Prediction

Your PRISE Universe, 2021, at Harvard University, Tuesday, August 3, 2021:
A discussion of visualization, glue, glupyter, the Path to Newton, and the Prediction Project, with the Harvard PRISE (Program for Research in Science and Engineering) students, summer 2021. (AKA "Distinguished Speaker Lecture")
Chilloquium , at (Online only), Tuesday, May 4, 2021:
A discussion with Harvard's Society of Physics Students (unscripted). The small number of slides that were used to guide the discussion are posted here to make the links  embedded in them available. 
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Students Navigate Harvard Yard to Understand the History of Prediction - and Uncertainty

April 1, 2021

Harvard Yard becomes an outdoor classroom for Professor Alyssa Goodman's Spring 2021 GenEd Prediction  class, as 14 pairs of students try to navigate to a designated location using limited information and their own tuition - then make predictions about their own success by reporting their "estimated uncertainty". 

How did they do?    ...

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Blog Feature: Dr. Alyssa Goodman talks with the The Harvard College Program in Science and Engineering (PRISE)

September 23, 2020

Dr. Alyssa Goodman talks with Felicia Ho, PRISE, Harvard College '23 about Jacques Cousteau, data visualization, climate change, prediction science, and the wide arc of influences that have shaped her multifaceted career as the Robert Wheeler Wilson Professor of Applied Astronomy at Harvard. 

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Professors Offer Insights From Their Fields Amid COVID

July 10, 2020

In this time of profound uncertainty, society can be sure of one thing: more uncertainty. The seemingly opaque path forward for us, individually and collectively, was the Gazette’s topic with three Harvard professors, including Robert Wheeler Willson Professor of Applied Astronomy, Dr. Alyssa Goodman, who shared insights into how uncertainty is viewed in their fields, and the surprising ways in which it’s not necessarily a bad thing. ...

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