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Town Hall Seattle Science Series

By Town Hall Seattle

The Science series presents cutting-edge research about biology, physics, chemistry, ecology, geology, astronomy, and more. These events appeal to many different levels of expertise, from grade school students to career scientists. With a range of relevant applications, including medicine, the environment, and technology, this series expands our thinking and our possibilities.

  1. 1.
    119. Dan Lieberman: Making Exercise More Fun, Healthy, and Rewarding01/20/2021
    1:02:48
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    118. Alberto Cairo: How Charts Lie and Influence Our Perception of Truth01/13/2021
    1:04:40
  3. 3.
    117. Lisa Feldman Barrett with James Ryerson: Why Do We Have Brains? and Other Neuroscientific Revelations12/16/2020
    1:07:24
  4. 4.
    116. Michael Jacobson with Dr. Jim Krieger: Salt Wars12/08/2020
    59:13
  5. 5.
    115. Perri Klass with Paula Fass: How Science and Public Health Gave Children a Future12/02/2020
    59:24
  6. 6.
    114. Yolande Strengers and Jenny Kennedy: Why Siri and Alexa Need a Feminist Reboot11/24/2020
    1:06:39
  7. 7.
    113. Sean B. Carroll: A Series of Fortunate Events11/18/2020
    1:00:49
  8. 8.
    112. Dr. Eric Alm with Dr. Sean Gibbons: Low-Cost Pandemic Tracking Through Sewage11/12/2020
    1:11:19
  1. 9.
    111. Dr. Maria Carrillo: The Latest Discoveries in Alzheimer’s & Dementia Research11/03/2020
    1:14:10
  2. 10.
    110. Doug Kelbaugh: The Urban Fix10/28/2020
    1:00:45
  3. 11.
    109. Dr. Jennifer Reich: From Parents’ Rejection of Vaccines to a COVID Vaccine—Understanding the Politics of Immunization10/20/2020
    1:06:19
  4. 12.
    108. Richard Yonck: Future Minds—The Rise of Intelligence10/13/2020
    51:04
  5. 13.
    107. Wenfei Tong: The Private Lives of Birds10/06/2020
    58:12
  6. 14.
    106. Erin Brockovich with Suzanne Boothby: Our National Water Crisis and What We the People Can Do About It09/30/2020
    1:26:31
  7. 15.
    105. Jonathan Berman: Anti-Vaxxers and How to Challenge a Misinformed Movement09/23/2020
    58:20
  8. 16.
    104. David Allen Sibley: What It’s Like to Be a Bird09/15/2020
    52:27
  9. 17.
    103. Cass Sunstein: Too Much Information09/10/2020
    1:00:44
  10. 18.
    102. Sophie Egan with Tim Egan: Conscious Food Choices For Ourselves and the Planet04/06/2020
    1:03:27
  11. 19.
    101. Ross Bayton: The Gardener’s Botanical03/16/2020
    1:01:59
  12. 20.
    100. Dan Esty: Big Ideas for a Sustainable Future02/24/2020
    1:16:08
  13. 21.
    99. Bees, Guts, Soil, and Cancer: The Microbiome02/11/2020
    1:18:49
  14. 22.
    98. We Are Puget Sound: Discovering and Recovering the Salish Sea12/30/2019
    1:34:00
  15. 23.
    97. Susannah Cahalan: The Undercover Mission That Changed Our Understanding of Madness12/23/2019
    56:42
  16. 24.
    96. Azra Raza with Leroy Hood: The Human Costs of Treating Cancer12/17/2019
    1:11:59
  17. 25.
    95. Michael Kearns and Aaron Roth with Eric Horvitz: Designing Ethical Algorithms12/09/2019
    1:23:25
  18. 26.
    94. Dan Hooper: Our Universe’s First Seconds12/02/2019
    1:15:15
  19. 27.
    93. Ian Urbina: The Outlaw Ocean11/25/2019
    57:40
  20. 28.
    92. Susan Schneider: AI and the Future of Our Minds11/18/2019
    1:12:38
  21. 29.
    91. Melanie Mitchell: A Thinking Human’s Guide to AI11/11/2019
    1:10:02
  22. 30.
    90. Lawrence Millman: Exploring the World of Mushroom Lore11/04/2019
    1:06:58
  23. 31.
