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Lec 20 - TEDxCaltech - Eric Heller - Freak Waves: a Visual Pathway to Discovery

Lec 20 - TEDxCaltech - Eric Heller - Freak Waves: a Visual Pathway to Discovery. Eric Heller was born in Washington D.C. in 1946.  He received his BS from the University of Minnesota in 1968, and his PhD in Chemical Physics in 1973 from Harvard University.  After a postdoc at the University of Chicago, Rick joined the chemistry faculty at UCLA in 1975, becoming a Professor in 1981. In 1981 he took a sabbatical at Los Alamos National Laboratory, ultimately joining LANL as a staff scientist until 1984 when he accepted a faculty position in chemistry at the University of Washington.  In 1993, he returned to Harvard as Professor of Physics, and assumed his present position of Professor of Physics and Chemistry in 1998. In 2009, Heller was appointed the Abbot and James Lawrence Professor of Chemistry and Professor of Physics at Harvard. About TEDx, x = independently organized event: In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized. (Subject to certain rules and regulations.) On January 14, 2011, Caltech hosted TEDxCaltech, an exciting one-day event to honor Richard Feynman, Nobel Laureate, Caltech physics professor, iconoclast, visionary, and all-around "curious character." Visit TEDxCaltech.com for more details.

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Lec 1 - TEDxCaltech - Highlights - 1/14/11

Lec 2 - TEDxCaltech - Scott Aaronson - Physics in the 21st Century: Toiling in Feynman's Shadow

Lec 3 - TEDxCaltech - David Awschalom - Spintronics: Abandoning Perfection for the Quantum Age

Lec 4 - TEDxCaltech - Angela Belcher - Engineering Biology to Make Materials for Energy Devices

Lec 5 - TEDxCaltech - Zvi Bern - Feynman Diagrams: Past, Present, Future

Lec 6 - TEDxCaltech - Drew Berry - Visualization: Biology and Complex Circuits

Lec 7 - TEDxCaltech - Pamela Björkman - Visualizing and Engineering New Anti-HIV Agents

Lec 8 - TEDxCaltech - Jehoshua Bruck - Teaching the Past; Dreaming the Future

Lec 9 - TEDxCaltech - Dennis Callahan - A Portrait of the Scientist as a Young Artist

Lec 10 - TEDxCaltech - Sean Carroll - Cosmology and the Arrow of Time

Lec 11 - TEDxCaltech - Adam Cochran - The Electronic

Lec 12 - TEDxCaltech - Steve Collins, Lyle Mays, Kongar-Ol Ondar - Tuva or Bust!

Lec 13 - TEDxCaltech - Nadine Dabby - Programming Molecular Robots

Lec 14 - TEDxCaltech - Mark E. Davis - Nanomedicines: Nanobiotech v. Cancer

Lec 15 - TEDxCaltech - S. George Djorgovski - Evolving Science and Technology in Cyberspace

Lec 16 - TEDxCaltech - Don Eigler - Moving Atoms, one-by-one

Lec 17 - TEDxCaltech - Michelle Feynman and Christopher Sykes - Fun to Imagine

Lec 18 - TEDxCaltech - Simon Fölling - Quantum Simulations

Lec 19 - TEDxCaltech - Stephen Hawking, John Preskill, Rives, Kip Thorne - Finding Things Out

Lec 21 - TEDxCaltech - Tony Hey - Feynman and Computation

Lec 22 - TEDxCaltech - Danny Hillis - Reminiscing about Richard Feynman

Lec 23 - TEDxCaltech - Sanjoy Mahajan - Rote Learning Fragments the World

Lec 24 - TEDxCaltech - Charlie Marcus - Nanoelectronics and Quantum Computation

Lec 25 - TEDxCaltech - Jeff Marlow - The Forces of Exploration

Lec 26 - TEDxCaltech - Lyle Mays and Friends

Lec 27 - TEDxCaltech - Stephen Quake - The Integrated Circuit of Biology

Lec 28 - TEDxCaltech - Rives - TEDxCaltech Deconstruction

Lec 29 - TEDxCaltech - Michael Roukes - Embracing Biocomplexity: Plenty of Room in the Middle

Lec 30 - TEDxCaltech - Leonard Susskind - Richard Feynman

Lec 31 - TEDxCaltech - Alexander Szalay - Cosmology: Science in an Exponential World

Lec 32 - TEDxCaltech - Jordan Theriot - The Pleasure of Finding Things Out

Lec 33 - TEDxCaltech - Pete Trautman - Robotic Navigation in Human Crowds

Lec 34 - TEDxCaltech - J. Craig Venter - Future Biology

Lec 35 - TEDxCaltech - Curtis Wong - WorldWide Telescope: The Interactive Sky on Your Desktop

Lec 36 - TEDxCaltech - Teaser 2 - 1/14/11

Lec 37 - TEDxCaltech - Teaser 1 - 1/14/11

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