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EAPS Senior Thesis Presentations - Jessica Haskins

EAPS Senior Thesis Presentations - ...

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Added 9 months ago | 00:34:11 | 1005 views

May 16, 2014 The effect of volcanic aerosols on mid-latitude ozone recovery Jessica D. Haskins (advisor Prof. Susan Solomon) Jessica Haskins used the Specified Dynamics Whole Atmosphere Community Climate Model (SD-WACCM) in her thes...

EAPS Senior Thesis Presentations - Jessica Fujimori

EAPS Senior Thesis Presentations - ...

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Added 9 months ago | 00:23:36 | 869 views

May 16, 2014 Ice-rafted debris in the Southern Ocean: Potential uses and limitations of 230Th-normalized fluxes Jessica Fujimori (advisors Prof. David McGee, and Dr. Elizabeth L. Pierce, Wellesley College) In Ice-rafted debris in the Sou...

EAPS Senior Thesis Presentations - Hosea Siu

EAPS Senior Thesis Presentations - ...

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Added 9 months ago | 00:34:30 | 876 views

May 16, 2014 Effects of Earth Encounters on the Physical Properties of Near-Earth Objects Hosea Siu (advisors Prof. Richard P. Binzel, and Dr. Nicholas A. Moskovitz, Lowell Observatory)  For Effects of Earth Encounters on the Physic...

EAPS Senior Thesis Presentations - Elizabeth Bailey

EAPS Senior Thesis Presentations - ...

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Added 9 months ago | 00:11:58 | 726 views

May 16, 2014 Paleolatitude of the Kohistan-Ladakh Arc Elizabeth A. Bailey (advisor Prof. Benjamin P. Weiss) India and Asia are slamming together as we speak! So began Elizabeth Bailey's presentation of her thesis Testing Models of Ultra-...

EAPS Senior Thesis Presentations - Elise Myers

EAPS Senior Thesis Presentations - ...

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Added 9 months ago | 00:32:40 | 1018 views

May 16, 2014 Complex lipids in microbial mats and stromatolites of Hamelin Pool, Shark Bay, Australia Elise M. Myers (advisor Prof. Roger E. Summons) For her thesis Complex lipids in microbial mats and stromatolites of Hamelin Pool, Shar...

EAPS Senior Thesis Presentations - Ann Alampi

EAPS Senior Thesis Presentations - ...

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Added 9 months ago | 00:25:29 | 705 views

May 16, 2014 Effectiveness of microseismic monitoring for optimizing hydraulic fracturing in California Ann Alampi (advisor Michael Fehler) Alampi worked with Senior Research Scientist and co-Director of the Earth Resources Laboratory, g...

Meet an EAPS Undergraduate: Kathryn

Meet an EAPS Undergraduate: Kathryn

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Added 9 months ago | 00:04:40 | 457 views

In this interview joint EAPS and Physics major, senior, Kathryn Materna shares her experience as an undergraduate in MIT's Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences (EAPS), her UROP with Professor Tom Herring analysing GPS...

The Physics of Invisibility Cloaks

The Physics of Invisibility Cloaks

MIT+K12: FINALS

Added 9 months ago | 00:05:35 | 1399 views

It's not just movie magic - invisibility cloaks could be feasible, just by manipulating the crazy ways that light bounces, bends, and mixes! Prashanth and Maria take you behind the physics of light and how an invisible cloak could theore...

Humanoid Robot Brains

Humanoid Robot Brains

MIT+K12: FINALS

Added 10 months ago | 00:05:07 | 809 views

The smartest people in the world have spent millions on developing high-tech robots. But even though technology has come a long way, these humanoid robots are nowhere close to having the "brain" and motor control of a human. Why is that?...

How To Discover A Planet

How To Discover A Planet

MIT+K12: FINALS

Added 10 months ago | 00:03:33 | 1130 views

Thousands of planets - ones that look totally different than what we're used to (and could host life!) - exist outside of our solar system. But we're only just now starting to find them! Ashley takes you behind the simple technique that ...

Simons Center for the Social Brain

Simons Center for the Social Brain

Simons Center for the Social Brain

Added 10 months ago | 00:07:13 | 1144 views

EAPS in Brief: Planetary Scientist Sara Seager

EAPS in Brief: Planetary Scientist ...

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Added 10 months ago | 00:02:43 | 595 views

Sara Seager's current focus is on exoplanet atmospheres and interiors. A mere hypothesis until the mid-1990s, over 1800 are known to orbit nearby stars, with thousands of more planet candidates known. Now that their existence is firmly e...