Authors@Google: Mary Roach
Mary Roach spoke to Googlers in Mountain View on April 22, 2011 about her book Packing for Mars: The Curious Science of Life in the Void. About the book: Space is a world devoid of the things we need to live and thrive: air, gravity, hot showers, fresh produce, privacy, beer. How much can a person give up? How much weirdness can they take? What happens to you when you can't walk for a year? What happens if you vomit in your helmet during a space walk? Is it possible for the human body to survi
Authors@Google: Gary Taubes
Gary Taubes spoke to Googlers in Mountain View on May 2, 2011 about his book Why We Get Fat: And What to Do About It. About the book: An eye-opening, myth-shattering examination of what makes us fat, from acclaimed science writer Gary Taubes. Building upon this critical work in Good Calories, Bad Calories, Taubes revisits the urgent question of what's making us fat and how we can change in this exciting new book. Persuasive, straightforward, and practical, Why We Get Fat makes Taubess crucial
Footage from a memorial ceremony in Bergen-Belsen
Footage from a memorial ceremony in Bergen-Belsen; Rabbi Dr. Zvi Asaria- Hermann Helfgott appears towards the end of the footage- on the left in the group of the three rabbis. For more information, click here: http://www1.yadvashem.org/yv/en/exhibitions/helfgott/index.asp Film Courtesy of the Trustees of the Imperial War Museum
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135: Who should shoulder the cost of bank bailouts?
INSEAD professor of finance Theo Vermaelen makes a case for his own version of convertible capital as the panacea to government bailouts when banks fail.
103 年高中特招 數學試題
No Easy Answers: Decoding the Economy's Mixed Messages
Corporate earnings have surged and stocks have soared, but the housing market is still weak. Interest rates remain low, but are rising. Many countries' economies are perking up, but a jump in commodities prices is producing inflation. Governments in the United States and Europe are wrestling with huge budget deficits and debt problems. For insight, Knowledge@Wharton talks to Wharton professors Jeremy Siegel, Franklin Allen and Susan Wachter.Author(s):
Creatividad en Educación
Ponencia (formato TED) para las Escuelas de Verano 2014 de Escuelas Católicas
Papers of Park H. Martin, 1935-1958
Park H. Martin was the Executive Director of the Allegheny Conference on Community Development, serving until his retirement in 1958 and the material largely pertains to Martin's work from 1945-1958.
Divided Nations: Why global governance is failing and what we can do about it? [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Ian Goldin | The growing gap between global problems and solutions reflects a crisis in global governance. Professor Ian Goldin will present ideas from his latest book, Divided Nations: Why Global Governance is Failing and What can be done about it? Ian will focus on the financial crisis, the internet, pandemics, migration and climate change to highlight the need for urgent global action and provide proposals as to what is to be done. Professor Ian Goldin is director of the
Guide to the William H. Coleman Papers, 1906-1942
The Papers of William H. Coleman contain materials from his time spent as Mayor of McKeesport, Republican Congressman, and Republican Chairman of Allegheny County for the period of 1906-1942.
Wise Oil and Gas Company Records, 1919-1954
The Wise Oil and Gas Company was incorporated in 1927 in order to acquire gas wells held by James D. Callery and A.J. Wise in partnership. This collection includes legal papers, minutes, stock certificates, correspondences, financial records, records of expenses, leases, maps, geological reports, and reports on distributing, selling and marketing.
7.88J Protein Folding Problem (MIT)
This course focuses on the mechanisms by which the amino acid sequence of polypeptide chains (proteins), determine their three-dimensional conformation. Topics in this course include sequence determinants of secondary structure, the folding of newly synthesized polypeptide chains within cells, folding intermediates aggregation and competing off-pathway reactions, and the unfolding and refolding of proteins in vitro. Additional topics covered are the role of helper proteins such as chaperonins an
FREN 102-01, Elementary French, Fall 2006
This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs by the instructor.,French 102 is a 4-credit-hour course intended to enable students to develop abilities in reading, writing, speaking, and understanding French. This course is designed to build on French 101 or other previous experience in French, to expand knowledge of French vocabulary and grammar, and to offer experience in handling this new knowledge in written, aural, and oral forms within a context of growing awa
BIOL 141-01, Biology II, Laboratory, Spring 2005
This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs by the instructor.
ANSO 275-01, Explorations in Social Theory, Fall 2007
Social theory is the conceptual backbone of both anthropology and sociology. The purpose of this seminar is to study classic and contemporary contributions to social theory and to explore how these contributions have informed the development and practice of both disciplines. This course is being taught by a sociologist and an anthropologist in order to provide the interpretive perspectives of both disciplines.,This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs by the co
ANSO 103-03, Introduction to Anthropology, Fall 2007
This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs by the course instructor.,Anthropology is not the study of “bizarre” human behavior; anthropology is rather the study of the range of normal human behavior. This course will explore this range.
ANSO 321-01, Ecological Anthropology, Fall 2006
This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs by the course instructor.,This course will explore the complex and varied systems of interaction between people and their environment. Several competing models of ecological anthropology will be analyzed including materialist, symbolic, and systems approaches. The classroom approach will be that of a seminar in which we will all analyze and critique the various models and theoretical orientations put up for discussion.
ANSO 105-02, Introduction to Sociology, Spring 2006
This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs by the course instructor.,There are two primary objectives of this course, both of which are identified by our college’s new core curriculum: critical thinking and the ability to understand the “other.” These objectives will be pursued by studying the three classical theoretical orientations in sociology and then applying them to critically investigate a variety of social issues, including an issue you personally
Virtual Maths - 2D Shapes, elipse
Interactive simulation demonstrating formula and calculation of area of an elipse