The Problem of Dueling Experts
Dueling expert witnesses can give inaccurate view of science. Vanderbilt legal scholar Rebecca Haw suggests preemptive strikes against experts to prevent outliers from giving an unsubstantiated perspective of the facts to jurors.
"Environmental Degradation and Deforestation in Thailand and Cambodia"
Alan Kolata is Neukom Family Distinguished Service Professor of Anthropology, The University of Chicago. There is little doubt that climate change, deforestation, erosion, and the unequal distribution of natural resources around the globe are of pressing importance everywhere, but these problems are perhaps most acute in Asia, home to 64 percent of the world’s population. Much of this population (1 and 1.3 billion, respectively) is concentrated in India and China, two countries with rapidly g
Mac10Professional - Catherine Maybrey, Alumni Career Coach
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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.
UST Libraries Poetry on the Patio (in the Parlor) #13
O'Shaughnessy-Frey Library Tuesday, April 26, 2011 Noon to 1pm Dan Gjelten ("This Morning" by Raymond Carver) Daniel Carr ("Invictus" by William Ernest Henley and "Anything Can Be" by Shel Silverstein) Cory Funk "The Bottle Is Drunk Out by One" by Phillip Larkin and "Acquainted with the Night" by Robert Frost) Jim Sachs ("Do not go gentle into that good night" by Dylan Thomas) Deborah Savage (selection by Karol Wojtyla (aka Pope John Paul II)) Laurie Diamond ("Solstice Poem for Kristjan Ar
In 1995, an avalanche overran an unsuspecting fishing village in Iceland, killing 20 of its residents. Although avalanches are a common occurrence in the region, this was the first avalanche in this village's history to travel as far as the city center. In this video segment adapted from NOVA, learn more about the Iceland avalanche and how engineers plan to protect the village from future avalanches. (4:19)NOVA: "Avalanche!"
The Dizzy Gillespie United Nation Orchestra
1:28 Excellent stage show listening to all the music played. Hear that big band sound.
Martin Wheatley: how the FCA will succeed
The CEO of the UK's Financial Conduct Authority, Martin Wheatley, says that changes to industry culture, legal and competition powers are key factors to the success of the organisation.
Molecuulmodel bouwen : Practicum In dit practicum construeer je moleculen van enkelvoudige stoffen (elementen), met behulp van Molymod 003 of Molymod 004. De werkbladen voor dit practicum zijn gestructureerd …
In dit practicum construeer je moleculen van enkelvoudige stoffen (elementen), met behulp van Molymod 003 of Molymod 004.
De werkbladen voor dit practicum zijn gestructureerd …
This time we interviewed Harriet Martin discussing first Imperial Festival which will be held on 11 - 12 May 2012. This will include: - Academic Showcase - Non - Academic Showcase: Music Performance, Dance, etc. For further information please visit the site: www.imperial.ac.uk/festival
Animals of the Southern Ocean - Wild South America - BBC wildlife
3:59 The deep and cold crisp waters of the Southern Patagonian fjords reveal fur seals, forests of kelp, giant seaweed, and sea lions. Beautiful
images from the BBC wildlife epic Wild South America.
Fossil Fuels - by StudyJams
Heat and pressure have turned the fossils of dead plants and animals into deposits of fuel, such as oil, natural gas, and coal. Fossil fuels are a non-renewable resource, and they create pollution, so it is important to conserve them. Learn more about fossil fuels with this slide show from StudyJams. Details images are set to music while information is written under each photo. A short, self-checking quiz is also included with this link.
Navajo Health Care
Thunderbird School of Global Management Professor Karen Brown, Ph.D., discusses a trip May 10-11, 2012, to the Navajo Nation in Arizona. http://www.thunderbird.edu
Kevin Marshall, Weatherman
JLPT S2 #4 - New JLPT N4 Prep Course #4
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! Phew! You finally feel like you’ve gotten a handle on the vocabulary portion of the Japanese proficiency test. You’ve listened to our Japanese lessons, made flash cards with Japanese words-and, in short, you’ve taken every step necessary to pass that portion of the Japanese test. Do you think you can cram [...]
Elections: Reagan's Inauguration Ad
President Ronald Reagan's inauguration ceremony in front of the Capitol, sworn in by Chief Justice Warren Burger, is seen in this History Channel video. Reagan is sworn in as the 40th president of the United States with his wife, Nancy Reagan, proudly looking on. (1:05)
Essential Science for Teachers: Physical Science
In-depth interviews with children that uncover their ideas about the topic at hand.,This segment provides an example of a student explaining evaporation.