Town Hall Seattle Science Series

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 re...Show More


1:06:21 | Dec 4th, 2017

Why does spending money sometimes feel almost physically painful? Why are we comfortable overpaying for something again just because we’ve overpaid for it once before? Dan Ariely, professor of Psychol...Show More
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For anyone who love economics pods. Loved this. 👌🏾

1:34:01 | Dec 30th, 2019

Puget Sound is a magnificent and intricate estuary, supporting an abundance of resident and migrating life—notably two iconic, interdependent endangered species: Southern Resident orcas and chinook sa...Show More
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56:43 | Dec 23rd, 2019

For centuries, doctors have struggled to define mental illness—how do you diagnose it, how do you treat it, how do you even know what it is? Author Susanah Calahan made her way to Town Hall to explore...Show More

1:12:00 | Dec 17th, 2019

According to oncologist Azra Raza, we have lost the war on cancer. We spend $150 billion each year treating it, yet—a few innovations notwithstanding—a patient with cancer is as likely to die of it as...Show More

1:23:26 | Dec 9th, 2019

Over the course of a generation, algorithms have gone from mathematical abstractions to powerful mediators of daily life. Algorithms have made our lives more efficient, but some experts contend that t...Show More
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