Throwback Thursday: ‘Ideas worth spreading’

This Thursday we take a departure from sharing photos from our rich archive, and try something new. This week we explore our not so distant past and showcase fascinating TED talks from our faculty members over the last three years.

Dr. Jonathan Clark

Dr. Jonathan Clark, associate professor in the Center for Space Medicine delivered a presentation at TEDxUSC in May 2012. Dr. Clark discussed space flight and the future of space exploration. Clark was part of the team that helped Felix Baumgartner jump from a balloon more than 24 miles above the earth.

Read more about the Center for Space Medicine.

Dr. David Eagleman

Last year, Dr. David Eagleman, assistant professor in the Department of Neuroscience and the Menninger Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, delivered a TED talk in 2010 for TEDxHouston in which he talked culture, faith, religion, science and how they intersect. He also delved into the mystery of the brain, how we experience feelings, perception and make decisions.

Read more about the research in Dr. Eagleman’s lab.

-By Audrey M. Marks

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