A Brief History of Infinity
Where did the idea of infinity come from? Who were the people who defined and refined this paradoxical quantity? Why is infinity, a concept we can never experience or truly grasp, at the heart of science? How can some infinities be bigger than others? An exploration of one of the most mind-boggling features of maths and physics, this talk uncovers the amazing paradoxes of infinity and introduces the people who devised and refined the concept.Author(s):
Israelis, Palestinians voice mixed feelings about proposed Gaza ceasefire
Israelis tired of cross border violence but differ on ceasefire proposal conditions as Israel accepts deal but Hamas says undecided. Natalie Thomas reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and international new
Simon Napier-Bell - the Music Industry, Past, Present and Future
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Lecture 11 - 4/25/2007
This unit provides an overview of World Heritage, its politial and cultural origins and the role of UNESCO and other agencies in identifying and listing sites. It identifies and discusses with exemplification the major conventions and protocols affecting World Heritage. It shows how World Heritage explanded from cultural to natural and other sites, as well as embracing landscapes, and intangible and industrial heritages. It provides case studies of New Lanark as industrial heritage, Bath and Edi
SiGradi2005: Vision and Visualization
Paradoxically, one of the most difficult but enjoyable things we do is to imagine. To open the eyes of our mind and see what no one else can see. We see images of things that are yet to be and through the same skill we devise ways in which to make them happen. We design the future in the form of environments, graphics, products, films, and a growing range of new media. Our ability to develop a vision and to visualize it is a gift that we are called to cultivate and put to good use. We have been
#ScienceWoman: Eleanor Sterling
Eleanor Sterling, chief conservation scientist at the American Museum of Natural History, talks about the #sciencewoman who inspired her and changed her life.
Dr. Allison Sampson Jackson - Impact of Trauma on the Brain
Dr. Allison Sampson Jackson speaks at University of Richmond's Law School on the Impact of Trauma on the Brain. April 1, 2014.
Audience questions -- Nothing event
Join the team from New Scientist and our of guest speakers for an entertaining evening of amazing insights into nothingness. Find out now nothing shapes the world around us, from the importance of zero to how a few words can kill to understanding the big bang. 13 November 2013, Conway Hall, London http://bit.ly/nothingYT
Secrets of Silicon Valley [Audio]
Speaker(s): Deborah Perry Piscione | Entrepreneur Deborah Perry Piscione offers an inside look at Silicon Valley's unique innovation culture and demonstrates how this remarkable success can – and should – be replicated around the world, in conversation with LSE governor Mustafa Khanbhai. Deborah Perry Piscione is a seasoned Silicon Valley entrepreneur and the bestselling author of The Secrets of Silicon Valley. Mustafa Khanbhai is founder and CEO of Seamlessly. He has a background in busines
Dr. William J. Abraham, "Terrorism, Forgiveness, and Justice."
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3.5 The Barque of Dante – innovation within tradition The urge to depart from tradition, without abandoning classicism, is apparent in Delacroix’s earliest Salon exhibits. Displayed there in 1822, some years before the Sardanapalus, The Barque of Dante (see Plate 16) depicts an episode from the Inferno, a poem written by the medieval Italian poet Dante. The poet imagines being rowed, in the company of the Roman poet Virgil, across the lake surrounding the infernal city of Dis, which is in flames in the background. Sinners are cli
The urge to depart from tradition, without abandoning classicism, is apparent in Delacroix’s earliest Salon exhibits. Displayed there in 1822, some years before the Sardanapalus, The Barque of Dante (see Plate 16) depicts an episode from the Inferno, a poem written by the medieval Italian poet Dante. The poet imagines being rowed, in the company of the Roman poet Virgil, across the lake surrounding the infernal city of Dis, which is in flames in the background. Sinners are cli
Against the odds? Pathways to peace in East Timor, Aceh and West Papua
States rarely disintegrate in the way that former Yugoslavia did in the 1990s. Many thought Indonesia would disintegrate in the wake of a large number of violent internal conflicts at the turn of the century. East Timor was an exception that did break away to achieve independence. Aceh followed the more historically common path of reintegration after a peace process that made substantial concessions to separatists. West Papua is another Indonesian exception in failing to achieve positive peace a
Creating a Lesson In Moodle - Tutorial
A tutorial for creating a simple Lesson with the free, open source course management system for online called Moodle. There is an introduction to be read and then a video tutorial (3:17)
Kevin Mitnick tells us about his life as a computer hacker
Anthony De Rosa talks to Kevin Mitnick - once considered the most-wanted computer criminal in the United States.
U.S. Day Ahead: 2012 could end with fireworks
Dec. 29 - Friday is set to be dominated by two economic indicators, potential salacious scandal and a showdown between a bond guru and his former bosses.
A Stand-off in Euroland: Athens on a Knife-Edge
The future of the Eurozone has been thrust into uncertainty as Berlin and Athens descend further into mutual resentment.
WSU vs UW Men's Basketball 1-24-2004 2nd Half
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"THIS IS ISA GENZKEN" Trailer | MoMA
For more information please visit http://www.moma.org/isagenzken Isa Genzken: Retrospective | On view at MoMA November 23, 2013--March 10, 2014
Planet Earth: Deserts: Sahara Sandstorm
This video clearly shows the vastness of the Sahara and dangers of this place as well as those lifeforms that live there. Great pictures of the biggest source of sand and dirt on earth (Running Time is 3:01).