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

Newton and the Counterfeiter: The U...

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added over 2 years ago | 01:03:00 | 4369 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

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added over 2 years ago | 01:11:00 | 4720 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...

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added over 2 years ago | 01:28:00 | 5917 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...

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added over 2 years ago | 00:47:04 | 1841 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 ...

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added over 2 years ago | 00:47:14 | 3683 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

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added over 2 years ago | 00:51:02 | 3471 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...

Media in Transition 6: The Future of Publishing (MIT Communications Forum)

Media in Transition 6: The Future o...

MIT Communications Forum

Added over 2 years ago | 01:34:00 | 10023 views

04/25/2009 6:45 PM Wong AuditoriumGeoffrey Long, Researcher, Communications Director MIT"Singapore Gambit game lab; Gavin Grant, Publisher, Small Beer Press; Jennifer Jackson, Literary Agent; Robert Miller, President, Publisher Harper...

Media in Transition 6: Archives and History (MIT Communications Forum)

Media in Transition 6: Archives and...

MIT Communications Forum

Added over 2 years ago | 01:55:00 | 5974 views

04/24/2009 12:30 PM Wong AuditoriumPeter Walsh, Webmaster, Andover Newton Theological School; Lisa Gitelman, Prof., Dept of Media Studies, Catholic University; John Miles Foley, Curators' Professor and; William H. Byler Distinguished ...

The Most Important Number in the World

The Most Important Number in the World

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added over 2 years ago | 01:24:00 | 7184 views

04/13/2009 4:30 PM Wong AuditoriumBill McKibben, Writer/ OrganizerDescription: "Just a sleep"deprived activist and organizer." That's how environmentalist Bill McKibben describes his current incarnation, with writing career in abeyance w...

The Future of Science Journalism

The Future of Science Journalism

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added over 2 years ago | 01:42:00 | 3178 views

04/28/2009 7:00 PM MuseumJill Abramson, Managing Editor, The New York Times; Andrew Revkin; Ivan Oransky; Evan Hadingham, Senior Science Editor, NOVA; Phil Hilts; Cristine RussellDescription: Susan Hockfield states that science jour...

Alzheimer's Disease: Current State and Hope for the Future

Alzheimer's Disease: Current State ...

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added over 2 years ago | 00:46:53 | 3038 views

05/04/2009 2:00 PM 46"3002Li"Huei Tsai, Picower Professor of Neuroscience, Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigatorDescription: Measured in human suffering, and by statistics, Alzheimer's Disease (AD) presents a formidable specter: w...

Introduction/Overview of Brain Disorders

Introduction/Overview of Brain Diso...

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added over 2 years ago | 00:25:38 | 1937 views

05/04/2009 1:00 PM 46"3002Dr. Susan Hockfield, President, MIT; Mriganka Sur, Newton Professor in Neuroscience; Head, Department of Brain and Cognitive SciencesDescription: In their symposium introduction, Susan Hockfield and Mriganka S...