ISS Update - Oct. 14, 2011
The International Space Station video update for Oct. 14, 2011.
Portable Planetarium Time-Lapse
America Museum of Natural History is at New York Comic Con 2011 this weekend. Stop by our booth #129 to visit the inflatable planetarium to see the tour of the digital universe narrated by Neil deGrasse Tyson.
Lifeguard Legends of Hawaii
The lifeguards of the North Shore of Oahu are the modern day sheriffs of the wild west. This film pays tribute to their selfless acts of heroism. A must see for all surf lovers! (11:21)
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Co op and Classroom
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Hendrik Poinar on reconstructing the genome of the Black Death
An international team—led by researchers at McMaster University and the University of Tubingen in Germany—has sequenced the entire genome of the Black Death, one of the most devastating epidemics in human history. This marks the first time scientists have been able to draft a reconstructed genome of any ancient pathogen, which will allow researchers to track changes in the pathogen's evolution and virulence over time. This work could lead to a better understanding of modern infectious disea
The Power of Theater
Diane Paulus Artistic Director, American Repertory Theater Professor of the Practice of Theater, Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Peter Der Manuelian Philip J. King Professor of Egyptology, Faculty of Arts and Science
Allan M. Brandt Dean, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Amalie Moses Kass Professor of the History of Medicine, Harvard Medical School Professor of the History of Science, Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Introduction to the American Civil Rights Movement
Educational photo essay created for a university assessment task based on the Civil Rights Movement in the USA in the 1950s and 1960s. This four minute video does not have narration, bus is a series of images and graphics that are used to tell the history of this time period and its struggles. Some images show violence.
Untangling the European bank recapitalisation web
Oct. 13 - Europe's banks need up to 200 billion euros in recapitalisation. Daiwa Capital Markets' Michael Symonds and Richard Muller of Reuters look at where the tensions, risks and needs are most acute.
Bat calls powered by superfast muscles
Read more: http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn20981-terminal-buzz-gives-bats-their-hunting-edge.html
Search Your Film Archives: Dance
Search Your Film Archives is a *free* online resource that allows you to explore Britain's film heritage, and where available, watch videos online. Start exploring: http://www.bfi.org.uk/reelhistory Find out more about how the UK's film archives are working together to deliver digital innovation: http://beta.bfi.org.uk/4e5f54f77aa8f
Adam Goodheart: 2011 National Book Festival
Historian, journalist and critic Adam Goodheart Author appears at the 2011 National Book Festival. Speaker Biography: Adam Goodheart is a historian, journalist and critic whose new book is the New York Times best-selling and critically praised "1861: The Civil War Awakening" (Knopf). He has contributed frequent essays and reviews to The New York Times (where he also served as deputy editor of the Op-Ed page), National Geographic, Smithsonian and The Atlantic, among many other publications. At W
Hoda Kotb: 2011 National Book Festival
Hoda Kotb appears at the 2011 National Book Festival. Speaker Biography: Hoda Kotb has been co-anchor with Kathie Lee Gifford of the fourth hour of "Today" since 2007. She has also been a "Dateline NBC" correspondent since April 1998 and the host of the weekly syndicated series "Your Total Health" since September 2004. In her nine years at NBC, Kotb has covered a wide variety of domestic and international stories. Her book "Hoda: How I Survived War Zones, Bad Hair, Cancer and Kathie Lee" (Simon
UCLA MDCUNE Bird Song System Lecture 2 of 4 (2010-01-28)
UCLA MDCUNE Bird Song System Lecture 2 of 4. UCLA Department of Neuroscience and Department of Psychology undergraduate lecture on Bird Song System (part 2 of 4) by Dr. William Grisham, Ph.D., on 2010-01-28. Part of the Modular Digital Course in Undergraduate Neuroscience Education (MDCUNE) project: http://mdcune.psych.ucla.edu/
Elephant Zen Den
Step into the wild with gentle giants. Relax with elephants both young and old, and join the herd. (3:22)
Gorilla Zen Den
Wild mountain gorillas lead peaceful lives and spend their days eating, sleeping, and playing. Watch and learn from the intelligence, gentle nature, and vulnerability of this most human-like species. (3:06)