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Exploring the Universe with Gravitational Waves

  Exploring the Universe with Gravitational Waves

Please join the American Physical Society and Rainer Weiss (MIT) for an illuminating lecture that will explore the basic concepts of gravitational waves, the instruments and methods used for data analysis, and recent results in the field. Although it’s impossible to predict the full, long-term impact of the new observatories, you will leave with a […]

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NEXT: A Market Where Data Creation is Paid Labor

David Staley David Staley NEXT: A Market Where Data Creation is Paid Labor

I recently completed a six-month program with my insurance company where I implanted a device in my car that measured my driving habits. In exchange, based on the quality of my driving as measured by their metrics, I got a discount on my rate. (But I could have just as easily received no discount.) The […]

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NEXT: What Responsibilities Will We Assign to Machines?

David Staley David Staley NEXT: What Responsibilities Will We Assign to Machines?

Sophia’s resume is indeed impressive. In addition to appearing on Jimmy Fallon’s show, Sophia has appeared as a cover model in fashion magazines. She is a regular keynote speaker at high-powered conferences on the subject of artificial intelligence. She was named the world’s first United Nations Innovation Champion by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) […]

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Higher Education Adapting to the Ever-Changing Technological Landscape

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Higher Education Adapting to the Ever-Changing Technological Landscape

It’s a changing world out there. Remember when mobile phones became a thing? For younger readers, maybe not. At first they couldn’t even send text messages; now they can possess any and every facet of life: address book and agenda, photos of your kid’s first steps, social media accounts, banking information — the list goes […]

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Columbus Science Pub

Anne Evans Anne Evans Columbus Science Pub

Next Performance Thursday, January 4th Show Times Select Thursdays @ 7:30pm Food & drink service available before showtime! The Columbus Science Pub is a free event that aims to present scientific issues in a relaxed and comfortable atmosphere. No science background? No problem!! Everyone and every question is welcome. The presentation starts promptly at 7:30pm, […]

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Fighting HIV Means Ending Stigma, Miseducation & Racial Bias

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Fighting HIV Means Ending Stigma, Miseducation & Racial Bias

As far as HIV prevention and treatment are concerned, no other time in history has been as good as the current moment. Theoretically, the virus should be is as good as eradicated, as medications like pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) have come onto the scene. Essentially the birth control and Plan B of […]

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NEXT: A World Without Referees

David Staley David Staley NEXT: A World Without Referees

I first started writing this piece after watching an Ohio State football game where video review overturned what I thought was a rather obvious call that the referees had blown. Big Ten referees seem especially prone to making such bad calls: wouldn’t it be great if the video review were used for every call, taking […]

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