Acoustic Approach in Converting Heat to Electricity
A promising approach in converting heat or waste heat to electricity is in using the thermoacoustic effect. When heat generates a temperature gradient along a stack of large-surface area material inside an acoustic resonator, an intense sound can be generated. This type of energy converter, which is a self-sustained oscillator, has been developed so that the sound can be converted inside the unit to electricity using a piezoelectric device. Such devices are simple, and they have essentially no
Super Snackers Make Banana Pops
This cute, short video shows students how to make a healthy snack from bananas, peanut butter, granola, and seeds. This would be a fun activity for home and for school. (1:00)
Towards Reforming the International Financial and Monetary Systems [Audio]
Speaker(s): Cardinal Peter Turkson | The current global financial crisis has already continued for six years now – much longer than most feared at the beginning. Moreover, there have been several sequels, the Euro crisis being the most notable. Let us reflect on the surprising technical origins of the crisis and the shocking moral ones. Let us ask what the system has learned, what insights have been acted upon, what reform is underway. And let us explore areas that remain to be reformed, in pa
Pass Over Eastern Asia to Philippine Sea and Guam
This pass begins over Mongolia, looking towards the Pacific Ocean, China, and Japan. As the video progresses, you can see major cities along the coast and the Japanese islands on the Philippine Sea. The island of Guam can be seen further down the pass into the Philippine Sea, and the pass ends just to the east of New Zealand. A lightning storm can be seen as light pulses near the end of the video.
Lecture 13a: Functional Analysis - Normed spaces and Banach spaces
The first part of the thirteenth class in Dr Joel Feinstein's Functional Analysis module completes the discussion of Normed spaces and Banach spaces. Further module materials are available for download from The University of Nottingham open courseware site: http://unow.nottingham.ac.uk/resources/resource.aspx?hid=bd32d53b-3c12-ac19-176b-d9e112731951 and on iTunes U: http://itunesu.nottingham.ac.uk/albums/64.rss Dr Feinstein's blog may be viewed at: http://explainingmaths.wordpress.com Dr Joel Fe
Photo Slideshow: TriCats Prepare for Start of Season
The UA student-run TriCats team is gearing up for the first race of its season, the Sept. 25 Elephant Man Triathlon in New Mexico hosted by the Mountain Collegiate Triathlon Conference. The group is one of more than one dozen competitive club sports teams at UA and emphasizes good nutrition, strong academics and community in addition to the competitive sport of biking, running and cycling.
BIO190 Session 2 Fall 2011
BIO190 Marine Life Session Two 09/20/11 Sarah Swain Guest: Milena Acosta, Aquarium of the Pacific, Long Beach, Fishes
LBR412 Session 2 Fall 2011
LBR412 Labor Law Session Two 09/20/11 J. David Sackman
College of Charleston Tour -- Part 1 -- Randolph Hall
See all 18 tour locations across campus at: http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=8BA474EF7101CCA4 The start of the campus tour and probably the most recognizable building on campus, Randolph Hall is one of the oldest continuously used municipal buildings in the nation and has been used as a backdrop for many films.
Becoming a preferred customer
Holger Schiele, Professor of Technology Management -- Innovation of Operations at the University of Twente talks about why being a preferred customer is becoming more important due to supplier scarcity as well as the requirement for innovation. He also describes how organisations are managing to achieve this status.
Pat Pattison on The Inspiration Behind Creative Writing: Poetry
Find out more about this course at: http://bit.ly/w9CaCM Creative Writing: Poetry is a course for writers—songwriters, poets, and anyone who wants to write more effectively. The course—authored by Pat Pattison, who developed the curriculum for the only songwriting major in the country at Berklee—will give you specific tools to help you craft and control your writing. The course uses musical vocabulary to examine the elements and functions of poetry, exploring how to make things move and
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Diversity Lecture Series- Naomi Wolf
Promo for the 17th annual Diversity Lecture Series, where author Naomi Wolf will present.
The Moon Coin Book Trailer
The Future of Cancer Biomarkers: What's in the Pipeline? - Samir Hanash, MD, PhD
Substantial progress has been made in our understanding of the molecular basis of cancer, yet few diagnostics have been developed to date. Opportunities and challenges in developing blood based molecular diagnostics are reviewed from a lung cancer perspective by Dr. Samir Hanash, of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. The contribution of DNA, RNA, proteins, metabolites and circulating tumor cells to lung cancer diagnostics are presented. Samir Hanash MD, PhD, program head, Molecular Dia
Jim Rogers: Next global recession will be worse than 2008
Sept. 21 - Legendary global investor Jim Rogers tells Reuters Insider the global economy is on the verge of another recession and this one will be even more painful than the last.
Advanced Audio Blog S3 #12 - La ciudad de Cuzco-Machu Picchu:The city of Cuzco-Machu Picchu
Learn Spanish with SpanishPod101.com! Your friends insist on taking you hiking while you’re visiting Peru, but you’re not so sure this is a good plan. After all, you are terribly afraid of heights! Your friends tell in Spanish you that they plan to start small and take it easy—it’s not like you’re climbing Mt. Everest. [...]
"Part 2: Peer review, benefits and recommendations": An interview with Dr Daniel Schlagwein
In this video Dr Daniel Schlagwein discusses the benefits of peer review for his students and makes recommendations for those considering implementing peer review in their teaching. From the interview Series "Moving Feedback Forward" by Learning and Teaching at the University of New South Wales
Duke University Founders' Day Convocation
President Richard H. Brodhead, the ninth president of the University and fourteenth president of the institution, presides over his eighth Founders' Day Convocation in Duke Chapel.
West Campus: NAACP-LULAC Health Fair
The Corpus Christi chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People partnered with the League of United Latin American Citizens Council No. 1 and Del Mar College to host the third annual City Wide Health Fair, which was held Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011 on the College's West Campus.