Senses of Reality: Writing the Biography of a Revolutionary Generation
The annual Isaiah Berlin Lecture given at Wolfson College on May 27th 2010. Roy Foster is Carroll Professor of Irish History at Hertford College, Oxford.
Barrel jellyfish and supercooled water
Unless you've never seen the sea, you've probably seen a jellyfish. And even if you haven't seen one, you will almost certainly know what they look like. Despite this, scientists know surprisingly little about them.
Meet Kyle Zobeck
Get an exclusive, behind-the-scenes look at goaltender Kyle Zobeck as he runs drills for a photo shoot for VALPO Magazine. To learn more about Kyle, go to http://valpo.edu/valpomag and read his story about excelling in the classroom and on the field at Valparaiso University.
26.11.2012 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainiere dein Hörverstehen mit den Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Montag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. *** Im Golfemirat Katar hat eine weitere UN-Klimakonferenz begonnen. Auf dem Verhandlungstisch der mehr als 190 Staaten liegt in den kommenden zwei Wochen vor allem ein Arbeitsplan für das geplante globale Klimaabkommen, das 2020 in Kraft treten soll. Dieses Jahr läuft das Kyoto-Protokoll von 1997 aus - das bislang einzige weltweite Abkommen, das verbin
Wealth Strategies: Defensive investing needs "leap of faith"
Nov. 26 - Ameriprise's David Joy says defensive sectors have gotten so expensive, you need a leap of faith to invest in them, but likes large cap companies that pay good dividends.
Breakingviews: Mursi's pharaonic blunder
Nov. 26 - Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi's power-grab shows he has underestimated the nation's craving for democracy and throws the country into chaos, says Reuters Breakingviews.
How Big Is a Mole? (Not the Animal, the Other One)
The word “mole” suggests a small, furry burrowing animal to many. But in this lesson, we look at the concept of the mole in chemistry. Learn the incredible magnitude of the mole--and how something so big can help us calculate the tiniest particles in the world. (04:32)
Can We Believe Our Eyes
Why is it that students can graduate from MIT and Harvard, yet not know how to solve a simple third-grade problem in science: lighting a light bulb with a battery and wire? Beginning with this startling fact, this program systematically explores many of the assumptions that we hold about learning to show that education is based on a series of myths. Through the example o
Module Three: Web analytics - Analysis and reporting Just as writers begin their trade with their A, B, C’s and musicians begin with music notes - data analysts begin with data lines and tables.
Purpose/Aim of this session
Just as writers begin their trade with their A, B, C’s and musicians begin with music notes - data analysts begin with data lines and tables.
This is a music video from Mr. D's "Deometry" DVD. Directed by Jimmy Pascascio. The video goes over what a circle is, the radius, circumference, and the area. For more information on this innovative educational rap album, visit www.musicnotesonline.com (02:49)
U.S. Day Ahead: SAC's Steven Cohen goes for damage control
Nov 27 - Wednesday is all about hedge fund superstar Steve Cohen and how he'll reassure the world SAC Capital's $14 billion dollar business is squeaky clean when the firm holds a call with investors.
Market Pulse: Greece deal seen likely, markets cautious
Nov. 26 - Greece is expected to get its next aid tranche. Among the biggest stock decliners are European banks - Barclays shares down as Qatar cashes in on warrants.
Interview with L.S. Asekoff
Grace Cavalieri interviews L.S. Asekoff for the Library's Poet and the Poem Series. Speaker Biography: L.S. Asekoff has published four books of poetry: Dreams of a Work (1994) and North Star (1997) with Orchises Press, and The Gate of Horn (2010) and the verse novella Freedom Hill (2011) with TriQuarterly/Northwestern University Press. His poems have appeared in such magazines as The New Yorker, American Poetry Review, and Ninth Letter, and he has received awards from the New York Foundation fo
Dipper Mouth Blues
Thomas Brothers discusses Louis Armstrong, composer of King Oliver's "Dipper Mouth Blues." Speaker Biography: Thomas Brothers is professor of music at Duke University. For captions, transcript, and more information visit http://www.loc.gov/today/cyberlc/feature_wdesc.php?rec=5624.
SWIB12- Culturegraph Authorities
By: SWIB SWIB12- Culturegraph Authorities Markus Geipel, German Nationsl Library (DNB)
SWIB12 - Enrichment of Library Authority files by LInked Open Datat Sources
By: SWIB SWIB12 - Enrichment of Library Authority files by LInked Open Datat Sources, Gerd Zechmeister, Helmut Nagy, Semantic Web Company GmbH
SWIB12 - First Insights into the Library Track of the OAEI
By: SWIB SWIB12 - First Insights into the Library Track of the OAEI Dominique Ritze, Mannheim University Library
Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation in the Semi-Arid Tropics
By: UP Los Baños Plenary talk by Dr. William D. Dar, Director General, International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT). Delivered during the International Conference on Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation for Food and Environmental Security, November 21-22, 2012 at SEARCA, UPLB, College, Laguna, Philippines.
VUCast: Meningitis Mystery Solved
This Week on VUCast, Vanderbilt’s online newscast: How Vanderbilt solved the deadly fungal meningitis mystery Which Vandy alum is now starring on network TV! Bowl game countdown is on!