Men's Basketball Game Highlights: Jan. 12, 2011
Highlights from the Missouri State Men's Basketball game vs. Southern Illinois on January 12, 2011.
Research led by the University of Warwick has found a way to use doughnut shaped by-products of quantum dots to slow and even freeze light, opening up a wide range of possibilities from reliable and effective light based computing to the possibility of "slow glass".
Professor Charles Sheppard - Protecting Indian Ocean Coral Reefs
Professor Charles Sheppard from the Department of Biological Sciences talks to Peter Dunn about his research into the biogeography and biodiversity of Indo-Pacific coral reefs, including the development of wide scale reef monitoring programmes. He discusses how important these government protected areas and their wildlife are to sustaining the lives of millions of people living around the Indian Ocean rim. Part of a team of international environmental marine researchers Professor Sheppard aims t
IAS Visiting Fellow Professor Vivien Schmidt from Boston University speaks to PAIS PhD students Andr
Warwick PhD students Andrew Hammond and Ben Jacoby from the Department of Politics and International Studies interview IAS Visiting Fellow Professor Vivien Schmidt about her research in political theory, the role of the state and democracy in Europe. Professor Schmidt also explains her search for better methodological approaches to studying politics focussing on the interactive processes of discourse.
11.364 International Environmental Negotiation (MIT)
The class will explore the obstacles to achieving sustainability; in particular, the difficulties of managing common resources, achieving transboundary pollution control, making tradeoffs between economic and social development needs and environmental resource protection, and harmonizing environmental protection standards. At their core, these problems must be addressed through international or multi-lateral negotiations. We will focus especially on problems of representation and voting, issue l
Henry David Thoreau - Excerpts from "Life Without Principle"
Using quotes from Thoreau's work, this video shows insights into this author's beliefs and character. A good video for those starting to read his work and for raising discussions in class about nature, work, and the human condition.
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Athelsan Spilhaus, MIT Sea Grant Program Inaugural Lecture, 1972
Prof. Athelsan Spilhaus '33 gives the inaugural lecture, titled "Bountiful Grant of the Sea," on the occasion of the MIT Sea Grant Program Convocation celebration on September 27, 1972. Introductions by Alfred Kiel (Director of the Sea Grant Program and Dean of Engineering at MIT) and Robert Abel (Director of the National Sea Grant Program). Courtesy of MIT Museum Hart Nautical Collections. [T5829]
Gradient learning of trajectories
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Coretta Scott King Procession at MLK Celebration
On February 11, 1994, Coretta Scott King is escorted to Kresge Auditorium during the traditional silent march at the 20th annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration at MIT.
Coretta Scott King - 20th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration at MIT, 1994
Mrs. Coretta Scott King gives the Keynote Address for the Twentieth Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration at MIT, held on February 11, 1994. Her remarks begin at 42:19. The day's theme is “The Movement for Economic and Social Justice: 1994 and Beyond." MIT graduate student Andrew Humphrey introduces three young speakers who offer their perspectives: Upward Bound student Joshua Mantu, MIT undergraduate Nashanne Beria and MIT graduate student Joshua Joseph, Jr. Mrs. Scott King is intro
MIT@Lawrence Fall 2010 Practicum: Second LFDCS Visit
On November 12th, 2010, 8th grade students from the Lawrence Family Development Charter School (LFDCS) visited MIT and engaged with MIT@Lawrence practicum participants around issues of foreclosures and abandoned properties in their city. Their interaction is captured in the video above.
How Can I Become a Better Writer?
How Can I Become a Better Writer?. Part of the series: Writing Tips. Become a better writer by reading a lot of different authors and writing as much as possible. Go back and edit your writing to improve writing skills with tips from a professionals. Mainly talking without any specific examples.
Politische Geschichte Frankreichs vom Tod Heinrichs IV. bis zur Selbstherrschaft Ludwigs XIV. III: R
(6. Vorlesung vom 18.11.1996)
Martin Luther King,Jr. Signed Letter
This selection contains video footage of an autograph collector bringing a letter written by MLK to an Atlanta gallery. The letter is shown, and actual footage of MLK is shown.
9. Tell Me A Little Bit About You (Listen Up & Learn)
Learn Italian with www.LearnItalianPod.com - Episode #9 of the extra-useful "Listen Up & Learn" lesson series is entitled "Tell Me A Little Bit About You" - Listen to our Italian friend Maria talking about her life: who she is, where she lives and what she does, and train your ears to listen and truly [...]
Planning your online class
Download the supporting PDF file for this episode http://bit.ly/gFPzbN from the Learning to Teach Online project website. This Learning to Teach Online http://bit.ly/d18ac5 episode explores some of the key considerations when planning your online or blended (face-to-face and online) class. It examines ...
How to Pronounce English Words & Silent Letters in Words
This video deals with how to pronounce difficult words that have silent letters. The video gives several examples, but does not offer any help outside of some specific words and how they are pronounced.
"Come to the Carpet"-A Song to Transition to Carpet Time
This brief video \