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The Mariner's Compass' rectifier as...

MIT Libraries. Movable Messages in Books: Spinning Wheels, Coded Disks, and Volvelles

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Andrew Wakely, a mathematician, first published The Mariner’s Compass Rectified in 1694. The book was extremely popular; dozens of editions were printed over the course of nearly a century. The “rectifier,” shown here, is used to “readil...

The Laser at 50

The Laser at 50

MIT World — special events and lectures

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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...

Japan's Nuclear Crisis

Japan's Nuclear Crisis

MIT World — special events and lectures

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03/16/2011 5:30 PM Bartos theaterRichard Samuels, Ph D, '80, Ford International Professor of Political Science, Director, Center for International Studies; Kenneth Oye, Associate Professor of Political Science and Engineering Systems an...

Celebrating Science and Engineering Breakthroughs IV

Celebrating Science and Engineering...

MIT World — special events and lectures

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03/29/2011 3:30 PM KresgeKatrin Wehrheim, Associate Professor of Mathematics, MIT; Sallie Chisholm, Lee and Geraldine Martin Professor of Environmental Studies and Professor of Biology, MIT; Nancy Kanwisher, '80, PhD '86, Professor of ...

Shaping Policy in Academia and Across the Nation

Shaping Policy in Academia and Acro...

MIT World — special events and lectures

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03/29/2011 1:30 PM KresgeMarc A. Kastner, Dean, MIT School of Science; Robert Birgeneau, Chancellor of the University of California, Berkeley; Dean of the School of Science, MIT 1991"2000; Heidi B. Hammel, SB '82, Executive Vice Presid...

Celebrating Science and Engineering Breakthroughs I

Celebrating Science and Engineering...

MIT World — special events and lectures

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03/28/2011 1:30 PM KresgeHazel Sive, Professor of Biology and Associate Dean, MIT School of Science; Susan L. Lindquist, Professor of Biology, MIT; Sangeeta N. Bhatia, SM '93 PhD '97, Professor of Health Sciences and Technology and Pro...

Celebrating Science and Engineering Breakthroughs II

Celebrating Science and Engineering...

MIT World — special events and lectures

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03/28/2011 3:30 PM KresgeAngela Belcher, Germeshausen Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, and Biological Engineering; Christine Ortiz, Dean for Graduate Education MIT, Professor of Materials Science and Engineering; Sara Se...

Academic Leaders: Perspectives and Current Challenges

Academic Leaders: Perspectives and ...

MIT World — special events and lectures

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03/28/2011 10:30 AM KresgeDr. Ian A. Waitz, Jerome C. Hunsaker Professor and Department Head, Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, MIT ; Shirley Ann Jackson, '68, PhD '73, President, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; Charles M. ...

Academic Leaders: Perspectives and Current Challenges

Academic Leaders: Perspectives and ...

MIT World — special events and lectures

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03/28/2011 10:30 AM KresgeDr. Ian A. Waitz, Jerome C. Hunsaker Professor and Department Head, Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, MIT ; Shirley Ann Jackson, '68, PhD '73, President, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; Charles M. ...

The Status of Women in Science and Engineering at MIT

The Status of Women in Science and ...

MIT World — special events and lectures

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03/28/2011 9:00 AM KresgeNancy Hopkins, Amgen, Inc. Professor of BiologyDescription: It's difficult to imagine that at one point in her career, National Academy of Science member Nancy Hopkins thought to quit. In her talk, she relates th...

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