The Seasons and the Earth's Orbit - Milankovitch Cycles
The Astronomical Applications Department (AAD) of the U.S. Naval Observatory computes, from fundamental astronomical reference data, the position, brightness, and other observable characteristics of celestial bodies, as well as the circumstances of astronomical phenomena. This page describes the Earth's orbit, seasons and their relation to Milankovitch cycles. Users can also follow links to the AAD's publications, data services, software, FAQ and research.
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Principles of Macroeconomics v1.1
Version 1.1 boasts improved coverage throughout the text including significant updates to: Chapters 5 (GDP, Price Level Changes, Business Cycles, and Unemployment) Chapter 6 (Measuring Total Output and Income) Chapter 12 (Government and Fiscal Policy) Chapter 17 (Macroeconomics for the 21st Century) Flat World Knowledge is honored to publish Version 1.1 of this first edition re-launch of Tim Tregarthen’s wonderful principles of macroeconomics book, and proud to bring Tim's incredible talents
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3.4 Radio galaxies
The field of active galaxies is recognised as one of increasing importance. But how do we know there are different kinds of galaxy? What are active galaxies? How are they powered? This unit examines the different types of active galaxy and looks at the crucial role of the active galactic nucleus and the energy source at its heart.
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Professional service firms: from experts to advisors
Dominic Houlder, Adjunct Professor of Strategic and International Management tells B2B and Professional Service firms that if they want to be a winner in the current climate they need to move away from being experts towards being a client's adviser

Stage space and characterisation in Caribbean yard plays
This lecture from Dr Lynette Goddard (Senior Lecturer in Drama and Theatre at Royal Holloway, University of London) focuses on the tradition of the Caribbean yard play to examine how the organisation of stage space relates to the experiences of the characters.
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Alumni Profile: HE Sheikh Mohamed Althani SEP50(2002), President, Qatar-Connect
HE Sheikh Mohamed Althani SEP50(2002) reflects on his career and time at the School.

Alumni Profile: Sir John Egan (MSc01/1968), Chairman, Severn Trent PLC
Sir John Egan (MSc01/1968) reflects on his career and time at the School.

Profile: Dr Chris Gibson-Smith, Chairman, London Stock Exchange
Dr Chris Gibson-Smith, discusses his career and his role as Chairman of London Stock Exchange.

Brain Day 2011: Stimulating the brain with electricity - from electric rays to magnetic coils
Brain Day 2011 is sponsored by the Neurological Foundation of NZ and the University of Otago. As part of Brain Awareness Week, we join this major international effort to communicate the wonders and achievements of brain research. Dr Andrew Clarkson from the Departments of Psychology and Anatomy & Structural Biology speaks on “Understanding how the brain can be repaired after a stroke” Held March 19, 2011.
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Dylan and the Sixties
Professor Richard Polenberg discusses Bob Dylan's critique of political, social, racial and class inequities in the early 1960s.
Date: 04/05/2011

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Martha Leads the Charge
While General George Washington commanded the troops in the field, Martha led the charge at home. Historic Interpreter Lee Ann Rose describes the impact women made during the Revolution.Author(s): No creator set

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Immortal Bricks and Mortar
Buildings bear silent witness to the history that happens inside them. Conservator Matt Webster makes sure structures live to tell their tales.Author(s): No creator set

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"Science Spectacular"
"Science Spectacular" demonstrations by the Dickinson College Astronomy Club and Society of Physics Students
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Light from the Yellow Star Part VI. 1956.mp4
Performed by The University of St. Thomas Symphonic Wind Ensemble. World premiere performance of a UST commissioned work by Boris Pigovat. Art and Commentary by Dr. Robert O. Fisch Featuring the Saint Paul CIty Ballet March 14th Ordway Center for the Performing Arts.
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Duke Medicine: Transforming Care Through Education
Duke medical student Chikoti uses her life experience to inspire her HIV/AIDS research -- and to search for a cure.
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MUSC receives the 2010 ASHP Award
MUSC received the 2010 Award for Excellence in Medication-Use Safety from the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP). The award recognizes on a national level pharmacy professionals who have assumed a leadership role in promoting safety in the medication-use process. This national professional organization recognized the Pharmacy team at the Medical University of South Carolina for their work in optimizing medication use and outcomes in kidney transplant patients.
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Roundtable 3: Violence and the State
British History Conference sponsored by the Center for British Studies, University of California at Berkeley, on the State in British History, Sept. 25-26, 2009. Center for British Studies website: http://ies.berkeley.edu/cbs/
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3. Natural Law Roots of the Social Contract Tradition
Moral Foundations of Politics (PLSC 118) Before exploring the three Enlightenment traditions in particular, Professor Shapiro examines the Enlightenment holistically, using John Locke as the foundation for the discussion. The first tenet of the Enlightenment is a commitment to science as a way of ordering politics, and Professor Shapiro introduces the Cartesian philosophy of science and segues into an elucidation of the workmanship ideal, a central feature of Enlightenment thinking. Corollary t
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11. Marxian Exploitation and Distributive Justice
Moral Foundations of Politics (PLSC 118) Exploitation is an important technical--not normative--concept in the theory of Karl Marx. Although we are dealing with voluntary Pareto transactions, under capitalism, exploitation occurs whether or not an individual is better off. Capitalism is destined to fail, says Marx, because of (1) the possibility for liquidity crises, (2) the nature of capitalist competition inducing declining marginal profit on the industry-wide level, (3) the fact that capital
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Structure of the Atom
An introduction to basic atomic structure
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