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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.

Sep 22, 2023

Dr. Nathalie Cabrol visits Google to discuss the science and technology of exploring Saturn’s moon, Titan.

Titan is the largest moon in the Saturn system. It is 50% larger than the Earth's moon, has an atmosphere, and is presumed to have seas filled with methane and other hydrocarbons. In order for humanity to...


Jun 9, 2023

What is consciousness? How do physical processes in the brain give rise to the self-aware mind and to feelings as profoundly varied as love or hate, aesthetic pleasure or spiritual yearning? These questions today are some of the most hotly debated issues among scientists and philosophers. Now, in his book “The...


Apr 4, 2023

Dr. Temple Grandin visits Google to discuss her book "Visual Thinking: The Hidden Gifts of People Who Think in Pictures, Patterns, and Abstractions" - this landmark book reveals, celebrates, and advocates for the special minds and contributions of visual thinkers.

A quarter of a century after her memoir, "Thinking in...


Mar 28, 2023

Renowned astrophysicist and professor Vinod Krishan visits Google to discuss the phenomenal diversity of plasmas in the cosmos and in our day-to-day lives. Describing multi-level techniques used to study plasma configuration and stability, with emphasis on its relevance to the global challenges we face today like clean...


Mar 3, 2023

Dr. Catherine Whitlock is a former biomedical researcher, who spent ten years in London labs where she explored the immune response in Goodpasture’s disease and rheumatoid arthritis. She now works as a science writer and author and is a member of the Association of British Science Writers, the Royal Society of...