In the second of a two-part programme, psychologists Professor Mark Creamer and Associate Professor Meaghan O'Donnell discuss research and treatment considerations for post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, as manifested in military veterans and people who have suffered severe physical injuries. With host Jennifer Cook.
ESD.00 Introduction to Engineering Systems (MIT)
Students in ESD.00 work on projects to address large, complex and seemingly intractable real-world problems, such as energy supply, environmental issues, health care delivery, and critical infrastructure (e.g., telecommunications, water supply, and transportation). The course introduces interdisciplinary approaches - rooted in engineering, management, and the social sciences - to considering these critical contemporary issues. Small, faculty-led teams select an engineering systems term project t
16.863J System Safety (MIT)
The goal of 16.863J is to teach basic principles of system safety, including accident analysis, hazard analysis, design for safety, human factors and safety, controlling safety during operations, and management of safety critical projects and systems. While you will learn what is currently done today, you will also learn new techniques that are proving to be more powerful and effective than the traditional safety engineering approaches.
21F.405 Germany Today: Intensive Study of German Language and Culture (MIT)
Prepares students for working and living in German-speaking countries. Focus on current political, social, and cultural issues, using newspapers, journals, TV, radio broadcasts, and Web sources from Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. Emphasis on speaking, writing, and reading skills for professional contexts. Activities include: oral presentations, group discussions, guest lectures, and interviews with German speakers. No listeners.
Trading at Noon: Wall St. flat on U.S. data
Jan. 12 - Strong bond auctions in Europe buoyed Wall Street stocks, but weaker-than-expected U.S. data and a profit warning from energy major Chevron weighed on sentiment.
Namaqua Chameleon--An Overview
This short video gives excellent real life footage of a Namaqua Chameleon. Students will enjoy seeing the close up shots of this amazing lizard eating a big insect. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between nature and the classroom. (Less Than 2 Minutes)
Architectural Composition in Digital Space
In this paper the possibilities of using the computers at course of architectural compositions are considered. As the start point of the new teaching method of architectural composition we used the course of tradition architectural composition, elaborated at our Faculty. The course of Digital Architectural Composition was finished in 2002. The main goal of using the new digital media for modelling architectural forms was checking the new possibilities of form creation. Traditionally, searching o
Is This the Theory of Everything?
This model by Garrett Lisi reveals the link between gravity and the other fundamental forces of nature. The intricate pattern is shown in this animated selection accomapnied by narration. ( 2:24)
"The A-Bomb Won't Do What You Think!": An Argument Against Reliance on Nuclear Weapons
For four years after the U.S. dropped atom bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki to end World War II, America held a monopoly on the production of atomic weapons. During this period, debate centering on the use of nuclear bombs in future wars proliferated among government officials, scientists, religious leaders, and in the popular press. In the following article from Collier's, former Navy lieutenant commander William H. Hessler, using data from the Strategic Bombing Survey, argued that saturation bo
Martin Luther King Jr. - I Have a Dream (Subtítulos en Español)
En este video, Martin Luther King Jr. da un discurso sobre las injusticias sociales que estaban común en los Estados Unidos durante los años sesentas. El discurso duro 17 minutos y fue entregado el 28 de agosto, 1963. Perfecto para una lección sobre las injusticias sociales, la retórica, o la historia. (16:34)
Sir Arthur C. Clarke on Google Lunar X PRIZE
This is Sir Arthur C. Clarke, famous for his short stories and novels, including 2001: A Space Odyssey, in his last message to the X PRIZE Foundation on the launch of the Google Lunar X PRIZE in September, 2007. (06:32)
Sound of Saturn's Rings
The above recording was made by the Voyager 2 on August 26, 1981, as it passed close to Saturns rings. It was created as dust from the rings was hitting the radio antenna. (02:00)
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