A Response to the UK Energy Review - Renewable Sources and the Nuclear Option
In the face of both increasing concern about climate change and questions as to the security of our gas and oil supplies the Government is undertaking a major review examining the future options for energy provision in the UK. Much of the debate surrounding the issue of energy policy is focussed on the possible role of nuclear power in supplying the UK's energy needs. In a new report Dr Catherine Mitchell and Dr Bridget Woodman from the University of Warwick's Centre for Management Under Regu
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Graphing Linear Equations - Khan Academy
Graphing linear equations. This ten-minute video starts off with a black screen because the narrator uses it as a 'chalkboard'. This video is appropriate for high school students.
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Virtual Maths - Basic Structures, shear force uniformly distributed load
Interactive simulation, demonstrating shear force, uniformly distributed load
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Protecting Earth from Asteroid Impacts
A massive asteroid impact is thought to be responsible for the extinction of non-avian dinosaurs 65 million years ago. Impacts that destructive are rare, but astronomers have identified thousands of asteroids close enough to Earth to be potentially hazardous. A new plan to coordinate asteroid observations worldwide will help track big objects orbiting close to Earth and determine if they pose a threat. Science Bulletins is a production of the National Center for Science Literacy, Education, a
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Anderson Student Center Opening
"Soft" Opening and Ribbon Cutting for St. Thomas's new Anderson Student Center.
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Sustaining enterprise education
This presentation examines the impact of enterprise education on the career aspiration, decisions and intentions of HE students
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Breakingviews: RBS Libor bonus ploy second-tier
Jan. 11 - RBS's plan to pay its Libor rigging fine with bonuses may be noble, but won't be followed by all, says Reuters Breakingviews.
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Boundless Biology
Boundless offers affordable and effective alternatives to expensive textbooks. Boundless Economics features 38 chapters covering the foundation of economics, aligned at the chapter level with many leading economics textbooks, and may be viewed online for free.  The economics textbook can be integrated with study materials like flashcards, quizzes, etc. and is available in multiple download formats for $19.99.
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Gettysburg Battle Strategy
In the small Pennsylvania town of Gettysburg, 3,000 Union soldiers prepare to face the onslaught of 60,000 advancing Confederate soldiers. In this video clip, learn about the strategy of the two conflicting armies in this battle. (2:53)
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Re-Evaluation and Recommendations for Redesign of the World Trade Center : Final Report
After the collapse of the World Trade Center, Towers 1 and 2, several questions were raised about the fire protection, egress and emergency evacuation systems. Full engineering services were provided to analyze the design of these systems to investigate what improvements can be made to keep the buildings standing longer, which could have saved more lives. Towers 1 and 2 each has a building footprint of an acre, stood 110 stories tall, housed 50,000 employees and an additional 26,000 visitors da
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Predicting Volcanoes
The Open University's researcher in volcanoes, Hazel Rymer explains why the Poás volcano in Costa Rica is her favourite, and how evidence form previous experiments there has lead her to believe there may be an environmental crisis - similar to one in the 1990's - on it's way. There have been changes in gravity above Poás, and Hazel talks us through some experiments she will be undertaking in the future.
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Faculty of Law: F.W. Guest Memorial Lecture 2008 – ‘Grave Injustice’, ‘despotic privilege’
Professor J Stuart Anderson, Faculty of Law, Otago, delivers the 2008 F.W. Guest Memorial Lecture – ‘Grave Injustice,’ ‘despotic privilege’: the insecure foundations of crown liability for torts in New Zealand. 6 August 2008
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Voyage dans les nanosciences et l'art contemporain / Niki Baccile

Voyage dans les nanosciences et l'art contemporain / Niki Baccile. In "Images & mirages @ nanosciences", colloque international organisé par le Laboratoire Interdisciplinaire Solidarités, Sociétés, Territoires (LISST) de l'Université Toulouse II-Le Mirail, le Centre d'Élaboration de Matériaux et d'Études Structurales (CEMES) rattaché à l'Institut de Physique du CNRS et le Laboratoire de Physique et Chimie de Nano-Objets (LPCNO) de l'INSA Toulouse. Université
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Ahead of World Cup, Rio boosts police presence following crime surge
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Rio de Janeiro boosts police presence on the streets by 2,000 in the wake of recent violence and pressure to keep peace during approaching World Cup. Nathan Frandino reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics includin
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The Giant Nose-Basher
Professor Ephraim Fischbach demonstrates the giant nose-basher in this video from Thinkwell's online Physics series. Professor demonstrates and explains energy conservation with a bowling ball. Run time 05:49.
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Desmond Video
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Water on the Web
WOW lessons are designed for infusion into the existing science curriculums for college freshmen and advanced high school students. The lessons use the aquatic environment and real lake data to explore basic science concepts through two different approaches: a directed study (״Studying״) and an inquiry (״Investigating״) approach. The directed studies allow students to apply and learn concepts through direct, guided experience. The inquiry lessons provide a more open-ended opportunity for stu
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Professor Germaine Greer - An Insight - Full Interview
Warning: Explicit Content Professor Germaine Greer delivered the 2010 Winifred Mercier public lecture at Leeds Met on Tuesday March 23. Born in Melbourne and educated in Australia and at Cambridge University, Professor Greer's first book, The Female Eunuch (1969), took the world by storm and remains one of the most influential texts of the feminist movement. She has had a distinguished academic career in Britain and the USA and makes regular appearances in print and other media as a broadcast
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Students' Perceptions of Online or Face-to-Face Learning and Social Media in Hospitality, Recreation
The implications of learning online versus face-to-face have been discussed for several years in higher education. This study examined these issues in the context of hospitality and recreation majors in an urban, multicultural university in Northern California. Comparison of the online group and the face-to-face group was conducted to evaluate differences in student learning perceptions regardless of the course delivery method and the online environment, including the course and the general use
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Rethinking British Volunteerism in 1914: A Rush to the Colours?
In this video and audio podcast Dr Catriona Pennell, Lecturer in History at the University of Exeter, discusses the British response to the outbreak of War in 1914, exposing the reaction to be much more complex than traditional images have … Continue reading
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