Canadian journalist and pop sociologist Malcolm Gladwell spoke Thursday to a packed house in Hewlett Auditorium about the role that serendipity plays in scientific discovery. “The universe of things we do not know is much larger than what we do know –and more importantly, we don’t know what we don’t know,” Gladwell said, noting that…
The U.S. Secretary of Energy spoke here Monday about climate change and technology
With 136 Gates Millennium Scholarship recipients, Stanford has the third most of any university, according to a new analysis of the scholarship’s data.
According to a study by Stanford agricultural scientists David Lobell Ph.D. '05 and Marshall Burke '02, with Purdue University agricultural economist Thomas Hertel, climate change may affect food prices over the next 20 years, with possible repercussions on poverty, development and global conflict...
According to the latest statistics from the ASSU Haiti Earthquake Response Web site, 3,388 people from 23 colleges have raised more than $305,000 in a unified relief effort benefitting Partners in Health since the Haiti earthquake struck Jan. 12.
When Tenzin Seldon ‘12 logged into her Gmail account from New York over winter break, she had no idea that someone else was also logged into her account — from China. Nor did she know that she had become part of Google’s investigation into a suspected widespread cyber-attack program potentially centralized across the Pacific.
A report released by the Stanford Law School Securities Class Action Clearinghouse this week announced that shareholders filed fewer securities class action lawsuits in 2009 than in previous years..