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Perspectives on Ocean Science: California in 10 Million Years: Beachfront Property in the High Sierras?
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Join Graham Kent, director of Scripps Instiotution of OceanographyŐs Visualization Center, for ...

Join Graham Kent, director of Scripps Instiotution of OceanographyŐs Visualization Center, for a cutting-edge presentation providing a futuristic tour of plate boundary Evolution along the western United States. (57 minutes)

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Oceanography
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Perspectives on Ocean Science: Scripps Before the War: The Men, the Science, and the Instruments that Went to Sea before 1940
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Join Scripps archivist Deborah Day as she takes us back to the ...

Join Scripps archivist Deborah Day as she takes us back to the great days of seagoing oceanography before World War II. Through an exceptional collection of photos, letters and logbook entries, Ms. Day will recount the early struggles of Scripps Institution, the technology and culture of ocean science a century ago, and the traditions engendered by that culture that endure at Scripps today. (44 minutes)

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World Cultures
Oceanography
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Perspectives on Ocean Science: Ocean Observing - Oceanography in the 21st Century
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Recent technological advances have brought us to a new era in ocean ...

Recent technological advances have brought us to a new era in ocean research Đ one in which an integrated network of ocean observing systems provides researchers with a continuous scientific presence in the ocean. Join John Orcutt as he describes how these observatories will allow researchers, students, politicians, and the public to access near-real-time data, control sensors and autonomous underwater vehicles remotely, view live video and images from the seafloor, and collaborate in thousands of virtual laboratories. (58 minutes)

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Biology
Oceanography
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Perspectives on Ocean Science: The Oceans and Global Warming - 50 Years of Climate Change Research at SIO
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Carbon dioxide has been steadily increasing in the Earth's atmosphere since the ...

Carbon dioxide has been steadily increasing in the Earth's atmosphere since the industrial rEvolution. Join Dr. Tim Lueker as he describes the history of atmospheric carbon dioxide research and the role the ocean plays in global warming. Learn how Dr. Lueker and others gather data that allow them to assess these important changes in the state of our atmosphere and ocean. (54 minutes)

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Environmental Science
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Conversations with History: Addressing National Security Challenges in the Post 911 World
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Host Harry Kreisler welcomes UC professors Herbert York and Susan Shirk for ...

Host Harry Kreisler welcomes UC professors Herbert York and Susan Shirk for a discussion of the role of research universities in meeting today’s national security challenges. York, the first director of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and founding director of the UC Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation (IGCC) and Shirk, Asian security policy expert and current IGCC Director, compare the Cold War and the Post 911 world. Highlighting the importance of regional contexts and the need for well informed diplomacy, they evaluate the U.S. response in managing these threats and offer recommendations for the future. (55 minutes)

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Arts and Humanities
Political Science
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Artists on the Cutting Edge: If You Can't Be Free, Be A Mystery - The Poetry of Rita Dove
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Rita Dove, former Poet Laureate of the U.S. and recipient of a ...

Rita Dove, former Poet Laureate of the U.S. and recipient of a Pulitzer Prize, is one of the most honored figures in modern American literature. Among Dove's many honors is the 1993 NAACP Great American Artist Award. (28 minutes)

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Arts and Humanities
Literature
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Artists on the Cutting Edge: In a World Full of Gray - The Music of Dale Williams
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Guitarist Dale Williams studied blues guitar with Willie Dixon and Phil Upchurch, ...

Guitarist Dale Williams studied blues guitar with Willie Dixon and Phil Upchurch, but doesn't limit himself to the blues. He has performed and recorded with such artists as Sun Ra, George Lewis and LL Cool J. He teaches and lectures, in addition to performing. (24 minutes)

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Arts and Humanities
Film and Music Production
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Artists on the Cutting Edge: Spirits Desperado - The Poetry of Michael McClure
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Beat poet Michael McClure is the author of numerous volumes of poetry, ...

Beat poet Michael McClure is the author of numerous volumes of poetry, plays, novels, and essays. McClure is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, the Obie Award for Best Play, and the National Poetry Association's Distinguished Lifetime Achievement in poetry. Tune in as he reads a selection of poems. (28 minutes)

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Arts and Humanities
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Artists on the Cutting Edge: Straight From the Heart - The Music of Patrice Rushen and Karen Briggs
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Musician, singer, songwriter, arranger and producer Patrice Rushen has a vast array ...

Musician, singer, songwriter, arranger and producer Patrice Rushen has a vast array of recordings to her name, and in recent years has been musical director for the Emmy and NAACP Awards, and for Janet Jackson's 1994 world tour. (29 minutes)

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Arts and Humanities
Film and Music Production
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Artists on the Cutting Edge: Watermelon Nights - A Reading by Greg Sarris
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Serving in his fourth elected term as Chairman (Chief) of the Federated ...

Serving in his fourth elected term as Chairman (Chief) of the Federated Coast Miwok Tribe, novelist Greg Sarris is the author of Watermelon Nights. In 1996, he wrote and executive produced with Robert Redford the award-winning HBO miniseries Grand Avenue, based on his collection of short stories. (23 minutes)

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Arts and Humanities
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Frontiers of Knowledge: Biotechnology and Food Systems in Developing Countries
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The potential of biotechnology to improve the condition of human life in ...

The potential of biotechnology to improve the condition of human life in developing countries is gaining credence. Robert Timmer, Ph.D. discusses how biotechnology could impact the economies of developing countries in terms of raising agricultural production while bringing benefits to healthcare, industry and environment. (28 minutes)

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Environmental Science
Health, Medicine and Nursing
Economics
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Frontiers of Knowledge: Einstein, The Moon, and the Long-Lost Soviet Reflector
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As part of UC San DiegoŐs Division of Physical Sciences 50th Anniversary ...

As part of UC San DiegoŐs Division of Physical Sciences 50th Anniversary Lecture Series, join UC San DiegoŐs Tom Murphy on an exploration of how his project looking for deviations in EinsteinŐs theory of general relativity led to the discovery of the Soviet Lunokhod 1 lunar rover that vanished mysteriously nearly 40 years ago. (58 minutes)

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Physics
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Frontiers of Knowledge: Energy and Climate, Challenges and Solutions
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UCSD Division of Physical Sciences presents a discussion on global warming and ...

UCSD Division of Physical Sciences presents a discussion on global warming and the prospects of a hydrogen economy. The featured speakers are: Joseph J. Romm, executive director of the Center for Energy and Climate Solutions and author of The Hype About Hydrogen - Fact and Fiction in the Race to Save the Climate; and Franklin M. (Lynn) Orr, Jr. professor of petroleum engineering and project director of the Global Climate and Energy Project at Stanford University. (59 minutes)

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Environmental Science
Chemistry
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Lecture
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Frontiers of Knowledge: E. O. Wilson - The Coming Synergism Between Science and the Humanities
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Scientist and author Edward O. Wilson, draws on studies from a broad ...

Scientist and author Edward O. Wilson, draws on studies from a broad spectrum of disciplines to show how various fields of inquiry, and especially the humanities and sciences, intersect with each other. According to Wilson, "the greatest enterprise of the mind has always been and always will be the attempted linkage of the sciences and the humanities." (58 minutes)

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Environmental Science
Arts and Humanities
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