A quick heads up: The World Science Festival is getting underway today in New York City. Throughout the week (June 1-5), the festival will stage 50 live programs that bring together great minds in science and the arts. A number of them you can stream free online, including “Awakening the Mind: A Celebration of the Life and Work of Oliver Sacks.” Watch it now (5pm CA time) right above. For a complete list of streamable events, click here.
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