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  • Updated: 1 month ago
  • Videos: 9
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Genius in America

Caroline Hoxby studied the achievement rates of American low-income students. She revealed that there is a much higher number of low-income high-achieving students than original reports accounted for.

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  • 00:30
    What Does Ingenuity Mean to You?

    The winners of Smithsonian Magazine's Ingenuity Awards explain what "ingenuity" means to them.

    • Aired: 12/06/2013
    • Views: 265
    • By: CBS
  • 02:07
    Be Good to the Music

    Annie Clark is a singer-songwriter better know by her stage name St. Vincent. She exchanged media files over the Internet with David Byrne, playing musical tennis, to create the album "Love is Giant."

    • Aired: 12/06/2013
    • Views: 1006
    • By: CBS
  • 01:48
    Getting Curiosity on Mars

    Adam Steltzner is an American NASA engineer who works for the Jet Propulsion Laboratory. He was the phase lead and development manager for the landing systems that got NASA's Curiosity Rover to Mars.

    • Aired: 12/06/2013
    • Views: 824
    • By: CBS
  • 02:02
    Seeing the Unseen, for a Fraction of the Cost

    Saumil Bandyopadhyay was only 15 years old when he designed a device that detects ultraviolet and infrared emissions at room temperature without needing liquid nitrogen.

    • Aired: 12/06/2013
    • Views: 566
    • By: CBS
  • 01:56
    Lending a Megaphone to Stories that Matter

    Mimi Lok is the executive director and executive editor of Voice of Witness, a publication that brings focus to human rights crises in the United States and around the world through oral history.

    • Aired: 12/06/2013
    • Views: 567
    • By: CBS
  • 01:50
    Ben Franklin's Social Network

    Caroline Winterer is the principal investigator of the Benjamin Franklin Project. By using social network analysis, she is challenging accepted historical narratives about one of our founding fathers.

    • Aired: 12/06/2013
    • Views: 705
    • By: CBS
  • 01:55
    Art is Everywhere

    Doug Aitken is a multimedia artist. His body of work ranges from photography, print media, sculpture, and architectural interventions, to narrative films, sound, single and multi-channel video works.

    • Aired: 12/06/2013
    • Views: 720
    • By: CBS
  • 02:03
    Electronics That Simply Disappear

    John Rogers is a professor of material science and engineering. He invented transient electronics: electronics created with materials that are designed to explicitly dissolve and disintegrate away.

    • Aired: 12/06/2013
    • Views: 434
    • By: CBS
  • 02:02
    Expanding College Opportunities

    Caroline Hoxby studied the achievement rates of American low-income students. She revealed that there is a much higher number of low-income high-achieving students than original reports accounted for.

    • Aired: 12/06/2013
    • Views: 497
    • By: CBS

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