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Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers

Emily Whiting: Architectural Engineer

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Currently working toward her Ph.D. at MIT, Emily Whiting explores the intersection of architecture, structural engineering, and computer graphics. Using her studies of very old buildings, Emily creates animations that help guide the efficient and effective creation of new buildings. When not thinking about megabytes and concrete, Emily scales really, really tall things - she's a rock-climber.

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Video thumbnail: Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers Simon Singh: D'oh = mc²

Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers

Simon Singh: D'oh = mc²

Simon Singh discovers that there is an insane amount of math in "The Simpsons."

4:02

Simon Singh: D'oh = mc²

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Video thumbnail: Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers Matt Denton: How to Make a Lovable Robot

Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers

Matt Denton: How to Make a Lovable Robot

Matt Denton makes BB-8 so lovable that they both wind up on the red carpet.

1:50

Matt Denton: How to Make a Lovable Robot

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Video thumbnail: Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers Matt Denton: Cinema 101: The Uses of Deodorant

Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers

Matt Denton: Cinema 101: The Uses of Deodorant

Matt Denton stays dry and smells fine with deodorant in his toolkit of cinematic wizardry.

1:10

Matt Denton: Cinema 101: The Uses of Deodorant

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Video thumbnail: Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers Matt Denton: An Amazing Journey...To a Galaxy Far, Far Away

Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers

Matt Denton: An Amazing Journey...To a Galaxy Far, Far Away

Matt Denton uses his electronics expertise to engineer a cute little robot named BB-8.

2:58

Matt Denton: An Amazing Journey...To a Galaxy Far, Far Away

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