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A series of live conversations between writer Carl Zimmer and eight leading thinkers on the question of what it means to be alive. What Is Life? was recorded in front of a live audience at Caveat in New York and is supported by a grant from Science Sandbox, a Simons Foundation initiative.

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    • 4.8, 17 Ratings

A series of live conversations between writer Carl Zimmer and eight leading thinkers on the question of what it means to be alive. What Is Life? was recorded in front of a live audience at Caveat in New York and is supported by a grant from Science Sandbox, a Simons Foundation initiative.

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
17 Ratings

17 Ratings

Dakota Jane ,

Mind-blowingly Wonderful

Zimmerman talks to scientists researching the subject of what is life and how does it begin and gets them to talk about their work at an accessible level. Big questions, big fun!

DickZimmer ,

What is Life?

Very insightful interviews.

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