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The Talks at Google podcast - where great minds meet.

Talks at Google brings the world’s most influential thinkers, creators, makers, and doers all to one place. Every episode is taken from a video that can be seen at YouTube.com/TalksAtGoogle.

Jul 16, 2019

Michio Kaku is a world-renowned physicist, futurist, and author of numerous bestselling books including Beyond Einstein, Parallel Universes, The Future of the Mind, and Physics of the Impossible.

In this talk, he discusses the groundbreaking first image of a black hole as well as a range of topics related to his latest...


May 28, 2019

When math goes wrong, things can get expensive. Or absolutely hilarious. For this talk we invited YouTube personality (Numberphile, standupmaths), math communicator, comedian, and one third of the Festival of the Spoken Nerd, Matt Parker, to share his favorite math mistakes from his new UK #1 bestseller, "Humble Pi - A...


Feb 26, 2019

Claudie Haigneré is a French doctor, politician, and former astronaut with the Centre national d'études Spatiales (CNES for short) and the European Space Agency, and Ersilia Scarpetta, who has worked with the ESA since 1991, and is currently the space agency’s Chief Diversity Officer.

They discuss their passion for...


Dec 4, 2018

Barbara Oakley is a professor of engineering at Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan. She has received many awards for her teaching, including the coveted National Science Foundation New Century Scholar Award.

About the Book:

Whether you are a student struggling to fulfill a math or science requirement, or you are...


Aug 3, 2018

Emily Lakdawalla, Senior Editor of the Planetary Society and self-described “Planetary Evangelist,” and Googler Scott Maxwell, a former JPL engineer, engage in a delightful discussion about her new book, The Design and Engineering of Curiosity: How the Mars Rover Performs Its Job. Taking over four years to write,...