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Public lectures given at the Institute for Advanced Study. Polar Wander.

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Technology. 3D Map of the Brain. We knew anatomy could be gorgeous, but this is beyond anything else we’ve ever seen, and it’s guaranteed to be something you haven’t seen, being the first 3D image of a brain’s connections.

3D Map of the Brain

Van Wedeen, a Harvard radiology professor, is awestruck: “We’ve never really seen the brain – it’s been hiding in plain sight.” Conventional scanning has offered us a crude glimpse, but scientists such as Wedeen aim to produce the first ever three-dimensional map of all its neurons. Cool Science Experiment. Cool Science Experiment. Planetarium.

Absolute Zero.