Science Bulletins: On Shaky Ground—Building a Safer Future in Haiti
In November 2010, ten months after a magnitude 7.0 earthquake flattened huge sections of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, a team of geologists commissioned by the United Nations set out to make the first detailed soil map of the city. Armed with sledgehammers and vibration sensors, the scientists surveyed how soils throughout Port-au-Prince either amplify or muffle seismic vibrations. The resulting map can now be used to guide reconstruction efforts. In this Science Bulletins feature, learn how geologists
Science Bulletins: Tapping In—The Promise of Brain-Computer Interface
For decades, neuroscientists have sought to use electronics to communicate with the brain. Computing and surgical technique have now become sophisticated enough to implant devices directly into neural tissue. In this feature, researchers at Albany Medical Center and the Wadsworth Center at the New York State Department of Health reveal a world where mind and machine merge. Their cutting-edge devices translate brain signals into action, helping people with ALS and other disabilities regain the ab
James T. Johnston
James T. Johnston, a successful Rockville lawyer, served during the Civil War when General Burnside promoted him to Second Lieutenant. Elected to the Indiana State Senate in 1874, Johnston served as a Republican leader. Later, he was elected to two terms in Congress.,Parke County Journey
Fulton County Courthouse
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18.03SC Differential Equations (MIT)
The laws of nature are expressed as differential equations. Scientists and engineers must know how to model the world in terms of differential equations, and how to solve those equations and interpret the solutions. This course focuses on the equations and techniques most useful in science and engineering.
Actuación en Situaciones Especiales (2012)
La asignatura “Actuación en Situaciones Especiales” dota al alumno de conocimientos y aptitudes básicas necesarias para afrontar situaciones de urgencia, emergencia y catástrofes, en definitiva, aquellas situaciones que implican un riesgo vital que comprometen la salud de las personas.
What can I say? Secrets in fiction and biography
Booker Prize winning novelist Alan Hollinghurst discusses fiction and biography in conversation with Hermione Lee at Wolfson College's Oxford Centre for Life-Writing (OCLW). Alan Hollinghurst gives an insight into the secrets of his fiction at Wolfson College's Oxford Centre for Life-Writing, speaking in conversation with College President and literary biographer Hermione Lee on the complex relationships between biographer and subject; lived experience and the attempt to record it, a subject he
Under the Hood - Part I: The Ground Floor Right now the frame of the Bigelow Street building is obscured within a white plastic bubble, protecting it from the New England winter. Inside, however, work forges ahead as mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems in support of the future data center are installed. In this video, Greg Webster of Turner Construction, narrates a "fly-through" or virtual tour of the lower floor of the two storey structure as seen using the bui
Right now the frame of the Bigelow Street building is obscured within a white plastic bubble, protecting it from the New England winter. Inside, however, work forges ahead as mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems in support of the future data center are installed. In this video, Greg Webster of Turner Construction, narrates a "fly-through" or virtual tour of the lower floor of the two storey structure as seen using the bui
The First Ever Crappy Game Complaining Marathon at the MIT GAMBIT Game Lab! February 18th, 2012 Everyone has that one game, you know the game...The one game that everyone loves but you despise. Well, here at The Singapore-MIT GAMBIT Game Lab we are channeling all of that rage into one super fun entertaining event: The First Annual Crappy Game Complaining Marathon to benefit our local Boys and Girls
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Everyone has that one game, you know the game...The one game that everyone loves but you despise. Well, here at The Singapore-MIT GAMBIT Game Lab we are channeling all of that rage into one super fun entertaining event: The First Annual Crappy Game Complaining Marathon to benefit our local Boys and Girls
The rights of journalism and the needs of audiences
Baroness Onora O'Neill delivers the 2011 Reuters Memorial Lecture, followed by a panel discussion chaired by Lord Patten, chancellor of Oxford University.
Meet David. College of Southern Maryland Engineering Graduate; Transfer Student.
David Burch, CSM graduate, University of Maryland College Park transfer student, and part of a cohort of students participate in a Pre-Engineering Program with Patuxent River Naval Air Station.
Part 5 - Emma by Jane Austen (Vol 2: Chs 14-18)
Part 5. Classic Literature VideoBook with synchronized text, interactive transcript, and closed captions in multiple languages. Audio courtesy of Librivox. Read by Moira Fogerty
Introduction - Cole Camplese
Introduction to Cole Camplese and his post looking at how the Web is finally starting to fulfill its promise as a platform to support and extend conversations.
Biotechnology - Cloning and Genetic Engineering (GPC)
By the end of this section, you will be able to:
Staff profiles: Terence Brown
Terence Brown, senior admissions counselor in the Office of Admissions, talks about the recruitment and application processes, as well as the students he meets who see themselves as future Spartans well before they get an offer of admission. To read more, go to http://news.msu.edu/story/10323
La cuisine: luisteroefening, wat gebruik ik in de keuken? Foto's van huishoudtoestellen toestellen b
Op het einde van deze les kun je aan de hand van een luisterfragment, op een plattegrond aanduiden welke toestellen er in de keuken van een hotel staan.
Creating a Campground
How do you design a park that is ideal for both people and animals? The
landscape architects and engineers at the US Forest Service work with
problems like these to create the best parks around the country, and
they solve them using math. Running time 4:28 minutes.Good for math in daily life and as a career video.
Did you know that when the pilgrims came to America in 1620 they brought cheesemaking supplies? Also, do you know why cheesemakers poke holes in bleu cheese? Find out in this segment of Cheese Cubed! (2:15)
Cheese History 2
What year was the first U.S. cheese factory built? And how do people make large batches of cheese? Find out in this episode of Cheese Cubed! (3:43)