Dispatches E-News: Good Failures, Whale-Robot Love & An EMMY Win (12/07/16)

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VIDEO OF THE WEEK
Good Science Comes with Good Failures
Scientists acknowledge the importance of failure and how much is to be learned from it. Their message to young scientists is “It is okay to fail.” Featuring TAMU professors Raffaele Montuoro, Piers Chapman, and Steve DiMarco.
[WATCH HERE]


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PODCAST OF THE WEEK
GulfCast: The Whale Who Fell In Love With A Robot
Dr. Scott Socolofsky tells us about the long path that led him to study Deepwater Horizon oil in the depths of the Gulf of Mexico — culminating with the amazing story of a whale who fell love with a robot.
[LISTEN HERE]


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NOTES FROM THE FIELD
Dispatches From The Gulf Wins an Emmy®!
Thanks to our brilliant director of photography, Bill Mills, Dispatches From The Gulf won an Emmy® Award for Best Cinematography on Saturday, December 3, 2016.

This is Bill’s second cinematography award for Dispatches having already received an Honorable Mention at the BLUE Ocean Film Festival in November.
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Dispatches is made possible by a generous grant from the Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GoMRI).
Additional funding provided by the Wallace Genetic Foundation and the Farvue Foundation.


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