March 14, 2012 11:00 AM
by John Baichtal
Check out Adam Savage's TED-ED talk "How simple ideas lead to scientific discoveries":
Adam Savage walks through two spectacular examples of profound scientific discoveries that came from simple, creative methods anyone could have followed — Eratosthenes' calculation of the Earth's circumference around 200 BC and Hippolyte Fizeau's measurement of the speed of light in 1849.
Dr. Art Trembanis