Science and Engineering Webcasts
Posted on September 30, 2006 Comments (5)
Our Favorite Science and Engineering Webcast Libraries
- MIT World – a free and open site that provides on demand video of significant public events at MIT.
- Fora.tv provides a wide variety of excellent talks by scientists, engineers and others – engineering channel – science channel
- UC-Berkeley Course Videos – full course video collections including: Physics for Future Presidents (26 lectures); Electrical Engineering and Applied Science & Technology (31 lectures) and Bio Engineering (25 lectures). Also videos from conferences and College of Engineering Presentations. Video – great
- TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) talks – videos from the annual conference including: Malcolm Gladwell, Richard Dawkins and Larry Brilliant. Video
- VideoLectures.Net – open access to lectures by distinguished scholars and scientists at conferences, summer schools and workshops.
- InfoQ – webcasts of presentations on software development.
- Engineering TV – by engineers for engineers! Focused on technical B2B engineering and design engineering topics.
- BBC (UK)
- In Our Time: Science – audio podcasts by Melvyn Bragg
- The Material World by Quentin Cooper podcasts
- The Naked Scientists podcasts – physicians and researchers from Cambridge University (curious cat favorite)
- Science and the City from the New York Academy of Science every Friday.
- PBS (USA)
- NOVA is the highest rated science series on television (in the USA) – includes resources for teachers.
- Scientific American Frontiers with Alan Alda. Special online features and resources for teachers. 15 years of TV shows.
- SciVee – By the Public Library of Science. Great promise. Video
- Google Technology Talks – videos of presentation at Google including: The Next Fifty Years of Science by Kevin Kelly, Winning The DARPA Grand Challenge, Building Large Systems at Google and Human Computation. Video – great
- This Week in Science – audio podcasts of weekly radio program with an irreverent flavor
- doFlick – user-generated educational, technical and instructional videos on science and engineering. The videos are are largely tips on lab or engineering techniques, edited labs or short lessons.
- Stanford Linear Accelerator Center – video lectures including: Whispers of the Big Bang; Profiling the Invisible: Quantum Mechanics and the Unseen Universe; and Our Lopsided Universe: The Matter with Anti-Matter. Videos
- Science Studio, Arizona State University – life science podcasts with professors.
- Honeywell – Nobel Initiative: videos and podcasts by Nobel Laureates in Chemistry and Physics
- ScienceLive video archive – video lectures from the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
- Engines of Our Ingenuity by John Lienhard – audio podcasts of weekly radio show
- Science Hack – links to lots of science videos by category