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Asia Week Ahead: China data and Japan earnings in spotlight
July 27 - Breakingviews' Wayne Arnold talks China PMI and a slew of earnings from the Japanese car giants.
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Romney in London: Gaffes, glitz and greenbacks
July 26 - U.S. Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney will hope his glamorous London fundraisers are more successful than his attempts at diplomacy after he offends British Prime Minister David Cameron.
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Concordia Open House 2011: Residence Video
Concordia University's Office of Student Recruitment would like to invite you to our Open House on Saturday October 22, 2011, from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Here is a sneak peek, courtesy of Brian and Matthew, of an aspect of Concordia that you can learn more about on this day. Visit openhouse.concordia.ca to learn more! twitter.com/CUFutureStudent facebook.com/CUFutureStudents
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Meet the Author: John Powers
"Fenway Park: A Salute to the Coolest, Cruelest, Longest-Running Major League Baseball Stadium in America" About the book: Since it opened in 1912, Fenway Park has become an iconic destination for baseball fans everywhere and a source of great civic pride for generations of New Englanders. Home to the Boston Red Sox--as well as many important non-baseball events over the decades--it is consistently among the most visited and toured stadiums in the country. Published in association with the Bosto
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Java1612: Runtime Polymorphism through Inheritance
R.G. (Dick) Baldwin
With runtime polymorphism, the selection of a method for execution is based on the actual type of object whose reference is stored in a reference variable, and not on the type of the reference […]

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22.033 Nuclear Systems Design Project (MIT)
This capstone course is a group design project involving integration of nuclear physics, particle transport, control, heat transfer, safety, instrumentation, materials, environmental impact, and economic optimization. It provides opportunities to synthesize knowledge acquired in nuclear and non-nuclear subjects and apply this knowledge to practical problems of current interest in nuclear applications design. Each year, the class takes on a different design project; this year, the project is a po
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Next steps
This unit looks at a wide variety of ways of comparing prices and the construction of a price index. You will also look at the Retail Price Index (RPI) and the Consumer Price Index (CPI), indices used by the UK Government to calculate the percentage by which prices in general have risen over any given period. You wil also look at the important statistical and mathematical ideas that contribute to the construction of a price index.
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1.7.4: Is a picture worth a thousand words?
This unit looks at a wide variety of ways of comparing prices and the construction of a price index. You will also look at the Retail Price Index (RPI) and the Consumer Price Index (CPI), indices used by the UK Government to calculate the percentage by which prices in general have risen over any given period. You wil also look at the important statistical and mathematical ideas that contribute to the construction of a price index.
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Learning outcomes

By the end of this unit you should be able to:

  • appreciate how chemical processes in the rest of the world affect the Arctic environment and the species inhabiting it;

  • recognise the physical processes that determine atmosphere and oceanic flows in the Arctic;

  • appreciate the scientific research process and the use of scientific evidence;

  • use quantitative scientific evidence to examine the link between atmospheric carbon dioxide levels a
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References

Baggott, S. L., Cardenas, L., Garnett, E., Jackson, J., Mobbs, D. C., Murrells, T., Passant, N., Thomson, A. and Watterson, J. D. (2007) UK Greenhouse Gas Inventory, 1990 to 2005, Harwell, Oxfordshire, AEA Technology.
Brower, M. and Leon, W. (1999) The Consumer's Guide to Effective Environmental Choices, New York, Three Rivers Press.
Cabinet Office (2007) Po
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Zuni olla
"Polychrome olla -- brown and orange on tan. Band of birds at midsection and rosettes. Line break on double band below rim -- concave base. Sticker on bottom "TT5109 $9500." Good [condition], some wear."-- From the Museum catalog.,Gift by John A. Morgan, 2002
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San Ildefonso bowl
"Black, highly polished undecorated bowl. Signature on bottom "Maria & Santana" Condition: Excellent"-- From the Museum catalog.,Gift by John A. Morgan, 2002
Author(s): Martínez, María Montoya,Martinez, Santana

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Wedding vase signed Marie & Julian
"Black on black wedding vase - matte design. Signed on bottom "Marie & Julian" Condition:Good - chip on top of spout of vase"-- From the Museum catalog.,Gift by John A. Morgan, 2002
Author(s): Martínez, María Montoya,Martinez, Julian, 1897

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1.1.1 Carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases

Carbon dioxide (CO2) is used as the basis for the carbon footprint because it is by far the main contributor to the enhanced greenhouse effect from human activity (mainly burning fossil fuels, clearing forests and making cement). So, often only CO2 is counted in the carbon footprint. However, for a more complete measure of the carbon footprint the other human-generated greenhouse gases are converted into a CO2 equivalent (in kilograms or tonnes CO2e
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1 What are scattering and tunnelling?
Scattering is fundamental to almost everything we know about the world, such as why the sky is blue. Tunnelling is entirely quantum-mechanical and gives rise to such phenomena as nuclear fusion in stars. Examples and applications of both these fascinating concepts are investigated in this unit.
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Next Steps
This unit is intended to develop your understanding of Newtonian mechanics in relation to oscillating systems. In addition to a basic grounding in calculus, this unit assumes that you have some understanding of how to solve second-order linear constant-coefficient differential equations; how to take the dot product of two vectors; of solving statics problems; and of applying Newton's second law to mechanical problems.
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6 Unit questions
Never before have social issues been more at the centre of public and private debate. From concerns about sustainability and the future of the planet to the introduction of smoking bans, there is a growing recognition that social marketing has a role to play in achieving a wide range of social goals.
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5.4 The role of brands and branding
Never before have social issues been more at the centre of public and private debate. From concerns about sustainability and the future of the planet to the introduction of smoking bans, there is a growing recognition that social marketing has a role to play in achieving a wide range of social goals.
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The communications mix – a few points to note
Never before have social issues been more at the centre of public and private debate. From concerns about sustainability and the future of the planet to the introduction of smoking bans, there is a growing recognition that social marketing has a role to play in achieving a wide range of social goals.
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Introduction

This key skill develops your problem-solving skills in your studies, work or other activities over a period of time. To tackle this key skill, you will need to plan your work over at least 3–4 months to give yourself enough time to practise and improve your skills, to seek feedback from others, and to monitor your progress and evaluate your strategy.

Problem solving runs through many other activities and, rather like the key skill in OpenLearn unit U071_1 Improving own learning and
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