Here’s a great interview the BBC did with Richard Feynman in 1983. His explanations are classic Feynman: insightful yet approachable. I really enjoyed his response to the interviewer’s question re: “why do magnets repel and attract.” Check it out:
This is a very thought-provoking talk by Richard Dawkins and Lawrence Krauss on the topic of “Something from Nothing.” Krauss is a theoretical physicist / cosmologist and Dawkins is an evolutionary biologist; hearing the two of them discuss the topic from their respective viewpoints makes for a great lecture.
Here’s an interesting talk by Sam Harris re: free will.
- Shermer presents “The Believing Brain” at the Center for Inquiry in NYC and
- Another TED talk by Shermer, “The pattern behind self-deception”
Here’s a bit more about Mr. Shermer on his TED bio page.