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Redesigning Cities with the Green New Deal

Season 3 Redesigning Cities: the Speedwell Talks @ Georgia Tech kicked off on September 9 with Redesigning Cities with the Green New Deal. Nancy Levinson of Places led the conversation with Billy…

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Professor Debate on the Topic - Do We Live In a Simulation?

Do we live in a simulation? The School of Physics and the Society of Physics Students will host a public debate between faculty from the College of Science and the College of Computing to answer…

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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…

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Hibba Abugideiri - Midwives, Housewives and Nationalism: Egypt in the Making of Colonial Medicine

Speaker Hibba Abugideri is an historian of postcolonial and Islamic feminism and women in the Middle East. Currently an assistant professor at Villanova University, she has published articles in…

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Hibba Abugideiri - Islamic Feminism: Speaking from Behind the Veil

Speaker Hibba Abugideri is an historian of postcolonial and Islamic feminism and women in the Middle East. Currently an assistant professor at Villanova University, she has published articles in…

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Elias Zerhouni - From Academia to Government to Industry: Lessons Learned

Elias Zerhouni, M.D., is the President, Global Research & Development, and a member of the Executive Committee for Sanofi. Dr. Zerhouni’s academic career was spent at the renowned Johns…

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Sex, Flies and Video: Communicating Science to the Public in Words and Images - James Gorman

Scientists and journalists have similar, but not identical interests in getting information about their work to the public in an appealing, but accurate way. James Gorman will draw on his experience…

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Nature, Place, Craft and Restraint - David Lake

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Architectural Gradients - Volkan Alkanoglu

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Transformative Energy: Energy Sources Integrated into Military Installation Design - Ira Campbell, Sr.

Can a military installation create clean energy for itself? Although this is a great question, the reality is that with huge power demands, the piezoelectric systems that would be installed would…

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Where We Want to Live - Ryan Gravel

Ryan Gravel, author of the original Georgia Tech thesis that initiated the Atlanta Beltline, presents his new book, “Where We Want to Live – Reclaiming Infrastructure for a New Generation…

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Sean Carroll - The Origin of the Universe and the Arrow of Time

One of the most obvious facts about the universe is that the past is different from the future. We can remember yesterday, but not tomorrow; we can turn an egg into an omelet, but can't turn an…

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Adaptation and Transformation - Graham Haworth

The work of London based architectural studio Haworth Tompkins is founded on the belief in the potential of new architecture to bring about positive change. In this talk, founding Design Director…

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Machine Epistemology - Rachel Dickey

The Machine Epistemology lecture will introduce a collection of projects, developed as part of research and practice, which attempt to demonstrate the potential of epistemic design agency. Adopting…

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