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When you cut the nerves from a squid brain to the skin, something unexpected happens with the tiny pouches of colored pigment, called chromatophores. Emily takes you behind this phenomenon, and how it can be explained and modeled on the ...
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Small fluctuations in tokamak plasmas lead to turbulence, and turbulent eddies can very effectively transport heat from the hot core across confining magnetic field lines out to the cooler plasma edge. Predicting this phenomenon of turbu...
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Temperature in the Arctic region has been rising at approximately twice the global average rate in the past 100 years (Solomon et al., Technical Summary, IPCC 2007). To understand the effect of warming on the Arctic sea ice and ocean cir...
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Over the last 15 years, computational techniques for modeling reactor behavior on both macro and micro scales have emerged as central tools in this effort, and NSE students will have the opportunity to learn about them from a growing fac...
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01/28/2011 12:15 PM Rockwell cageRobert C. Merton, Ph.D. '70, MIT Sloan School of Management Distinguished Professor of FinanceDescription: In his keynote address, Robert Merton chooses not to focus on the financial crisis. It is clear t...
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01/27/2011 3:45 PM KresgeNancy L. Rose, PhD '85, Charles P. Kindleberger Professor of Applied Economics, MIT; Dennis W. Carlton, SM '74 PhD '75, Katherine Dusak Miller Professor of Economics,; Booth School of Business, University of Ch...
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01/27/2011 10:45 AM KresgeDaron Acemoglu, James Killian Professor of Economics, MIT; Peter Diamond, PhD '63, MIT Institute Professor; Esther Duflo, PhD '99, Abdul Latif Jameel Prof of Poverty Allev & Develop Department of Economics; ...
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05/20/2010 3:00 PM Bartos theaterKurt Fendt; Johanna Drucker; Amber Frid"Jimenez; Nick Montfort, SM '98, Assistant professor of Digital Media in MIT Program in Writing and Humanistic Studies Description: The session begins with brief ...
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