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Konstantin Batygin - Planet Nine From Outer Space

At the outskirts of the solar system, beyond the orbit of Neptune, lies an expansive field of icy debris known as the Kuiper belt. The orbits of the individual asteroid-like bodies within the Kuiper…

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Michael Lemonick - How a Failed Astrophysics Major Became a Successful Science Writer

I knew from the time I was a very young child that I wanted to be an astronomer. The dream lasted until I got to college, where I learned to my dismay that I actually had no passion for doing what an…

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Zeb Rocklin - The Science of Origami

What kinds of shapes can you make by folding a sheet of paper? How strong can you make them, or how flexible? Although we've been folding paper for centuries, we're still discovering…

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How the Universe Made the Elements in the Periodic Table - James Sowell

The creation of the elements in the universe took billions of years and required various processes.The first few minutes of the big bang produced only hydrogen (H) and helium (He). No new elements…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 2 Months ago 15 views 0  

Cao (Danica) Xiao - Deep Learning for Healthcare: Opportunities, Innovations, and Challenges

The massive generation and collection of digitized health data, e.g. electronic health records (EHRs), along with these notable, longstanding healthcare deficiencies including diagnostic errors and…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 2 Months ago 46 views 0  

African Societies in Development: Critical Challenges and Successes : a Panel Discussion

In celebration of Black History Month, Ivan Allen College, Office of the Dean presented a panel discussion on African Societies in Development. Moderator, Georgia A. Persons, School of Public Policy,…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 4 Months ago 4 views 0  

Michael F. Schatz - Forecasting Turbulence

Fluid turbulence is one of the greatest unsolved problems of classical physics (and the subject of a million dollar mathematical (Millenium) challenge). Centuries of research--including Leonardo da…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 4 Months ago 7 views 0  

Machiel Keestra - Interdisciplinary Integration After the Neuro-turn: Problems with the ‘Neurofication’ of Theology

The recent emergence of neuro-disciplines like neuro-economics, neuro-anthropology, neurophilosophy and neuro-politics is exciting for those working in these ‘neurofied’ disciplines, as…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 5 Months ago 27 views 0  

Bridget Hurley, Jim McClelland, Patrick O'Neal, Vivian Singletary, Tabia Henry Akintobi - Panel Discussion

Health Systems: The Next Generation 2018 2:45 – 4:00pm PanelBridget Hurley, VP of Clinical and Regulatory | Evidation Health Jim McClelland, Executive Director for Drug Prevention, Treatment,…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 5 Months ago 7 views 0  

Jennifer R. DuBose, Danny Hughes, Omer T. Inan, Zihao Li, Mark Styczynski - Rapid Fire Research Presentations

1:15 – 2:15pm Rapid Fire Research PresentationsJennifer R DuBose, MS, Associate Director of the SimTigrate Design Lab, Principal Research Associate |Georgia Institute of Technology Danny…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 5 Months ago 7 views 0  

Pinar Keskinocak - Welcome

1:00 – 1:15pm WelcomeDr. Pinar Keskinocak, Co-director, Center for Health and Humanitarian Systems | Georgia Institute of Technology William W. George Chair and Professor Milton Stewart School…

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Jennifer Curtis, Chandra Raman, Rick Trebino - Celebration of 2018 Physics Nobel Prize: Lighting the way with microscopic tractor beams and sculpted laser pulse

The 2018 Nobel Prize in Physics recognizes two breakthrough inventions in laser physics. The first, optical tweezers, allows scientist and engineers to use lasers like the tractor beams of Star Trek…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 5 Months ago 12 views 0  

Elisabetta Matsumoto - Non-Euclidean Virtual Reality

The 2016 confirmation of Einstein's prediction of gravitational waves has put the spotlight back on the importance of curvature for the physics of the universe. While the ability of mass to…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 5 Months ago 6 views 0  

Seth Shostak - When Will We Find E.T. and What Happens If We Do?

Are we alone in the universe? The scientific hunt for extraterrestrial intelligence is now well into its fifth decade, and we still haven’t discovered any cosmic company. Could all this mean…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 6 Months ago 15 views 0  

CSE 6250 04-19-2018 - Buzz Stewart

By driving the digitization of healthcare data, the 2009 HITECH Act set the stage for business and business practice transformation. Today, the amount of healthcare data doubles every two years and…

From  Desmond J Gardfrey A year ago 28 views 0