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Science Hack Day Revisited

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Jul 10, 2015
The first ever DC-based “Science Hack Day” resulted in an impressive variety of projects and ideas. One of the event’s organizers, Elizabeth Tyson, provides a review of what happened and looks ahead to what’s next in this edition of Wilson Center NOW. more

NASA’s New Horizons: Innovation, Collaboration and Accomplishment in Science and Technology

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July 15, 2015 // 4:00pm6:00pm
With the NASA New Horizons spacecraft on its final approach to its primary target - the icy dwarf planet Pluto - now is the perfect time to reflect on some of the knowledge we've already gained from the mission, and to anticipate the new discoveries that are waiting to be made. more

Beyond Google: The Dark Side of the Internet

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May 12, 2015
The number of non-indexed internet sites is estimated to be 500 times larger than what a search engine can reveal. Wilson Center Public Policy Fellow Daniel Sui is attempting to uncover the dark side of the Internet that is a conduit for all types of illegal and often dangerous activity. more

Crowdsourcing, Citizen Science, and the Law: Legal Issues Affecting Federal Agencies

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Apr 20, 2015
This report reviews legal and regulatory issues that federal agencies face when they engage in citizen science and crowdsourcing activities. more

Science Hack Day: Coming Soon to DC

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Apr 13, 2015
What is “Science Hack Day” and why is it coming to Washington, DC? Elizabeth Tyson joins us to discuss a global movement that is intended to encourage collaboration and unleash creativity. And for those interested, you may even choose to participate. That’s the focus of this edition of Wilson Center NOW. more

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