Drawing from some of the most pivotal points in his life, Steve Jobs, chief executive officer and co-founder of Apple Computer and of Pixar Animation Studios, urged graduates to pursue their dreams and see the opportunities in life’s setbacks — including death itself — at the university’s 114th Commencement on June 12, 2005.
Leonard Bernstein and Maximilian Schell discuss some of the aspects of the Symphony No. 6 “Pastoral” and Symphony No. 7 by Ludwig Van Beethoven. They also discuss his life and how he composed some of his music.
Taylor Wilson believes nuclear fusion is a solution to our future energy needs, and that kids can change the world. And he knows something about both of those: When he was 14, he built a working fusion reactor in his parents’ garage. Now 17, he takes the TED stage at short notice to tell (the short version of) his story.
Taylor Wilson built a nuclear reactor — in his backyard when he was fourteen years old.
Lately, the International Space Station has been flying through geomagnetic storms, giving astronauts an close-up view of the aurora borealis just outside their windows.