World Science Festival

World Science Festival

A diverse panel of big thinkers demonstrate how writers and scientists can jointly explore the wide spectrum of theories and questions around storytelling.

With disruption comes reinvention, this video from the World Science Festival shows us what's in store for us tech users.

Reporting back from this year's World Science Festival: how artificial intelligence will help us deal with the unsolvable and yes even the certain.

Put an astrobiologist and a mechanical engineer on the same stage and what do you get? One heck of an exciting conversation about how quantum physics realm holds sway and plays a pivotal role in our everyday experiences — in everything from bird navigation to our sense of smell.

What’s the line between utter brilliance and incalculable madness? Maybe it’s not a line but a shifting spectrum. Video from the World Science Festival with leading researchers James Fallon, Kay Redfield Jamison, Susan McKeown, and Elyn Saks discussing new studies showing that people with bipolar disorder and schizophrenia tend to possess higher creativity and intelligence.

Janna Levin launches a new film about Alan Turing at the World Science Festival.

by Trent Gilliss, senior editor

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