    89. Judith Finlayson and Kent Thornburg: You Are What Your Grandparents Ate10/31/2019
    1:00:39
  24. 32.
    88. Florence Williams with Diane Regas: The Nature Fix10/28/2019
    42:40
  25. 33.
    87. Gary Marcus: Building Artificial Intelligence We Can Trust10/25/2019
    55:39
  26. 34.
    86. Alexandra Horowitz with Jane C. Hu: Our Dogs, Ourselves10/21/2019
    1:12:10
  27. 35.
    85. Isabella Tree: A Farm’s Return to the Wild10/17/2019
    1:06:44
  28. 36.
    84. Jonathan Safran Foer with Steve Scher: Saving the Planet Begins at Breakfast10/14/2019
    1:23:16
  29. 37.
    83: Clyde W. Ford: Think Black10/11/2019
    1:09:07
  30. 38.
    82: Brad Smith with Monica Nickelsburg: The Promise and the Peril of the Digital Age10/07/2019
    57:03
  31. 39.
    81: Gina Rippon: The Myth of the Gendered Brain09/30/2019
    1:07:11
  32. 40.
    80: The Body Lives its Undoing09/24/2019
    49:51
  33. 41.
    79: Math Night: Eugenia Cheng & Amir Alexander "The Illogical and Geometric World"09/17/2019
    1:44:26
  34. 42.
    78: Charles Fishman: America’s Impossible Mission to the Moon07/22/2019
    1:07:10
  35. 43.
    77: Walt Odets: Reimagining Gay Men’s Lives07/15/2019
    1:04:37
  36. 44.
    76: Louise Aronson: Elderhood—Redefining Aging07/09/2019
    1:08:11
  37. 45.
    75: Drew Harvell: Confronting the Threat of Ocean Outbreaks07/02/2019
    54:37
  38. 46.
    74: Robert Macfarlane: Underland—A Deep Time Journey06/24/2019
    57:12
  39. 47.
    73: Lee McIntyre: Defending Science from Denial and Fraud06/19/2019
    1:16:00
  40. 48.
    72: David Sloan Wilson with Nick Hanauer: Completing the Darwinian Revolution06/10/2019
    1:10:55
  41. 49.
    71: Liz Carlisle and Bob Quinn: Reviving Ancient Wheat, Rural Jobs, and Healthy Food06/04/2019
    1:22:22
  42. 50.
    70: Mary Gray and Siddharth Suri with Molly Brown: Ghost Work—Silicon Valley’s New Global Underclass05/29/2019
    1:08:37
  43. 51.
    69: Sandro Galea: How We Talk About Health05/20/2019
    54:15
  44. 52.
    68: Nathaniel Rich with Zoya Teirstein: Losing Earth—A Recent History05/06/2019
    1:14:15
  45. 53.
    67: Michio Kaku: Our Future Beyond Earth04/30/2019
    1:09:08
  46. 54.
    66: Salmon People: Northwest Native Opposition to Genetically Engineered Fish04/22/2019
    1:24:45
  47. 55.
    65: Clive Thompson with Mónica Guzmán: The Culture of Coders04/15/2019
    1:10:33
  48. 56.
    64: Institute for Systems Biology: The Future of Health04/08/2019
    1:14:08
  49. 57.
    63: Dahr Jamail04/01/2019
    1:11:27
  50. 58.
    62: Frans de Waal03/25/2019
    1:25:06
  51. 59.
    61: Adrienne Mayor12/10/2018
    47:24
  52. 60.
    60: Alex Rosenblat12/03/2018
    1:01:37
  53. 61.
    59: Chris Impey11/19/2018
    1:19:13
  54. 62.
    58: Jamie Susskind11/05/2018
    1:28:08
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    57: David Hu10/29/2018
    55:28
  56. 64.
    56: David Reich10/22/2018
    1:15:42
  57. 65.
    55: Kai-Fu Lee10/08/2018
    1:24:16
  58. 66.
    54: Thor Hanson10/01/2018
    1:20:57
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    53: Marcia Bjornerud09/24/2018
    49:56
  60. 68.
    52: David Quammen09/17/2018
    1:00:02
  61. 69.
    51: Angela Garbes with Lindy West07/02/2018
    1:06:48
  62. 70.
    50: Richard Prum06/25/2018
    1:14:46
  63. 71.
