"The Physics of Energy, Fall 2009"
"This course is designed to give you the scientific understanding you need to answer questions like: How much energy can we really get from wind? How does a solar photovoltaic work? What is an OTEC (Ocean Thermal Energy Converter) and how does it work? What is the physics behind global warming? What makes engines efficient? How does a nuclear reactor work, and what are the realistic hazards? The course is designed for MIT sophomores, juniors, and seniors who want to und
The Crime at Tony's Pizza Place
Wave = Hit
Developing International and Industrial Collaborations: Ricardo Martinez Botas
June 23, 2011
During the Global Fellows Summer Program run jointly between MIT and Imperial College London, Ricardo Martinez Botas Ph.D, a businessman with relations to fifteen companies, takes elements from his academic and occupational opportunities and experiences in mechanical engineering and speaks about the impact that it has had on his life. Key points include: take opportunities at your academic institution; take risks and share your work abroad; sell yourself with an image/idea tha
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1.1.2 Key resources When you need to find information in Arts or History, how confident are you that you know the best places to search (e.g. search engines, subject gateways, online databases etc.) to find the information you need? 5 – Very confident 4 – Confident 3 – Fairly confident 2 – Not very confident 1 – Not confident at all How familiar are you with journal articl
When you need to find information in Arts or History, how confident are you that you know the best places to search (e.g. search engines, subject gateways, online databases etc.) to find the information you need?
5 – Very confident
4 – Confident
3 – Fairly confident
2 – Not very confident
1 – Not confident at all
How familiar are you with journal articl
Declaring victory over Islamic militants in Mogadishu
Aug. 6 After Islamic militants are driven out of Mogadishu, Somalia's president declares victory. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Amazing Things with Liquid Crystals II
This is one of the Boulder Summer School 2011 lecture videos. The lecturer is Professor Peter Palffy-Muhoray from the Kent State University. You can find the lecture notes on the BSS2011 website under the link of "Lecture Notes": http://boulder.research.yale.edu/Boulder-2011/index.html
Edward L. Ayers' Keynote Address at Manassas
Edward L. Ayers, president of the University of Richmond, was the keynote speaker at the commemorative events marking the 150th anniversary of the First Battle of Bull Run/Manassas. Footage provided by C-SPAN.
MacSSC's Summer Reading Program Debut with Dr. Daniel Coleman
Dr. Daniel Coleman's book, "In Bed with the Word" is one of two books designated for discussion by The Summer Reading Program. The Summer Reading Program is an opportunity for First Year Students to share a common reading experience with their peers, ease their transition into life at McMaster and become a member of the community. In-depth conversations on Dr. Coleman's book will take place on McMaster University's Student Success Centre's Facebook Fan Page at www.facebook.com/MacSSC
Conditional Probability - Introduction
The instructor in this ten-and-a-half-minute video is discussing the phrasing of conditional probability questions and their calculation. There will be a lot of information on the screen, so the student or teacher should view the video in 'full screen.' (10:31)
Sickness Unto Death II - Existentialism in Literature and Film
Phil 7: Existentialism in Literature and Film - Spring 2006. The course will be organized around various attempts to reinterpret the Judeo/Christian God, and to determine in what sense, if at all, such a God is still a living God. We will study Dostoyevsky's and Kierkegaard's attempts to preserve a non-theological version of the God of Christianity, as well as Nietzche's attempt to save us from belief in any version of God offered by our tradition. We will view and discuss three films that deal
Africa: Wilds of Madagascar
Just off the East coast of Africa, Madagascar is an island unique in all the world. Madagascar’s flora and fauna have evolved in near isolation. Join a team of naturalists as they trek to the island’s isolated Ankarana plateau to study the exotic animals of this forbidding wildlife oasis. Through enormous underground passages, you’ll hike to a sunken forest, sighting unique creatures such as the crowned lemur, the leaf tailed gecko, and the souimanga sunbird in Africa: Wilds of
Roasted Red Pepper and Apricot Relish with the World's Premier Culinary College
Get the Recipe: http://www.ciaculinaryintelligence.com/2011/08/relish-summer-all-winter-long.html The Culinary Institute of America is the world's premier culinary college. Culinary school instructor Dwayne LiPuma demonstrates how to prepare Roasted Red Pepper and Apricot Relish. For more information about our cooking school, please visit www.ciachef.edu.
Engineering in the Wild
Harvard SEAS undergraduate students describe their work on Professor Rob Wood's RoboBees project where they develop micro air vehicles for pollination, search and rescue, and environmental monitoring.
Prof. Lene Hau: Light matters
In 2007, Professor Hau expanded upon her '05 light-stopping breakthrough by transforming light into matter, and then back again.
GRCC Language Arts Lab
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Luister- en spreekoefening: Live and let live
Aan het einde van deze les kunnen cursisten een toelichting geven bij posters ter preventie van AIDS.
This collection reviews fundamental concepts underlying the use of concise models for signal processing. Topics are presented from a geometric perspective and include low-dimensional linear, sparse, and manifold-based signal models, approximation, compression, dimensionality reduction, and Compressed Sensing.
09.08.2011 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Dienstag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. Die Krawalle in Großbritannien weiten sich aus: Nach London gab es in der Nacht zum Dienstag erstmals auch Plünderungen, Brandstiftungen und Randale in Birmingham und Liverpool. Im Zentrum von Birmingham nahm die Polizei 87 Jugendliche fest, nachdem diese Schaufenster eingeworfen und Waren geplünder