A good weekend for museum-going TEDsters: Darwin opens Saturday at New York’s Museum of Natural History: the most in-depth exhibit every mounted on the icon of modern science. And on Sunday, Masters of American Comics opens simultaneously at the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art and the Hammer Museum, tracing the history of the genre through 15 masters, ranging from Charles M. Schultz to R. Crumb.
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In today’s moving TED Talk, Jake Barton of the design firm Local Projects shares the idea at the core of the yet-to-open National September 11 Memorial Museum: that museum-goers need to be included in the telling of the story. “The event is so recent, somewhere between history and current events,” says Barton, explaining that more […]
TED News in Brief: The Nobel Prize gives a shoutout to TED-Ed, Diana Nyad swims for 48 hours straight
Over the past week, we’ve noticed a lot of fascinating TED-related news items. Here, some highlights: Hours after announcing that the 2013 Prize in Physics had been awarded to François Englert and Peter W. Higgs “for the theoretical discovery of a mechanism that contributes to our understanding of the origin of mass of subatomic particles,” […]