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Video thumbnail: Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers Mike Brown and Konstantin Batygin: The Planet 9 Guys

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Mike Brown and Konstantin Batygin: The Planet 9 Guys

Mike Brown and Konstantin Batygin astonish themselves by discovering our 9th planet.

Mike Brown and Konstantin Batygin: The Planet 9 Guys

Video thumbnail: Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers Simon Singh: It All Started with the Big Bang

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Simon Singh: It All Started with the Big Bang

One of Simon Singh's books inspires the Barenaked Ladies to write a sitcom theme.

Simon Singh: It All Started with the Big Bang

Video thumbnail: Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers Simon Singh: D'oh = mc²

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Simon Singh: D'oh = mc²

Simon Singh discovers that there is an insane amount of math in "The Simpsons."

Simon Singh: D'oh = mc²

Video thumbnail: Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers Matt Denton: How to Make a Lovable Robot

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Matt Denton: How to Make a Lovable Robot

Matt Denton makes BB-8 so lovable that they both wind up on the red carpet.

Matt Denton: How to Make a Lovable Robot

Video thumbnail: Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers Matt Denton: Cinema 101: The Uses of Deodorant

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Matt Denton: Cinema 101: The Uses of Deodorant

Matt Denton stays dry and smells fine with deodorant in his toolkit of cinematic wizardry.

Matt Denton: Cinema 101: The Uses of Deodorant

Video thumbnail: Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers Matt Denton: BB-8: A Star Wars Droid's Seven Secrets

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Matt Denton: BB-8: A Star Wars Droid's Seven Secrets

If a cat is supposed to have nine lives, Matt Denton explains, BB-8 has at least seven...

Matt Denton: BB-8: A Star Wars Droid's Seven Secrets

Video thumbnail: Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers Kathy Reichs: Only for David Duchovny

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Kathy Reichs: Only for David Duchovny

Kathy Reichs gets bamboozled into appearing on an episode of "Bones".

Kathy Reichs: Only for David Duchovny

Video thumbnail: Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers Kathy Reichs: She Couldn't Even Dissect a Frog

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Kathy Reichs: She Couldn't Even Dissect a Frog

Kathy Reichs couldn't dissect a frog in high school, but writes "disgusting" episodes.

Kathy Reichs: She Couldn't Even Dissect a Frog

Video thumbnail: Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers Kathy Reichs: Digging Up "Bones"

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Kathy Reichs: Digging Up "Bones"

Kathy Reichs solves mysteries at work and creates mysteries in her novels and in "Bones".

Kathy Reichs: Digging Up "Bones"

Video thumbnail: Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers Dame Stephanie Shirley: Kindertransport

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Dame Stephanie Shirley: Kindertransport

Dame Stephanie is one of 10,000 Jewish children sent to live safe new lives in the the U.K

Dame Stephanie Shirley: Kindertransport

Video thumbnail: Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers Dame Stephanie Shirley: Great Dame

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Dame Stephanie Shirley: Great Dame

Dame Stephanie Shirley hobnobs with the Queen, but still insists that you call her "Steve.

Dame Stephanie Shirley: Great Dame

Video thumbnail: Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers Dame Stephanie Shirley: Our Women's Company

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Dame Stephanie Shirley: Our Women's Company

Dame Stephanie Shirley breaks through a million glass ceilings with her all-female company

Dame Stephanie Shirley: Our Women's Company

Video thumbnail: Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers Cheri Blauwet: Having a Disability Makes Me a Better Doctor

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Cheri Blauwet: Having a Disability Makes Me a Better Doctor

Knowing that everyone is "only temporarily able-bodied" helps Cheri connect with patients.

Cheri Blauwet: Having a Disability Makes Me a Better Doctor

Video thumbnail: Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers Cheri Blauwet: I’m the Doctor, Not the Patient

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Cheri Blauwet: I’m the Doctor, Not the Patient

Gold medalist Cheri Blauwet becomes a doctor and opens eyes to the idea of "disabilities".

Cheri Blauwet: I’m the Doctor, Not the Patient

Video thumbnail: Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers Cheri Blauwet: I Brought Home the Gold…in a Wheelchair

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Cheri Blauwet: I Brought Home the Gold…in a Wheelchair

Cheri Blauwet gets talked into finding her passion.... which eventually turns to gold.

Cheri Blauwet: I Brought Home the Gold…in a Wheelchair