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21st Century Geniuses
A genius is defined as one who has exceptional intellectual or creative power or another natural ability. On this episode, "Full Frame" introduces you to those who are among the world’s 21st century geniuses. From one of the oldest to one of the youngest, from the man being called “the next Albert Einstein” to a woman who was a child prodigy, they each offer their own unique gift of high intellect.
Nima Arkani-Hamed is considered one of the top minds at the forefront of theoretical physics, and a 21st century genius. Known for being a disruptive force in science over the course of his career, his revolutionary theories about the functioning of the universe openly push boundaries.
Recently, Arkani-Hamed agreed to serve as the inaugural director of a controversial proposal to build the world’s largest particle accelerator in China. The hope is that this powerful machine will find particles that Europe’s Large Hadron Collider cannot, propelling science into a new era of physics research.
Nima Arkani-Hamed joins Mike Walter in the New York studio to talk more about his research, this exciting project and answers questions about understanding the universe.
In this tech-driven world, some say human connections are a dying art. But, perhaps, if we adapt, grow and change with the times, human connections can become even stronger. On this episode, we talk with some of the world’s brightest minds to discuss the importance of coming together and how human connections make a difference.
A barrier is something that can keep people apart. It can prevent communication or even progress in one's life, but breaking barriers is often where growth happens. On this episode, "Full Frame" meets with those who are breaking barriers and taboos in the world of arts and culture, from embracing creative expression new to their society or building awareness around issues people just don't want to talk about.
Never underestimate the power of dance, when the body, mind and spirit interconnect. That power can often ignite the flame of life-changing inspiration. Whether modern, jazz, ballet or tap, dance is a universal language.
Carrie Ann Inaba is a dancer, producer, philanthropist and pioneer. She was one of the first Asian-Americans to perform contemporary dance on television in the U.S. She’s been wowing audiences for nearly three decades. In addition, this award-winning TV host has choreographed and appeared in numerous feature films for the big screen too.
The human brain weighs a little more than a kilogram and we use it every moment of every day. Yet, so much about our brain remains a mystery. This week on "Full Frame," we’ll meet some of the field’s top researchers who are unlocking the power of the brain.
As the famous song says “Children are our future.” But many of this generation’s youth are now taking the future into their own hands.
This week on "Full Frame," meet young people who are making an impact in their own communities and changing the lives of other children half way across the globe, like Leroy Mwasaru from Nairobi. He joins Mike Walter in the Los Angeles studio to discuss his design for a Human Waste Bioreactor that’s powered by students’ own human waste. It has potential to be a huge economic, political, and environmental game changer.
“Vanishing Coral” presents the personal story of scientists and naturalists who are working with local communities to protect coral reefs that are being destroyed by warming seas, pollution, and destructive fishing practices.