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Format: 2018-03
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Speaking Fijian and A Guide to Talanoa at COP23
by Gillian Bowser, Elisabeth Gilmore

Bula! Willkommen! Welcome to the 23rd Convention of the Parties (COP) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) -- led...

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PODCAST | The science of human security: Social science & violent extremism
by Carlos Faraco

In a world that plagued by incidents of violent extremism and terror, we are often presented with messages or news stories that focus on the leaders...

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What can electric bikes tell us about the future of U.S. manufacturing?
by Yan Zheng

By the late 1880's there was no doubt that America's bicycle craze was in full swing. Bicycles revolutionized personal transport and introduced an...

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PODCAST | The Science of Human Security: Building Communities Resilient to Violent Extremism
by Carlos Faraco

In a world that is currently plagued by incidents of violent extremism and terror, we are often presented with messages or news stories that focus on...

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Private Industry in the 21st Century Space Race
by Carlos Faraco

The work of governements has typically been associated with human led endeavors into space, to the moon, and beyond. For example, man’s first trip to...

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PODCAST | Reality at the smallest scale: What is quantum physics and why should you care?
by Eric Breckenfeld

“Quantum physics” is often viewed in popular culture as being entirely incomprehensible. STPF fellows Eric Breckenfeld and Jonathan Trinastic speak...

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Shadowing an Industry? Effects of an Eclipse on Solar Power in the U.S.
by Noel Bakhtian

*/ Zoologists, astrologers, and eclipse chasers are all preparing for the event on August 21st, the first of its kind in 99 years—a total eclipse...

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Finding the Right Fit: How to Survive STPF Legislative Placement Interviews
by Yan Zheng

Note: This post is intended to help incoming legislative branch fellows prepare for interviews with congressional offices. Perhaps it is your first...

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Concerned about national security? Then fight climate change!
by Adam Rosenblatt

Climate change is most commonly thought of as an environmental and economic issue, but it is also a serious national security threat. The national...

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Feedback: Seeing Through Safety
by Kyle Wesson

This is the third and final post in a mini-series on the Sci on the Fly blog that explores questions about feedback. Earlier posts are here and here...

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