Cosmology | Lecture 8
Lecture 8 of Leonard Susskind's course on Cosmology. Recorded March 16, 2009 at Stanford University. This Stanford Continuing Studies course is the fifth of a six-quarter sequence of classes exploring the essential theoretical foundations of modern physics. The topics covered in this course focus on classical mechanics. Leonard Susskind is the Felix Bloch Professor of Physics at Stanford University. (1:58:42)
Fishing Bat vs. Catfish
You've probably heard of fishing bats... but what about when the fish does the hunting? Fishing bats in Belize might snatch and eat up to 30 fish in one night. But they had better watch out — because sometimes, it's the fish that catches the bat! (02:30)
This video contains a brief conversation about what plagiarism is and how to avoid it. The characters discuss what to do to properly cite resources. The video is a little awkward, but the information presented is good.
Emmeline Taylor - Watching the watchers: The steady creep of CCTV
The steady creep of closed circuit television into our lives is raising big questions about our privacy. In this video, Dr Emmeline Taylor of the ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences discusses her work looking at the impact of CCTV on our lives. This video accompanies a feature in the Spring 2012 edition of ANU Reporter, the quarterly magazine of The Australian National University. To read the article go to: http://news.anu.edu.au/?p=16451 To view an online version of the magazine: http://i
Japan's economy stalls
Aug. 13 - Second quarter growth half the pace expected as weak Eurozone demand weighs on manufacturers in the world's third largest economy.
History's Priceless Assets
Evolving over 5,000 years of human history, the physical object we now call the book creates a unique connection between the historical past and present-day learners. While digital resources continue to expand, the critical importance and relevance of the book cannot be denied as a tangible record of human thought — a shared experience you can actually hold in your hands.
The First Modern Jew: Spinoza and the History of an Image
Daniel B. Schwartz discusses his new book, "The First Modern Jew: Spinoza and the History of an Image." Speaker Biography: Daniel B. Schwartz is an assistant professor of history at George Washington University. He specializes in modern Jewish and European intellectual and cultural history.
Pride Parade 2012 and the Empty Closet
Rocky and friends participate for the second year running in Rochester's Gay Pride Parade. This year, marchers also handed out facsimilies of the first issue of The Empty Closet and the University's new Diversity brochure. The Empty Closet, one of the country's longest-running LGBT publications, was started by members of a UR student group, the Rochester Gay Liberation Front, and first distributed in 1971. Access the online archive at http://www.lib.rochester.edu/index.cfm?PAGE=4769
Structural and Lithological Controls upon Fluid Migration within the Chalk and Upper Greensand Aquif
The influence of lithological heterogeneities, structural discontinuities and discontinuity surface mineralisation upon groundwater migration within the Chalk and the Upper Greensand of southern England has been investigated. Lithological heterogeneities in the Chalk succession include marl seams, hardgrounds, tabular flints and nodular flints. Each of these heterogeneities has a lower intrinsic porosity and permeability than in the calcite rich chalk. The influence that each of these hetero
Sam Riegel: Gateway Plaza
Sam Riegel was just one block west as the second plane hit the South Tower. In this video clip, watch footage Riegel captured moments after the second tower was struck and also after the South Tower collapsed. (1:07)
About Supplemental Instruction
Discussion with Addison Zhao, our course's Supplemental Instruction (SI) leader, about SI.
Ben X : Een jongen met autisme Ben is anders. Zijn leven zit vol vreemde rituelen. Hij lijkt te leven in zijn eigen universum, dat zich voor meer dan de helft afspeelt in de wereld van online computergames. In de echte, harde wereld van een technische school is het leven voor …
Ben is anders. Zijn leven zit vol vreemde rituelen. Hij lijkt te leven in zijn eigen universum, dat zich voor meer dan de helft afspeelt in de wereld van online computergames. In de echte, harde wereld van een technische school is het leven voor …
Filmeducatie : Lessen in het donker Met je leerlingen naar een educatieve film? Op 37 plaatsen in Vlaanderen kan het! Maak je keuze uit de aangeboden films en reserveer. Je krijgt er ook pedagogische dossiers bij!
Met je leerlingen naar een educatieve film? Op 37 plaatsen in Vlaanderen kan het! Maak je keuze uit de aangeboden films en reserveer. Je krijgt er ook pedagogische dossiers bij!
Interviewing II Workshop Tutorial: Career Management Services, JMSB
http://johnmolson.concordia.ca/en/career-services Please watch this video prior to attending the Interviewing II Workshop at Career Management Service, John Molson School of Business, Concordia University.
McNair Scholars Summer Research 2012 -- College of Charleston
Highlights from three presentations: 1. Sylricka Foster "How would climate change affect the salt marshes along the Southeastern coast of the United States?" 2. Andrea DeLeon "Do stereotypes presented in sex education have an effect on attitudes of students exposed to the program?" 3. Tomika Caldwell "What are the effects of induced mycobacterium marinum in zebrafish?" About the McNair Scholars Program: The College of Charleston received funding to implement TRiO's Ronald E. McNair Post-Bac
UMass Minutemen Football at Gillette Stadium - It's On! Remix by DJ Steve Porter
Catch the action as the UMass Minutemen join the extremely competitive Mid-American Conference of the NCAA's Football Bowl Subdivision - the highest level of college football. This season, the Minutemen are playing all home games at Gillette Stadium. Tickets are affordably priced and parking is free. Buy now for the season or individual games at Ticketmaster! http://www.ticketmaster.com/UMass-Football-tickets/artist/833822?list_view=1&tm_link=Artist_SwitchTo_List Remix by DJ Steve Porter and
Morehouse College introduces CTEMS-Cinema Television and Emerging Media Studies Program.
Fall 2012 Graduate School Orientation
The Graduate School held its annual Orientation and Information Fair for all incoming graduate students on Wednesday, August 08. This was an opportunity for students to learn about key components of their graduate education experience from Dean Grasso, members of the Graduate School staff, and representatives of key campus units. More than 30 organizations were represented at the Information Fair to share information and answer questions. More than 900 students attended the event.
"Did They Get It Right?"-excerpt
Are there too many superhero movies? Technology advances and a ton of stories already in the books has brought the current onslaught to fruition, but is this bad thing for moviegoers? Matt McAllister, professor in the College of Communications, Penn State, discusses this question in this excerpt from "Did They Get It Right": Are so many superhero films good for us? Watch the entire feature at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VHcpIe7Lbiw