ESP Biography


Major: Course 12

College/Employer: MIT

Year of Graduation: Not available.

Picture of Emily Davidson

Brief Biographical Sketch:

Well, I'm a sophomore at MIT who's majoring in physics and atmospheric science. I love hiking and bicycling, taking care of the (many) plants in my room, reading old (and new) books, listening to music (of many types), and listening to cool stories from people. I'm also excited to finally be teaching a class for Splash!

Past Classes

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S1796: Wisdom of the Ancients in Splash! 2008 (Nov. 22 - 23, 2008)
This class is all about nifty things that ancient civilizations discovered -- and which modern technology has failed to recreate until just recently, or even not at all. We'll talk about concrete, Damascus steel, and Greek fire, to give just a few examples. Along the way, we'll hit some of the major milestones of human civilization, starting from 50,000 years ago.

Radio! Discovering sound as a medium of communication. in SPLASH (2007)
Have you ever wondered how radio programs are created? This course will introduce you to some of the actual equipment, ...