WMAP: The First Detailed Full Sky Picture of the Oldest Light in the Universe
This site allows users to study maps and read a description about the Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy Probe (WMAP), which has made a new determination of the age of the universe and collected data on the oldest light in the universe, microwave "light" captured from 379,000 years after the Big Bang.
Shuttle Showcase: STS-30
May 4, 1989... the five-person crew of Atlantis prepares for the first deployment of a planetary spacecraft from the shuttle. A little over six hours after launch, Magellan and its mammoth Inertial Upper Stage booster are released from Atlantis' payload bay to begin Magellan's voyage to peel back the layers of the cloudy planet of Venus.
Shuttle Showcase: STS-31
The Hubble Space Telescope is deployed from space shuttle Discovery on STS-31
Landsat Witnesses the Destruction of Mesopotamian Ecosystem
In one of the greatest ecological disasters of our time, the ancient marshlands of Mesopotamia are systematically being converted to dry salt flats as a result of human mismanagement of the regions water resources. Landsat satellite imagery reveals that in the last 10 years, wetlands that once covered as much as 20,000 square km in parts of Iraq and Iran have been reduced to a small fraction of their original size. The authors of a new report released by the United Nations Environment Programmes
Information and Service Design Symposium
The UC Berkeley School of Information hosts a symposium to launch the new Information and Service Design (ISD) program at the I School. The symposium features the best graduate student papers on the Information and Services Economy. Introducing the ISD Program and the Symposium AnnaLee Saxenian, Dean, School of Information Bob Glushko, Adjunct Professor, School of Information Christo Sims - Defining Services for Designers This paper is part of a larger effort to improve methodologies for servic
Mon site favori: reading exercise
You will be able to visit several Internet sites about home decoration and determine what kind of information they offer. Then, you will look to see where you can go with your questions and will select your favorite site based on that.
UMMC Physician Profile: Heather Mannuel, M.D.
This four-minute video introduces viewers to Heather Mannuel, M.D., assistant professor of medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and medical oncologist at the University of Maryland Greenebaum Cancer Center. Dr. Mannuel's special interests include medical oncology and genitourinary oncology. Watch this video to learn more about her practice at UMGCC. Related Links: University of Maryland Greenebaum Cancer Center http://www.umgcc.org/ Genitourinary Oncology http://www.um
How to YoYo
This is a ten part video of which each is a little over a minute long and provides basic instruction on how to yoyo. Easy to follow with some tricks shown in later videos. Includes everything from how to select a yoyo to how to string one.
Research Lecture - Animal Behavior
This course covers the principles of biology as they relate to animal behavior, with broad coverage of animal groups. Special attention will be paid to the emerging discipline of behavioral ecology.
Marriage, your rights and duties, the administration - French
You know what the rights and duties of the spouses are and what types of marriage contracts exist. You explain your point of view on this matter.
omgaan met collega's, Frans
Je legt uit hoe de samenwerking tussen collega's gestimuleerd kan worden, hoe conflicten opgelost of vermeden kunnen worden en hoe je werk en privé strikt gescheiden houdt.
Site Libre Savoirs: Utilisation de l'aléatoire en algorithmique
Les domaines abordés seront : - Algorithmes et techniques probabilistes - Complexité en espace - Algorithmes de streaming - Complexité de la communication - Preuves interactifs - Ouverture sur l'informatique quantique
Italian banks and your current account
Italian banks and your current account.
SeaWiFS East Coast Zoom
SeaWiFS East Coast Zoom
Annually Occurring Aerosol Features: Biomass Burning in South America from August through September
Aerosol index over South America from August 1, 1987 through September 30, 1987 as measured by the Nimbus-7 Total Ozone Mapping Spectrometer (TOMS)
High Resolution 2-D Numerical Simulation of Emergence of Magnetic Flux Through the Solar Atmosphere
This series of animations (animations 107, 1416, 1417, and 1418) show sheets of magnetic flux undergoing velocity perturbations. The conditions for each simulation are outlined within the video.
Charter Schools in Texas: An Overview
Francisco Penning, John R. Slate
In this article we analyzed the literature regarding charter schools in the State of Texas. We specifically examined the evolution of the charter school movement in Texas. Moreover, data […]
Reactions to Mumbai blasts
July 14 - Mumbai bombings spark outrage across India, as political outfits slam the federal government for its failure to protect the people. Meanwhile, Chief Minister of Western Maharashtra state says security cameras installed at the blast sites could provide crucial leads in the case, and India's Home Secretary says sophisticated IED's were used. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
TOMS Ozone at the South Pole: October Averages from 1979 through 2000
The year 2000s Antarctic ozone hole is the largest ever observed. Scientists continue to investigate the phenomenon, and are somewhat surprised by its scale. Using data from NASAs Total Ozone Mapping Spectrometer (TOMS) instrument onboard the Earth Probe satellite, researchers can evaluate and compare current conditions over the south pole to readings taken by other instruments in years past. Continued monitoring of polar ozone levels helps researchers gain a better understanding of how the plan