The Creativity of Science and Engineering





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Published on Jul 26, 2013

"We live and breathe science everyday"--Chinedun Ozuji, Physical Chemist at Yale

Science is often taught or presented as a collection of known facts or recipes, but in practice, it is a deeply creative process--just like writing, painting, or playing music. Many students pass through school thinking that nearly everything is already known about the world around them, and that there are very definite steps that must be followed when doing science, leaving little room for creativity or inspiration, but scientists and engineers see science and engineering in a very different light...

Featuring: Roger Hanlon, Debora Berebichez, Chinedun Ozuji, Sheila Patek, John O. Dabiri, Joseph Teran, Carolyn Judge, Justin Hall, Manu Prakash, Burcin Becerik-Gerber

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