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Videos tagged with research (342)

Final Journey to the Hubble Space Telescope

Final Journey to the Hubble Space T...

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added over 2 years ago | 01:04:00 | 7008 views

10/28/2009 4:00 PM Killian Hall 14W"111Mike Massimino, SM'88, ME'90, PHD,92Description: Astronaut Mike Massimino returns to MIT and shares his experience on the Space Shuttle Atlantis (STS"125). Topics include the challenges of space wa...

The Next Giant Leaps in Energy, Environment, & Air Transportation

The Next Giant Leaps in Energy, Env...

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Added over 2 years ago | 01:34:00 | 3273 views

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...

Apollo: Reflections and Lessons

Apollo: Reflections and Lessons

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Added over 2 years ago | 02:35:00 | 5435 views

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 ...

Humans in Space

Humans in Space

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Added over 2 years ago | 01:11:00 | 4691 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...

The Energy Problem and the Interplay Between Basic and Applied Research

The Energy Problem and the Interpla...

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Added over 2 years ago | 01:10:00 | 7520 views

05/12/2009 4:00 PM 10"250Steven Chu, Secretary of EnergyDescription: The situation facing our planet could hardly be more dire: There's increasingly dangerous competition among nations for ever scarce energy resources, and climate chang...

Transitioning from the Space Shuttle to the Constellation System

Transitioning from the Space Shuttl...

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Added over 2 years ago | 01:13:00 | 2937 views

04/15/2009 3:00 PM 4"370William Gerstenmaier, NASA Associate Administrator for Space OperationsDescription: William Gerstenmaier knows the U.S. space program inside out -- both literally and figuratively. As a 30"plus year veteran of ...

New Frontiers in Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder Research

New Frontiers in Schizophrenia and ...

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Added over 2 years ago | 00:40:40 | 3043 views

05/04/2009 3:00 PM 46"3002Ed Scolnick, Director, Psychiatric Disease Program and the Stanley Center for Psychiatric Research, Broad InstituteDescription: In contrast to cardiovascular disease, few breakthrough remedies for psychiatric il...

Nanoscale Engineering for High Performance Solar Cells

Nanoscale Engineering for High Perf...

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Added over 2 years ago | 01:13:00 | 5690 views

05/12/2009 6:00 PM MuseumVladimir Bulovic, Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Description: How much energy does it take to turn on a lightbulb? Way too much in the U.S., where 22% of all electricity gets channeled...

Opening Remarks/How the Brain Invents the Mind

Opening Remarks/How the Brain Inven...

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Added over 2 years ago | 01:39:00 | 3524 views

06/06/2009 9:00 AM KresgeDr. Susan Hockfield, President, MIT; Rebecca Saxe, PHd 03, Assistant Professor of Cognitive NeuroscienceDescription: In trying financial times, Susan Hockfield remains optimistic and committed to pursuing MIT's ...

The Power of Competition: How to Focus the World's Brains on your Innovation Challenges

The Power of Competition: How to Fo...

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Added over 2 years ago | 01:05:00 | 6140 views

06/06/2009 9:00 AM Wong AuditoriumFiona Murray, Sarofim Family Career Development ProfessorDescription: Cooperation may be making us "a little bit too nice" when it comes to innovation, suggests Fiona Murray. She believes there's nothing...

Opening Remarks and Keynote: Grand Challenges and Engineering Systems: Inspiring and Educating the Next Generation

Opening Remarks and Keynote: Grand ...

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Added over 2 years ago | 01:16:00 | 2825 views

06/15/2009 8:30 AM Wong AuditoriumJoel Moses, PhD '67, MIT Institute Professor; Daniel Roos, '61, SM '63, PhD '66, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Engineering Systems ; Charles M. Vest, HM, MIT President Emeritus a...

Leadership Development

Leadership Development

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Added over 2 years ago | 01:12:00 | 2398 views

12/05/2008 12:00 PM Faculty ClubEric Amundsen, '94, SM '99, Associate, Wolf Greenfield; Karina Funk, CE '97, Equity Research, Winslow Management Company; Ajit Kambil, '85, SM '89, PhD '93, Global Research Director, Deloitte; Dava Newm...