Intimations of immortality
Professor Malcolm Johnson from the Department of Social and Policy Sciences at the University of Bath looks at the changing face of death in an ageing society.
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3 Photovoltaic conversion of solar energy

You have probably used direct conversion of solar energy to electricity though a solar cell that powers a pocket calculator or a solar ‘trickle’ charger to top up car batteries. Both exploit the photovoltaic (PV) effect, first described in 1839 by Edmond Becquerel. He observed that the voltage of an early ‘wet cell’ battery increased when its silver plates were exposed to light. In 1877 Cambridge physicists discovered that selenium crystals created an electrical current when ex
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Anne Frank: The Whole Story Part 4 of 19
This selection contains part four of the mini-series about the life of Anne Frank.  ( See part one for complete description of series.)  This portion shows Jewish people being required to wear the Star of David to identify themselves and cruel treatment of Jewish people.  At the end of the video, Mr. Frank reveals that the family will go into hiding. In the final scene, Anne receives her diary.  ( Video contains some violent scenes.) ( 10:05)
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Shock is the beatbox king! Listen as he works his magic on word families. The goal for this segment is word family -ame-. (0:34)
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Faculty at Krannert are very hands-on and also volunteer in extra-curricular activities
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Advisors' job is to help students help themselves to become successful and control their own destiny
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1:41 The sinking of the radio ship M.V. Mi-Amigo, back in March 1979. Includes interview with DJ Tom Anderson
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Collaborative, participatory, and empowerment (CP&E) evaluation
This course deals with the collaborative, participatory and empowerment approaches to evaluation in the rural development projects and programs. The main contents of this course are: Importance and relevance of the evaluation of rural development projects and programs Review of evaluation concepts and methodologies Collaborative and Participatory evaluation Empowerment Evaluation methodology and its different application contexts Ethnography, culture and management of focus groups as 3 key t
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Mads Kristensen Takes the Pain Out of CSS

If CSS has ever caused you frustration or degraded your relationship with your art director or design team, the answer to your woes is right around the corner. A few weeks ago on Web Camps TV, Mads Kristensen introduced you to Visual Studio 11 Beta's improved CSS support. If you liked that new
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Love, Fear, and Greed: Why We Should Go to the Asteroids || Center for Astrophysics
Martin Elvis, CfA Most people fear asteroids as a threat to life on Earth. Scientists' love of knowledge drives them to check out the material our planet grew from. And a few visionaries have argued that the mineral wealth in the asteroids is huge. April 19, 2012
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Marc Fournier on Domination and Depression
Psychology professor, Marc Fournier, on Domination and Depression. His lecture was delivered at University of Toronto-Scarborough as part of the 2008 Big Ideas Best Lecturer competition.
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Building on their creativity, commitment, connections, and professional skills, these alumni launched careers in art and design..
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An Overview on the Therapeutics of Hypertension
This module provides an animation on an overview of therapeutics on hypertension. This material describes an interaction between a patient, Mr AA and a clinical pharmacist. Mr. AA, a 55 year old obese man, visits his general practitioner for a monthly review and is diagnosed with hypertension. He is very worried because his uncle died of hypertension recently and wants to know much about hypertension hence the GP refers him to a clinical pharmacist. The pharmacist then describes the causes, risk
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Duke Chapel Live - 5/6/2012
Duke Chapel Live - 5/6/2012 A service of worship in Duke University Chapel. The Reverend Doctor Samuel Wells delivers his final sermon as the Dean of Duke Chapel. Opening Excerpt from the Sermon: (37:19) "Jesus hasn't got long left with his disciples. So he gathers them round for one last conversation. And you feel the disciples' growing sense of panic, because suddenly that wondrous abundance that they'd always felt around Jesus is being displaced by a terrifying sense of scarcity that they d
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Donna Hofmeister | special events coordinator, James Madison College Donna Hofmeister coordinates all special events in James Madison College, providing a critical resource for managing the wide array of events that the college hosts. Some of the many events she has planned are the Founders Circle, alumni events from homecoming to law and graduate school mentoring, and graduation and honors awards. Hofmeister keeps the central calendar, making sure rooms, refreshments and other resources are av
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