February 24 – Tools to Reach Climate Goals: Renewables, Batteries, and Markets

Time: 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, February 24th Join us on: Zoom or YouTube Live Speakers: Minghao Qiu, Brooks Clingman, Siyu Chen Graphics: Jovana Andrejevic In December 2020, Massachusetts published the 2050 Decarbonization Roadmap with the goal of combating climate change by reaching net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. How will we reach these goals? This talk will present three tools that may lead the way: batteries, … Continue reading February 24 – Tools to Reach Climate Goals: Renewables, Batteries, and Markets

Pint-Sized Science: How one becomes two: the proteins that help cells divide

Interviewee: Iain Cheeseman, Professor of Biology at the Whitehead Institute and MIT Interviewer: Melis Tekant (PhD student in Physics, MIT) SITN Boston · Pint-Sized Science: How one becomes two: the proteins that help cells divide During cell division, a cell creates an identical copy of itself, but how does this process happen? Specifically, how does a cell distribute its genetic material among the two daughter … Continue reading Pint-Sized Science: How one becomes two: the proteins that help cells divide

February 17 – A match made in heaven: The origin of gravitational waves

Time: 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, February 17th Join us on: Zoom (password: science) or YouTube Live Speaker: Floor Broekgaarden Graphics: Rebecca Senft Kanye West & Kim Kardashian, and Brad Pitt & Angelie Jolie – just a few of the famous star couples who broke up their relationship. Star breakups are not only common on Earth, but also in space, where many stars exist as couples. The … Continue reading February 17 – A match made in heaven: The origin of gravitational waves

Episode 20: Scientists at Home: Little Bits of Happiness

Anushka Khasnobish is a doctoral researcher at Okayama University where she studies the oral microbiome. In this interview, Anushka discusses her life as an international student living and working in Japan. She shares her positive attitude towards dealing with shutdowns and uncertainties in light of the pandemic.Follow her on twitter @AnushkaMicrobi or check out her blog: https://synchronisinglife.wordpress.comRecording Date: November 17, 2020Featured: A. Delphine Tripp, Anushka … Continue reading Episode 20: Scientists at Home: Little Bits of Happiness