IMAX Filmmakers Push Scientists To The Max

Physics is fun – or at least it is for physicists. But to make it fun enough for a big budget IMAX film, Hollywood moviemakers had to talk some scientists into pushing the limits of their own expertise.


LHC Unlikely to Swallow Earth

Despite a press release that includes the phrases “universe-gobbling black holes” and “the power to destroy Earth,” we have nothing to fear when physicists flip the switch on CERN’s Large Hadron Collider (LHC) on Wednesday.

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Street Corner Science: Leon Lederman – Pt. 2

Dr. Leon Lederman, 1988 Nobel Laureate in Physics, is back on the street answering your questions about time travel, nuclear fusion, and the future of particle physics in Part 2 of “Street Corner Science with Leon Lederman.”

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Street Corner Science: Leon Lederman – Pt. 1

ScienCentral is taking science to the people in its first installment of “Street Corner Science”, in which a film crew and a renowned scientist are plunked down on a busy city street corner, and an impromptu Q&A session with the public ensues!


Nobelist Slams Education

Physics Nobel prize winner Dr. Leon Lederman criticizes the state of science education in the U.S. He explains who’s to blame and what it will take to make a change.

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“Jumper” stars discuss teleportation

Actor Hayden Christensen and director Doug Liman were kind enough, and brave
enough, to talk to us about their understanding of teleportation in the real
world (as opposed to in their new movie, Jumper).

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