Detecting the cosmic microwave background radiation at the South Pole.


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Our Institute of the Science of Origins helped organize a Ted X event here last November, TEDxCLESalon, to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Einstein's Theory of General Relativity. Some of the Ted X talks are now available. Below we embed the talks by Physics Faculty who presented at the event: Claudia de Rham, John Ruhl and Glenn Starkman.

Claudia's TedX Talk

Glenn's TedX Talk

John's TedX Talk