Science Bulletins: SALT: Imaging the Southern Sky
When South Africa decided to build a new telescope, it went big. As in rival-the-world's-best big. With the participation of astronomy groups from all over the world, the Southern African Large Telescope, or SALT, is casting a wide eye on the southern sky. Moreover, it's inspiring future astronomers in the region. This Science Bulletins feature takes you behind the scenes as this bold new telescope brings world-class astronomy to a developing nation.
Machu Picchu Decoded - National Geographic - 04/04 - Subtitulos en Español
Un documental de National Geographic sobre la fascinante y misteriosa ciudad precolombina inca perdida de Machu Picchu. Durante 400 años estuvo abandonado por su acantilado de niebla, la ciudad estuvo perdida en la selva. Redescubierto en 1911, no contenía documentos escritos o grabados, nada de lo que podría arrojar luz sobre su historia. Los Subtitulos son de aRGENTeaM. (15:21)
Breakingviews: Coty's beautified bid for Avon
Antony Currie and Breakingviews columnists mull whether the fragrance maker's higher offer and Berkshire Hathaway's support are enough to turn Avon's head.
Fires are a natural part of a forest's ecosystem and important for the
health of the trees. It is the job of some foresters to carefully set
controlled fires within a forest. This video explains what they do and how they prepare for their career and how fire and math are used. Running time 1:44 minutes
It's Complicated: 375 Years of Women at Harvard || Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study
Historian Helen Lefkowitz Horowitz explores Harvard University's relationship with women, which she describes as complicated. Her review begins with the University's founding 375 years ago, when Harvard excluded women as students and teachers. For 200 years, the University conveyed education and prestige to a ministry and a rising merchant class. Beginning in the 19th century, women found innovative ways to attain higher education, but the terms of access required accommodation—even invisibili
Small Game Hunting: Pursuit of the Dominant Oceanic Bacterioplankton
Stephen Giovannoni, Professor and Pernot Endowed Chair of Microbiology talks about his work with the Oregon State University High Throughput Cultivation Laboratory.
Statistical Interpretation of Entropy and the Second Law of Thermodynamics: The Underlying Explanati
Eddy Currents and Magnetic Damping
Descriptive Statistics: Displaying Data
Susan Dean, Barbara Illowsky, Ph.D.
This module provides a brief introduction into the ways graphs and charts can be used to provide visual representations of data.
E2E: Donna Malayeri, Gilad Bracha, Luke Hoban - Web Programming and More At Lang.NEXT 2012, several conversations happened in the "social room", which was right next to the room where sessions took place. Our dear friend, Erik Meijer, led many interesting conversations, some of which we are fortunate enough to have caught on camera for C9.
At Lang.NEXT 2012, several conversations happened in the "social room", which was right next to the room where sessions took place. Our dear friend, Erik Meijer, led many interesting conversations, some of which we are fortunate enough to have caught on camera for C9.
UW 360 March 2012: Robb Munn
A profile of UW senior, Rob Munn, as he trains for his final spring season with the Husky Men's Crew team. Watch the full episode online at http://www.uwtv.org/uw360/.
Authors@Google: Michael Erard
Michael Erard visited Google on May 3, 2012 to talk about his book Babel No More: The Search for the World's Most Extraordinary Language Learners. About the book: "If you've ever tried to learn another language, you know how much time, energy, and brain power is required. Imagine a person who can pick up languages very easily. Someone who can navigate our world's multilingual hullaballoo. Who can leap language barriers with a single bound. Who can learn without effort and remember indelibly. Su
News #153 - Innovative Language Learning on iTunes
We must admit: iTunes rocks! After all, it’s where we got our start 6 years ago. For many of us that are on-the-go and tune in with our iPods, it has the best collection of content online! Want to learn Japanese, brush up on math, or hear the latest news? Just sync it up and [...]
Special lecture: Sir Fraser Stoddart - "Mingling Art with Science"
Sir Fraser Stoddart lecture, delivered as part of the ISMSC-7 conference held at University of Otago in February 2012. The lecture traces sir Fraser's fascination with art forms within science, in particular the usefulness of Borromean rings as the structural framework of nano-particles. The lecture is entitled "Mingling Art with Science" and it was delivered on Wednesday the 1st of February 2012.
Ben Watt Guest Lecture
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RISE in Action
Dare Obasanjo: SkyDrive - Personal Storage in the Cloud It's been way too long since Dare Obasanjo (of RSS Bandit and Carnage4Life fame) has appeared on C9. The last time was several years ago in an interview conducted by me and Scoble on a summer day outside of building 35 on the main MS
It's been way too long since Dare Obasanjo (of RSS Bandit and Carnage4Life fame) has appeared on C9. The last time was several years ago in an interview conducted by me and Scoble on a summer day outside of building 35 on the main MS
McMaster 125 - Celebrating Our Graduates
Red Wilson narrates this retrospective review--125 years of McMaster graduates, 1887 to 2012.
Chem 131C (Spring 2012): The Chemical Potential
Spring Quarter 2012, Lecture 16 for Chem 131C recorded on Wednesday, May 9, 2012. Items covered: the chemical potential.
Governor Nathan Deal Commencement Address.mov
Georgia Governor Nathan Deal gave the commencement address to the Class of 2012 at the University of Georgia undergraduate commencement ceremonies.