The Search For Life Beyond Earth

The Search For Life Beyond Earth

https://youtube.com/watch?v=Q7iJ_u9IV1MFor half a century, researchers have been scanning the sky for signs of extraterrestrial intelligence, so far to no avail. But with regular discoveries of new planets around distant stars, the universe seems to be more friendly to life...

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In Case of Apocalypse, Open Here

In Case of Apocalypse, Open Here

https://youtube.com/watch?v=nIKrG3-WpAkIn this episode of "Hello World," Ashlee Vance travels to Svalbard - an archipelago located at 80 degrees north - to participate in some doomsday preparation with GitHub CEO Nat Friedman. #HelloWorldBloomberg #Svalbard -------- Like this video? Subscribe to Bloomberg on YouTube:...

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Building a Computer Like Your Brain

Building a Computer Like Your Brain

https://youtube.com/watch?v=Za21GOxVh18Our brain has 86 billion neurons connected by 3 million kilometers of nerve fibers and The Human Brain Project is mapping it all. One of the key applications is neuromorphic computing - computers inspired by brain architecture that may...

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How Blue LEDs Changed the World

How Blue LEDs Changed the World

https://youtube.com/watch?v=idwKHQEw78gNot only are small, energy efficient LEDs used in almost every piece of modern electronics, they have the greatest potential impact on energy savings globally. But LEDs didn't have much use until the '90s, when Japanese scientists discovered the...

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Ecovative Design: Manufactured Wood Made Without Trees

Ecovative Design: Manufactured Wood Made Without Trees

https://youtube.com/watch?v=DCjoiRa6aMQApril 13 -- Ecovative Design has made a mission of replacing synthetic plastic polymers with natural mushroom based polymers. After disrupting the packaging industry with a line of fully biodegradable mushroom packaging, they are now setting their sights on...

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The Day Television Went Global

The Day Television Went Global

https://youtube.com/watch?v=gD_8hks7Es0The dawn of worldwide live television can be traced back to July 10th, 1962, when AT&T's Telstar satellite successfully transmitted a signal between the U.S. and Europe for the first time in history. Video by Raymond Schillinger Graphics by Christian Capestany Archival...

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How To Feed 10 Billion People

How To Feed 10 Billion People

https://youtube.com/watch?v=QDMYT9m1ILgIn the next 40 years we'll need to produce as much food as we did over the past 8,000 years. But as our population grows, the resources we need are shrinking and so farmers and scientists around the world...

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How Finland Survived The iPhone

How Finland Survived The iPhone

https://youtube.com/watch?v=s1bHiSnuNaIBloomberg Businessweek’s Ashlee Vance heads to Finland for a three-part exploration of this traditionally contented country's tech industry. Episode One tackles the critical role Nokia once played in its economy, and the devastating impact Apple's iPhone had on both....

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This 31-Year-Old Is Changing Space Travel

This 31-Year-Old Is Changing Space Travel

https://youtube.com/watch?v=0odk9X5PvkIRocket Scientist Natalya Bailey owns a space startup called Accion Systems that specializes in making wafer thin engines that require a tiny fraction of energy that conventional rockets use. If successful, these ion thrusters could revolutionize how we will...

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Stephen Hawking’s Voice and the Machine That Powers It

Stephen Hawking’s Voice and the Machine That Powers It

https://youtube.com/watch?v=OTmPw4iy0hkBioengineering the Senses: A closer look at tech on the frontiers of medical science. Today we look at the machine behind physicist Stephen Hawking -- and how smartphone technology is helping him communicate. -- Subscribe to Bloomberg on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg Bloomberg...

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