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Scientists Debate Obligations of Physics, Chemistry, Other Sciences in a Changing World

Columbia University and the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists co-sponsored a symposium with the New York Academy of Sciences on Oct. 25. Participants addressed contemporary issues in atomic science, global security and the role of scientists in areas such as medicine and the environment. The Bulletin is a leading source of information on nuclear weapons and international security.

Lee Bollinger

Lee Bollinger, President of Columbia University, Welcomes the Assembly

Real Video (3:17)
Ellis Rubinstein

Ellis Rubinstein, President and CEO of the New York Academy of Sciences; former Editor, Science Magazine

Real Video (5:12)
Maxine Singer

Maxine Singer, former President of the Carnegie Institution; Scientist Emeritus, the National Cancer Institute

Real Video (11:39)
Roald Hoffman

Roald Hoffman, Nobel Prize-winning chemist; Frank H. T. Rhodes Professor of Humane Letters, Cornell University

Real Video (12:08)
Christopher Chyba

Christopher Chyba, Professor of Astrophysical Sciences and International Affairs, the Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University

Real Video (13:34)
Jeffrey Sachs

Jeffrey Sachs, Director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University; Director of the U.N. Millennium Project

Real Video (20:54)

Production Number: 388
Shot: Oct 25, 2005
Published: Nov 02, 2005
Last modified:Nov 01, 2005