Science and Engineering Webcasts

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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.
  • provides a wide variety of excellent talks by scientists, engineers and others – engineering channelscience 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)
  • 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 Centervideo 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 archivevideo 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

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