MacArthur Fellows Program
The MacArthur Fellows Program, MacArthur Fellowship, or "Genius Grant" is a prize awarded annually by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation typically to between 20 and 40 individuals, work...
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The Legend of Question Six
Simon Pampena discusses the famous Question 6 from the 1988 International Mathematical Olympiad
Lester Brown: 'Vast dust bowls threaten tens of millions with hunger'
Over his 50-year career, Lester Brown has become known for his accurate global environmental predictions. As he enters retirement, he warns the world may face the worst hunger crisis of our lifetimes
The pregnant war photographer who couldn't walk away
War photographer Lynsey Addario's new book "It's what I do: A photographer's life of love and war."
John Zorn
John Zorn's Bar Kokhba troops performing Gevurah Song available on album Circle Maker. Marc Ribot - guitar Cyro Baptista - percussion Mark Feldman - violin E...
Gunther Schuller
The truly gifted composer, conductor, arranger, performer and friend, at work creating the Birth of the Cool Suite for Joe Lovano's Blue Note CD, Streams of ...
Max Roach
The Best!!!
Ornette Coleman
Ornette Coleman Lonely Woman Album: The Shape Of Jazz To Come Released: 1959 Length: 5'02 Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Shape_of_Jazz_to_Come.
Twyla Tharp - Twyla Tharp dance
Twyla Tharp Dance video demo Sadler's Wells.
Bill T. Jones - Blind date
Preview clip of the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company's multimedia dance performance piece titled Blind Date.
Bill T. Jones - Another evening
Video clip of Another Evening: I Bow Down by the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company.
Bill T. Jones - As I was saying...
This is a preview clip of As I Was Saying... created and performed by Bill T. Jones, featuring Company dancers Leah Cox and Donal Shorter Jr.
Peter Sellars
Peter Sellars (born September 27, 1957) is an American theatre director, noted for his unique contemporary stagings of classical and contemporary operas and plays. Sellars is professor of World Arts a...
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Sam-Ang Sam
Sam-Ang Sam is an American ethnomusicologist and recent MacArthur Fellow. As founder of Sam-Ang Sam Ensemble, he has released several albums for sale in mainstream American markets in an attempt to r...
Lester Brown: 'Vast dust bowls threaten tens of millions with hunger'
Over his 50-year career, Lester Brown has become known for his accurate global environmental predictions. As he enters retirement, he warns the world may face the worst hunger crisis of our lifetimes
The pregnant war photographer who couldn't walk away
War photographer Lynsey Addario's new book "It's what I do: A photographer's life of love and war."
Susan Irene Rotroff
Susan Irene Rotroff is an American archaeologist, and Jarvis Thurston and Mona Van Duyn Professor in the Humanities, at Washington University in St. Louis.She graduated from Princeton University, with...
Leo Buss
Leo W. Buss (born 1953) is a Professor in Yale University's departments of geology, geophysics, and ecology and evolutionary biology.
He graduated from Johns Hopkins University with a B.A., M.A., ...
James Collins (Boston University)
James J. Collins (June 26, 1965) is an American bioengineer, and the Termeer Professor of Medical Engineering & Science and Professor of Biological Engineering at MIT. He is one of the founders o...
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Anthony Braxton
Anthony Braxton (born June 4, 1945) is an American composer and instrumentalist. Braxton has released well over 100 albums since the 1960s. Among the instruments he plays are the sopranino, soprano, C...
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Barbara Block
Barbara Block is an American marine biologist, and Charles & Elizabeth Prothro Professor in Marine SciencesEvolutionary, Cellular and Molecular Physiology, at Stanford University.She has establish...
Trisha Brown
Trisha Brown (born 25 November 1936) is a postmodernist American choreographer and dancer.
Brown was born in Aberdeen, Washington, and received a B.A. degree in dance from Mills College in 1958. B...
Albert J. Libchaber
Albert J. Libchaber (born 23 October 1934, Paris) is a Detlev W. Bronk Professor at Rockefeller University. He won the Wolf Prize in Physics in 1986. In 1999 he received the Prix des Trois Physiciens ...
Barbara McClintock
Barbara McClintock (June 16, 1902 – September 2, 1992), was an American scientist and one of the world's most distinguished cytogeneticists, who won the 1983 Nobel laureate in Physiology or Medicine. ...
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Edet Belzberg
Edet Belzberg is a documentary filmmaker. She won a 2005 MacArthur Fellowship.
Belzberg received a B.A. in 1991 from the University of Colorado, Boulder and an M.A. in 1997 from the School of Inte...
Campbell McGrath
Campbell McGrath (born 1962) is a notable American poet. He is the author of nine full-length collections of poetry, including his most recent, Seven Notebooks (Ecco Press, 2008), Shannon: A Poem of t...
Bill Strickland
William E. "Bill" Strickland (born 1947 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) is a community leader, author, and the President and CEO of the non-profit Manchester Bidwell Corporation based in Pittsburgh. The...
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Nicole King
Nicole King (born 1970) is an American biologist and faculty member at the University of California, Berkeley in molecular and cell biology and integrative biology. She was awarded a MacArthur Fellows...
Jon Seger
Jon Seger is an American evolutionary ecologist, and Distinguished Professor of Biology at the University of Utah.His work has appeared in leading scientific journals such as Nature, Science, Genetics...
Hilbert-Smith conjecture
In mathematics, the Hilbert–Smith conjecture is concerned with the transformation groups of manifolds; and in particular with the limitations on topological groups G that can act effectively (faithful...