Marcelo Gleiser

Marcelo Gleiser appears in the following:

The Equation That Blew Up The Cosmos

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.


Pushing The Frontiers Of High-Energy Physics Links Humanity

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.


The Need To Believe: Where Does It Come From?

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.


Exploring Catalogues Of Living Creatures And Celestial Objects

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.


Does Technology Make You Freer?

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.


What Do You Believe?

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.


Could All Really Come From Nothing?

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.


A Short History Of The Mysterious Disappearing Neutrinos

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.


The Mars Double Attack

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.


'The Hidden Code': An Embrace Of Art And Science

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.


The Immortal Brain: Would You Go For It?

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.


Moving From Creation Of The Cosmos To Human Life

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.


Are Science And Truth At Odds?

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.


Five 'Scary' Experiments That Did Not Destroy The World

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.


Cleaner Cities, Cleaner Planet

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.


Q&A: 'Unity' Director Discusses Humanity's Future

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.


'Unity': Are We There Yet?

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.


Game Of Quarks: A Guide For The Perplexed

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.


Pluto Encounter Is A Legacy Of Our Generation

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.


The Brain's Remarkable Sculpting Of Memories

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?