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La paradoja de Hawking (BBC) - parte 5 de 5
La Paradoja de Hawking analiza la personalidad de Stephen
Hawking’s, uno de los científicos más famosos del mundo que defendió durante más de 30 años su teoría sobre los agujeros negros para admitir que podría estar equivocado.
El documental acompaña a Hawking en su día a día durante un año mientras prepara su último trabajo científico que podría significar un regreso que en
GIS in water resources engineering
This lecture supports students to get benefit from Geographical Information Systems (GIS) tools in water resources engineering. It introduces concepts of spatial coordinate systems, and raster and vector data types. The procedures of surface analysis using Digital Elevation Models (DEM) to the watershed delineation, including river networks are studied. In addition, the preparation of thematic data is introduced. Actually, this includes the sources of GIS input data from advanced on-site observa
6.004 - Computation Structures - Lecture 16
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No One Bothered (Story of Homelessness)
This short film chronicles the story of Claire and Darren, a British homeless couple. The couple lives in Bournemouth, England. When they first arrived in the seaside town, they begged for money in order to buy food. Eventually they became registered Big Issue magazine vendors. The Big Issue Foundation is an initiative that gives homeless and vulnerably housed people the opportunity to make a living by selling magazines to passersby. For Darren and Claire, selling The Big Issue is a step up
Dim Down 2012
In honor of Earth Month 2012, Spartans are asked to Be Spartan Green by participating in Dim Down from noon to 1 p.m. every Friday. During the hour, Spartans are asked to turn off and/or unplug computers, lights, electronics, and other appliances. More information at http://bespartangreen.msu.edu/dimdown.html. Video produced by Taylor Benson, Jared Harburn and Michael Samsky
Sesame Street: Michelle Obama and Elmo - Healthy Habits
First Lady Michelle Obama visits Sesame Street part of Sesame Workshops Healthy Habits For Life initiative. Mrs. Obama and her pal Elmo talk about eating right, exercising regularly and being a healthy and positive role model for children in this short video. (0:58)
Along the Sheffield Tinsley Canal into Sheffield
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17.586 Warlords, Terrorists, and Militias: Theorizing on Violent Non-State Actors (MIT)
This course is a general overview of the recent political science literature on violent non-state actors. Its aim is to examine why non-state actors (such as warlords, terrorists, militias, etc.) resort to violence, what means and tactics they use, and what can be done to counter that violence. In that regard, the class will cover works pertaining to the production side of non-state violence (i.e. the objectives and organization of insurgents/terrorists/militias/warlords, their mobilization stra
Kew in the digital age - Angela McFarlane
Professor Angela McFarlane explores how The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, is using digital media to engage new, global audiences in its science and conservation work.
Jazzed: University Dancers Spring Concert 2012
For more on this event see the feature story at http://news.richmond.edu/features/article/-/10353/jazzed-university-dancers-present-jazzed.html
Chem 51C (Spring 2012): Selective Reactions and Protecting Groups in the Chemistry of Carbonyl Compo
Spring Quarter 2012, Lecture 4 for Chem 51C: Organic Chemistry recorded on Thursday, April 12. Items covered: Ch. 20. Selective Reactions and Protecting Groups in the Chemistry of Carbonyl Compounds and Organometallic Reagents.
Galileo y sin embargo se mueve - parte 12 de 12
En 1633, la inquisición sometió a Galileo Galillei a un proceso en el que se vio obligado a ponerse de rodillas y abjurar de sus teorías acerca del movimiento de la tierra.
Según cuenta la tradición, al levantarse murmuró: "!Eppur, si muove!"
("!y sin embargo, se mueve!") lo que demostraría que, a pesar de la
"confesión", seguía pensando del mismo modo.
Este documental sería mejor dirigido
Have Economists gone mad? - Paul Ormerod
Paul Ormerod, the author of three best-selling books on economics talks about what mainstream economists have to say about the turmoil of world economy.
Multiplying Bigger Numbers
In this video segment from Cyberchase, every time Delete sneezes he creates three clones of himself. The CyberSquad uses their knowledge of multiplication to figure out how many clones exist after Delete sneezes 103 times. (2:21)
Beyond Y2k: A Look at Acadia's Present and Future
The sky may not be falling, but it sure is getting closer. Where will you when the last three zeros of our millennial odometer click into place? Computer scientists tell us that Y2K will bring the world?s computer infrastructure to its knees. Maybe, maybe not. But it is interesting that Y2K is an issue at all. Speculating on the future is simultaneously a magnifying glass for examining our technologies and a looking glass for what we become through them. "The future" is nothing new. Orwell's vis
GoingNative 8: Introducing Casablanca - A Modern C++ API for Connected Computing Welcome to the 9th installment of GoingNative. Charles flies solo this time around as Diego is on a well-deserved break from work.
At GoingNative 2012, Herb Sutter addressed the need for more general purpose standard C++ libraries<
Welcome to the 9th installment of GoingNative. Charles flies solo this time around as Diego is on a well-deserved break from work.
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