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The case for curiosity-driven research | Suzie Sheehy

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Seemingly pointless scientific research can lead to extraordinary discoveries, says physicist Suzie Sheehy. In a talk and tech demo, she shows how many of our modern technologies are tied to centuries-old, curiosity-driven experiments — and makes the case for investing in more to arrive at a deeper understanding of the world.

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7 Comments on The case for curiosity-driven research | Suzie Sheehy

  1. frirst yayayyay

  2. Why it killed the cat

  3. It is a very nice topic for tedx.
    I loved it

  4. DiscoverYourAwesomeness // 26th November 2018 at 10:32 pm // Reply

    *Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, ‘Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous?’ Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God. Your playing small does not serve the world. There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won’t feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children do. We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us. It’s not just in some of us; it’s in everyone. And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.*

  5. Aigerim Ibrayeva // 26th November 2018 at 10:33 pm // Reply

    We watched this speech on the TedXStockholm event. So interesting and inspiring! ♥️

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