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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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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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 ...
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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...
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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...
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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"...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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