You don't have to be a chem-lab wonk to be seduced by the seven scientists who discuss their work and lives in this engaging film. Shattering popular stereotypes of introverted, maladroit science geeks with their eloquence, they
effortlessly communicate the allure of lemurs, thinking machines, chemistry, cancer research and cognitive theory. As an adolescent, Michio Kaku built an atom-smasher in his garage; later, he became a theoretical physicist committed to political activism and completing Albert Einstein's unfinished
"theory of everything." Nobel Prize-winning chemist Gertrude Elion lost two loved ones to incurable diseases and found her calling in pharmaceuti...