02.08.2011 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Dienstag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei.Nach wochenlangem Nervenkrieg im US-Schuldenstreit hat der Kompromiss zwischen Demokraten und Republikanern die erste und wahrscheinlich entscheidende parlamentarische Hürde genommen. Nur einen Tag, bevor die weltgrößte Volkswirtschaft zahlungsunfähig geworden wäre, billigte das von Republi
"Functional MRI of High-Level Vision, Fall 2007"
" We are now at an unprecedented point in the field of neuroscience: We can watch the human brain in action as it sees, thinks, decides, reads, and remembers. Functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) is the only method that enables us to monitor local neural activity in the normal human brain in a noninvasive fashion and with good spatial resolution. A large number of far-reaching and fundamental questions about the human mind and brain can now be answered using straightforward applications
TRMM Tropical Microwave Imager (TMI) sees the power of Hurricane Jeanne On September 25, 2004
NASAs TRMM spacecraft is used by meteorologists to understand Hurricane Jeanne. TRMM saw this view of Hurricane Jeanne on September 25, 2004, just before it made landfall. The cloud cover is taken by TRMMs Visible and Infrared Scanner (VIRS). It looks underneath of the storms clouds to reveal the underlying rain structure. Blue represents areas with at least 0.25 inches of rain per hour. Green shows at least 0.5 inches of rain per hour. Yellow is at least 1.0 inches of rain and red is at least 2
OMED Team Coach Program - Briana Brown
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Secularism and Cosmopolitanism Originally recorded at UC Irvine on March 3, 2010. The Critical Theory Institute at University of California, Irvine presents: "Secularism and Cosmopolitanism"
with Étienne Balibar, Department of French & Italian, UC Irvine.
Originally recorded at UC Irvine on March 3, 2010. The Critical Theory Institute at University of California, Irvine presents: "Secularism and Cosmopolitanism" with Étienne Balibar, Department of French & Italian, UC Irvine.
Guide to the Records of the National Slovak Society District 6, Southwestern PA, 1919-1967
This organization originated in 1919 and spanned 48 years congregating several Slovakian Nationals together for various events and activities. These records are primarily in the Slovak language, although one set of meeting minutes is in English.
STS.003 The Rise of Modern Science (MIT)
This subject introduces the history of science from antiquity to the present. Students consider the impact of philosophy, art, magic, social structure, and folk knowledge on the development of what has come to be called "science" in the Western tradition, including those fields today designated as physics, biology, chemistry, medicine, astronomy and the mind sciences. Topics include concepts of matter, nature, motion, body, heavens, and mind as these have been shaped over the course of
"Neurasthenia" by Mary Robinson (poetry reading)
Neurasthenia is the old-fashioned name for what was later called ME (Myalgic Encephalomyelitis) and still more recently CFS (Chronic Fatigue Syndrome). The poem is a rarity because it is in the voice of the patient. It is over 100 years old. But nothing has changed, as you can see from this essay by a learned doctor of the time: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2621644/pdf/jnma00852-0022.pdf The only change has been the name which reflects what doctors currently believe to be the
Kutcher's "Men" character, Oprah to get Oscar
Aug. 3 - The day's top showbiz news and headlines including Ashton Kutcher's "Men" character revealed, James Earl Jones and Oprah to get honorary Oscars, and Faye Dunaway faces eviction. Bob Mezan reports.
David Grayson - The Business Case for Responsible Business
A joint 9-month research project between the Doughty Centre and Business in the Community identified 7 key benefits that can be realised from being a responsible business. A report written by Nadine Exter and Charlotte Turner is available in the Centre website library www.doughtycentre.info
How Can We Help Every Child Succeed?
Georgia - 60 Second Impressions, Sutton Trust Summer Schools
The Sutton Trust Summer Schools are subject-specific residential courses for Year 12 students from UK state-maintained schools, which aim to provide an insight into life as a first-year undergraduate studying at the University of Cambridge. Music, Classics, Computer Science and Physics... these are just a few of the subjects which prospective students can sample at the Sutton Trust Summer Schools in Cambridge. In this 1 minute film, Georgia, a student on the English Summer School, explains what
Afghanistan: Mending it Not Just Ending It
While the U.S. and coalition allies may have an end date in mind for the war in Afghanistan (2014), they have not yet articulated an end game, which to David Miliband threatens “both the substantive long-term interests we have in Afghanistan, and the final narrative of the Afghan drama that began on 9/11.” In h
Effective Practices for Recruitment, Mentoring, and Retention
With many years of academic and corporate workplace experience among them, these panelists share expertise and best practices for recruiting and retaining women to science and engineering careers.
Mildred Dresselhaus came to MIT to teach physics to engineering students. Although she received a scholarship funding women
A New Conversation with Jack Welch
Jack Welch has never been one to pussyfoot around when it comes to discussions of leadership, and he doesn’t break from form during a lively give-and-take with MIT Sloan Dean David Schmittlein and an audience of Sloan students.
Schmittlein starts with a series of questions involving the reasons why some top corporations
The Role of International Negotiations in Addressing the Climate Challenge
With frightening evidence for climate change mounting around the globe, from droughts and massive forest fires to melting glaciers and rising sea levels, you might think nations would wish to work together to meet such a grave threat. Instead, as U.S. climate negotiator
Todd Stern reports, there has been only modest progress interna
Media & Public Reaction to US Credit Downgrade
Krannert School of Management Assoc. Prof. Xiaoyan Zhang analyzes the media coverage of U.S. stock instability and the public's reaction to it.
Valley Performing Arts Center: 2011-2012 Season Preview
A sneak peak at the VPAC's first full season of performances! For the complete schedule and ticket information, please visit: http://valleyperformingartscenter.org or call: 818-677-3000
Friction and Heat -- The Science of Speed
This 5:25 long video shows how friction always creates heat in race cars. Brakes and tires depend on friction to work, but more friction isn't always better. In the engine, friction is never good and engine builders use everything from oil to high-tech coatings to get a little extra horsepower. A good lesson to show students how friction impact their life.