17July2019

Gaia:#05: Gaia Service Module Thermal Balance/Thermal Vacuum testing completed

The Protoflight Model of the Gaia Service Module has successfully completed thermal balance and thermal vacuum testing in the SIMLES chamber at Intespace Toulouse. These tests verify the thermal performance of the spacecraft module under space [...]

Harvard researchers demonstrate soft robot camouflage system

Having already broken new ground in robotics with the development, last year, of a class of “soft”, silicone-based robots based on creatures like squid and octopi, Harvard scientists are now working to create systems that would allow [...]

The Religio-Industrial Complex v The Innovators, Sean Faircloth @ The Amaz!ng Meeting 2012

The author of Attack of the Theocrats: How the Religious Right Harms Us All & What We Can Do About It, richarddawkins.net describes how your tax money subsidizes fundamentalists then issues a call to action. See more videos of The Amaz!ing [...]

Building Resilience: Social Capital in Post-Disaster Recovery | Post-Disaster Japan

Program on US-Japan Relations / Edwin O. Reischauer Insitute of Japanese Studies Speaker: Daniel P. Aldrich Associate Professor of Political Science, Purdue University Moderator: Susan J. Pharr Director, Program on US-Japan Relations; Edwin [...]

Nuclear Power after Fukushima | Special Series on Post-Disaster Japan

Program on US-Japan Relations / Edwin O. Reischauer Insitute of Japanese Studies Speaker: Charles Ferguson President, Federation of American Scientists Moderator: Susan J. Pharr Director, Program on US-Japan Relations; Edwin O. Reischauer Professor [...]

Japan Disaster Response and Future Assessment | Special Series on Post-Disaster Japan

Program on US-Japan Relations / Edwin O. Reischauer Insitute of Japanese Studies A keynote presentation by Prof. Michael Sandel followed by an interdisciplinary panel discussion about the March 11 disaster in Japan. Keynote Speaker: Michael [...]

Feeding Culinary Curiosity: Kids’ Science and Cooking

Boston and Cambridge students between the ages of 9 and 12 take part in “Kids’ Science and Cooking,” a new program hosted by Harvard’s School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) in cooperation with ChopChop, a [...]

The New Science of Building Great Teams

Artwork: Andy Gilmore, Chromatic, 2010, digital drawing Featuring Alex “Sandy” Pentland If you were looking for teams to rig for success, a call center would be a good place to start. The skills required for call center work are easy to [...]

Pinki Pramanik’s privacy violated

If of late you have been sickened by the way the West Bengal Police have treated Pinki Pramanik, then think again. The extreme voyeurism exhibited in the leak of her video (that is how she identifies herself) medical ‘screening’ [...]

Innovation at Harvard

This video was developed to celebrate the innovative ideas and solutions that Harvard students, faculty, staff, and alumni/ae are working on every day across disciplines and around the globe. It highlights innovation at Harvard today and throughout [...]