• 0%
    0 votes
  • Rate this episode
    What did you think?
  • 25
    watchers
  • 34
    plays
  • 49
    collected
  • 2
    lists
PosterPoster

TED Talks: Season 2017

2017x85 Siddhartha Roy: Science in service to the public good
TV-PG

  • 2017-04-25T04:00:00Z on YouTube
  • 15 mins
  • United States
  • Documentary, Special Interest

We give scientists and engineers great technical training, but we're not as good at teaching ethical decision-making or building character. Take, for example, the environmental crisis that recently unfolded in Flint, Michigan -- and the professionals there who did nothing to fix it. Siddhartha Roy helped prove that Flint's water was contaminated, and he tells a story of science in service to the public good, calling on the next generation of scientists and engineers to dedicate their work to protecting people and the planet.

Loading...