    49: Jason Colby06/18/2018
    1:22:04
  64. 72.
    48: Simon Winchester06/11/2018
    1:20:10
  65. 73.
    47: Michael Pollan with Ingrid K. Walker06/04/2018
    1:20:17
  66. 74.
    46: Human-Machine Interfaces & The Future of Interaction05/29/2018
    1:29:18
  67. 75.
    45: Freeman Dyson with Neal Stephenson05/21/2018
    49:04
  68. 76.
    44: Edward Tenner with Wier Harman05/14/2018
    1:05:31
  69. 77.
    43: Barbara Ehrenreich with Ross Reynolds05/07/2018
    54:57
  70. 78.
    42: Christian Davenport with Alan Boyle04/30/2018
    1:02:41
  71. 79.
    41: Chris Clearfield and András Tilcsik04/16/2018
    1:10:57
  72. 80.
    40: Michael Gazzaniga with Bill Radke04/09/2018
    1:14:31
  73. 81.
    38: Leonard Mlodinow with Jane C. Hu03/26/2018
    50:25
  74. 82.
    37: Scott L. Montgomery03/19/2018
    1:20:48
  75. 83.
    36: ISB Panel: The Future of Health03/12/2018
    1:20:19
  76. 84.
    35: Sang-Hee Lee03/05/2018
    1:16:42
  77. 85.
    34: Nadine Burke Harris, MD with Kristin Leong02/26/2018
    58:32
  78. 86.
    33: Charles Mann02/19/2018
    1:17:00
  79. 87.
    32: Maryn McKenna02/12/2018
    1:04:39
  80. 88.
    31: Ama Marston and Stephanie Marston02/05/2018
    56:59
  81. 89.
    30: Devin Briski with Robyn Schumacher01/29/2018
    59:12
  82. 90.
    29: Building the Blockchain Ecosystem01/22/2018
    1:31:12
  83. 91.
    28: Jaron Lanier12/18/2017
    1:17:55
  84. 92.
    27: Dr. John Vidale12/11/2017
    1:13:39
  85. 93.
    26: Dan Ariely with Jeff Kreisler12/04/2017
    1:06:30
  86. 94.
    25: Oliver Uberti with Melinda Holland11/27/2017
    1:12:38
  87. 95.
    24: Theo Gray10/30/2017
    50:30
  88. 96.
    23: Peter Wadhams with Brady Piñero Walkinshaw10/16/2017
    1:03:33
  89. 97.
    22: Tali Sharot10/09/2017
    59:50
  90. 98.
    21: Max Tegmark10/02/2017
    1:10:23
  91. 99.
    20: Jonathan White09/18/2017
    1:01:43
  92. 100.
    19: Sam Kean09/11/2017
    53:41
  93. 101.
    18: Suzanne O’Sullivan09/04/2017
    1:15:58
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    17: Alan Burdick08/28/2017
    1:05:25
  95. 103.
    16: Walter Murch and Lawrence Weschler08/21/2017
    1:26:00
  96. 104.
    15: Richard Yonck08/14/2017
    1:01:38
  97. 105.
    14: John All08/07/2017
    1:05:28
  98. 106.
    13: ISB Panel07/31/2017
    1:07:30
  99. 107.
    12: David Haskell07/24/2017
    1:13:24
  100. 108.
    11: Eugenia Cheng07/17/2017
    44:11
  101. 109.
    10: Brian Christian and Tom Griffiths07/10/2017
    1:12:05
  102. 110.
    9: Lawrence Krauss07/03/2017
    1:23:03
  103. 111.
    8: Olivia Koski and Jana Grcevich06/26/2017
    46:09
  104. 112.
    7: Langdon Cook06/19/2017
    59:21
  105. 113.
    6: Jorge Cham and Daniel Whiteson06/12/2017
    1:06:38
  106. 114.
    5: Elisabeth Rosenthal06/05/2017
    1:22:56
  107. 115.
    4: Paul Hawken05/29/2017
    1:21:29
  108. 116.
    3: Siddhartha Mukherjee with Steve Davis05/22/2017
    1:01:44
  109. 117.
    2: David R. Montgomery05/15/2017
    1:12:16
  110. 118.
    1: Anurag Agrawal05/11/2017
    1:12:54

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