Pascal's Law and Demonstration
This is a short, computer-animated narrated video (02:33) that offers information about Pascal's Law. The video shows two different experiments that demonstrate Pascal's Law. Some of the narration is accompanied by English captions.
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Solar Cells
Today's solar cells convert just a third of the sun's energy into electricity. Will you help optimise solar power to secure clean and sustainable energy? For more on the Impact Campaign please visit www.nottingham.ac.uk/impactcampaign
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Carbon Capture and Storage
Fossil fuel power stations and other industrial sources account for more than 65% of global CO2 emissions Will you help us reduce global CO2 emissions to protect our environment? Global carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions are expected to double by 2050. There are many challenges associated with developing renewable energy technologies that can meet global energy demands. Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) technology captures CO2 from fossil fuel power stations and other industrial sources, separates
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Leading@Google: Ernie Gundling
Ernie Gundling spoke to Googlers in Mountain View on June 15, 2011 about his book "What is Global Leadership? 10 Key Behaviors That Define Great Global Leaders." About the Author Dr. Ernest Gundling is a co-founder of Aperian Global, a company with offices in North America, Europe, and Asia that assists clients in achieving their globalization objectives. He currently acts as a senior Asia specialist and President of the company's operations. Dr. Gundling is also a Lecturer at the Haas School
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PSYC 309-01, Human Judgment and Decision Making, Fall 2005
You will study how people make judgments about themselves and others; how people attribute causation to human behavior; and how people make estimates and best guesses about uncertain outcomes. The layperson's intuitions and judgments will be contrasted with normative standards established by scientists, mathematicians, and philosophers. You will learn about 6 classic decision-making paradoxes, and you can participate in 6 class demonstrations where you can earn money (max $30) as well as lose mo
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500-Year-Old Sunken Ship Resurrected In 3-D
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Dr. Michael Reed - Academic Spotlight
One of the research projects underway on campus is led by Dr. Michael Reed, associate professor of physics and astronomy. Funded by a National Science Foundation grant, the project will use two new observational techniques to study the insides of evolving stars and to measure the vibrations in these stars. Dr. Reed's work focuses on pulsating stars, which are stars that get brighter and fainter within given periods. The study of evolving stars represents the core of what our Sun will be late i
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UR School of Law - Fall 2011 Allen Chair Symposium -- Panel #2 of 3
Panel #2 of 3 - "Defining the Scope and Legal Effect of the Challenges to the Individual Mandate" Panelists: Edward A. Hartnett, Richard J. Hughes Professor, Seton Hall University School of Law Tobias A. Dorsey, Special Counsel for the United States Sentencing Commission (USSC) Kevin C. Walsh, Assistant Professor of Law, University of Richmond School of Law _____________________ http://lawreview.richmond.edu/fall-2011-allen-chair-symposium/ ______________________ Information from the 2
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The Buddha’s Nirvana and Medieval Chinese Relic Deposits (video)

The Buddha Sakymuni’s entry into nirvana was a moment of great significance in the history of Buddhism. Pictorial representations of this event began to gain prevalence in China in the sixth century and had remained a major subject in Chinese Buddhist art ever since.

In this talk, Sonya Lee focuses on nirvana images especially made for underground pagoda crypts with Buddhist relics enshrined inside. From painted murals to decorations on reliquaries and freestanding sculptures, t
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La prochaine éthique biomédicale (audio)

Sujet de controverse depuis des années, la bioéthique soulève encore aujourd’hui de nombreuses interrogations : faut-il immanquablement se conformer aux lois bioéthiques? Peut-on faire abstraction des revendications individuelles ? Est-il toujours possible de trouver des arguments éthiques fondateurs pour dire non ?

Pour Véronique Fournier la pratique du terrain, rendue effective avec l’ouverture du Centre Ethique de l’Hôpital Cochin, peut apporter des éléments de r
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2nd St Cross Seminar MT11: Dr Margaret Yee
Whose Ethics? Six Principles and Six Guidelines determinative of a superior ethics. Note: due to a technical issue the first ten minutes of the presentation are missing. In this exploratory presentation it will be suggested that perplexing moral dilemmas may be resolved effectively by employing a meta-ethics, consisting of six designated principles, which are multi-dimensional, critical and inclusive, and six theologically informed guidelines. The six principles to be discussed will be concern
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Le livre, les imprimés et l'avenir des fichiers numériques. Intervention de Bruno Racine (video)

COLLOQUE INTERNATIONAL
13 et 14 octobre 2011
Organisé par le Centre National de la Cinématographie et de l’Image Animée et la Cinémathèque française :
« Révolution numérique : et si le cinéma perdait la mémoire ? »

Bruno Racine a dirigé le centre Pompidou de 2002 à 2007, avant d'être nommé président de la BNF en 2007. Il y a mis en place une politique de numérisation de masse et a lancé un appel à partenariats afin de lui donne
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Mythology in German literature "Medea"
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught in Spring Semester 2010. We are surrounded by materials from and references to ancient mythology: we talk about the Oedipus-complex, name spaceships Apollo and powerful detergents Ajax, have songs about Cupid drawing back his bow and associate Oedipus with Freud rather than Sophocles, Ulysses with James Joyce rather than Homer. Literature, in particular, uses ancient mythology as a rich source to describ
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Impressed by Light: British Photographs from Paper Negatives, 1840–1860
Impressed by Light: British Photographs from Paper Negatives, 1840–1860

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Architectural Composition in Digital Space
In this paper the possibilities of using the computers at course of architectural compositions are considered. As the start point of the new teaching method of architectural composition we used the course of tradition architectural composition, elaborated at our Faculty. The course of Digital Architectural Composition was finished in 2002. The main goal of using the new digital media for modelling architectural forms was checking the new possibilities of form creation. Traditionally, searching o
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Rival tribes exchange gunfire south of Tripoli
Dec. 12 - Rival militias exchanged gunfire in Wamis during the latest flare up in tribal violence in Libya. Deborah Gembara reports.
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Christmas on a Budget
Professor Louise Crewe, from The University of Nottingham, talks about how we can think beyond the monetary value of Christmas and still make it special.
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Virtual Maths, Calculating the Volume of a Brick
How to calculate the volume of a brick, guide (pdf)
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Adolphe Pacault. Des livres, Une histoire (video)

« "Adolphe Pacault. Des livres, Une histoire", un documentaire écrit et réalisé en 2011 par Claire-Lise Gauvain (SCD Bordeaux I), Yves Gloinec, Nadège Pré, Agnès Larcher (DCAM). Musique : Olivier Oguez ( 18 min 30, VF).

Dans le cadre de l’année internationale de la chimie 2011 et de l’exposition réalisée par le SCD de l’Université Bordeaux I « Itinéraires d'un scientifique : autour des bibliothèques d'Adolphe Pacault (1918-2008)&qu
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CESU 2011: Résumé table-ronde n°3

XXIV Colloque national des CESU au palais des congrès de Strasbourg du 30 novembre au 2 décembre 2011.

CESU: Centre d'Enseignement des Soins d'Urgence.

Table ronde 3
Quelle est (et quelle doit être) la place
de la recherche pédagogique dans l’activité des CESU ?
« La recherche en pédagogie appliquée » fait réglementairement
partie des missions des CESU depuis la publication de l’arrêté du 25 mars 2007
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