Newton's 3 Laws, With a Bicycle
Why would it be hard to pedal a 10,000 pound bicycle? This simple explanation shows how Newton’s 3 laws of motion help you ride your bike. (03:32)
How Two Decisions Led Me To Olympic Glory
From setback and injury to an Olympic gold medal -- see how confidently making decisions led one bobsledder down an unexpected
pathway to victory. (04:02)
Kidney Transplant Recipient Able to Travel Again
This short video introduces Paul Salditt, an architect from Washington, DC who received a kidney transplant at the University of Maryland Medical Center. Mr. Salditt expresses feelings of gratitude to the transplant team and to his surgeon, Dr. Silke Niederhaus, who put his mind at ease about the surgery. Finally free from dialysis, Mr. Salditt plans to resume traveling with his wife. Related Links: Transplant Center http://www.umm.edu/transplant/ Kidney Transplant Program http://www.umm.edu/
SuperUROP project titled: Blends of Diblock Copolymers for Nanostructure Fabrication, presented by S MIT EECS - Qualcomm Undergraduate Research and Innovation Scholar Kameron Oser presented his SuperUROP project titled "Blends of Diblock Copolymers for Nanostructure Fabricationd" at the Dec. 6, 2012 SuperUROP poster session in the Grier Room, 34-401. Kameron Oser's advisor is EECS professor Karl Berggren.
MIT EECS - Qualcomm Undergraduate Research and Innovation Scholar Kameron Oser presented his SuperUROP project titled "Blends of Diblock Copolymers for Nanostructure Fabricationd" at the Dec. 6, 2012 SuperUROP poster session in the Grier Room, 34-401. Kameron Oser's advisor is EECS professor Karl Berggren.
MLK: The Assassination Tapes - The Aftermath of the Assassination
In the hours following the assassination of Dr. King, public figures like Jesse Jackson and Bobby Kennedy voiced their reactions publicly. (02:45)
SuperUROP project titled: Image De-blurring Despite JPEG Artifacts, presented by SuperUROP student A MIT EECS - Qualcomm Undergraduate Researdch and Innovation Scholar Aakanksha Sarda presented her SuperUROP project titled "Image De-blurring Despite JPEG Artifacts" at the DEc. 6, 2012 SuperUROP poster session in the MIT Grier Room, 34-401. Aakansha Sarda's advisor is EECS professor Fredo Durand.
MIT EECS - Qualcomm Undergraduate Researdch and Innovation Scholar Aakanksha Sarda presented her SuperUROP project titled "Image De-blurring Despite JPEG Artifacts" at the DEc. 6, 2012 SuperUROP poster session in the MIT Grier Room, 34-401. Aakansha Sarda's advisor is EECS professor Fredo Durand.
Site Libre Savoirs: La fertilisation azotée
Domaine: Sciences de la terre et génie de l'environnement
Ce cours présente une des méthodes les plus employées pour gérer la fertilisation azotée en grande culture : le bilan prévisionnel.
Listen: free acclaimed international film series continues at Sarratt
International Lens, which uses film screenings as a forum to promote conversation in the diverse community of Vanderbilt and Nashville, is in its fifth semester on campus. All screenings are free and open to the public. International Lens has been named the best film series in Nashville by Nashville Scene film critic Jim Ridley.
Defining City Regions
The concept of 'City Regions' has been picked up by political leaders in the UK at both a national and local level. The concept has been used as the basis for a number of policy initiatives, but what lies behind the idea of a 'City Region' and what are the implications for governance and local identity if we start to think in these terms. Professor Colin Crouch, Professor of Governance and Public Management at Warwick Business School, has studied City Regions for the OECD. Length: 29 mins
Meet the Artist: Lawrence Weiner
Excerpts from a Meet the Artist conversation with artist Lawrence Weiner and Hirshhorn Director of Public Programs Milena Kalinovska.
HazDat, the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry's (ATSDR) Hazardous Substance Release/Health Effects Database, is the scientific and administrative database developed to provide access to information on the release of hazardous substances from Superfund sites or from emergency events and on the effects of hazardous substances on the health of human populations. The following information is included in HazDat: site characteristics, activities and site events, contaminants found, cont
The North Atlantic Treaty Organisation’s New Strategic Concept
The North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) is a politico-military alliance of countries from Europe and North America. It provides a unique link between these two continents for consultation and cooperation in the field of defence and security, and the conduct of multilateral crisis management operations. In his only public lecture in Australia, NATO's senior military commander, Admiral Giampaolo Di Paola, will speak on NATO's new Strategic Concept, its relationships with allies, and operatio
The Role of Blogging in Open Notebook Science
I spoke at the North Carolina Science Blogging Conference (un-conference really) on January 19, 2008. Mainly I reviewed some of my posts on the UsefulChem blog from the past few months to show what types of issues are relevant to doing research openly. I then showed the connection from the blog to the wiki, mailing list and GoogleDocs where the laboratory data get reported and analyzed
Medicine and Public Health in American History
Medicine and Public Health in American History offers an introduction to differing conceptions of disease, health, and healing throughout American history, the changing role and image of medicine and medical professionals in American life, and the changing social and cultural meanings and entanglements of medical science and practice throughout American history. Professor Chris Hamlin, Ph.D. University of Notre Dame
Global Climate Change: Perspectives from the Past
People are constantly asking how today's climate compares with detailed climate records from tens of thousands of years ago to tens of millions of years ago. To the best of our knowledge, we have to search back 55 million years to find a time interval where the rate temperature changes were anywhere near the rate of change that is occurring now. This time interval is called the Paleocene- Eocene Thermal Maximum (PETM). In this lecture, Dr Opdyke compared data from the Eocene to data collected fr
Gardening and Landscaping
As the presence of spring grows stronger, many people's thoughts drift towards their yards and gardens. The websites assembled below provide resources for, and information about, different aspects of gardening and landscaping. Although the pop-up ads are a little intense at the first site (1), persistent navigating will pay off because The Gardener's Network website offers a wealth of information about a variety of subjects including extensive sections on Flowers, Vegetables, House plants, Lawn
Internet Scout Project
"...bioterrorism thrives on public fear." Dr. Ralph R. Frerichs of the UCLA School of Public Health maintains this Web site to educate students, the public, and health professionals about the public health impact of bioterrorism. The site offers links to recent articles about the public health threat of biological weapons and information about various diseases associated with possible biological weapons, including anthrax, smallpox, botulism and others. Unless you are a UCLA student, most viewer
Quelle est la nature des expériences vécues par les étudiants en Travaux Pratiques : analyse de d
Le but de cet article est de faire le lien entre les expériences vécues par des étudiants durant les TP et les activités conçues et décrites par lenseignant. Nous tentons donc de déduire la nature des expériences dapprentissage vécues par les étudiants en TP, à partir du discours des enseignants sur ce quils font et ce quils demandent aux étudiants de faire. Nous introduisons un cadre théorique que nous utilisons pour caractériser des Travaux Pratiques : selon leurs buts et
Internet Scout Project
As a free public service, the Emergency Email and Wireless Network provides citizens with email, cell phone, or pager notifications from your local, regional, and national government sources. Users can choose to receive information about severe weather in their area; electric, gas, and water outages; daily weather forecasts; national disaster news; and more. On the registration page, visitors input their email address, home county, zip code, and the type of notification they would like, and can