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May 16, 2014 Analysis of atmospheric delays and asymmetric positioning errors in the Global Positioning System Kathryn Z. Materna (advisor Prof. Thomas A. Herring) In her thesis, Analysis of atmospheric delays and asymmetric positio...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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-...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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?...
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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 ...
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