2.5 Critical current
The fascinating phenomenon of superconductivity and its potential applications have attracted the attention of scientists, engineers and businessmen. Intense research has taken place to discover new superconductors, to understand the physics that underlies the properties of superconductors, and to develop new applications for these materials. In this unit you will read about the history of superconductors, taking a brief look at their properties. You will also learn about modelling the propertie
Christopher Columbus in a Nutshell
A brief animated video that gives an overview of the life of Christopher Columbus and his voyage.
History of Women's Right to Vote in the U.S.
A narrated slideshow that outlines the movement that granted women the right to vote. It covers the years from 1848 through 1920.
Predicting Harmful Algal Blooms & Red Tides
This video explains algal blooms (also known as red tides) and how they are being observed so that the cause of red tides can be discovered. Run time 01:29.
Getting Started: 06 Repairing audio
Explore some of the tools available for repairing audio. Fix pops using the Auto Heal tool. Use the Marquee tool to eliminate background sounds.
Waste Not, Want Not: Campus Kitchen at JHU
This non-profit student-run organization uses surplus food to provide meals for hungry men, women, and children in the Baltimore area.
2010 Town Hall with President Barker (Part 2)
The 2nd Annual Town Hall with President Barker presented by Clemson Student Media took place on November 22nd. President Barker answered questions about funding, athletics and safety, and other topics.
Robert Vanderbei: Digitizing the Universe From Your Backyard
Lunch 'n Learn presentation: Learn how the modern digital world in makes it possible, even almost easy, for amateurs to take astrophotos in their own backyards that are better than those taken at professional observatories only a generation ago. The key enablers are computer controlled mounts for very precise pointing control, CCD cameras, and modern image processing tools. More at http://blogs.princeton.edu/itsacademic/2008/02/digitizing_the_universe_from_your_backyard.html
Public address by King Abdullah II, Richardson Auditorium, Princeton University – February 29, 200
King Abdullah II, the reigning monarch of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, delivered a policy address at Princeton University at noon Friday, Feb. 29, sponsored by Princeton"s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. King Abdullah addressed the future of Arab-American relations in the context of the Middle East"s current challenges, particularly how to resolve the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, which Jordan views as the most significant issue facing the region.
JamieRankin: Technology in the Classroom - Training and Mentoring Teaching Assistants
Lunch 'n Learn presentation: Discussed are a database for graduate student instructors and a web site developed by these instructors where students of introductory German may mingle in a culturally pertinent cafe environment. More information is available at http://blogs.princeton.edu/itsacademic/2008/11/das_cafe_technology_in_the_language_classroom.html.
Adriana Popescu, Priscilla Treadwell: E-books - Princeton and Beyond
Lunch 'n Learn presentation: When e-books began to appear in the early 2000’s, there was speculation about the demise of the printed book. While that clearly did not come to pass, e-books did become a staple of the reference holdings of many libraries. Since then, both the library and consumer markets have matured, and despite all predictions and speculations, at Princeton University Library, print books and e-books have continued to co-exist quite nicely. Princeton University Press feels that
Freshman Assembly: Neuroscience and Everyday Life
On Sunday, September 12, Samuel Wang, Associate Professor of Neuroscience and Molecular Biology, addressed the Class of 2014 for the annual freshman assembly on the subject of "Neuroscience and Everyday Life." Professor Wang offered the following introduction to his lecture: "Our brains are essential to every aspect of our everyday lives, even though we are often not aware of it. The last few decades have been an incredible time of discovery and new understanding of brain function from a medi
ENHANCED podcast on applications of operant conditioning and the Garcia Effect. THIS IS THE FINAL PRECAST OF THIS SEMESTER.
Precast 26: Learning 3
ENHANCED podcast on operant conditioning, superstitious behavior, complex forms of learning, and applications of classical conditioning.
Housing the Lowest Income Americans: The Past, Present and Future of Public Housing
Vale provides a historical overview of public housing in America and shares insights from his most recent book Reclaiming Public Housing. He shows provocative images from early advertisements to demonstrate some of society’s long held attitudes toward public housing and those who live in public housing. He analyses government pol
The Scientific Method Song
In this student made video, Matt Fisher sings a song about the Scientific Method using the music from the theme to the Brady Bunch. Lyrics are not included. Run time 0:42.
Zero Chance? Aiming for zero in Weapons Control
These seminars are being run by the James Martin 21st Century School in association with the Oxford Institute for Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict. Three intersecting considerations will be examined for their relevance in assessing the wisdom of adopting 'zero' as the goal for an international initiative: 1) Tactics: Whether and how framing an issue in terms of getting to zero can be a successful technique for issue advocates? 2) Diplomatic strategy: What is the wisdom of going ahead with a major
3.1 Maps as history Maps represent knowledge of the time and space within which they are compiled and produced. In this way they form part of the historic record. An old map is a picture, albeit selective, of the past and forms a baseline for studying change. The first edition of the Irish Ordnance Survey (see Map 2 below) provides a picture of the landscape just prior to the Great Famine of the 1840s. What changes do you think might be seen
Maps represent knowledge of the time and space within which they are compiled and produced. In this way they form part of the historic record. An old map is a picture, albeit selective, of the past and forms a baseline for studying change. The first edition of the Irish Ordnance Survey (see Map 2 below) provides a picture of the landscape just prior to the Great Famine of the 1840s. What changes do you think might be seen
006 Wavefunctions for Well Defined Momentum, the Uncertainty Principle and Dynamics of a Free Partic
Sixth lecture of the Quantum Mechanics course given in Michaelmas Term 2009