Physicist Associate Professor Martin Sevior and software engineer Tom Highfield explain how commercial cloud computing can be enlisted in the service of answering questions about the origins of the universe. With science host Shane Huntington.
This video highlights the outcomes of the Spanish invasion of the Aztecs. The Spanish received goods such as corn, chocolate, and vanilla. They also could learn to build complex suspension bridges and marveled over the pyramids. The Aztecs were introduced to horses, cannons, steal weapons, and a number of deadly diseases that wiped out half of their population. (1:20)
Equal Amounts of Gold
In this video segment from Cyberchase, the CyberSquad must help Pin and Pan divide fifteen gold bars equally between them. Many of the bars are different sizes, however, and the CyberSquad must add up fractional parts of the gold bars in order to give both Pin and Pan their fair share of gold. (3mins)
The Strongest Material Known to Man
Graphene is in incredibly strong, one-molecule thick layer of carbon atoms that could someday be used to create life-sustaining nanorobots. The promise is that in the coming decades with carbon nanotubes, with graphene, we’ll create even new substances which can replace the silicon of computers, maybe even give us a space elevator. Graphene for example, is a substance made out of one-molecule-thick layer of carbon. Think about that. (02:11)
Misgivings by William Matthews (poetry reading)
I have a personal problem with this kind of post-modern American poetry . This poem has four stanzas of six lines each, the lines about equal in length - but why?
To me this is "poetry" only because that's what people call it. I don't have the right to impose my own definition on words.
I have a book called post-modern American poetry, a Norton anthology, that my daughter bought me for Christmas because I asked for it. There is hardly anything in it that I can read aloud - post-modern Amer
The Future of the Euro
The problems of the eurozone are ultimately malinvestments. In Greece these days the struggle continues about who will ultimately foot the bill for these investments. During the early 2000s an expansionary monetary policy lowered interest rates artificially. Entrepreneurs financed investment projects that only looked profitable due to the low interest rates but were not sustained by real savin
Week 6: February 23, 2012
Discussion about the nervous system, including axonal & synaptic transmission, glia, norephinephrine, glutamate, and related topics.
Mathematical Literacy, Mathematics and Mathematical Sciences Illustrative Learning Programme Grade 7
The GICD material is thematically presented mathematical content (in line with C2005 thinking) with separate learner's material and teacher's guides. The learner's material has background information necessary for the completion of the activities which is concisely presented prior to each activity sheet. Activities are primarily mathematical but some of them are purely thematic. The teacher's guides begin with C2005 introductory notes. These notes are followed by notes for teachers relating to e
UW Timeline: School of Drama
Discover the history of the University of Washington's School of Drama.
As part of the University of Washington's 150th Celebration, UWTV presents a series of vignettes featuring key figures and moments in UW's history.
FORMATIC 2012 – Table ronde : TIC dans les parcours de formation des personnels de santé.
Titre : FORMATIC 2012 – Table ronde et débat sur la question : Place et perspectives de la formation aux Systèmes d'Information et TIC dans les parcours de formation des personnels de santé.
Auteur(s) : Avec la participation de :
- Dominique Monguillon (Conseillère Pédagogique Nationale à la DGOS).
- Pr Antoine Flahault (Directeur de l’EHESP – Ecole des Hautes Etudes de Santé Publique à Rennes).
- Joëlle Kozlowski (Présidente du CEFIEC Comité d’Ent
FORMATIC 2012 – Quizz.
Titre : FORMATIC 2012 – Quizz.
Auteur(s) : Lisette Cazellet (Présidente de l’association FORMATIC Santé).
Résumé : Quizz.
L’auteur n’a pas transmis de conflit d’intérêt concernant les données diffusées dans cette vidéo ou publiées dans la référence citée.
Conférence enregistrée lors du Colloque Santé 2012 : développer des compétences TIC Santé pour mieux soigner aujourd’hui les 7 et 8 février 2012 à Issy les Moulineaux. Session : quel
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