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Bobby McFerrin: Universality of the Pentatonic Scale

Bobby McFerrin demonstrates the power of the pentatonic scale, using audience participation, from the June 12, 2009 World Science Festival event “Notes & Neurons: In Search of the Common Chorus“. Also on stage are panelists Jamshed Bharucha, Provost and Senior Vice President of Tufts University; the James McGill Professor of Psychology and Neurosciences at McGill […]

Wish Upon a Star?

Col. Chris Hadfield of the Canadian Space Agency speaks at the Ontario Science Centre about some of the very human aspects of space travel. Something to consider the next time you wish upon a star.