ISS Update - Dec. 15, 2010
The International Space Station video update for Dec. 15, 2010.
Expedition 26 Launch
A new trio of Expedition 26 flight engineers blasted off Wednesday from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, Dec. 15, 2010, at 2:09 p.m. EST (1:09 a.m. Thursday, Baikonur time).
Japan tankan biz survey weakens
Japan's business survey shows sentiment weakening for the first time in almost two years, as investors prepare for economic contraction.
18.786 Topics in Algebraic Number Theory (MIT)
This course provides an introduction to algebraic number theory. Topics covered include dedekind domains, unique factorization of prime ideals, number fields, splitting of primes, class group, lattice methods, finiteness of the class number, Dirichlet's units theorem, local fields, ramification, discriminants.
Using a concept mapping software as a knowledge construction tool in a graduate online course
Stemming from a twenty-month pedagogical experience using a concept mapping software for higher education students in an online course, this paper reports findings from what became an exploratory study. The objectives were to support the students knowledge construction process and to stimulate metacognitive reflection. After having read some instructional texts, students used an object-oriented modeling tool called MOT) to graphically represent a network of at least fifteen knowledge units of
The Liberian Widows Initiative: A Helping Hand that Stretches from the U.S. to Africa
Kristin King and Kate Brubacher are founding members of Liberian Widows Initiative (LWI), an organization to aid women devastated by the Liberian Civil War. LWI provides small business loans and savings accounts to members of the extreme poor -- Liberian refugee women who struggle to feed their families and send their children to school. LWI was an outgrowth of Brubacher's residence in West Africa during 2004-2005. Brubacher is now at Yale Law School and King is a second year MBA student at Whar
Plaque behavior characteristics and regrowth of plaque in diseased arteries tissue during post-cryop
Atherosclerosis is a leading cause of heart diseases and mortality around the world. Recently cryoplasty has emerged as a potentially effective method to treat atherosclerosis. Finite element heat transfer and mass transfer models are developed in ANSYS in this study. The heat transfer model analyzes the heat transfer within the atherosclerotic plaque and arterial wall during the cryopalsty procedure. The model is useful in predicting the transient temperature through diseased wall tissues. The
Christmas for US troops in Iraq
U.S. soldiers attended a Christmas celebration in Northern Iraq, in what many hope will be their final Christmas in the war zone. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Survival Phrases #54 - CSP 4 - What do you think about your Japanese fans
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! If it weren’t for your fans, you wouldn’t be famous in the first place, right? So when you wanna show a little love to your fans, try out some of these gems for maximum impact! You’ll probably even pick up a few more by showing you try harder [...]
Make Ice Cream in Ten Minutes
Dr. Diana teaches you how to make ice cream at home in ten minutes without fancy equipment. This would be possible in a classroom for those brave enough to attempt it. For more recipes for all kinds of different ice cream, and I don't mean just different flavors, try this site: http://www.howtomakeicecreamvideo.com/category/how-to-make-ice-cream-video (Running Time 4:26).
History of Boomerangs
Myths and facts about the boomerang. Very short video. Announcer is a bit gruff for students.
Automakers put on a show in Detroit
Summary of business headlines: Detroit auto show optimism; Verizon to debut iPhone- source; Portugal under pressure.
Best science videos - December 2010
Watch our holiday round-up of the best science videos on the web. For up to the minute science videos, catch them first on our website www.newscientist.com
Testimony of Righteous Among the Nations Ida Brunelli-Lenti from Italy
Ida Brunelli-Lenti was only fifteen years old when she became the nanny to the Jewish children of Yuzzie Galambos. In 1944 their mother died, and young Ida found herself alone with three children in German occupied Italy. She cared for the children until liberation and handed them over to the soldiers of the Jewish Brigade. In 1998 Ida came to Israel with a delegation of fifty Righteous to mark the 50th anniversary of the State of Israel, and was interviewed by Yad Vashem. For More Information
119: The gender gap
INSEAD Professor Herminia Ibarra, co-author of the WEF report, throws some light on exactly where different countries stand on the issue of gender equality in the corporate world.
It's Your Time - Wilkes-Barre - Academics
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Bill Coen vs George Mason 1_12_11
Northeastern men's head basketball coach Bill Coen addressed the media after an 86-60 loss to George Mason on Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2011 at Matthews Arena in Boston, Mass.
Anthony, Lawrence K. at sculpture dedication, September 19, 1977
This is the dedication of the sculpture that has come to be known as Campus Life." It was donated to the College of Mr. and Mrs. Downing Pryor. Some students help Mr. Anthony with the copper sculpture as part of a class experience. There aretwenty-four human figures and three dogs and two pigeons. The humans depicted include students, faculty, security office and a campus garderner.
Roman York J920417 YORK, North Yorkshire. Aerial reconstruction drawing showing Roman York. Construction of interval tower c.210AD by Tracey Croft.
YORK, North Yorkshire. Aerial reconstruction drawing showing Roman York. Construction of interval tower c.210AD by Tracey Croft.