Earthquakes are a natural part of our world. But while Earth’s system of tectonic plates makes them unpreventable, our ability to predict and mitigate their effects on people has increased over time.
The great melting pot that is New York City has always been known for its vibrant immigrant cultures - and many of these cultures are now reflected in the city's finest restaurants. In this podcast, Chef Daniel Humm and General Manager Will Guidara of acclaimed restaurant Eleven Madison Park discuss their method of melding Jewish, Italian, Irish, and other cultures' culinary traditions into contemporary fine dining.
Jazz is very different from rock music- but does the brain of a jazz musician act differently than that of a rock musician? What about the brain of a painter, or a dancer? In this podcast join musician and surgeon Charles Limb, of the Peabody Conservatory of Music and Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, as he discusses musical creativity in the brain in this final SciCafe of the spring 2013 season.
To err is human, even if you’re a scientist. In this podcast, astrophysicist Mario Livio discusses the interesting scientific mistakes made by famous scientists, the subject of his new book “Brilliant Blunders.”