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VIDEO: Thomas Heaton: Physics of the Collapse of High-Rises in Large Earthquakes

There is a building boom for tall buildings for West Coast Cities; daring architectural designs trumpet that they are designed to withstand the 2,500-yr earthquake shaking. In this talk, Dr. Heaton will explore whether or not these claims are scientifically based; or are scientists being used as “useful idiots” to facilitate the ambitions of developers?

PODCAST: s02e19: Gregory Asner: Exploring and Managing Earth from the Sky

Dr. Asner will discuss the Carnegie Airborne Observatory’s revolutionary capabilities, and how it is yielding new scientific discoveries while accelerating conservation and management of our planet’s resources.


Effects of Sugar on your Brain

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Monica Dus, University of Michigan

Annual Seymour Benzer Lecture: Genetic privacy: friend or foe?

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Yaniv Erlich, Columbia University

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