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Part of the first class in the series of IAP classes titled "Fundamentals of Science and Technology Public Policy-Making - Sci/Tech Policy Boot Camp." The lecturer is William B. Bonvillian, Director at the MIT Washington Office.&nb...
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Keynote: Shun Kanda, Senior Lecturer, MIT (USA) James Wescoat, Aga Khan Professor, MIT (USA) Respondent: Jegan Vincent de Paul, ACT Lecturer, MIT (USA) In the aftermath of the disaster suffered in Japan, MIT launched the MIT Japan 3/11 I...
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Public discourse on energy topics from nuclear technology to climate impacts to biofuels is often characterized by tall claims, exaggerated risks, biased coverage and impenetrable legalese. The MIT Energy Initiative and Knight Science Jo...
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What Do Artists Know? Contemporary Responses to the Deskilling of Art Michael Corris, Professor/Chair of Studio Art, Southern Methodist University, Dallas Some contemporary art is profoundly engaged with the world in ways that go beyo...
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The Mercury Game is a negotiation simulation that is designed to teach people about the role of science in international environmental policy making. To download the game go to: http://mit.edu/mercurygame
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First, liquid oxygen is made by passing gaseous oxygen through a tube submerged in liquid nitrogen. Then the oxygen is poured between the poles of a strong electro magnet. The paramagnetic nature of the oxygen causes an induced dipole....
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09/19/2008 1:45 PM KresgeRebecca M. Henderson, '81, Eastman Kodak LFM Professor of ManagementDescription: All that's required to achieve sustainability, says Rebecca Henderson, is to clean up your current operations and/or rethink the bu...
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10/08/2010 5:30 PM MuseumDeborah G. Douglas, Curator, Science and Technology Collections, MIT Museum; Peter Moulton; Dick Williamson, '61, Phd '66; Erich Ippen; Richard M. Osgood, Jr.; Jeff HechtDescription: This group of luminaries...
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04/26/2011 12:00 PM Wong AuditoriumJack Welch, Founder Jack Welch Management Institute Description: Jack Welch has never been one to pussyfoot around when it comes to discussions of leadership, and he doesn't break from form during a liv...
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04/21/2011 4:00 PM Wong AuditoriumJohn Reilly, Co"director of the MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change; Senior Lecturer, Sloan School of Management ; Kerry Emanuel, '76, PhD '78, Professor of Atmospheric Science;...
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04/11/2011 9:00 AM David A. Mindell, PhD '96, Frances and David Dibner Associate Professor of the History of Engineering and Manufacturing; ; Dr. Susan Hockfield, President, MIT; Victor Zue, ScD '76, Delta Electronics Professor of Ele...
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