SUNY Oswego Quest Preview
Learn more about what students are presenting at Quest '12 (April 18) and what they like about SUNY Oswego's annual celebration of research and creative activity. See http://www.oswego.edu/quest for a schedule and more details. Video by student Blair Adour
Galileo y sin embargo se mueve - parte 8 de 12
En 1633, la inquisición sometió a Galileo Galillei a un proceso en el que se vio obligado a ponerse de rodillas y abjurar de sus teorías acerca del movimiento de la tierra.
Según cuenta la tradición, al levantarse murmuró: "!Eppur, si muove!"
("!y sin embargo, se mueve!") lo que demostraría que, a pesar de la
"confesión", seguía pensando del mismo modo.
Este documental sería mejor dirigido
Alessi: Ethical and Radical
November 21, 2010 - April 10, 2011: Alessi is widely regarded as the world’s most innovative and influential maker of kitchen utensils, or in the company’s parlance, “house-hold objects.” Alessi: Ethical and Radical presents the company’s history in objects while exploring ecological concerns, new technologies, and other themes.
Holocaust Survivor Testimony: Eliezer Lev-Zion
Eliezer Lev-Zion was born in 1927 in Berlin, Germany, as Oskar-Eliezer Lewinsohn. His father, Nathan, was a journalist, and his mother, Franscheska, a doctor who managed a Jewish orphanage. A month after the Nazis came to power, Oskar's father was arrested and disappeared. Heavily pregnant, Franscheska fled to France together with Eliezer, settling in Lyon. A month later, Eliezer's brother Marcel Gideon was born. In the winter of 1939/1940, the three family members were taken to a detention cam
Camels in the Outback
Come along with the Kratt brothers as they explain why camels are the perfect animals to use to travel in the dry and rugged terrain of the outback because of their "special equipment". The video explains that camels are equipped with wide feet that keep them from sinking into loose sand and long legs that can carry them great distances. Camels also have the ability to eat plants with thorns, and to drink up to 25 gallons of water at a time and store fat to keep them alive. (1:31)
How to amaze your friends - Chris Budd
Professor Chris Budd from the University of Bath takes mathematics into the dark territory of murder, suicide, love, sex and conquest.
U.S. Poet Laureate Philip Levine reads at Plutzik Centennial Celebration
U.S. Poet Laureate and Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Philip Levine gives a reading as part of the centennial celebration of University of Rochester poet Hyam Plutzik, and the reading series established in his name. Established in 1962, the Plutzik Reading Series is the longest and one of the most prestigious collegiate poetry reading series in the United States.
Learning Part I
Study: Helicopter Transport Improves Trauma Patient Survival Compared To Ground Transport
A new analysis of national trauma data concludes that if you are severely injured, a helicopter flight to a top-level trauma center will boost your chance of survival over ground transport. Samuel M. Galvagno Jr., D.O., Ph.D., assistant professor, Department of Anesthesiology, Divisions of Trauma Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine is the principal investigator of the research, which is published in the April 18, 2012, issue of the Journal of the
Article :: Recomposing Picture Elements with Content-Aware Move and Content-Aware Patch in Adobe Pho
This tutorial provides two examples of how these new Content-Aware additions in Photoshop CS6 can help you to recompose or remove elements in your pictures that are slightly out of place, or that are not as easily removed by other methods.
National Geographic - Josie Underwood's Civil War Diary
A young Southern belle chronicles the times when Union and Confederate troops invaded her home in Bowling Green, Kentucky. (02:50)
Analyzing an Ecosystem (Interactive)
What are ecological systems, and what types of organisms live in these environments? This interactive activity adapted from the University of Alberta identifies the living and nonliving components of an animated ecosystem. Users are also invited to look at examples of mimicry, and identify which living things are producers and which are consumers. To help users complete the activity, key terms, including biotic and abiotic components, are defined.
First Images of Battle of Midway
The victory at Midway was the turning point of World War II. The Battle of Midway was a major naval battle, widely regarded as the most important one of the Pacific Campaign of World War II. In this video clip, view images from this crucial battle. (1:23)
The Dizzy Gillespie United Nation Orchestra
1:28 Excellent stage show listening to all the music played. Hear that big band sound.
Needs vs Wants
A video to help you understand the difference between your NEEDS and WANTS. (01:53)
Becoming Barack Obama
In this video clip, take a closer look at the events of Barack Obama's childhood and youth that influenced and shaped him into the person he is today. (5:49)