Philosophy and Nanoscience
Nanoscience has the power to shape a wide variety of future technologies that will impact modern life. Julia Bursten (University of Pittsburgh) discusses the need for a philosophy of nanoscience.
Featuring Julia Bursten
Animation and Camera by Michael Pisano
Animation Assistance by Anya Weitzman
Music by Theo Leung
The Botanist and the Sphinx
Learn how an ancient myth and a botanist helped us gain better understanding of the atom.

Darwin in the Process of Discovery

Einstein's Astonishing Idea
What was Einstein's most astonishing idea? A "history and philosophy of science" analysis created by John Norton, Distinguished Professor and Elay Shech, graduate student, in the Department of History and Philosophy of Science, University of Pittsburgh.
Is Race Real?
Is race real? A "history and philosophy of science" analysis of the biological, medical and psychological reality of human racial classification. Created by Edouard Machery, Professor, Sandra D. Mitchell, Professor, and Haixin Dang, ​​​​​​​graduate student in the Department of History and Philosophy of Science, University of Pittsburgh.
Is Your Brain A Computer?
Is your brain a computer? A "history and philosophy of science" analysis - created by Mazviita Chirimuuta, Assistant Professor, Trey Boone, graduate student, and Michal DeMedonsa, ​​​​​​​graduate student in the Department of History and Philosophy of Science, University of Pittsburgh.
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