100 Incredible Lectures from the World’s Top Scientists


If you, like me, have an interest in all things scientific, then you will enjoy the treat provided by Sarah Russel at BestCollegesOnline.  She has gathered together a list of 100 fantastic lectures by some of the world's leading scientists, including:

The topics are sorted into the following categories:

  • General
  • Science and Engineering
  • Biology and Medicine
  • Chemistry
  • Physics and Astronomy
  • Earth and Environment
  • Technology
  • Science in the Future
  • Science and Business
  • Miscellaneous

Some of the lectures are on:

  • The history of science
  • The evolution vs creation debate
  • Exploring Mars and life on Mars
  • The physics behind the collapse of the WTC towers
  • The space shuttle
  • How drugs are researched and developed
  • The evolution of the human species
  • Cancer research
  • Nuclear power plants
  • Nanotechnology

The lectures are primarily sourced from TED, MIT World and Academic Earth.

100 Incredible Lectures from the World’s Top Scientists

See also the related 100 Coolest Science Videos on YouTube (thanks Crispian Jago).


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