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Dr. Don Lincoln is a senior physicist at Fermilab and does research using the Large Hadron Collider. He has written numerous books, including “The Large Hadron Collider: The Extraordinary Story of the Higgs Boson and Other Things That Will Blow Your Mind,” and produces a series of science education videos. In collaboration with The Great..
MIT competed in the 2012-2015 DARPA Robotics Challenge to develop control and perception algorithms as well as user interfaces to command a (humanoid) robot aided by a human operator to carry out a series of manipulation and mobility tasks. As a ‘software track’ team we competed with the Atlas robot built by Boston Dynamics. The..
Hugh Herr, who heads the Biomechatronics research group at the MIT Media Lab, is creating bionic limbs that emulate the function of natural limbs. In 2011, TIME magazine coined Herr the “Leader of the Bionic Age” because of his revolutionary work in the emerging field of biomechatronics–technology that marries human physiology with electromechanics. A double..
58:54 Aging in the Digital Era: How New Technologies Can Impact Care – Research on Aging University of California Television (UCTV) Activity Engagement Understanding Computer Technology applications benefiting Seniors
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Heron Island Research Station, The University of Queensland, Australia Just 80 km east of Gladstone sits a little-known, idyllic tear drop in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Area, Heron Island. Home to nesting turtles and black noddy birds, it’s also the location of a ground-breaking University of Queensland research facility that shows what could..
Early Learning Lab – Using Rapid-Cycle Techniques to Spur and Test Innovation: The Early Learning Lab. Policy Issues Are Complex. Our Approach Is Comprehensive. Mathematica Policy Research is dedicated to improving public well-being by bringing the highest standards of quality, objectivity, and excellence to bear on information collection and analysis for our partners and clients…
Safe mobility is essential to healthy aging. Recognizing that lifestyle changes, along with modern day technologies and medical advancements, will have a significant impact on the driving experiences of the baby boomer generation, the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety sought to develop a research network to collect insight on the driving patterns and trends of..
A Cornell Lab of Ornithology 10-year project with National Geographic to document. An amazing scientific achievement – Ed Sholes, Researcher; Tim Laman, Photographer The 39 species of birds-of-paradise include tiny, starling-sized birds and big, crow-sized birds; birds in vivid blues, greens, and reds; birds with head plumes, tail plumes, back plumes, chest plumes, and no..
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Cast for Eternity Ancient Ritual Bronzes is drawn from the core of the Shanghai Museum’s exceptional bronze vessels and bells dating from the late Xia through the Western Han dynasties (c. 1800 bce–c. 8 ce). – See more at: http://www.clarkart.edu/Exhibition/Cast-for-Eternity#sthash.Bie4zDP5.dpuf The collection of the Clark Art Institute features European and American paintings, sculpture, prints, drawings,..
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How Robert Mercer exploited America’s populist insurgency. Politics, Presidential candidacy, political influence By Jane Mayer During the past decade, Mercer, who is seventy, has funded an array of political projects that helped pave the way for Trump’s rise. Among these efforts was public-opinion research, conducted by Caddell, showing that political conditions in America were increasingly..
1:55:05 Nuclear weapons… new Documentary BBC 2017 Aerospace Engineering History of nuclear research, starting long before the end of WWII, and continuing to a short time ago.
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Published on Jul 15, 2017 58:59 Min. Fossilized bones, which are thought to be between 37 and 47 million years old, were found in Germany’s Messel Shale Pit, a disused quarry near Frankfurt famous for its fossils. The team who examined the young female animal say it has some resemblance to a lemur, a mammal..
For generations, the Italian maestro was the most electrifying figure in classical music. Why did critics turn against him? Photograph from Popperfoto / Getty: Toscanini; William Tell Overture; Beethoven Symphony #9 Choral; Musical Genius What is the most familiar piece of classical music? The most thoroughly roasted chestnut? A piece so overplayed that it has..
Oren Dorell, USA TODAY Published 5:04 a.m. ET May 2, 2017 | Updated 10:14 a.m. ET May 4, 2017 38 prominent Russians are victims of unsolved murders or suspicious deaths since the beginning of 2014, according to a list compiled by USA TODAY and British journalist Sarah Hurst, who has done research in Russia. The..