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The Institute for the Science of Origins - videos from the first season of the Origins Science Scholars Program!

During this unique nine-week program, members of the community engaged with each other and with leading scholars of origins science to investigate cosmology, evolutionary theory, and human evolution. Each evening began with a presentation by a world-class researcher, followed by dinner and open discussion among all the participants. Below are videos of the nine lectures from the Fall, 2010 program.

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Videos!

Watch the Video of Dr. Starkman's 9/14/2010 lecture:
The Case for the Big Bang


Watch the Video of Dr. Gates's 9/21/2010 lecture:
Almost Everything is Dark


Watch the Video of Dr. Starkman's 9/28/2010 lecture:
In the Beginning


Watch the Video of Dr. Croft's 10/5/2010 lecture:
Evidence for Biological Evolution


Watch the Video of Dr. Beall's 10/12/2010 lecture:
Natural Selection and Adaptation


Watch the Video of Dr. Croft's 10/19/2010 lecture:
Species, Speciation, and Evolution on Islands


Watch the Video of Dr. Latimer's 10/26/2010 lecture:
What Makes Us So Different? An Evolutionary Perspective on Human Origins


Watch the Video of Dr. Simpson's 11/9/2010 lecture:
Why is Childbirth so Difficult in Humans?"


Watch the Video of Dr. Haile-Selassie's 11/16/2010 lecture:
Ethiopia the Cradle of Human Origins: New Discoveries from the Field"