Lagarde recognizes women on International Women's Day
International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde marks International Women's Day, saying women "matter enormously" and contribute to the global economy. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financia
The Smallpox Virus -- Biological Weapon or Research Tool?
In May 2014, the World Health Assembly met in Geneva to debate the destruction of the world last know stockpiles of the Variola virus, which causes smallpox. Well before the Assembly met it was clear that opinion was divided -- Should the known repositories in secure laboratories in both Russia and USA be destroyed, thus preventing their use as an infectious agent in the future, or kept to ensure that the genetic material was available to scientists and researchers for the development of antiv
Virtual Maths - Basic Structures, bending moment uniformly distributed load
Interactive simulation demonstrating bending moment of uniformly distributed load
Political ads: Should we believe them?
Campaign television advertisements can be useful, but voters should be suspect about the information and validate the truth, says Robert Kolt, instructor of advertising at Michigan State University.
Virtual Maths Data Handling - Light Meter tool
Light Meter simulation tool
Hey Penn State- Can You Name the Campus Building?
This week we camped out at the foot of the IST bridge on the campus side. We decided to test your knowledge of the University Park campus and its buildings.
Martin Luther King Jr: Life and Death
Martin Luther King Jr. was one of history’s most notable proponents of civil rights. Brought up to believe in equality, King helped lead a high-profile fight for integration. His methods were non-violent, and he was well-respected by many on both sides of the battle. A brilliant orator and media expert, he made civil rights the most important political issue of the time. His untimely assassination cut short his efforts, but Martin Luther King Jr.’s contributions to the political disc
The Gorilla King
Among the mountain gorillas of Rwanda, Titus reigns as king. In the decades that followed his birth in 1974, Titus was orphaned and abandoned, survived poachers, and overcame the deadly challenges of his rivals. Researchers and conservationists recount his triumphant story as they share their memories and archival footage of Titus, from his days as a newborn to his rise to power as a silverback. (50:15)
Breakingviews: crisis, what crisis?
Oct. 8 - Crises will always be a feature of life, but the best way to evolve is to be honest about what has gone wrong in a system
Sparse Deconvolution (An MM Algorithm)
This tutorial describes a computationally efficient method for deconvolution of 1-D signals. It is assumed that the convolution system is described by a difference equation. The algorithm is […]
McMaster Welcome Week 2012
A week in review of McMaster University's 2012 Welcome Week experience. GO MAC GO!
Think CSUN: The Presidential Race, Down to the Wire
Lawrence Becker, an expert on American presidential politics, shares a few observations on this November's race between President Barack Obama and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney. Dr. Becker is the chair and Eugene C. Price Professor in CSUN's Department of Political Science. (Recorded October 5, 2012.) "Think CSUN" is a video series produced by University Advancement, featuring California State University, Northridge faculty experts. These thought leaders were asked to speak clearly,
Dr. Tom Abel - "Cosmic Dawn: The First Star in the Universe"
"Cosmic Dawn: The First Star in the Universe" Dr. Tom Abel - Stanford University What was the first thing in the Universe? A black hole or a star? How did it form? Even our biggest and best telescopes cannot tell us. Direct calculation with supercomputers, however, can. The first luminous objects in the Universe were very massive stars shining one million times as brightly as our sun. They died quickly and seeded the cosmos with the chemical elements necessary for life. One star at a time, gala
Jefferson Challenges the King
Thomas Jefferson is known for penning The Declaration of Independence, but some of his earlier writings establish the pattern of challenging the British monarchy. In this video clip, learn more about President Jefferson and how he challenged the British. (02:21)
Upper Beginner #5 - Listen Out for Japanese Earthquake Announcements
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! Since you have never felt an earthquake before, you are terrified of them. Now that you’re staying abroad in Japan, you decide you should prepare, just in case! You decide to assemble an emergency kit for your Japanese home. You buy medical supplies, bottled water, flashlights, candles, and batteries, and you [...]
umichstories: Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite System
University of Michigan professor Dr. Chris Ruf is the principal investigator of a new NASA mission to create satellites that can measure the size, shape, strength and movement of hurricanes: CYGNSS (Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite System)
In this outdoor activity/field trip, learners investigate the special shapes, holding structures and holding behaviors that real organisms use in streams, rivers, creeks or coast intertidal zones to avoid being swept away by moving water. Learners then create their own "animal" with holding adaptations. The activity includes drawings that detail helpful equipment such as bug boxes and dip nets, as well as instructions for making a milk-carton observation tray and flow-through trough.
Dr. Robert Lefkowitz on Science, Life and 'Eureka' Moments
Dr. Robert Lefkowitz, a winner of the 2012 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, discusses his approach to science and life in a public conversation Nov. 1, 2012, with Duke University President Richard H. Brodhead. Lefkowitz is a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator who has spent his entire 39-year research career at the Duke University Medical Center. Learn more here: http://spotlight.duke.edu/lefkowitz.
Lluvia de Albóndigas - clip corto
Esta película de animación de Sony está basada en un cuento popular. Se puede mostrar a estudiantes en una clase de español o a estudiantes que han leído el libro. (1:56)