Sci-Vi | 2018 November
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September 29, 2017 Place: Poul Gernes salen, VIA University College, Prinsens Allé 2,  8800 Viborg The Animation Workshop/VIA University College (TAW) & Research Center Visual Studies and Learning Designs/AAU (ViLD) invites you to a seminar on animation and visual research dissemination. Can cooperation between researchers and visual... 19th TED-ED – TAW coproduction Synopsis: Thor—son of Odin, god of thunder, and protector of mankind—struggled mightily against his greatest challenge yet: opening a bag of food. How had the mighty god fallen so far? Scott Mellor tells the myth of Thor's journey to Utgard. View full lesson: The... 18th TED-ED – TAW coproduction Synopsis: From sailors who were turned into pigs, nymphs that sprouted into trees, and a gaze that converted the beholder to stone, Greek mythology brims with shape-shifters. The powerful Gods usually changed their own forms at will - but for mortals, the... 17th TED-ED – TAW coproduction Synopsis: Colon cancer is one of the leading causes of cancer and cancer death in the world. It is also one of the most preventable types of cancer, as it often takes about ten years for a small polyp to grow and... 16th TED-ED – TAW coproduction Synopsis: Stretched across a tree-peppered expanse in Southern Africa lies the ruins of Great Zimbabwe, a medieval stone city of astounding wealth. Located in the present-day country of Zimbabwe, it’s the site of the second largest settlement ruins in Africa. But its... 15th TED-ED – TAW coproduction Synopsis: Marie Skłodowska Curie’s revolutionary research laid the groundwork for our understanding of physics and chemistry, blazing trails in oncology, technology, medicine, and nuclear physics, to name a few. But what did she actually do? Shohini Ghose expounds on some of Marie... 14th TED-ED – TAW coproduction Synopsis: Our ability to mine great amounts of energy from uranium nuclei has led some to bill nuclear power as a plentiful, utopian source of electricity. But rather than dominate the global electricity market, nuclear power has declined from a high of... 13th TED-ED – TAW coproduction Synopsis: Genitals are the fastest-evolving organs in the animal kingdom. But why is this so? And what’s the point of having decorative private parts? Menno Schilthuizen explains how the evolutionary biology of nature's nether regions uncovers a hidden world of seduction, conflict,... 12th TED-ED – TAW coproduction Synopsis: Computers can beat us in board games, transcribe speech, and instantly identify almost any object. But will future robots go further by learning to figure out what we’re feeling? Kostas Karpouzis imagines a future where machines and the people who... 11th TED-ED – TAW coproduction Synopsis: More than a century after first emerging into the fogbound, gaslit streets of Victorian London, Sherlock Holmes is universally recognizable. And yet many of his most recognizable features don't appear in Arthur Conan Doyle's original stories. So who exactly is Sherlock...