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Videos tagged with colloquium (7)

Frances Beinecke - Can We Meet the Planet's Deadline?

Frances Beinecke - Can We Meet the ...

MIT Energy Initiative

Added almost 5 years ago | 01:00:45 | 27577 views

Abstract Current science tells us that we must act now in order to prevent the worst impacts of global warming. The international community, mean- while, is meeting this December in Copenhagen to negotiate a new climate regime. Is the Un...

Tony Hayward - Facing the Harsh Realities

Tony Hayward - Facing the Harsh Rea...

MIT Energy Initiative

Added almost 5 years ago | 01:07:50 | 22302 views

- Abstract - In the 20th century, low cost, abundantly available energy enabled global prosperity and development. Now, at the beginning of the 21st century – as living standards rise and urban populations expand – satisfying ever-gro...

Mathematics, Common Sense, and Good Luck: My Life and Careers

Mathematics, Common Sense, and Good...

MIT School of Science: Dean's Colloquium Series

Added over 2 years ago | 01:03:00 | 11297 views

12/09/2010 4:15 PM 10"250James Simons, '58, President, Euclidean CapitalDescription: Don't expect to glean any market tips or trading secrets from James Simons, who steadfastly refuses to disclose the method behind his remarkable record ...

From Experimental Physics to Internet Entrepreneurship: One Scientist's Journey

From Experimental Physics to Intern...

MIT School of Science: Dean's Colloquium Series

Added over 2 years ago | 01:26:00 | 5518 views

10/07/2010 4:45 PM 10"250Dr. Charles C"Y Zhang, Ph.D. 94, Founder, Chairman CEO SOHU.COMDescription: Few better personify the vitality and ambition fueling China's economic surge than Charles C"Y Zhang. In this energetic and revelatory ...

School of Science Dean's Colloquium - Paul Schimmel

School of Science Dean's Colloquium...

MIT School of Science: Dean's Colloquium Series

Added almost 3 years ago | 01:12:00 | 3605 views

Recorded on 9/22/11

The World's Chemistry in Our Hands: Global Environmental Challenges Past and Future

The World's Chemistry in Our Hands:...

MIT School of Science: Dean's Colloquium Series

Added almost 2 years ago | 01:13:01 | 2630 views

Susan Solomon, MIT/EAPS

Akamai: From Theory to Practice (Dean's Colloquium with Tom Leighton)

Akamai: From Theory to Practice (De...

MIT School of Science: Dean's Colloquium Series

Added 10 months ago | 01:28:06 | 1161 views

The development of Akamai Technologies is a classic MIT story. Motivated by curiosity, Professor Tom Leighton’s search for fundamental knowledge led to the creation of a company that would soon revolutionize the internet. As one of the ...