Astronaut Charles Duke During an Apollo 16 Lunar Surface EVA
Astronaut Charles Duke hammers a core tube into the ground until it meets a rock and won't go any further. Then the hammer flies from his hand and he makes four attempts to pick it up by bending down and leaning to reach for it. He gives up and returns to the rover to get the tongs to pick up the hammer successfully.
First erasable electronic paper
Aug. 5 - Taiwanese researchers are taking recycling to a new level with "i2R e-Paper", a rewritable electronic paper that can be re-used up to 260 times. The developers say their e-paper will soon replace the conventional paper used for signs and posters. Sharon Reich reports.
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Shaping Policy in Academia and Across the Nation
Issues of work/life balance and campus climate dominate this panel looking at policies to foster and retain girls and women in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics). As moderator
Marc Kastner notes, in spite of dramatic improvements at places like MIT, significant challenges remain.
The University of C
A Place for Students to track their sporting performance A space for students to track and develop their sporting performance, at whatever level they play and whichever sport. Ask students to key in statistics from each match and generate a graph and analyse the
data - great for numeracy activities. Students can also keep a diary t
A space for students to track and develop their sporting performance, at whatever level they play and whichever sport. Ask students to key in statistics from each match and generate a graph and analyse the
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30.08.2011 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Dienstag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei.Der bisherige Finanzminister Yoshihiko Noda ist erwartungsgemäß zum neuen Regierungschef Japans gewählt worden. Beide Kammern des Parlaments in Tokio stimmten für den 54-Jährigen als Ministerpräsidenten. Noda gilt als nüchterner Haushaltssanierer, er strebt eine umfassende Steuerreform an. Der bisherige Amtsi
SMU's 2011 Opening Convocation
SMU President R. Gerald Turner, introduced by Provost Paul W. Ludden, welcomes all new first-year and transfer students in this historically significant ceremony that dates to the very first days of the University in 1915.
Station Cameras Capture New Views of Major Hurricane Irene
From 230 miles above the Earth, cameras on the International Space Station captured new views of powerful Hurricane Irene as it churned over the Bahamas at 3:10 p.m. EDT on August 24, 2011. Irene is moving to the northwest as a Category 3 hurricane, packing winds of 120 miles an hour. Irene is expected to strengthen to a Category 4 storm as it heads toward the Outer Banks of North Carolina, the Eastern Seaboard and the middle Atlantic and New England states.
Babbage: August 31st 2011
Linux celebrates its 20th anniversary, Amazon looks to the tablet market and Google gets caught in a scandal over pharmaceuticals
Lecture 9 - Parallel and Selective Symbolic Execution (George Candea)
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Martin Feldstein: short-term pessimism, long-term optimism
Aug. 26 - Harvard Economist Martin Feldstein analyzes Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke's Jackson Hole address and elaborates on why he sees the U.S. economy formally entering recession within the next year.
1.258J Public Transportation Service and Operations Planning (MIT)
This course describes the evolution and role of urban public transportation modes, systems, and services, focusing on bus and rail. Technological characteristics and their impacts on capacity, service quality, and cost are described. Current practice and new methods for data collection and analysis, performance monitoring, route design, frequency determination, and vehicle and crew scheduling are also discussed. In addition, the effect of pricing policy and service quality on ridership and metho
NBA Legends: Hakeem Olajuwon
This video captures video of Sports Legend Hakeem Olajuwon. Hakeem immigrated from Nigeria to the USA in 1981 and became an American citizen in 1993. This is a great resource for studying famous African Americans and/or immigration (8:14)
Follow the Water From Brook to Ocean
This video is from the book Follow the Water From Brook to Ocean by Arthur Dorros. It includes text, narration, and photos. It explains where water comes from and where it goes.
How to Multiply by Nine on Your Fingers
In this video, a student shows students how to multiply by nine by counting with their fingers. She explains 9 x5 and 9x9 using this method. ( 1:43)
Texas Tech Researchers Test New Building Blocks
Texas Tech researchers are testing a new type of building block from Mason Greenstar. The new material called Blox are marketed as an energy efficient and environmentally friendly building material. The blox are made partially from recycled shredded Texas Lottery tickets and shredded phone books. Students from the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Texas Tech are conducting the research.
Known Universe - Final Frontiers
Join scientists on a voyage into the unknown, where new discoveries have experts questioning everything we know about the universe. (45:53)
All Summer In A Day Pt. 1
Based on a short story by Ray Bradbury. It's a sad story. :(
Tim Tingle & D.J. Battiest-Tomasi
Both D.J. Battiest-Tomasi and Tim Tingle are enrolled as members of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma and regularly participate in tribal events. Both also share relatives who came on the Trail of Tears from the original Choctaw homelands in Mississippi. They speak Choctaw as a part of their performances. They normally perform individually, but have been asked to perform together on this occasion. Tim Tingle is a traditional singer, flute player and drummer, and a nationally known performance stor