Norse Mythology: The Gods of Asgard
Video discusses Thor and the defender of Asgard. He had four items to help him protect Asgard. The best known and most feared was the war hammer called Mjollnir, The Destroyer. Next to Thor in strength was Vidar. The guardian of Asgard was Heimdall, not much is known about his origins. The war god is also discussed: Tire, was braver than Thor but not as powerful. Baldur was the brother of Thor and was considered the beautiful god. Hodur, the blind god
Each time the United States expanded its territory, a wave of settlers and the development of new routes for trade and migration soon followed. This three minute video goes over some of the trails, personalities, and geography of this expansion. A good introduction, but students need to have map to follow the action.
U.S. midterms boost European stocks
European shares rose as investors felt positive about the gains made by Republicans in the U.S. midterm elections.
ECB, BoE hold low interest rates
The European Central Bank and the Bank of England have held interest rates at record low levels.
The University as Patron of Cutting Edge Architecture
The opening of The Ray and Maria Stata Center, MIT’s latest innovative building, inspires this panel’s historical review of collegiate architecture projects. James Ackerman provides the longest lens, focusing first on the earliest, national trends, when buildings served as both residences and classrooms. In the 18th century
Medicine Games: Blood Typing
Play a game and find out about a Nobel Prize awarded discovery or work! In this game you have to blood type each patient and give them a blood transfusion. Are you able to do that? If not, maybe you should read the introduction to blood typing before you start, otherwise you will put the patients' lives in danger!
Opening Remarks and Keynote Address - Importance of Asia to the United States
Welcoming remarks Wen-hsin Yeh, University of California-Berkeley Richard Ellings, The National Bureau of Asian Research Douglas Bereuter, The Asia Foundation Introduction Robert Hathaway, Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars Keynote Address Sources of Mutual Strategic Suspicion in U.S.-China Relations David Lampton, Johns Hopkins University-SAIS, Scalapino prize winner This conference is jointly sponsored by the Institute of East Asian Studies,
An Introduction to Computational Multiphysics: Motivations for Triple-M Modeling
Modern science is increasingly faced with problems of ever greater complexity, straddling across the traditional disciplinary boundaries between physics, chemistry, material science and biology. Computational science is responding to this challenge with a steadfast development of innovative modeling techniques, designed in such a way as to offer an optimal handling of the information transfer procedures connecting the different scales/levels involved in the quantitative description of the aforem
Ground-Level Ozone: Smog City
This lesson provides an introduction to the problems associated with ground-level ozone ('smog'). It reinforces the idea that ozone at ground level is harmful while that in the upper atmosphere has a beneficial effect.
A talk by Saad Hariri
Editor's note: Unfortunately the first few minutes of the introduction are missing from the podcast. Saad Hariri is President of the Council of Ministers of the Lebanese Republic, a position he has held since November 2009. He is the leader of the Future Movement, which currently holds the majority in Lebanon's parliament. He entered the political domain in 2005 following the assassination of his father, former Prime Minister Rafic Hariri. Prior to politics, he held several high level roles in b
SP.401 Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies (MIT)
This course offers an introduction to Women's and Gender Studies, an interdisciplinary academic field that asks critical questions about the meaning of gender in society. The primary goal of this course is to familiarize students with key issues, questions and debates in Women's and Gender Studies scholarship, both historical and contemporary. Gender scholarship critically analyzes themes of gendered performance and power in a range of social spheres, such as law, culture, work, medicine and the
Valor afegit. La recuperació dels Pirineus
Durada: 30 min. Vídeo. TVC.
L'espai "Valor afegit" dedica el reportatge principal d'aquest capítol al creixement econòmic de les comarques de muntanya. Així mateix, també es fa ressò de la caiguda de la borsa i de l'augment dels preus. Durant els últims deu anys, les comarques Author(s):
The Internationalization of Spanish Companies: Ferrovial, The Rise of a Multinational
Move over, Italy. Rafael del Pino is here to claim Spain’s rightful spot as a major European player in the global infrastructure market. Founded by del Pino’s father in 1952 as a builder of sleeper cars for trains, Ferrovial has diversified into a conglomerate with a hand in construction, real estate, road bui
Logarithm Concepts -- Introduction
This module introduces the concept of logarithms.
Astronaut Lt. Colonel Michael Fincke Attends Reunion Via Space Link
Nothing could stop Mike Fincke (MIT ’89) from joining his 15th reunion – not even a 200-mile-high earth orbit. Fincke began a six-month stint as science officer and flight engineer on Expedition 9 to the International Space Station (ISS) in April 2004, and stole a few moments from his hectic schedule to greet fellow alumni. In addit
Virtual Maths, Calculating the Volume of a Brick Demo
Interactive simulation, calculating the volume of a brick
Nitrogen is the most abundant element in Earth. Details different characteristics of nitrogen. Run time 04:20.
Elon University Commencement Message Of Appreciation
Connor Thomas O'Donnell, the 2014 senior class president, delivers the Message of Appreciation during Elon University's 124th Commencement on May 24, 2014.