TED: What will be the next big scientific breakthrough?
What do a Nobel Prize-winning microscopist and Festival of Genomics plenary speaker Aubrey de Grey have in common? Eric Haseltine has a theory…
“Throughout history, speculation has spurred beautiful, revolutionary science — opening our eyes to entirely new universes. “I’m not talking about science that takes baby steps,” says Eric Haseltine. “I’m talking about science that takes enormous leaps.” In this talk, Haseltine passionately takes us to the edges of intellectual pursuit with two ideas — one that’s already made history, and the other that’s digging into one of humanity’s biggest questions with admirable ambition (and a healthy dose of skepticism from many).”
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