-to-life-dimitar-sasselov/

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From Chemistry to Life with Dimitar Sasselov | Astronomer | Phillips Professor of Astronomy and Director, Origins of Life Initiative, Harvard University What are scientists looking for when searching for alien life? Could alien life develop in unimaginable ways? Astronomer and the founding director....

Join us tomorrow for a live Q+A with Nobel Prize Laureate Barry Barish and Brian Greene. They will discuss the latest gr...
10/13/2020
Brian Greene & Barry Barish | Live Session w/ Audience Q+A

Join us tomorrow for a live Q+A with Nobel Prize Laureate Barry Barish and Brian Greene. They will discuss the latest gravitational waves detections from LIGO Scientific Collaboration, the challenges of experimental physics, and the future of particle physics.

Brian Greene kicks off the conversation at 3:00pm EDT with Professor Barish joining at 4:00pm. Tune in to learn the latest and ask your questions.

https://youtu.be/pMXSKt9g1TE

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Nobel laureate and experimental physicist, Barry Barish, joins Brian Greene for a live conversation about the latest gravitational waves detections from LIGO...

Join us today for another live World Science U Q+A session with Brian Greene and Nobel Prize laureate, former director o...
10/08/2020
Brian Greene and Harold Varmus: World Science U Live Q+A Session

Join us today for another live World Science U Q+A session with Brian Greene and Nobel Prize laureate, former director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and former president of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Dr. Harold Varmus, M.D.

Brian kicks off the session at 12:00pm EDT with Dr. Varmus joining him at 1:00pm. They will discuss some of the more pressing issues in science and medicine today. Get your questions ready and join the conversation.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lcsLMvNTGeY&feature=emb_title

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Join Brian Greene for a live conversation with Nobel Prize Laureate and oncologist, Harold Varmus, M.D, where they will discuss today's toughest medical issu...

"It's going to enable a lot of science to be done that was impossible to do in the past."  2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry...
10/07/2020
What Is CRISPR?

"It's going to enable a lot of science to be done that was impossible to do in the past." 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry winner Jennifer Doudna, who pioneered the gene-editing technology CRISPR, explains the potential of the discovery. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UCC2oILE7i0

CRISPR stands for clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats. This technology will now allow for DNA to be edited almost as easily as using a ...

Congratulations to the 2020 Nobel laureates in chemistry, Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer A. Doudna. Their groundbre...
10/07/2020

Congratulations to the 2020 Nobel laureates in chemistry, Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer A. Doudna. Their groundbreaking discovery of the CRISPR/Cas9 genetic scissors in 2012 has taken the life sciences into a new era.

BREAKING NEWS
The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry to Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer A. Doudna “for the development of a method for genome editing.”

Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer A. Doudna have discovered one of gene technology’s sharpest tools: the CRISPR/Cas9 genetic scissors. Using these, researchers can change the DNA of animals, plants and microorganisms with extremely high precision. This technology has had a revolutionary impact on the life sciences, is contributing to new cancer therapies and may make the dream of curing inherited diseases come true.

Researchers need to modify genes in cells if they are to find out about life’s inner workings. This used to be time-consuming, difficult and sometimes impossible work. Using the CRISPR/Cas9 genetic scissors, it is now possible to change the code of life over the course of a few weeks.

Since Charpentier and Doudna discovered the CRISPR/Cas9 genetic scissors in 2012 their use has exploded. This tool has contributed to many important discoveries in basic research, and plant researchers have been able to develop crops that withstand mould, pests and drought. In medicine, clinical trials of new cancer therapies are underway, and the dream of being able to cure inherited diseases is about to come true. These genetic scissors have taken the life sciences into a new epoch and, in many ways, are bringing the greatest benefit to humankind.

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10/06/2020
The Women Who've Won the Nobel Prize in Physics

In its 119 year history, the Nobel Prize in Physics has been awarded to four women for their revolutionary contributions to the field:

2020 - ANDREA GHEZ
“for the discovery of a supermassive compact object at the centre of our galaxy”

2018 - DONNA STRICKLAND
“for their method of generating high-intensity, ultra-short optical pulses.”

1963 - MARIA GOEPPERT MAYER
“for their discoveries concerning nuclear shell structure”

1903 - MARIE CURIE née SKLODOWSKA
“in recognition of the extraordinary services they have rendered by their joint researches on the radiation phenomena discovered by Professor Henri Becquerel”

Congratulations to Roger Penrose, Reinhard Genzel, and Andrea Ghez whose insights into black holes have been awarded the...
10/06/2020

Congratulations to Roger Penrose, Reinhard Genzel, and Andrea Ghez whose insights into black holes have been awarded the 2020 #NobelPrize in Physics.

BREAKING NEWS
The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the 2020 Nobel Prize in Physics with one half to Roger Penrose “for the discovery that black hole formation is a robust prediction of the general theory of relativity” and the other half jointly to Reinhard Genzel and Andrea Ghez “for the discovery of a supermassive compact object at the centre of our galaxy.”

These three laureates share this year’s Nobel Prize in Physics for their discoveries about one of the most exotic phenomena in the universe, the black hole. Roger Penrose showed that the general theory of relativity leads to the formation of black holes. Reinhard Genzel and Andrea Ghez discovered that an invisible and extremely heavy object governs the orbits of stars at the centre of our galaxy. A supermassive black hole is the only currently known explanation.

Roger Penrose used ingenious mathematical methods in his proof that black holes are a direct consequence of Albert Einstein’s general theory of relativity. Einstein did not himself believe that black holes really exist, these super-heavyweight monsters that capture everything that enters them. Nothing can escape, not even light.

In January 1965, ten years after Einstein’s death, Roger Penrose proved that black holes really can form and described them in detail; at their heart, black holes hide a singularity in which all the known laws of nature cease. His ground-breaking article is still regarded as the most important contribution to the general theory of relativity since Einstein.

Reinhard Genzel and Andrea Ghez each lead a group of astronomers that, since the early 1990s, has focused on a region called Sagittarius A* at the centre of our galaxy. The orbits of the brightest stars closest to the middle of the Milky Way have been mapped with increasing precision. The measurements of these two groups agree, with both finding an extremely heavy, invisible object that pulls on the jumble of stars, causing them to rush around at dizzying speeds. Around four million solar masses are packed together in a region no larger than our solar system.

Using the world’s largest telescopes, Genzel and Ghez developed methods to see through the huge clouds of inter-stellar gas and dust to the centre of the Milky Way. Stretching the limits of technology, they refined new techniques to compensate for distortions caused by the Earth’s atmosphere, building unique instruments and committing themselves to long-term research. Their pioneering work has given us the most convincing evidence yet of a supermassive black hole at the centre of the Milky Way.

“The discoveries of this year’s laureates have broken new ground in the study of compact and supermassive objects. But these exotic objects still pose many questions that beg for answers and motivate future research. Not only questions about their inner structure, but also questions about how to test our theory of gravity under the extreme conditions in the immediate vicinity of a black hole,” says David Haviland, chair of the Nobel Committee for Physics.

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Every year, the World Science Festival returns to New York City with events featuring leading scientists from around the globe. Thousands of curious festival attendees explore groundbreaking discoveries, get to know incredible scientists whose impact will be felt for decades to come, and participate in a long list of exciting outdoor events for families. 2017 will feature main stage programs, intimate salons, and powerful performances that will illuminate scientific understanding. Perennial favorites return to spread science through New York City’s parks and to the banks of its waterways, plus the Flame Challenge, Cool Jobs, and many more.

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What does WSF and others think about loop quantum gravity? Is it better than string theory? What are its development?
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