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How Would Climate Change Influence Society in the 21st Century?

How Would Climate Change Influence ...

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01/29/2008 9:00 AM 32"123Rajendra K. Pachauri, Chairman, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate; Change and Director"General, The Energy and Resources Institute; Dr. Susan Hockfield, President, MITDescription: The rising public awareness o...

Stuck: Why It's So Hard to Do New Things in Old Organizations

Stuck: Why It's So Hard to Do New T...

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Added over 4 years ago | 01:00:00 | 5921 views

12/06/2007 8:30 AM Wong AuditoriumRebecca M. Henderson, '81, Eastman Kodak LFM Professor of ManagementDescription: After 20 years studying large organizations that undertake significant transformations, Rebecca Henderson has of late turn...

The Next Frontier: Bioelectronic Interfaces

The Next Frontier: Bioelectronic In...

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Added over 4 years ago | 01:03:00 | 5685 views

10/24/2007 7:00 PM 32"123Mark A. Reed, Harold Hodgkinson Professor of Engineering and Applied Science; Professor of Electrical Engineering and Applied Physics; Associate Director of the Yale Institute for Nanoscience and Quantum Engine...

Earth Systems Engineering and Management

Earth Systems Engineering and Manag...

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Added over 4 years ago | 00:52:12 | 6727 views

10/09/2007 5:00 PM 10"250Brad Allenby, Arizona State UniversityDescription: If you take as a given that humans now live on a geoengineered planet, then what is our responsibility for the future? Before discussing how to deal with Earth ...

Solar Energy as a Major Replacement for Fossil Fuel

Solar Energy as a Major Replacement...

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Added over 4 years ago | 00:41:47 | 4969 views

10/09/2007 3:30 PM 10"250Roger Angel, Director, Steward Observatory Mirror Laboratory, University of ArizonaDescription: It took a crisis to shift Roger Angel's gaze from the stars back to Earth, but we may all benefit from his full atte...

Anthropogenic Climate Change: Science, Economics and Policy

Anthropogenic Climate Change: Scien...

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Added over 4 years ago | 00:47:38 | 5471 views

10/09/2007 1:30 PM 10"250Ronald Prinn, SCD '71, TEPCO Professor of Atmospheric Science, Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary SciencesDescription: If you'd asked Ronald Prinn a decade ago whether human activity played a signific...

From Rocks to Genes and Back: Stories about the Evolution of Photosynthesis

From Rocks to Genes and Back: Stori...

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Added over 4 years ago | 00:42:49 | 6880 views

10/09/2007 9:30 AM 10"250Dianne K. Newman, Professor of Geobiology; ; Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute; ; Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences and Division of Biology; California Institute of Technology; Descr...

Electrons, Life and the Evolution of the Oxygen Cycle on Earth

Electrons, Life and the Evolution o...

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Added over 4 years ago | 00:53:51 | 3495 views

10/09/2007 8:30 AM 10"250Paul G. Falkowski, Board of Governors Professor of Geological and Marine Science in the Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences and Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Rutgers UniversityDescription: Peel...

Process Improvement in the Rarefied Environment of Academic Medicine

Process Improvement in the Rarefied...

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Added over 4 years ago | 01:18:00 | 4297 views

10/23/2007 4:30 PM e"25"111Paul Levy, '72, MCP '74, President and Chief Executive Officer,; Beth Israel Deaconess Medical CenterDescription: If, as Paul Levy says, "medicine for the most part remains a cottage industry," then how can yo...

Teaching the Second Law

Teaching the Second Law

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Added over 4 years ago | 01:24:00 | 8996 views

10/05/2007 9:50 AM Broad Institute ; Howard Butler, former professor of mechanical engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, N.Y., and the retired chair of the ME department at West Virginia University.; Andrew Foley, As...

The Second Law and Cosmology

The Second Law and Cosmology

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Added over 4 years ago | 00:41:13 | 6665 views

10/04/2007 11:10 AM Broad InstituteMax Tegmark, Associate Professor of Physics, Department of Physics, MITDescription: In spite of its old age, the Second Law of Thermodynamics "is alive and kicking," says Max Tegmark, stimulating resear...

The Second Law and Quantum Physics

The Second Law and Quantum Physics

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Added over 4 years ago | 00:44:31 | 7476 views

10/04/2007 10:20 AM Broad InstituteCharles Bennett, IBM Fellow, IBMDescription: In this often droll lecture on a very abstract subject, Charles Bennettexplores entropy, "one of my long loves," and how it relates to quantum information. ...