2012 : WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE DEEP, ELEGANT, OR BEAUTIFUL EXPLANATION?

2012 : WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE DEEP, ELEGANT, OR BEAUTIFUL EXPLANATION?

Professor, Financial Engineering, Columbia University;...
Theoretical Physicist, Stanford; Father of Eternal Chaotic...
Father of Behavioral Economics; Recipient, 2017 Nobel...
Software Engineer, Computer Scientist, Entrepreneur,...
CEO and Managing Director, Intellectual Ventures; Co-Author...
Neuroscientist; Professor & Director, Center for Brain...
Neuroscientist, Stanford University; Author, Incognito, Sum...
Davis-Brack Professor in the Behavioral Sciences, Stanford...
Social and Cognitive Scientist; CEU Budapest and CNRS Paris...
Reader, Behavioral Ecology, University College London
Cultural psychologist, writer, and consultant
Planetary Scientist; Cassini Imaging Team Leader; Director...
Deputy Chief Scientist for Solar System Exploration, NASA...
Blogging and RSS Software Pioneer; Editor, Scripting News...
Physicist, University of Vienna; Scientific Director,...
Professor of Psychology, UC Berkeley
Associate Professor of Psychology, Princeton University
Founder, the Whole Earth Catalog; Co-founder, The Well; Co-...
Co-director of LSE's Centre for Philosophy of Natural...
Research affiliate, MIT Media Lab
Journalist: Author, A Planet of Viruses; Science Ink:...
Theoretical physicist
Professor, Berkeley Center for Theoretical Physics, UC...
Professor of Psychology, University of Texas, Austin;...
Philosopher; Director, Scientific Vortex, Inc.
Neuroscientist; Professor of Psychiatry & Biobehavioral...
Editor, The Feuilleton (Arts and Essays), of the German...
Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience; Stanford...
Founder and CEO, O'Reilly Media, Inc.; Author, WTF?:...
Associate Professor of Psychology, Cornell University
Department Chair; Richard Clarke Cabot Professor of Social...
Co-founder and Chief Science Officer, MetaMed Research
Brooks and Suzanne Ragen Professor of Psychology, Yale...
Professor of Physics at Brown University; Author, The Jazz...
Professor of Astronomy, Harvard University; Director,...
Professor of Linguistics and Western Civilization, Columbia...
Chief Strategy Officer of The Nature Conservancy
Independent Researcher; Author, The Princeton Field Guide...
Columnist, The New York Times Magazine; Editorial Director...
Consultant; Adaptive Optics and Adjunct Professor of...
Artist; Composer; Recording Producer: U2, Coldplay, Talking...
Chair of Developmental Psychology in Society, University of...
Biological Anthropologist, Rutgers University; Author, Why...
Archaeologist; Journalist; Author, Artifacts, Past Poetic
Physics writer; Author, Trespassing on Einstein's Lawn
Senior Research Fellow, Centre for Research in the Arts,...
Associate Professor of Journalism, American University;...
Writer, Artist, Designer; Author; Google Artist in Residence
Professor & Director, Institute of Philosophy School of...
Biologist; Associate Professor, University of Minnesota,...
Science Writer; Fellow, Royal Society of Literature and the...
Professor of Biological Sciences, Physics, Astronomy,...
Physicist, MIT; Researcher, Precision Cosmology; Scientific...
Master of the New College of the Humanities; Supernumerary...
Founder of field of Evolutionary Psychology; Co-director,...
Mathematician and Economist; Managing Director of Thiel...
Founding Managing Director, SchoolDash; Co-organizer, Sci...
Information Scientist and Professor of Electrical...
Professor of Theoretical Philosophy, Johannes Gutenberg-...
Tisch University Professor of Computer Science, Cornell...
Founder, TED Conference; EG Conference; TEDMED Conferences...
Philosopher, Novelist; Recipient, 2014 National Humanities...
Computer Scientist, UC Berkeley, School of Information;...
Visiting Professor, Stevens Institute of Technology; Author...
Founding Editor, 3QuarksDaily.com
Professor of Psychiatry, Translational Neuroscience...
Professor of Mathematical Physics, Tulane University;...
Emeritus Professor of Physics and Astronomy, UC-Irvine;...
Professor of Quantum Mechanical Engineering, MIT; Author,...
Physicist, Harvard University; Author, Dark Matter and the...
Neuroscientist, Stanford University; Author, Behave
Contributing Editor, Foreign Policy; Syndicated Columnist;...
Nobel Prize in Physics Laureate; Senior Astrophysicist,...
Technology Forecaster; Consulting Associate Professor,...
Professor and Chairman of Computer Science, Brandeis...
Head of Research Group Systems, Neuroscience and Cognitive...
Professor and Chair of Geography; Professor of Earth,...
Director, Cambridge Embodied Cognition and Emotion...
Theoretical Physicist; Aix-Marseille University, in the...
Philosophy and Economic Theory, the New School for Social...
Psychiatrist; Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry,...
Professor of Ethology, Cambridge University; Co-author,...
Senior Scientist, MacroCognition LLC; Author, Seeing What...
George Putnam Professor of Biology, Harvard University;...
Software Pioneer; Philosopher; Author, A Realtime...
Appleton Professor of Natural Philosophy, Dartmouth College...
Neurologist and Cognitive Neuroscientist, The New School;...
Associate Professor, Cognitive Science, University of...
Neuroscientist; Collège de France, Paris; Author,...
Albert Einstein Professor in Science, Departments of...
Distinguished Professor of Physiology, Pharmacology, and...
Professor of Developmental Psychopathology, University of...
Evolutionary Biologist; Emeritus Professor of the Public...
