The Spanish-American War
An eight minute video that tells the history of the war with the emphasis on the cause of the war, Yellow Journalism, and how propaganda essentially started the war.
The Art of Science Communication
You wouldn’t know that Alan Alda felt nervous in advance of addressing this audience of neuroscientists. In his trademark style, Alda chats up the crowd like an old friend, sharing anecdotes involving one of his great pursuits: “I love to talk to scientists,” he says.
When he is not on stage or in a film, Ald
4 The future of direct solar energy use
Energy from sources other than fossil and nuclear fuels is to a large extent free of the concerns about environmental effects and renewability that characterize those two sources. Each alternative source supplies energy continuall, whether or not we use it, and most have their origins in energy generated outside the Earth, yet the potential of each is limited by its total supply set against its rate of use. The Sun will radiate energy until it ceases thermonuclear fusion, in around 5 billion yea
1 Popular responses to the South African War, 1899–1902 It is convenient for purposes of comparison to examine popular responses to the Boer War or South African War of 1899 to 1902, which involved Britain in a war for the Transvaal, and to the Spanish-American War of 1898, which was fought, ostensibly at least, to free the Cuban people from Spanish oppression. The South African War certainly involved the British working population. The war was fought by members of the working and lower-middle classes, many of whom volunteered. And the war w
It is convenient for purposes of comparison to examine popular responses to the Boer War or South African War of 1899 to 1902, which involved Britain in a war for the Transvaal, and to the Spanish-American War of 1898, which was fought, ostensibly at least, to free the Cuban people from Spanish oppression.
The South African War certainly involved the British working population. The war was fought by members of the working and lower-middle classes, many of whom volunteered. And the war w
Coventry Conversations - Mark Wild, Building Meerkat Manor
Mark is a multi-award winning producer and director of global television programmes with 20 years of experience in the UK film and television industry.
The Limit of a Sequence of Numbers: Infinite Series
Probably the most interesting and important examples of sequences are those that arise as the partial sums of an infinite series. In fact, it will be infinite series that allow us to explain such […]
003 Operators and Measurement
Third lecture of the Quantum Mechanics course given in Michaelmas Term 2009
011 Transformation of Operators and the Parity Operator
Eleventh lecture of the Quantum Mechanics course given in Michaelmas Term 2009
010 Transformation of Kets, Continuous and Discrete Transformations and the Rotation Operator
Tenth lecture of the Quantum Mechanics course given in Michaelmas Term 2009
The post-crisis politics of financial reform: business as usual or new global order?
Poul Nyrup Rasmussen, President of European Socialist Party and former Prime Minister of Denmark talks about the politics of current efforts to regulate the financial sector.
Globalisation and the Financial Crisis - Summary
Final part of the podcast series, summarising what was discussed in the series, including what globalisation is, what caused the current financial crisis, what it means for developing countries and what can governments do to ensure it doesn't happen again
Alliance between U of R, George Eastman House International Museum of Photography and Film
The University of Rochester and George Eastman House International Museum of Photography and Film have entered into an alliance to further public engagement, research, and education in the arts and sciences. This unique museum/university partnership will focus on the museum's photography and motion-picture collections.
Credit Crunch Live
Economics students of St Edmund Hall, University of Oxford pose questions to a panel of experts about the credit crunch and global recession.
Economic growth and spiritual nourishment: Shenzhen and its entrepreneur citizens
Third lecture in the Martin D'Arcy lecture series on Christianity in China, in this lecture, Dr Wu looks at the rapid economic growth in the city of Shenzhen and also the spiritual growth within the city
2.3 Moving about
Some of the most unusual and versatile of all the mammals are the groups that live, feed and reproduce underwater. In this unit we will see how these formerly land-based mammals adapted to a return to the water, discussing such challenges as breathing, movement and communication. This is the seventh unit in the ‘Studying mammals’ series.
Article :: Building 3D Objects in Adobe After Effects CS5
This excerpt from Adobe After Effects CS5 Classroom in a Book shows you how to create and control basic 3D layers.
Article :: Adobe Digital Imaging How-Tos: Organizing and Previewing Multiple Adjustments
The Layers panel provides a very simple means of grouping and previewing adjustment layers together. Dan Moughamian shows you how.
Demonstrators march for human rights
Human rights activists in the Philippines and Cambodia hold mass demonstrations to mark Human Rights Day
A list of Castles in England and smaller Islands