How simple ideas lead to scientific discoveries | Video on TED.com

Adam Savage walks through two spectacular examples of profound scientific discoveries that came from simple, creative methods anyone could have followed — Eratosthenes’ calculation of the Earth’s circumference around 200 BC and Hippolyte Fizeau’s…

Bill Palladino – MLUI‘s insight:

And who among us wouldn’t like to make a ground breaking contribution to mankind?  Adam Savage, of MythBusters fame, takes us through two extraordinary examples of simple methods that led to deep scientific discovery.

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