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Nov 15 2021 | Newsletter Events, Newsletter, Students, VPGE
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Nov 15 2021 | Stanford News Faculty, Fellow, Research, Stanford
To celebrate the 60th birthday of King Oscar II of Sweden and Norway in 1889, the journal Acta Mathematica offered a prize for manuscripts that could help solve the following question, generally referred to as the 3-body problem: Can we predict the orbits of planets, moons and other celestial...
Nov 15 2021 | Stanford News Faculty, Fellow, Research, Stanford
When geologist Elizabeth Miller started mapping a fault system in Death Valley, she questioned the origin of some sedimentary rocks previously assumed to be locally derived. Now, analysis has revealed where they really came from: central Nevada, indicating that part of today’s Great Basin was the...
Nov 10 2021 | Stanford News Faculty, Fellow, Research, Stanford
When sound was first incorporated into movies in the 1920s, it opened up new possibilities for filmmakers such as music and spoken dialogue. Physicists may be on the verge of a similar revolution, thanks to a new device developed at Stanford University that promises to bring an audio dimension to...
Nov 8 2021 | HAI Faculty, Fellow, Research, Stanford
Robots that do everything from helping people get dressed in the morning to washing (and putting away) the dishes have been a dream for as long people have uttered the words “artificial intelligence.” But, in a field where the state of the art currently rests far short of that level of...

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