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    Perspectives on the First Billion Years of History from Spacecraft Observations

    Perspectives on the First Billion Years of History from Spacecraft Observations

    Maria Zuber discusses the recent Lunar Orbiter Laser Altimeter and Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory NASA projects, which collect data on lunar topography and craters. (January 11, 2012)

    • 1 hr 10 min
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    Honing Hazards Prediction

    Honing Hazards Prediction

    Greg Beroza of the Stanford School of Earth Sciences presents at the National Science Foundation Research Expo, "Which Hazards Are in Your Backyard?" (September 6, 2011)

    • 14 min
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    Connecting The Dots: The Food, Energy, Water, and Climate Nexus

    Connecting The Dots: The Food, Energy, Water, and Climate Nexus

    Stanford experts discuss why in a world of limited resources it is crucial that we understand the consequences that our decisions today have on the future. (April 22, 2011)

    • 1 hr 56 min
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    The Great Tohoku, Japan Disaster (Part II)

    The Great Tohoku, Japan Disaster (Part II)

    The second of two evenings devoted to the examination of the earthquake that struck northern Japan. Experts from different fields will give their own interpretations of the impact that the catastrophe will have on the country. (April 26, 2011)

    • 1 hr 38 min
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    The Great Tohoku, Japan Disaster (Part I)

    The Great Tohoku, Japan Disaster (Part I)

    A panel of experts gives individual presentations and then fields audience questions regarding the 2011 Tohoku earthquake and the repercussions it had on Japanese society. (April 25, 2011)

    • 1 hr 23 min
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    Plutonium: Nuclear vs. Geological Solutions

    Plutonium: Nuclear vs. Geological Solutions

    Rod Ewing talks about the future of nuclear energy and more importantly, nuclear waste and its disposal -- emphasizing that it is an issue that needs to be addressed sooner rather than later. (January 24, 2011)

    • 51 min

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