InsideOut of the Lunch Box: The Culture of a Neighborhood
Watch video of the most recent presentation in the InsideOut of the Lunch Box series – The Culture of a Neighborhood – which took place on September 13. The Tennessee Repertory Theatre’s production of the Tony award-winning play Clybourne Park sets the stage for an open discussion about the culture of neighborhoods and how andkeep reading »
Acceleration - Khan Academy
Calculating the acceleration of a Porshe
Science Bulletins: Protecting Wildlife in a Changing Climate
As the global climate changes, wild animals are shifting where they live—even beyond the protected areas that are crucial to their survival. This visualization highlights predictions and solutions for range shifts by an iconic species of North American wilderness, the wolverine. For background information, educational resources, and more, visit Protecting Wildlife in a Changing Climate on the Science Bulletins Web site, http://www.amnh.org/explore/science-bulletins/(watch)/bio/visualizations
Malaria cure is in sight, say researchers
Sept. 16 - Researchers at the University of Cape Town say they may be close to finding a cure for malaria following their discovery of a compound that disrupts the malaria parasite's lifecycle in animal models, effectively destroying it. The researchers are optimistic that future trials will demonstrate the compound's efficacy in humans. Tara Cleary reports.
U.S. Morning Call: Stock futures signal a continuing drop
Sep 18 - Stock futures dipped for a second day and oil also slipped to around $113 a barrel, extending the previous session's steep slide.
LLAS/Why study...? downloadable calendar - October 2012, Hungarian
LLAS/Why study...? downloadable calendar - October 2012, Hungarian.
Panel 3: TV || Siting Julia || Radcliffe Institute
On September 21, 2012, the Schlesinger Library at the Radcliffe Institute, which houses Julia Child's extensive papers, sponsored "Siting Julia: A Julia Child Centenary Symposium" to celebrate the legacy of Julia Child on the centenary year of her birth. Authors, television producers, restaurateurs, and the Child's family and neighbors provided a behind-the-scenes view of the life and work of American phenomenon Julia Child, who brought her passion for learning and teaching French culinary arts
UW|360 September 2012 - Solar Cell Engineering
Solar cells capture the sun's energy, even in the Northwest! Watch the full episode online at uwtv.org/uw360.
Merry-go-round angular moment with analysis
Physics students are experiencing moment of inertia firsthand on the playground. When all the passengers move toward the center of the merry go round they reduce their moment of inertia and their angular velocity increases (05:28).
The Long Legacy: London 2062 (UCL)
As we contemplate the long-term impact of the 2012 games on London, what will the city be like 50 years from now? Drawing on the research of eminent architecture and planning specialists, this event examines different aspects of the future of London. Speakers: Dr Ben Campkin, Director, UCL Urban Laboratory Dr Janice Morphet, UCL Bartlett School of Planning Ben Harrison, Future of London Title: The Long Legacy: London 2062 Date: Thursday, 13th September 2012 To mark the Olympics and Paralym
NASA says Arctic cyclone played "key role" in record ice melt
Sept. 21 - Weather data collected by NASA suggests that this summer's record Arctic ice melt may have been partially due to a powerful cyclone that scientists say "wreaked havoc" on ice cover during the month of August. Rob Muir reports.
The Most Powerful Objects in the Universe
All across the immense reaches of time and space, pace, energy is being exchanged, transferred, released, in a great cosmic pinball game we call our universe. How does energy stitch the cosmos together, and how do we fit within it? We now climb the power scales of the universe, from atoms, nearly frozen to stillness, to Earth's largest explosions. From stars, colliding, exploding, to distant realms so strange and violent they challenge our imaginations. Where will we find the most powe
Dr. Christian Marois - "Celebrating 400 years of the telescope..."
"Celebrating 400 years of the telescope with the first image of another Solar System" Dr. Christian Marois - NRC, Herzberg Institute of Astrophysics Are there Earth-like planets orbiting other stars? Is there life elsewhere in the Universe? Humanity has been waiting for more than 2,000 years for an answer to these questions. With his invention, the telescope, Galileo Galilei saw for the first time another "mini" planetary system -- it was Jupiter and its moons. After 400 years of technological
The Myth of the Failure of Capitalism [This essay was originally published as "Die Legende von Versagen des Kapitalismus" in Der Internationale Kapitalismus und die Krise, Festschrift für Julius Wolf (1932)] The nearly universal opinion expressed these days is that the economic crisis of recent years marks the end of
[This essay was originally published as "Die Legende von Versagen des Kapitalismus" in Der Internationale Kapitalismus und die Krise, Festschrift für Julius Wolf (1932)]
The nearly universal opinion expressed these days is that the economic crisis of recent years marks the end of
Maal- en deeltafels oefenen : Flitskaarten Met deze flitskaarten kunnen leerlingen de maal-en deeltafels inoefenen.
Met deze flitskaarten kunnen leerlingen de maal-en deeltafels inoefenen.
Lunch and Learn: John Geer
Watch video from the September 21 Lunch and Learn event with John Geer. John Geer, chair of political science, spoke on “Negativity and the 2012 Presidential Campaign: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly.” This presidential campaign will be the most negative in modern history. Geer argued why that is true and why that developmentkeep reading »
Political analysis of the politics of justice
Part 1, Panel 2, Day 2 of the Way of Knowing After Atrocity colloquium. Part of the Ways of Knowing After Atrocity: A Colloquium on the Methods used to Research, Design and Implement Transitional Justice Processes (Hosted by Oxford Transitional Justice Research in collaboration with the Transitional Justice Data Base Project) 28-29 June 2012, St. Antony's College, Oxford. Please see http://www.csls.ox.ac.uk/OTJRColloquiumNew.php