Through the equation 2+2=4 to a feeling of the absolute happiness. This is how Anton Senenko describes his state when he saw with a microscope previously unseen by men and did a small scientific discovery. Perhaps, this small discovery will help other scientists discover something bigger. In his talk Anton explains what popularization of science is and how ordinary people can help promote science so that one day a scientist having entered his laboratory would see previously unseen and do a discovery.
Anton Senenko is a senior scientific researcher at the Institute of Physics of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. His scientific interests are nanotechnology. Also, Anton is known for his activity as a popularizer of science, educator, and blogger who covers not only scientific events but researches and writes about social issues in Ukraine.
This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx