ESP Biography



MELBOURNE TANG, ESP Teacher




Major: Not available.

College/Employer: MIT

Year of Graduation: Not available.

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Past Classes

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S15142: Why is CO poisonous, but not O2? Answers from Molecular Orbital Theory in Splash 2022 (Nov. 19 - 20, 2022)
What makes O2 compatible with life but CO poisonous with the change of one atom? We will delve into the molecular structure of a few diatomic molecules, in addition to answering this question. The molecular orbital theory we will use is key to a deeper understanding of how our bodies interact with molecules in the world and of higher-level chemistry.


H15402: Why Do We Still Care About Opera?!!! in Splash 2022 (Nov. 19 - 20, 2022)
Opera is considered a form of high art and has a prestigious place in society. Yet the stories that are portrayed on the operatic stage often do not reflect our current values, especially regarding women and minorities. We will survey a few problematic opera plots and discuss how we can potentially reconcile an appreciation for opera and respect for our community. No background knowledge of opera required!