Marcelo Gleiser appears in the following:
Wednesday, November 25, 2015
As Albert Einstein's theory of general relativity turns 100, the scientist would surely be pleased with the revolution he started, a source of wonder and inspiration for all, says Marcelo Gleiser.
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
The kind of research being conducted at CERN is a reminder of what we can accomplish, together, even amid the darkest of times, says physicist Marcelo Gleiser.
Wednesday, November 04, 2015
Religious belief offers a sense of community with the unknown — with what transcends the confines of our humanity — as science aims to extend our reality, says astrophysicist Marcelo Gleiser.
Wednesday, October 28, 2015
The web provides amazing access, often free, to information for educational purposes, made possible by enabling people and technology. Blogger Marcelo Gleiser introduces us to some of his favorites.
Wednesday, October 21, 2015
Improvements in technology don't necessarily lead to more leisure time for people, but they allow us more freedom to choose what we spend our time doing, says astrophysicist Marcelo Gleiser.
Saturday, October 17, 2015
On Sunday, Oprah's network begins airing a documentary series titled Belief, looking at how people search for meaning. Marcelo Gleiser talks to David Shadrack Smith, creative director of the series.
Thursday, October 15, 2015
In examining the universe's origins, maybe we need a way of depicting the laws of nature as emerging behaviors that unfold and take hold as time elapses, says astrophysicist Marcelo Gleiser.
Wednesday, October 07, 2015
Incompleteness is the lifeblood of science. We don't know where the massive neutrinos will lead us, but it's fair to expect that the road ahead will have quite a few surprises, says Marcelo Gleiser.
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
There is much excitement around finding liquid water on Mars. And, though high salinity is not good for life, we will only know if it exists there if we look, says astrophysicist Marcelo Gleiser.
Wednesday, September 23, 2015
A collaborative work between D J Spooky and several Dartmouth professors attempts to immerse viewers in a multi-sensorial "science experience" that creates a sort of journey through the cosmos.
Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Let's assume that we could preserve someone's brain after death — and reconstruct the architecture of the brain in great detail. This would be only part of the task, says commentator Marcelo Gleiser.
Wednesday, September 09, 2015
What makes up your body are the remains of stars long gone. That this star stuff got organized to the point of becoming animated, thinking matter is nothing short of wonderful, says Marcelo Gleiser.
Wednesday, September 02, 2015
A curious personalization of science is underway — it's as if scientific issues are simply matters of opinion and not the product of a very thorough process, says commentator Marcelo Gleiser.
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Humans toy dangerously with things we barely understand — and the consequences could be cataclysmic — but astrophysicist Marcelo Gleiser says these five experiments shouldn't have driven such fear.
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
We need to find a way to convince people that, like city parks and streets, the air we breathe is a space we share with everyone and, so, we need to keep it clean, says commentator Marcelo Gleiser.
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Commentator Marcelo Gleiser interviews Shaun Monson on his new documentary about the conflicts between humans, animals and nature, in theaters Aug. 12.
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
The upcoming documentary Unity is a wake-up call to humanity on the moral duty to respect the diversity of life, which is born from the same seed, says commentator Marcelo Gleiser.
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Last week, scientists working at the Large Hadron Collider announced the discovery of the "pentaquark" particle, clearing up 50 years of false signals and potential sightings, says Marcelo Gleiser.
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Astrophysicist Marcelo Gleiser wonders what the children watching the flyby will accomplish as they join the ranks of future space explorers. The probes have been there; perhaps now it is our turn.
Wednesday, July 08, 2015
Some memories persist for a lifetime, even if sometimes only at the level of uncertain contours, says commentator Marcelo Gleiser. How does the brain do that?