Texas Tech Researchers Test New Building Blocks
Texas Tech researchers are testing a new type of building block from Mason Greenstar. The new material called Blox are marketed as an energy efficient and environmentally friendly building material. The blox are made partially from recycled shredded Texas Lottery tickets and shredded phone books. Students from the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Texas Tech are conducting the research.
Vera Wang's colorful 'LSD trip'
Sep. 14 - Designer Vera Wang mingles transparency and tailoring, contrasting white with psychedelic colors to give her Spring 2012 runway the feeling of a slightly refined "LSD trip" at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York. Elly Park reports.
Investors seek luxury London property
Aug. 31 - Foreign investors turn to London real estate as a safe-haven asset, amid global market turmoil. Kirsty Basset reports.
Aid arrives in Tripoli
Aug. 30 - Aid ship belonging to Medecins sans Frontieres docks in Tripoli, bringing much needed medical supplies to Libya. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Artist reveals freedom of expression
Aug. 31 - An artist exercises his right to creative freedom by painting a partially nude female model in public. Tara Cleary reports.
Migrants in limbo in Libya
Aug. 31 - Libya's African migrants seek shelter in makeshift camps fearing reprisal attacks as they are suspected of being mercenaries. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
The Notre Dame Forum 2011-12: Reimagining School to Nurture The Soul of A Nation
http://forum.nd.edu/ "Reimagining School to Nurture The Soul of A Nation, " is a yearlong discussion to explore the profound and challenging questions that shape the national debate about K-12 education, which has a dramatic impact on the future of American civil society.
Transfer Student Center Hosts Grand Opening
The UA's Transfer Student Center hosted its grand opening Aug. 24, 2011. The center, located on the fourth floor of the Student Union Memorial Center, is working to help transfer students have a smooth and successful first-year social and academic experience at the University.
18.755 Introduction to Lie Groups (MIT)
This course is devoted to the theory of Lie Groups with emphasis on its connections with Differential Geometry. The text for this class is Differential Geometry, Lie Groups and Symmetric Spaces by Sigurdur Helgason (American Mathematical Society, 2001). Much of the course material is based on Chapter I (first half) and Chapter II of the text. The text however develops basic Riemannian Geometry, Complex Manifolds, as well as a detailed theory of Semisimple Lie Groups and Symmetric
Beth and Lou Holtz - Ambassadors of Research for Notre Dame
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Learn about Woodrow Wilson 1856 - 1924
This one minute overview deals with Wilson as a president and dwells mostly on his war efforts and the failure of his League of Nations.
Historical Cases - Plessy v. Ferguson
This 7:46 video provides the background of this historical legal case and gives insights into what separate but equal resulted. A good overview with direct quotations.
Erythemal Index for August 2000 through July 2001: Rotating Globe
The Erythemal Index is a measure of ultraviolet radiation (UV) at ground level on the Earth. UV exists to the left of the visible spectrum and is divided into three components (UV-A, UV-B and UV-C). UV-B (290-320 wavelengths) is the most dangerous form of UV radiation that can reach ground level. Atmospheric ozone shields life at the surface from most of the harmful components of solar radiation. Chemical processes in the atmosphere can effect the level of protection provided by the ozone in the
"Probability and Random Variables, Spring 2009"
" This course introduces students to probability and random variables. Topics include distribution functions, binomial, geometric, hypergeometric, and Poisson distributions. The other topics covered are uniform, exponential, normal, gamma and beta distributions; conditional probability; Bayes theorem; joint distributions; Chebyshev inequality; law of large numbers; and central limit theorem."
Energy Future Panel Discussion of November 18, 2009 (Video Clips)
Presents the Roundtable Discussion and Individual Presentations on Penn State's Energy Future of November 18, 2009. Sponsored by the Rock Ethics Institute, Penn State's Office of the Physical Plant, and the Penn State Institutes of Energy and the Environment.
MIT Sloan MBA Orientation - Opening remarks
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The 9th H.W. Arndt Memorial Lecture - Globalisation and its discontents: An Indonesian perspective
These are good times for Indonesia. Commodity prices are high, the economy is buoyant, and the 2008-09 global financial crisis had little impact. The economic and democratic reforms instituted in the wake of the Asian financial crisis have been bedded down successfully. The country is increasingly important on the regional and global stage, through ASEAN, the G20 and many other fora. Yet the skeptics in the country’s influential political, business and NGO com
It’s Not Easy Being Green: Anti-Environmental Discourse, Behavior, and Ideology
In this section, you will learn about the complex connections that tie our modern lifestyles and the consumption of goods to human and environmental impacts across the world.
Putin & Resurgent Russia, Implications for the U.S.
CNN foreign affairs correspondent Jill Dougherty sits down with Ellison Center Director Scott Radnitz to discuss the role of a resurgent Russia and implications for the US at UW's Kane Hall. Dougherty was the CNN Moscow bureau chief from 1997 to 2005, but actively covered events in Russia and the former Soviet Union both before and after that appointment. Her reporting history includes the post-Soviet economic transition, violence in Chechnya and the imprisonment of Yukos Oil founder, Mikhail K
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Op deze site kan je een literaire prijs aanduiden en zo krijg je onmiddellijk een overzicht van de auteurs die deze prijs al in ontvangst mochten nemen.
De omgekeerde weg is ook mogelijk: een auteur selecteren en zo krijg je een overzicht …