Earth Rotation from Galileo Imagery: 3600 x Real-Time
This animation is one in a series created to show an accurate representation of the Earths rotation at different temporal resolutions. The animation is created from images taken by the Galileo spacecraft during a close pass of the Earth on December 11-12, 1990. The animations range from real-time, in which no rotation can be perceived, to 3600 times real-time, in which both the Earths rotation and cloud motion can bee seen. The series also includes an animation in which the Earths rotation has b
TOMS Ozone at the South Pole: September Averages from 1979 through 2000
The year 2000s Antarctic ozone hole is the largest ever observed. Scientists continue to investigate the phenomenon, and are somewhat surprised by its scale. Using data from NASAs Total Ozone Mapping Spectrometer (TOMS) instrument onboard the Earth Probe satellite, researchers can evaluate and compare current conditions over the south pole to readings taken by other instruments in years past. Continued monitoring of polar ozone levels helps researchers gain a better understanding of how the plan
Text discussion and exercise: National Good Neighbour Day
At the end of this lesson you can work out from the instructions how you can contribute to security and well-being in your local area.
Corporate Finance for Health Care Administrators, Fall 2008
HMP 607 is the third in a three-course sequence intended to impart to generalist administrators the knowledge of finance and accounting necessary to manage health care organizations. The first course, HMP 608, covers financial accounting. The second course, HMP 606, focuses on managerial accounting topics. This third course concentrates on corporate finance topics. It aims to impart an understanding of how finance theory and practice can inform the decision-making of the health care firm. A
Professor Sir Michael Marmot in conversation with ANU academics
The economic, social and environmental determinants of human development and health equity. Three internationally renowned speakers discuss how environmental, political, economic and cultural characteristics of societies shape conditions in which people live, work and age. Inequities in these factors play a major role in producing health inequities in Australia, across the Asia Pacific region and globally. If set up well, economic development, trade, working conditions, urbanisation and healt
Staff profiles: Jeff Daniels
Jeff Daniels talks about his position as information technologist with Academic Technology Services. To read more, go to http://news.msu.edu/story/9184
Stopping Mass Atrocities: An International Conference on the Responsibility to Protect
Welcome & Opening Remarks - George Breslauer, Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost, UC Berkeley - Eric Stover, Human Rights Center, UC Berkeley Keynote Address - "The Responsibility to Protect: The Power of an Idea " - Gareth Evans, President, International Crisis Group Panel: Introduction to R2P This panel will explore the political, historical, and legal underpinnings of the responsibility to protect. It will address the promise and potential of the emerging norm, as well as the challenges t
" Coins In My Hand"- Descriptive Song on Coins
This computer animated video contains a catchy song which prompts students to identify the values of coins and descriptions of both sides. ( 1:43)
China Daily focus on our campus in Ningbo, China
In this video Professor Nick Miles, Provost and CEO of the University of Nottingham Ningbo, China, talks to the China Daily about the growth of the University and future plans. Video by DJ Clark.
ISS Update - April 7, 2011
The International Space Station video update for April 7, 2011.
Ed Feigenbaum's Search for A.I.
In 2006, a group of scientists, colleagues, and friends gathered at Stanford University for a 70th birthday symposium to celebrate the contributions of Edward A. Feigenbaum, an interdisciplinary computer scientist known as the father of Expert Systems and knowledge-based approaches to artificial intelligence. In his PhD thesis at Carnegie Institute of Technology (now Carnegie Mellon University), mentored by Herbert Simon, he developed EPAM (Elementary Perceiver and Memorizer), one of the first c
Authors@Google: Evgeny Morozov
"The Net Delusion: The Dark Side of Internet Freedom" by Evgeny Morozov A timely examination of the promise and peril of the Internet in politics with controversial author Evgeny Morozov. As Egypt, Tunisia, Iran, and other regimes meet resistance from citizens using technology to plan and document revolt, Morozov offers a rare and well-argued critique of the web as a democratizing force. In this spirited book, journalist and social commentator Evgeny Morozov shows that by falling for the supp
Authors@Google: Eric Ries "The Lean Startup"
Google hosts Eric Ries author of, "The Lean Startup" The Lean Startup movement is taking hold in companies both new and established to help entrepreneurs and managers do one important thing: make better, faster business decisions. Vastly better, faster business decisions. Bringing principles from lean manufacturing and agile development to the process of innovation, the Lean Startup helps companies succeed in a business landscape riddled with risk. This book shows you how. Eric is the author o
The Standard Model Architecture and Interactions Part 2 The Fermion Interaction
The Standard Model Architecture and Interactions Part 2 © 2011 Claude Michael Cassano The Fermion Interaction: An interaction with entry ingredients A,B and exit ingredients C,D is denoted as you see, here: A+B → C+D which implies it's anti-equivalent. A fermion interaction is an interaction between first and second order objects, i.e.: between solitary S sub R matrices. The initial step in a fermion interaction proceess is fu
Can HHV-6 Protect Children from Allergic Disease - K. Erikson
Can HHV-6 Protect Children from Allergic Disease
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Cerebellar Degeneration - Reflexes Exam - Abnormal (Pathological) Sub-exam - Patient 3
This 42-year-old man complains of poor balance and frequent falls for 6 years. Imbalance has been progressive; he cannot ambulate independently at present. He experiences tremors and weakness. Imbalance has been progressive and he now cannot ambulate independently. He is in good general health except for heavy alcohol use. For the last 10 years, he has consumed a quart of vodka and 5 beers daily. On awakening, he feels "shaky" and calms himself with a morning drink. He has not had blackouts or
Posterior Fossa Tumor - Cranial Nerves Exam - Optic (CN II) Sub-exam - Patient 9
Patient is a 58-year-old white male with a history of acoustic neuroma that was resected in 1990. He has residual cranial nerve palsies on the right side and experiences tremors, ataxia and disequilibrium. His wife reports that she has noticed an increase in right hand tremor for the past year or so. The tremor worsens as the day progresses and occurs with activity. Patient reports an increase in balance problems while standing over the past 4 months. He has noticed that he staggers a step or t
On Philippa Foot [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Sarah Broadie, Dr Alex Voorhoeve | Why be moral? May we kill one to save others? Is morality objective? This dialogue engages with renowned philosopher Philippa Foot’s answers to these questions. Sarah Broadie is professor of moral philosophy and Wardlaw Professor at the University of St Andrews. Alex Voorhoeve is reader in philosophy in the Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method, LSE.