Legendary skeptic James Randi takes a fatal dose of homeopathic sleeping pills onstage, kicking off a searing 18-minute indictment of irrational beliefs. He throws out a challenge to the world’s psychics: Prove what you do is real, and I’ll give you a million dollars. (No takers yet.)
A rebroadcast of an hour conversation with Nobel Prize-winning scientist James Watson and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Edward Wilson. They discuss the history and legacy of Charles Darwin, the relationship between science and religion, especially with respect to evolutionary theory, and Darwin’s influence on their work including Watson’s discovery of the structure of DNA.
A conversation with UCLA professor and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jared Diamond about his book, “Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed”.
Evolutionary Biologist Richard Dawkins shares his book, “The Ancestor’s Tale: A Pilgrimage to the Dawn of Evolution.”
As E.O. Wilson accepts his 2007 TED Prize, he makes a plea on behalf of all creatures that we learn more about our biosphere.