13 episodes

Pioneers in Science Stanford

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    Roger D. Kornberg on Scientific Discovery

    Roger D. Kornberg on Scientific Discovery

    In an interview as part of the Stanford Pioneers in Science series, Nobel Prize winner Roger D. Kornberg discusses his impressive scientific discoveries as well as other aspects of life as a scientist and some of his personal opinions. (May 12, 2010)

    • 1 hr 26 min
    • video
    Patrick Suppes on Philosophy

    Patrick Suppes on Philosophy

    Patrick Suppes, Lucie Stern Professor of Philosophy Emeritus, discusses his life's work and his ideas for the future of education as one of the most consequential thinkers of our day. (April 21, 2010)

    • 1 hr 25 min
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    Stanley N. Cohen on Genes and Genetics

    Stanley N. Cohen on Genes and Genetics

    Stanley N. Cohen discusses his career and his current work studying mechanisms by which viruses and bacteria exploit genes and genetic pathways of host cells in order to produce disease. (March 11, 2010)

    • 1 hr 28 min
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    Douglas Osheroff on the State of Science Research and Education

    Douglas Osheroff on the State of Science Research and Education

    Paul Costello interviews Douglas Osheroff, Professor of Physics and of Applied Physics and recipient of the Nobel Prize in physics, discussing his work and career and his thoughts on the state of scientific research and education. (February 3, 2010)

    • 1 hr 28 min
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    William H. Durham on Human Biology

    William H. Durham on Human Biology

    William H. Durham's major contributions have been in the theory of convolutions in human populations, in the cases of scarcity and environmental degradation in Latin America. (November 4, 2009)

    • 1 hr 32 min
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    William F. Sharpe on Finance

    William F. Sharpe on Finance

    William Sharpe received the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences in 1990 for his contributions to the theory of price formation for financial assets, the so-called Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM). (October 7, 2009)

    • 1 hr 35 min

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