COVID impact holding back plan to increase number of women in STEM | ABC News

ABC News (Australia) published this video item, entitled “COVID impact holding back plan to increase number of women in STEM | ABC News” – below is their description. Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics has a gender problem globally, with twice as many boys as girls entering the field, and research shows that could limit the … Read more COVID impact holding back plan to increase number of women in STEM | ABC News

Shape-shifting robots

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) published this video item, entitled “Shape-shifting robots” – below is their description. By combining origami and electrical engineering, researchers at MIT and Harvard are working to develop the ultimate reconfigurable robot — one that can turn into absolutely anything. Read more: https://news.mit.edu/2010/programmable-matter-0805 Watch more videos from MIT: http://www.youtube.com/user/MITNewsOffice?sub_confirmation=1 The Massachusetts … Read more Shape-shifting robots

Gaokao: China’s college entrance exam made even more stressful by Covid-19 outbreak

South China Morning Post published this video item, entitled “Gaokao: China’s college entrance exam made even more stressful by Covid-19 outbreak” – below is their description. 10.8 million high school graduates across China have taken the country’s notoriously challenging college entrance exam, known as the gaokao. This year, the test has come with extra stress: … Read more Gaokao: China’s college entrance exam made even more stressful by Covid-19 outbreak

Sights and sounds of spring

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) published this video item, entitled “Sights and sounds of spring” – below is their description. For those who haven’t experienced the glorious sights of spring at MIT, we share this glimpse of our campus in full bloom. The blossoms and greenery are accompanied by flutist Sara Simpson, a PhD student … Read more Sights and sounds of spring

A new mathematics course for NSW HSC students | 7NEWS

7NEWS Australia published this video item, entitled “A new mathematics course for NSW HSC students | 7NEWS” – below is their description. A new maths course for Year 11 and 12 students in New South Wales is being introduced. Announced this morning by Education Minister Sarah Mitchell it will focus on applying core numeracy skills … Read more A new mathematics course for NSW HSC students | 7NEWS

MIT honors its nurses

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) published this video item, entitled “MIT honors its nurses” – below is their description. On National Nurses Day, MIT honors the 46 nurses who serve our community at MIT Medical. At times when people feel alone or vulnerable, “it is the nurse who can really make that connection, and make … Read more MIT honors its nurses

Crystal critters

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) published this video item, entitled “Crystal critters” – below is their description. A team of MIT researchers have observed that when salty water evaporates from a heated, superhydrophobic surface the crystal structures that form can easily be removed or roll away on their own. This phenomenon could make it possible … Read more Crystal critters

Popular Mathematics: Yeezys, Bernie Sanders, Harry Potter | The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon published this video item, entitled “Popular Mathematics: Yeezys, Bernie Sanders, Harry Potter | The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” – below is their description. In an effort to make basic math more relatable to kids, Jimmy breaks down basic arithmetic using pop-culture references and notable names.  The Tonight Show … Read more Popular Mathematics: Yeezys, Bernie Sanders, Harry Potter | The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

“Movements and Change: Race and Justice across Africa Today” Online Panel

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) published this video item, entitled “”Movements and Change: Race and Justice across Africa Today” Online Panel” – below is their description. To mark the launch of the new MIT Africa Distinguished Visitors Program, the Office of the Associate Provost for International Activities and the MIT Africa faculty steering committee hosted … Read more “Movements and Change: Race and Justice across Africa Today” Online Panel

MIT OpenCourseWare: The foundation of free access to education

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) published this video item, entitled “MIT OpenCourseWare: The foundation of free access to education” – below is their description. Since its founding 20 years ago, MIT OpenCourseWare has allowed free access to all of MIT’s course materials, laying the foundation for other open educational resource platforms that followed. Watch more … Read more MIT OpenCourseWare: The foundation of free access to education

Intelligence explained with math – MIT physicist | SophieCo. Visionaries

RT published this video item, entitled “Intelligence explained with math – MIT physicist | SophieCo. Visionaries” – below is their description. Mathematics is an ingenious tool that we use to dig into the mysteries of our universe. But can it actually be the fabric of the universe itself? Max Tegmark, professor of physics at MIT … Read more Intelligence explained with math – MIT physicist | SophieCo. Visionaries

The mathematics of winning elections | Ben Domenech Podcast

Fox News published this video item, entitled “The mathematics of winning elections | Ben Domenech Podcast” – below is their description. Ben Domenech podcast | March 20, 2021 Get more episodes of the Fox News Rundown podcast here: https://bit.ly/3qIicys Fox News YouTube Channel Got a comment? Leave your thoughts in the comments section, below. Please … Read more The mathematics of winning elections | Ben Domenech Podcast

Ultrasound has potential to damage coronaviruses

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) published this video item, entitled “Ultrasound has potential to damage coronaviruses” – below is their description. A new study by researchers in MIT’s Department of Mechanical Engineering suggests that coronaviruses may be vulnerable to ultrasound vibrations, within the frequencies used in medical diagnostic imaging. (Learn more: https://news.mit.edu/2021/ultrasound-coronaviruses-damage-0316) Video: Courtesy of … Read more Ultrasound has potential to damage coronaviruses

The difference a year makes

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) published this video item, entitled “The difference a year makes” – below is their description. Over the past year, a year like no other, MIT’s community spirit and campus development persevered. While many have been away due to the Covid-19 pandemic, MIT’s campus has been transformed: Two new student residences … Read more The difference a year makes

How mathematics can help fight the pandemic | COVID-19 Special

DW News published this video item, entitled “How mathematics can help fight the pandemic | COVID-19 Special” – below is their description. These mathematical models help save lives: We may not realize it, but we use mathematical models every day. Something as simple as the weather forecast is actually a complex model based on countless … Read more How mathematics can help fight the pandemic | COVID-19 Special