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Climate Change in a Changing World: Meeting the Needs of Humanity and the Planet

Climate Change in a Changing World:...

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added over 2 years ago | 00:59:57 | 7284 views

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...

Contemplative Dimensions of Human Experience

Contemplative Dimensions of Human E...

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Added over 2 years ago | 01:40:00 | 6601 views

04/28/2009 7:00 PM Simmons HallFr. Thomas Keating, O.C.S.O., Trappist MonkDescription: In a mind"stretching talk covering the history of the planet, development of higher"order consciousness, and East"West religious practices, Trappist m...

Ethics and Enlightened Leadership

Ethics and Enlightened Leadership

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Added over 2 years ago | 01:47:00 | 12831 views

04/30/2009 2:00 PM KresgeHis Holiness The Dalai LamaDescription: His Holiness the Dalai Lama spoke at an inaugural event for a new institute in his name, the Dalai Lama Center for Ethics and Transformative Values. He tempered his provoca...

The Next Giant Leaps in Space Exploration

The Next Giant Leaps in Space Explo...

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Added over 2 years ago | 01:39:00 | 7744 views

06/11/2009 3:00 PM KresgeDr. Maria T. Zuber, E.A. Griswold Professor of Geophysics, Head of the Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences, MIT ; ; Dr. Edward F. Crawley, Ford Professor of Engineering, Department of Aerona...

The Next Giant Leaps in Energy, Environment, & Air Transportation

The Next Giant Leaps in Energy, Env...

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Added over 2 years ago | 01:34:00 | 3818 views

06/11/2009 1:00 PM KresgeThe Honorable John P. Holdren, '65, SM '66, Director, Office of Science and Technology Policy, Executive Office of the President; Dr. Ian A. Waitz, Jerome C. Hunsaker Professor and Department Head, Department of...

Apollo: Reflections and Lessons

Apollo: Reflections and Lessons

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Added over 2 years ago | 02:35:00 | 5988 views

06/11/2009 9:30 AM KresgeDr. Jeffrey A. Hoffman, former Space Shuttle astronaut, Professor of the Practice, Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, MIT ; Dr. Richard Battin, '45, PhD '51, Director of Apollo guidance, navigation and ...

Newton and the Counterfeiter: The Unknown Detective Career of the World's Greatest Scientist

Newton and the Counterfeiter: The U...

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Added over 2 years ago | 01:03:00 | 4615 views

10/06/2009 7:00 PM 6"120Thomas Levenson, Head of Writing and Humanistic StudiesDescription: Who knew that one of mankind's greatest scientists also worked as a gumshoe on London's mean streets, or that this same absent"minded professor h...

Humans in Space

Humans in Space

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Added over 2 years ago | 01:11:00 | 5123 views

12/08/2009 6:00 PM MuseumDava Newman, Sm '89, PhD '92, Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics and Engineering SystemsDescription: The future of space exploration is "the Moon, Mars, and beyond." For the human scientist"astronaut, "the...

Energy Entrepreneurship and Innovation: Today's Challenges, Tomorrow's Opportunities

Energy Entrepreneurship and Innovat...

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Added over 2 years ago | 01:28:00 | 6340 views

05/07/2009 4:30 PM Sheraton BostonWilliam Aulet, SM '94, Senior Lecturer, MIT Sloan School of Management; Jacques Beaudry"Losique, SM '92, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Renewable Energy; U.S. Department of Energy; ; Christina Lampe"...

What Harm Does Pathological Synchronization in Parkinson's Disease Do?

What Harm Does Pathological Synchro...

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Added over 2 years ago | 00:47:04 | 1950 views

05/07/2009 11:15 AM 46"3002Peter Brown, Institute of Neurology, LondonDescription: Like tuning in a station on the FM band of a radio, neuroscientists can detect the particular frequencies of our brains in action. And just as on the rad...

Deep Brain Stimulation Therapy for Movement Disorders

Deep Brain Stimulation Therapy for ...

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Added over 2 years ago | 00:47:14 | 3977 views

05/07/2009 10:30 AM 46"3002Andres Lozano, University of TorontoDescription: New tools are enabling neuroscientists to break therapeutic ground against daunting disorders like Parkinson's Disease (PD). Andres Lozano is one "of a small gro...

How the Brain Encodes Reward

How the Brain Encodes Reward

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Added over 2 years ago | 00:51:02 | 3689 views

05/07/2009 8:30 AM 46"3002Okihide Hikosaka, National Eye InstituteDescription: As Ann Graybiel puts it, "basal ganglia were dark basement structures" until Okihide Hikosaka began his classic 1980s research demonstrating how these neurona...