URI grad and Professor of Oceanography Robert Ballard talks about his big ideas for deep sea exploration. If you missed his April 19, 2012 lecture on finding the sunken Titanic, you can watch it here: http://youtu.be/5Q3eA6wYil4
Diversity Awards 2012
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OPPENHEIMER LECTURE: The Higgs Particle: Pivot Of Symmetry And Mass
Gerardus 't Hooft Professor of Theoretical Physics, Utrecht University, Netherlands ------------------------ Our theoretical understanding of the sub-atomic world would not be complete without the Higgs particle. Sometimes called "The God Particle", this very special particle generates the differences between the fundamental particles and it gives them mass, but until shortly it went undetected. Of course, in science we use different words. In this lecture it is explained what this mysterious
Michigan State University faculty and students will soon have better access to the business talent and the operational and financial support necessary to turn research innovations into successful businesses. MSU President Lou Anna K. Simon talks about the new technology commercialization initiative, Spartan Innovations.
The Window Washer
In this video clip, learn how three men who were trapped in an elevator, survived by sheer will-power and quick thinking. (4:57)
Remembering Anthony Savas
In this video clip, John Savas remembers his father's sacrifice to save other on September 11, 2001. On this day two hijacked planes crashed into the twin towers and brought with it death and destruction. (3:26)
Libeskind's Vision for Ground Zero
In this video clip, Daniel Libeskind describes his vision for the September 11, 2001 memorial site at Ground Zero. (3:28)
Jim Whitaker on Project Rebirth
In this video clip, Jim Whitaker explains what his aspirations are for Project Rebirth at Ground Zero. (2:56)
11.04.2012 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainiere dein Hörverstehen mit den Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Freitag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. Angesichts der anhaltenden Gewalt in Syrien hat der Weltsicherheitsrat in New York den syrischen Staatschef Baschar al-Assad dazu aufgerufen, sich an die bis Donnerstag gesetzte Frist einer vollständigen Waffenruhe im Land zu halten. In einer gemeinsamen Erklärung zeigen sich die 15 Mitgliedsländer sehr besorgt darüber, dass die syrische Führung ihre
Lesson #078, Wednesday essere = to be avere = to have Sono felice = I am happy Sono triste = I am sad Sono arrabbiato = I am angry Sono ammalato = I am sick Sono contento = I am content Ho freddo = I am cold (I have cold) Ho caldo = I am hot (I have hot) Ho sonno = I am sleepy (I have sleep) Ho sete = I am thristy (I have thirst) Ho paura = I am afraid (I have fear) Come ti senti? = How do you feel? (informal) Come si sente?
essere = to be
avere = to have
Sono felice = I am happy
Sono triste = I am sad
Sono arrabbiato = I am angry
Sono ammalato = I am sick
Sono contento = I am content
Ho freddo = I am cold (I have cold)
Ho caldo = I am hot (I have hot)
Ho sonno = I am sleepy (I have sleep)
Ho sete = I am thristy (I have thirst)
Ho paura = I am afraid (I have fear)
Come ti senti? = How do you feel? (informal)
Come si sente?
Simple Machines -Screw
This cartoon uses simple illustrations and examples to help explain simple machines and the screw. (01:43)
Visual Learning Bridge: Unit Fractions and Regions
In this animated video, students will learn that a fraction can name equal parts of a whole shape and they will also learn what the bottom and top number mean. Students will understand the colorful and concrete visuals. This is a great resource to introduce and/or to review basic fractions in the classroom. (3:53)
Anatomy of a Firework (Interactive)
Fireworks have changed a great deal in the 1,000 years since they were first developed in China. This interactive activity from the NOVA Web site details some of the most important chemical and structural features that allow fireworks to fly higher and burst more loudly and colorfully than ever before. Students can explore the inner anatomy of a firework through this interactive website.
CULTURE NUMÉRIQUE : 02 Autour de la Blogosphère (Vidéo)
« Les blogs occupent aujourd'hui une place centrale dans notre accès quotidien à l'information. Véritable écosystème informationnel, la « blogosphère » est protéiforme : des blogs d'adolescents, chercheurs, citoyens, hommes politiques et journalistes y côtoient des blogs d'organismes, institutions, universités, entreprises et associations. Pas de métier, de champ professionnel, de ...
2011 Distinguished Research Medal Lecture, A Lucky Kiss in Inner Space: Brain Control of Fertility
Professor Allan Herbison, Director of the University of Otago's Centre for Neuroendocrinology gives a lecture in recognition of being awarded the 2011 Distinguished Research Medal. An internationally eminent researcher into how the brain controls fertility, Professor Allan Herbison, is this year’s recipient of the University of Otago’s highest research honour. The University awards the medal for outstanding scholarly achievement, including the discovery and dissemination of new knowledge, t
Radio Caroline - A Pirate's Tale (6)
9:16 From the BBC 2 Arena programme. Part 1 of 8 Radio Caroline Pirate Radio attacks a conservative society. The future of Radio in England shows the history and complaints are exactly the same ones they make today regarding music piracy on the internet. Robert Kennedy sends messages to the youth of Britan!
Inside Windows Phone #36 | The Rowi Guys This week we spoke to Erik Porter and Nathan Heskew, the developers of the popular Twitter client for Windows Phone, Rowi. They walked us through their app and gave us a lot of insight into what goes into building a world class Windows Phone application. Here are some links to related information.
This week we spoke to Erik Porter and Nathan Heskew, the developers of the popular Twitter client for Windows Phone, Rowi. They walked us through their app and gave us a lot of insight into what goes into building a world class Windows Phone application.
Here are some links to related information.
In this video clip, learn more about Arthur Wiknik’s service in Vietnam. As an 18-year-old draftee, Arthur Wiknik was rushed through officer candidate's school. After one month in Vietnam he found himself in the middle of the battle of "Hamburger Hill.” (3:42)
Moctezuma II (Parte 4/5) - Documental en español
Este documental conducirá al antiquísimo corazón de México en busca de la civilización perdida de los aztecas y de su último gran regente: Moctezuma II (1466-1520). (10:00)