Compressibility: Pilot's Worst Nightmare
During World War II, aircraft engineers began to better understand compressibility, an aerodynamic effect that can cause pilots to lose control of their planes. In this video clip, find out how the problem was tackled. (1:32)
Where in the world did dinosaurs live?
Fossils of dinosaurs have now been found on every continent, almost everywhere that rocks of Late Triassic, Jurassic, or Cretaceous rocks are exposed on the Earth's surface. Because dinosaurs were (and in the form of birds still are) such a diverse group or animals, they probably lived in nearly every terrestrial environment. Their fossils, be they bones, teeth, or footprints, have been found in Mesozoic rocks that are geologically interpreted to have been deposited in deserts, savannahs, forest
Sophie Calle -- Photography Lecture Series
Filmed March 30, 2011, as part of CCA's Photography Lecture Series, in Timken Lecture Hall on the San Francisco campus of California College of the Arts. NOTE: This lecture was presented in part by Pier 24 Photography (http://www.pier24.org/) which supports the CCA Photography lecture series by contemporary artists working primarily in photography; recent CCA lectures include artists Thomas Demand, Naoya Hatakeyama, and Paul Graham. Artists selected for the series engage CCA Grad Fine Art stud
The pursuit of Olympic ideals (UCL)
This event will explore how ancient Greek ideals of beauty, achievement and politics shaped the original Olympic games. Professor Chris Carey (UCL Greek and Latin) and Professor Semir Zeki (UCL Neuroesthetics) will discuss what constitutes ideals in neural terms and how they are formed and transformed in the brain. Title: The pursuit of Olympic ideals - physical, neural and aesthetic Date: Thursday, 28th June 2012 Time: 18:30 - 20:00 BST Location: Cruciform Lecture Theatre 1, Cruciform Building
Disciplinary Thinking - Student Experiences of E-learning: overview
Title: Disciplinary Thinking - Student Experiences of E-learning: overview Description: A collection of readings with questions and follow-up activities Theme: Student Experiences of E-Learning Subject: HE - Education Author: Colleen McKenna & Jane Hughes: HEDERA, 2012 Audience: Educational developers within accredited programmes and courses in higher education Issue Date: 14/05/2012 Last updated Date: 31/07/2012 Version: Final PSF Mapping: A2, A4, K3, K4
Effect of roughness during off-road driving This video shows a simulation of a vehicle driving on two types of off-road surfaces. One vehicle is on a flat, sloped surface, and the other vehicle is on a rough, sloped surface. It can be seen that the roughness causes one vehicle to rollover.
This video shows a simulation of a vehicle driving on two types of off-road surfaces. One vehicle is on a flat, sloped surface, and the other vehicle is on a rough, sloped surface. It can be seen that the roughness causes one vehicle to rollover.
Disciplinary Thinking - Academic identity and disciplinarity: discussion points and assessment tasks
Title: Disciplinary Thinking - Academic identity and disciplinarity: discussion points and assessment tasks Description: This resource offers a selection of discussion points and tasks to aid an exploration of disciplinarity, interdisciplinarity and academic identity. Theme: Academic identity and disciplinarity Subject: HE - Education Author: Colleen McKenna & Jane Hughes: HEDERA, 2012 Owner: The University of Bath Audience: Educational developers within accredited progra
Imaginantes - El escarabajo dorado (Carl Gustav Jung)
Este anuncio de Imaginantes narra la razón de por qué Carl Jung comenzó a investigar la idea de sincronicidad. (1:27)
Aggregate Demand - Khan Academy
Sal Khan helps the viewer understand how aggregate demand is different from demand for a specific good or service. He then offers the justifications for the aggregate demand curve being downward sloping. (13:53)
Shifts in Aggregate Demand - Khan Academy
Sal Khan explores the factors that might shift aggregate demand. (05:18)
USS Laffey Under Attack
In this video clip, find out firsthand with a behind-the-scenes account from a serviceman on the USS Laffey who lived to tell the story of what it was like to be onboard an American military ship under attack during WWII. (1:47)
In this History Rewind video clip, watch police raid a Chicago garage containing 537 barrels of alcohol during the prohibition era. (0:58)
World War I: Germans Attack U.S. Navy Boats
In this History Rewind video clip, take a step back in time to the beginning of World War 1. The repeated sinking of American ships caused the President to declare war. Watch the historic black and white footage of some of the attacks. (2:31)
China in a Nutshell 1 - Antique Market, Beijing
China in a Nutshell 1 - Antique Market, Beijing.
"Colonialism, Militarism, and the Political Economy of Transracial Adoption" (video)
A talk by Emi Koyama. Part of the Japan at Chicago Lecture Series: Celebrating Protest. Sponsored by the Japan Committee of the Center for East Asian Studies, the Human Rights Program, and the Center for International Studies.
Vail Collection: an Introduction A rare book collection is rediscovered
A rare book collection is rediscovered
Ekaterina Paramonova: A nuclear networker
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Silent Stone Houses
Matt Cashore shoots the beauty of Inishark, an abandoned island off the coast of Ireland where University of Notre Dame anthropology Professor Ian Kuijt and his team of students and locals have been digging for six years. The island was last inhabited in 1960 when the remaining 25 inhabitants left their homes and history on the island. Today the Cultural Landscapes of the Irish Coast (CLIC) project strives to provide a voice to the islanders long gone and to a disappearing culture that may soon