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The study of exoplanets—planets outside the solar system that orbit distant stars—can be portrayed as a single-minded quest for habitable, Earth-like planets. But the most remarkable discoveries have been exoplanets with unanticipated pr...
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One consequence of an interconnected society is privacy—or the lack thereof. Recent headlines about mass surveillance have highlighted problems with the infrastructure of virtual space. In this Faculty Forum Online broadcast, Professo...
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In a special evening edition of Faculty Forum Online, the Alumni Association explored how MIT is moving mens et manus into the 21st century. On October 23, 2013, Chancellor Eric Grimson PhD ’80, Dean for Graduate Education Christine Orti...
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The explosion of mobile technologies makes it possible to acquire vast amounts of data about individual behavior and social interactions. The challenge now is to learn how to analyze this Big Data and apply these new understandings to po...
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Under Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un, North Korea has increased its willingness to use hostile rhetoric, particularly in messages directed towards the US, Japan, and South Korea. Opinions differ on what Kim’s regime gains from these tactics ...
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Climate change policy can be complex, expensive to implement, and have unintended negative consequences on the environment. Focusing on the economics of transportation policy, Professor Christopher Knittel is working help create climate ...
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President Reif discussed how MIT is realizing its potential as a university with global impact by fostering innovation, entrepreneurship, leadership, collaboration, and diversity. Comment on this webcast and topic on Slice of MIT.
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President Reif talked about championing basic research, recommitting to the research enterprise, and focusing MIT's strengths on significant challenges. Comment on this webcast and topic on Slice of MIT. Recorded 3-14-13
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In the first of three webcasts sponsored by the Alumni Association, President Reif discussed reinventing the residential research university for the future in light of rising costs and emerging online alternatives. Held Feb. 27, 2013. &n...
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Research aimed at predicting future climate activity has primarily focused on large and complex numerical models. While this approach has provided some quantitative estimates of climate change, those predictions can vary greatly from one...
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MIT EECS - Quanta Computer Undergraduate Research and Innovation Scholar Alexandra Hsu presented her project titled "Gribouille: software to Modify Recorded Video Lectures" at the SuperUROP poster presentation held Dec. 6, 2012 at the MI...
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Large populations worldwide are at high risk from coastal flooding, either from storm surge events such as hurricanes or the pervasive long-term rise in sea level associated with global warming. In the Dec. 20, 2012, Faculty Forum Onlin...
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