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What ho! My name is Tucker Hiatt. I am a physics teacher with 35 years of experience, and I am also the executive director of Wonderfest, the San Francisco Bay Area Beacon of Science. Welcome to Radical Physics. What’s radical — besides our location here in the Gamma Sector of the Milky Way — I’ll

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Within this master I’m doing the Biodiversity and Sustainability specialization. I’m from India. My specialization in Molecular Genetics and Biotechnology. And I found out that Leiden University’s program is structured for someone like me who is keen to work in a lab, who is keen to work on research projects. The institute of Biology in

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What ho! My name is Tucker Hiatt. I am a physics teacher with 35 years of experience, and I am also the executive director of Wonderfest, the San Francisco Bay Area Beacon of Science. Welcome to Radical Physics. What’s radical — besides our location here in the Gamma Sector of the Milky Way — I’ll

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Taking care of the planet wasn’t always as popular as it today. Big corporations didn’t actively campaign for recycling, shoppers didn’t use canvass bags instead of plastic ones. But if you’ve been convincing your friends to switch to reusable straws way before it became something of a trend, then check your veins if they’re green,

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Hi, my name is Natalia. And I am Dewii. Before I show you the well-known picture of a melting glacier, let’s talk about why this is even happening. The last years have been considered the warmest years in human history, and for years climatologists have pointed out that the climate is changing at a rapid

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As far as we know, humans are the only living things that wear watches. But we aren’t the only ones that can tell time. Earth’s movement sets the rhythms of countless biological clocks. The 24 hour solar period winds cellular gears controlling sleep, hunger, and metabolism in creatures ranging from jellyfish to elephants. And our

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The bombardier beetle is one of nature’s most improbable creatures. For some, it throws a monkey wrench into the whole idea of evolution. This beetle is a walking powder keg. That cloud you see is the result of a lightning fast chemical reaction inside his body. When attacked, the beetle sets off the explosion. Releasing

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Why to study chemistry? Chemistry is the science that studies the composition and structure of matter and the changes it undergoes. Because everything in the universe is composed of matter, chemistry is the study of our material world. The chemical touches our lives and influences our activities in many ways that are often called the

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(slow playful music) – Tired of not knowing what to believe when it comes to science and health? (upbeat techno music) Seems like everyday I hear a new crazy science claim. (upbeat techno music) Really Cosmo? Yellow foods are the secret to happiness? These headlines may provide a good laugh, and even help me justify

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Einstein was a great hero of mine and he’s played an important role in my life. In many ways I try to write, to model my scientific expositions and style on the early Einstein. For several years I owned and lived in Einstein’s house in Princeton. I was kind of his – in that sense

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