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Gideon Marcus - What Science Fiction Got Wrong...and Right! (and how you make the future)

In the 1950s and '60s, scientists and engineers were hailed as saints of progress. People believed that technology would solve all of the world's problems. But the science fiction and…

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Economic Mobility as a Tool for a Sustainable Future with Raphael Bostic, President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Raphael Bostic, President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, discusses "Economic Mobility as a Tool for a Sustainable Future." Bostic will be in conversation with Dean Kaye Husbands…

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Ruth Kanfer - Ageless Talent: Enhancing the Performance and Well-Being of Your Age-Diverse Workforce

Kanfer will discuss the book’s strategies and tools for addressing problems related to employee motivation, performance, and well-being in the context of rapid technological and social change.…

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Panel Discussion with Former Students of Hin Bredendieck

How did Hin Bredendieck’s teaching philosophy and experience at the Bauhaus impact designers who studied under him? Join the Georgia Tech Library for a live streamed panel discussion with the…

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Bauhaus Book Talk: Hin Bredendieck: From Aurich to Atlanta

The Georgia Tech Library welcomes Gloria Köpnick and Rainer Stamm in conversation with Dean Leslie Sharp for a lively discussion of their 2020 book Hin Bredendieck: From Aurich to Atlanta. This…

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Ismael Rafols - Mapping How Science May Contribute to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Analysts are rapidly developing methods to map publications to SDGs in the face of policy demands. However, as reported by Armitage et al. (2020), a high degree of inconsistency is found when…

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Diana Hicks - Best Practices in Research Metrics: A Conversation with the lead author of the Leiden Manifesto

Join Professor Diana Hicks of the Georgia Tech School of Public Policy for a conversation about the Leiden Manifesto for Research Metrics. There will be a high level overview of the 10 principles to…

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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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John Wise, Gongjie Li - Cosmology and Exoplanets: Unpacking the 2019 Nobel Prize in Physics

Cosmology studies the universe at the largest scales, applying the laws of physics over billions of light years and all the way back to the universe's infancy. In dozens of groundbreaking…

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David Hu - Cube-Shaped Poo and Georgia Tech's Second Ig Nobel Prize

How does a wombat produce cube-shaped feces? How long does it take an elephant to urinate? Answering these two questions have landed David Hu two Ig Nobel Prizes, awards given at Harvard University…

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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…

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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,…

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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…

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