Tag: Rice University
James Tour, Episode 4: On the Origin of Life, “The Devil Is in the Details”
“Dr. Tour teaches the concepts of enantiomers and chirality, exposing challenges in the prebiotic synthesis and resolution of the molecules needed for life.”
Episode 3: James Tour Detonates “Hyperbole Surrounding Origin-of-Life Claims”
As a correspondent quips, “I don’t know who Dave Farina is, but he’s kicked the wrong dog.” Indeed so.
James Tour Samples Primordial Soup: Watch Episode 2 on Abiogenesis Now
“Goundwork is still being laid, as Dr. Tour explains the early Earth primordial soup concept and enlightens the listener on the layperson’s understanding.”
Episode 1 of Chemist James Tour on Abiogenesis: Watch Now
“In this introductory episode, Dr. James Tour builds the foundation for this series, defining abiogenesis and describing the characteristics for life.”
Tour and Miller Tackle Cells as Computers, Alien Life, and More
They cover everything from how simple can a cell get and still survive and reproduce to questions of design detection and bouncing cosmologies.