Physician and Social Scientist, Yale University; Co-author...
Professor of Medicine at UCSD
Practicing Neurologist, New York City; Playwright, Off-Off...
Psychologist, UPenn; Director, Penn Laboratory for...
Complex Network Scientist; Distinguished Professor and...
Harold M. Brierley Professor of Business Administration,...
TV documentary producer
Cognitive Scientist, French National Center for Scientific...
Psychologist; Director, Harding Center for Risk Literacy,...
Emeritus Professor of Chemistry, University of Oxford;...
Classics Scholar, University Librarian, ASU; Author, Pagans
Director, External Affairs, Science Museum Group; Co-author...
Professor of Physics & Astronomy, University of...
Curator, Serpentine Gallery, London; Editor: A Brief...
Professor of Neurobiology and Psychiatry, UCSF; Author,...
Doris Duke Chair of Conservation Ecology, Duke University;...
Physicist, Perimeter Institute; Author, Time Reborn
Professor Emeritus of Psychology at Stanford University;...
Recipient, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, 2002;...
Theoretical Physicist; Professor, Department of Physics,...
Independent Investigator and Theoretician; Author, The...
Journalist; Editor, Nova 24, of Il Sole 24 Ore
Professor of Genomics, The Scripps Translational Science...
Panasonic Professor of Robotics (emeritus); MIT Computer...
Abby Rockefeller Mauzé Professor of the Social Studies of...
Artist, Literary Agent; Co-Founder, Edge.org; President,...
Sherrell J. Aston Professor of Psychology at the University...
Professor of Psychology, Hope College; Co-author,...
Social Psychologist, University of British Columbia; Co-...
Computational Neuroscientist; Francis Crick Professor, the...
Professor of Life Sciences, Director, Center for Evolution...
Co-founder, Pixar; Digital Imagery Pioneer & Visionary
Computer Scientist, Yale University; Chief Scientist,...
Writer and Television Producer; Author, Remembering Our...
Physicist, MIT; Recipient, 2004 Nobel Prize in Physics;...
Psychologist, UC, Berkeley; Author, The Gardener and the...
Professor of English and Journalism, State University of...
Senior Consultant (and former Editor-in-Chief and...
Complexity Scientist; Scientist in Residence at Lux Capital...
Psychologist; Assistant Professor of Marketing, Stern...
Mallinckrodt Professor of Physics and Professor of the...
Professor of Journalism, New York University; Former...
Physicist, Director, MIT's Center for Bits and Atoms;...
Professor of Logic and Metaphysics, University of Edinburgh...
Media Analyst; Documentary Writer; Author, Throwing Rocks...
Professor of Geography, University of California Los...
Playwright & Director; Founder, The Ontological-...
Research Associate & Lecturer, Harvard; Adjunct...
Hobbs Professor of Cognition and Education, Harvard...
Professor, Harvard University; Director, Personal Genome...
Director, Big History Institute and Distinguished Professor...
Felix Bloch Professor in Theoretical Physics, Stanford;...
Science writer; Author, Monsters
Former President, The Royal Society; Emeritus Professor of...
Psychologist; President Emeritus, Cooper Union
Theoretical Physicist, Caltech; Author, The Big Picture
Founder and CEO of Projection Point; Author, The Utopia...
Distinguished Professor of Risk Engineering, New York...
Anthropologist, Research Director, Centre National de la...
Professor of Evolutionary Developmental Biology, Imperial...
Author, The Math Book, The Physics Book, and The Medical...
Psychologist; Director, Quality of Life Research Center,...
Managing Director, Excel Venture Management; Co-author (...
Philosopher and Researcher, Centre National de la Recherche...
Emeritus Professor of Psychology, London School of...
Gerontologist; Chief Science Officer, SENS Foundation;...
Psychologist; Author, Consciousness: An Introduction
Artist
Professor of the Prehistory of Humanity, University of...
Physicist
Former Financier; Author, Age of Stagnation
Johnstone Family Professor, Department of Psychology;...
Physicist, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Author, Utopia is Creepy
Theoretical Physicist; Foundation Professor, School of...
Psychologist, University of Massachusetts, Amherst; Author...
Editor-in-Chief of Nature since 1995; Beginning summer 2018...
Physicist, former President, Weizmann Institute of Science...
Social & Technology Network Topology Researcher;...
Science Historian ; Author, Turing’s Cathedral; Darwin...
Clinical Psychologist; Author, What's the Matter with...
CEO, Socratic Arts Inc.; John Evans Professor Emeritus of...
Mathematician, Harvard; Co-author, The Shape of Inner Space
Mathematical Physicist, Columbia University; Author, Not...
Mathematician; Executive Director, H-STAR Institute,...
Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies, NYU; Author,...
Publisher, Skeptic magazine; Monthly Columnist, Scientific...
Founding Dean, Minerva Schools at the Keck Graduate...
Chemistry Blogger, Pipeline; Medicinal Chemist, Preclinical...
Philosopher; Austin B. Fletcher Professor of Philosophy, Co...
Theodore M. Newcomb Distinguished University Professor of...
Distinguished Research Fellow, English Department,...
Actor; Writer; Director; Host, PBS program Brains on Trial...
Mathematician; Computer Scientist; Cyberpunk Pioneer;...
Senior Maverick, Wired; Author, What Technology Wants and...
Cognitive Scientist, UC, Irvine; Author, Visual Intelligence
Associate Professor of Information Sciences, University of...
Research Professor/Professor Emeritus, University of...
President & CEO, Science World British Columbia;...
Writer; Speaker; Thinker, Copenhagen, Denmark
Professor Emeritus, Stevens Institute of Technology; Former...