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Friday, May 21, 2010

Science writer Barbara Strauch, author of The Secret Life of the Grown-Up Brain: The Surprising Talents of the Middle-Aged Mind, discusses how the brain's capacity reaches its peak in middle age. Plus, the latest Please Explain is all about matter, anti-matter, and dark matter.

The Secret Life of the Grown-Up Brain

Science writer Barbara Strauch discusses how and why the brain's capacity reaches its peak in middle age.

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Please Explain: Matter, Anti-Matter, and Dark Matter

Please Explain is all about matter, anti-matter, and dark matter. Lisa Randall, Professor of Theoretical Physics at Harvard University; Michael Tuts, Professor of Physics at Columbia University and Mordecai Mark Mac-Low, Chair of the Department of Physics at the American Museum of Natural History tell us all about what it is and what it means.

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