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11.373 Science, Politics, and Environmental Policy (MIT)
This class examines the role of science in the US environmental policy-making process. It investigates the methods scientists use to learn about the natural world, the way scientific knowledge accumulates, the treatment of science by advocates and the media, and the role of science in legislative, administrative and judicial decision making. It also considers how other political systems use science in an effort to put the US approach in comparative perspective.
Jim Madigan postgame vs. Maine (Feb. 25, 2012)
The Northeastern men's hockey team suffered a 7-1 setback to No. 11 Maine at Matthews Arena on Saturday night. Junior Vinny Saponari tallied the lone goal for the Huskies as all three NU netminders saw time in the loss.
Saponari's goal was of the power play variety, occurring at 8:46 of the first period. Rookie Ludwig Karlsson and sophomore Braden Pimm recorded the assists on the marker.
Junior goaltender Chris Rawlings earned the start, but stopped just one shot on Maine's first four attempts
CIO Council Vision Video
Check out our look into the future at Harvard as we execute on the strategic plan put together by the CIO Council
British Victory at Bunker Hill
In this video clip, the American colonists launch an attack against the British. Things seem to be looking bright for the colonists until a fatal lack of ammunition dooms the colonists chances in an early American Revolutionary battle near Boston. (1:41)
Building a Fence
In this Cyberchase video segment, Harley convinces Harry to help put up a fence in their grandmother's backyard. With no instructions other than to put up the fence in the shape of a rectangle, Harry must figure out how to do this with different lengths of fencing. He breaks the problem down by adding up different combinations of pieces and then drawing a diagram to figure out where to place the pieces. (3:25)
Upper Beginner #4 - Leave a Japanese Message and We’ll Get Back to You
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! You can’t stand leaving voicemail messages! For some reason, talking to a machine in Japanese makes you nervous. So you usually avoid calling people and text them in Japanese instead. And if you call and get a machine, you hang up and try again later. If all else fails, you resort [...]
Beginner - When are you coming?
Now that you have made friends abroad, you want to invite them to visit you back home. Today we will teach you how to ask a person when he, or she, will visit your hometown. You will also hear an example response that is usually associated with such a question.
Cybersecurity: mapping the ethical terrain
Governments and society are increasingly reliant on cyber systems. That reliance makes us vulnerable to cyber attacks, which can have powerful impacts on people's lives. Because of this, in liberal democratic societies governments have a duty to ensure cybersecurity in order to protect their citizens and, arguably, the people of other nations. But as recent events following the revelations of Edward Snowden have demonstrated, there is a risk that their pursuit of cybersecurity might overstep the
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