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August 1, 2014
Fractals are naturally occurring patterns that replicate in a self-similar manner. In today's Academic Minute, Chapman University's David Pincus explains how understanding fractal patterns can tell us about our psychology.
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June 13, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, the University of Notre Dame's James Sullivan discusses the limitations of how poverty is measured in the United States. Sullivan is an associate professor of economics at Notre Dame, and a research affiliate of the University of Michigan's National Poverty Center. Find out more about him here.
June 10, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, York University's Allan Hutchinson discusses the principles of common law that provide the core of most legal systems. Hutchinson is Distinguished Research Professor at York’s Osgoode Hall Law School. Find out more about him here.
June 9, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, Klaus Lackner of Columbia University’s Earth Institute describes his efforts to combat global warming by creating carbon-capturing artificial trees. Lackner is the Ewing Worzel Professor of Geophysics at Columbia and director of the Lenfest Center for Sustainable Energy at its Earth Institute. Find out more about him here.
June 8, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, the University of Texas at Austin's Raymond Orbach explains research focused on creating a means to efficiently store green energy for on-demand use. Orbach is director of the Energy Institute at UT-Austin and former chancellor of the University of California at Riverside. Find out more about him here
June 7, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, Union Graduate College's Bruce Tulloch examines a disagreement over reforms to science education in the United States. Tulloch is associate dean of the School of Education at Union Graduate College. Find out more about him here.