3.2 Some general properties of galaxies
‘This is the way the world ends / Not with a bang but a whimper.’ (T.S. Eliot) But how about the way the world begins? Was this the biggest bang of all? This unit will introduce you to the theory of the Big Bang and will present the three main lines of experimental evidence that support this theory.
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1942 Battle of Midway (Part 4/6)
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Battle of Midway BBC Series Part 5 of 6
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The Cove Film: A Call To Action Against Dolphin Killings
A two minute video about the slaughter of dolphins in a small community in Japan. A review of the dramatic video, The Cove. A good introduction and a call to action for students since the entire movie might be too much for younger students. Teachers should emphasis that dolphins do eat fish and that they threaten the fishermen's income. A map of Japan would be good. A good start for a service learning project.
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Save the Asian Black Bear
These bears spend much of their lives on trees in the forests of
Japan, India, China and some southern Russia. Smallish in size and
agile, these bears have large curved claws that help them climb or dig
burrows. They have a distinct white crescent-shaped patch on their chest
and live in small family groups, eating insects, berries, fruits and
small animals. These bears usually shy away from human contact, although
if provoked or angry, they become violent

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Against a backdrop of US hostil
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Bulletin of the Institute for Antiquity and Christianity, Volume XX11, Issue 3
CONTENTS: Cover Illustration Description, Calendar of Events, Robinsons Back from Europe, The lAC Fall Public Lecture Series 1995: "The Nag Hammadi Discovery: Fifty Years Later," "From Jewish Apocalypticism to Gnosis," "From Son of Man to Christ of God: The Jewish and Greek Influences on the Doctrine of Christology," and "The 'House of David' at Tell Dan", New Finds at Ekron, Visitors From Helsinki, News and Notes
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That’s according to a 10-year global study of 162 telecom companies conducted by Laurence Capron, INSEAD strategy professor, and Will Mitchell, a professor at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina.

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2ème partie : Analyse socio-anthropologique de l’accouchement institutionnalisé.
Après une synthèse de la présidente, une discussion s’engage suivie des réponses aux questions posées.
Conférence enregistrée dans le cadre du Colloque International Interdisciplinaire : Droit
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