Science and Creativity from Studio 360

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Science and Creativity from Studio 360: the art of innovation. A sculpture unlocks a secret of cell structure, a tornado forms in a can, and a child's toy gets sent into orbit. Exploring science as a creative act since 2005. Produced by PRI and WNYC, and supported in part by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.

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Science and Creativity from Studio 360

1 How Time-Travel Stories Borrow from Einstein2016-12-19 21:04:07
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2 Abou Farman on Leonor Caraballo’s “Vision”2016-12-05 17:27:33
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3 Canaries in the Coal Smoke2016-11-21 16:10:19
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4 Now We're Cooking with Math2016-11-07 20:57:44
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5 This is Your Brain on Art2016-10-11 16:17:44
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6 The Science of Singing2016-09-26 21:01:14
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7 How to Fly to Alpha Centauri2016-09-13 22:20:34
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8 Will Your Next Car Fly?2016-08-15 21:14:11
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9 Museum of God2016-08-01 18:28:22
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10 Sexy Robots2016-07-18 18:25:46
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11 Boldly Going Where No TV Prop Has Gone Before2016-07-05 22:01:46
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12 Music Heals2016-06-21 18:07:10
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13 Two Artists Let the Animals Speak for Themselves2016-05-25 16:01:41
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14 The Neuroscience of Creative Flow2016-05-17 18:47:48
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15 Imaginary Friends Forever2016-04-11 20:28:28
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16 How Creative Are You?2016-03-28 20:18:28
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How Creative Are You?

The man nicknamed “the father of creativity” was psychologist E. Paul Torrance. In the 1940s he began researching creativity in order to improve American education. In order to encourage creativity, we needed to define it — to measure and analyze it. We measured intelligence with an IQ score; why not measure creativity? But there’s a problem. “I’m not sure I have a definition of creativity,” says James Borland. And Borland should know; he’s a professor of education at Teachers College, Columbia University. “It’s one of those human constructions that isn’t discovered but invented ... It’s a word we use in everyday speech and it makes perfect sense, but when you start to study it and try to separate out its constituent parts, it becomes more and more and more confusing. Nobody agrees on what it is.” How can we measure something if we can’t agree on what it is?…read more

17 For a Black Writer, Sci-Fi Offers a Reboot of Society2016-03-07 19:43:07
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18 The Real Scientists of Hollywood2016-02-23 17:06:15
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19 Artists and Scientists Collide at CERN2016-02-09 20:17:58
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20 Virtual Reality Starts Getting Real2016-01-26 17:42:52
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