San Diego Supercomputer Center Building Dedication Ceremony (part 1 of 7)

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With the press of a large 'I/O' button and strobe lights simulating a "powering up" sequence, officials of the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) and University of California, San Diego ushered in the next era of data-intensive computing by dedicating a new, energy-efficient building extension as a key resource for UC San Diego and beyond. Part 1 of 7 - Fran Berman Introduction SDSC Building Dedication Website

MacArthur Fellow 2008: Adam Riess, astronomer

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Adam Riess of Johns Hopkins University is an astronomer designing experiments and devices to advance understanding of the geometry of the universe and the story of both its beginning and its end. MacArthur Fellowships offer the opportunity for Fellows to accelerate their current activities or take their work in new directions. The unusual level of independence afforded to Fellows underscores the spirit of freedom intrinsic to creative endeavors. The extraordinary creativity of...

The Ingredients for Life - On Earth & in Space

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We are all space travellers flying around the Sun at 107,000 km per hour. Our spaceship is the Earth and our bodies have evolved to live on this amazing craft. We now have the capability of leaving planet Earth. However, if man is to live in space and travel to other planets, we must learn how to survive for long periods of time out there; we have to recreate in space the vital ingredients for life on Earth. Future space vehicles and space habitats will need advanced life support...

Space Explorer Anousheh Ansari

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Talk by Anousheh Ansari about her trip to space

COSMOS Lecture: Space: Past, Present, and Your Future?

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Talk by Mark Brosmer about "Space: Past, Present, and Your Future?"

Sally Ride: First American Woman in Space

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For more information see: http://www.nasa.gov/