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Climate and Development Lab attends COP23 in Germany

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Climate and Development Lab attends COP23 in Germany

November 29, 2017 0 comments

Nations from across the world congregated in Bronn, Germany to discuss climate agreements and how they could battle climate change.

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Spotlight reporter discusses career, state of journalism

November 16, 2017 0 comments

Boston Globe reporter Michael Rezendes spoke about his journalistic career at 70 Brown St. Nov. 15.

Eric Patashnik, director of Watson’s Public Policy Program, moderated a panel Monday evening on the political future of America.

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Democrat, Republican discuss future of America under Trump

November 6, 2017 0 comments

As is the case with many modern political issues, Democrats and Republicans are divided on how they see the future of the United States under Trump.

Robot are becoming more like humans, raising many ethical, scientific and philosophical questions. The panelists discussed whether the line between humans and robots could ever disappear.

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Roboticists of differing faiths discuss future of artificial intelligence

November 1, 2017 0 comments

As the sophistication of artificial intelligence continues to increase and AI moves further from science fiction, a philosophical question arises.

Nobel prize winner talks economy, common good

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Nobel prize winner talks economy, common good

October 31, 2017 0 comments

Studying economics doesn’t necessarily mean selling your soul.

Scientists created a model of ancient Mars that shows the formation of water, which explains some geographical features of the planet.

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Scientists explain water on ancient Mars

October 25, 2017 0 comments

Though scientists have long observed signs of water on ancient Mars, they could not explain how it came to exist in the frigid climate of those times.

David Corn ’89, the D.C. bureau chief of Mother Jones, Benjamin Domenech, publisher of the Federalist, and Sabrina Siddiqui, political reporter at the Guardian discussed the difficulties of covering the Trump administration. The journalists said they have to prove themselves trustworthy to the public and must be diligent about fact-checking.

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Journalists talk societal discontent toward media in Trump era

October 23, 2017 0 comments

Three journalists from different publications came together to discuss the challenges journalism has faced since the election of President Trump.

Purple marsh crabs, rising sea levels destroy New England marshlands

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Purple marsh crabs, rising sea levels destroy New England marshlands

October 18, 2017 0 comments

The salt marshes of New England are disappearing.

The YURT is surrounded by mirrors, which reflect projections onto the screens that surround the person inside. The projections conjured could be the surface of the moon, footprints of a dinosaur of molecular structure.

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Virtual reality systems facilitate research, education

October 12, 2017 0 comments

University researchers can now walk on the surface of the moon, analyze the footprints of a dinosaur and study molecular structure.

BSE sends balloon into atmosphere

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BSE sends balloon into atmosphere

October 1, 2017 0 comments

Brown Space Engineering launched a balloon into the upper atmosphere near Springfield, Mass. the morning of Sunday, Oct. 1.

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