• Scientific American, June 2011

  • By: Scientific American
  • Narrated by: Mark Moran
  • Length: 1 hr and 17 mins
  • Periodical
  • Release date: 01-06-11
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Scientific American
  • 5 out of 5 stars 5.0 (1 rating)

Summary

In this issue:
“Living in a Quantum World ": Quantum mechanics applies to things of all sizes: birds, plants and maybe even people.
"A Test for Consciousness": A simple test that could ascertain whether a machine is truly conscious.
"Planning for the Black Swan": The accident at Fukushima has focused attention on a new generation of U. S. nuclear reactors.
"Inside the Meat Lab": Scientists are trying to provide high-protein food free of the environmental and ethical concerns that accompany large-scale livestock operations.
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