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The University of Chicago: ‘High Stakes Science: Pushing Boundaries’ Panel Discussion

Scientists from UChicago, Argonne and Fermilab discuss the risks and rewards of participating in high-stakes science. The program took place on January 15, 2015, from 6 to 9 PM, at Wilson Hall, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory. The discussion was moderated by Aaron Freeman, Comedian, Film Maker, Director, Teacher and Radio Commentator. The Ppanelists were: – …

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NASA: Spinoff 2015

NASA has a long history of transferring technologies from their original mission applications to secondary uses. For example, Mars continues to be a rich destination for scientific discovery and exploration, and NASA’s missions there have inspired a variety of practical, terrestrial benefits. Spinoff 2015 features stories about some of these technologies, including shock absorbers used …

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Symposium: The Research University and U.S. Economic Growth – Is A New Model Emerging?

Published on Apr 15, 2014 When America’s research universities collaborate with their communities to accelerate innovation from the lab to the marketplace, they create jobs and ignite regional growth. Does the success of Pittsburgh and its universities suggest a way forward for other U.S. regions? Carnegie Mellon University — which creates more companies per federal …

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