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The lecture will examine the legacy of Light/Sight as being implicit in the dominant cultural tropes underpinning conceptual and creative practices in the arts, and chart the interrogation of such optical privileging in 20th Century phil...
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The image of printed words is transmitted through a bundle of approximately 25,000 coherent optical fibers and projected onto a screen.
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A video of Clearly Impossible, an installation by Zhe Huang and Yao Zhang. The installation was originally part of a larger exhibition at the MIT Museum called Ways of Seeing. It will be up at the museum until May 25th. Sponsored by Flor...
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03/29/2011 10:30 AM KresgeSallie Chisholm, Lee and Geraldine Martin Professor of Environmental Studies and Professor of Biology, MIT; Regina Barzilay, Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, MIT:; Anette Hos...
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03/02/2010 4:00 PM 3"270Charles Fine, Chrysler Leaders for Manufacturing Professor; MIT Sloan School of Management; Richard Roth, Research Associate, Engineering Systems DivisionDescription: Suppose you could leapfrog 100 years of expe...
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09/15/2009 2:00 PM E19Daniel Nocera, The Henry Dreyfus Professor of Energy and Professor of Chemistry; ; ; Description: Daniel Nocera is swimming very hard against the current of mainstream energy research. While many scientists are ...
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04/22/2009 7:00 PM Simmons HallSteven Hamburg, Chief Scientist, Environmental Defense FundDescription: The "dominant story of the next century" will be one of either gloom or redemption, says Steven Hamburg, depending on how humanity cho...
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05/12/2009 6:00 PM MuseumVladimir Bulovic, Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Description: How much energy does it take to turn on a lightbulb? Way too much in the U.S., where 22% of all electricity gets channeled...
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04/27/2009 4:00 PM 46"3002Dr. Jeremy Nathans, '79, Johns Hopkins UniversityDescription: Sometime around 100 million years ago, when the continents of Africa and South America were still in touch, a female primate -- one of our ancestors ...
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03/06/2008 7:00 PM 32"123Evelyn Hu, Scientific Director, California Nanosystems Institute Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering; Description: Evelyn Hu meticulously describes designing and building a new generation of optical mat...
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10/09/2007 2:15 PM 10"250Daniel Nocera, The Henry Dreyfus Professor of Energy and Professor of Chemistry; ; ; Description: In 1845, the Dietz Company of New York introduced the sperm oil lantern, which nearly wiped out some whale spec...
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03/13/2007 4:00 PM 32"123Sir John Pendry, Chair in Theoretical Solid State Physics Faculty NATURAL SCIENCES Division/Department Department of Physics, Imperial College, LondonDescription: According to 1 Corinthians, "For now, we se...
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