5.80 Small-Molecule Spectroscopy and Dynamics (MIT)
The goal of this course is to illustrate the spectroscopy of small molecules in the gas phase: quantum mechanical effective Hamiltonian models for rotational, vibrational, and electronic structure; transition selection rules and relative intensities; diagnostic patterns and experimental methods for the assignment of non-textbook spectra; breakdown of the Born-Oppenheimer approximation (spectroscopic perturbations); the stationary phase approximation; nondegenerate and quasidegenerate perturbatio
Both nonspecific and specific defense strategies can defeat the invasion of microbial pathogens. Students learn about the coordinated defense system of humans through visual analogy, animation, and examples of specific diseases.
Protecting the Future of Food One Seed at a Time
The varieties of wheat, corn and rice we grow today may not thrive in a future threatened by climate change. Cary Fowler takes us inside a vast global seed bank, buried within a frozen mountain in Norway, that stores a diverse group of food-crop for whatever tomorrow may bring. Run time 17:06.
9.12 Experimental Molecular Neurobiology (MIT)
Designed for students without previous experience in techniques of cellular and molecular biology, this class teaches basic experimental techniques in cellular and molecular neurobiology. Experimental approaches covered include tissue culture of neuronal cell lines, dissection and culture of brain cells, DNA manipulation, synaptic protein analysis, immunocytochemistry, and fluorescent microscopy.
Whales Give Dolphins a Lift
Science Bulletins: Many species interact in the wild, most often as predator and prey. But recent encounters between humpback whales and bottlenose dolphins reveal a playful side to interspecies interaction. In two different locations in Hawaii, scientists watched as dolphins “rode” the heads of whales: the whales lifted the dolphins up and out of the water, and then the dolphins slid back down. The two species seemed to cooperate in the activity, and neither displayed signs of
3.052 Nanomechanics of Materials and Biomaterials (MIT)
This course focuses on the latest scientific developments and discoveries in the field of nanomechanics, the study of forces and motion on extremely tiny (10-9 m) areas of synthetic and biological materials and structures. At this level, mechanical properties are intimately related to chemistry, physics, and quantum mechanics. Most lectures will consist of a theoretical component that will then be compared to recent experimental data (case studies) in the literature. The course begins with a ser
Evolving board evaluation fuctions for a complex strategy game
The development of board evaluation functions for complex strategy games has been approached in a variety of ways. The analysis of game interactions is recognized as a valid analogy to common real-world problems, which often present difficulty in designing algorithms to solve them. Genetic programming, as a branch of evolutionary computation,provides advantages over traditional algorithms in solving these complex real-world problems in speed, robustness and flexibility. This thesis attempts to a
An Evening with Qualcomm's Dr. Paul E. Jacobs
[Recorded: August 8, 2013] Dr. Paul E. Jacobs is chairman of Qualcomm's board of directors and the Company's chief executive officer. A leader in the field of mobile communications for over two decades and a key architect of Qualcomm's strategic vision, Dr. Jacobs is responsible for leadership and oversight of all the Company's initiatives and operations. He'll join the Museum's CEO John Hollar for a wide-ranging conversation about his beginnings, his path to Qualcomm and his vision for the com
iQ Lab Management System.mp4
iQ Lab Management System.mp4
XAML, WPF and Other Fairy Tales | Build 2014 Tim Heuer and Hamid Mahmood sit down with Charles Torre at the Channel 9 Live stage to discuss XAML, WPF, and insights into what's next for Windows Store apps.
Tim Heuer and Hamid Mahmood sit down with Charles Torre at the Channel 9 Live stage to discuss XAML, WPF, and insights into what's next for Windows Store apps.
In their own words: The Picower Institute Faculty Members.
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18 dead in single Gaza bombing
Palestinians awake to fresh destruction in Gaza including the scene of the single deadliest bombing since the start of Israel's offensive. Paul Chapman reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and 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, financial, national, and international
BIOL 315-01, Ecology Lecture, Fall 2007
This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs by the course instructor.
Teaching Teachers How to Teach
A Ted presentation with Alan Kay. A 20 minute video with lots of insights, but is best used for teachers in a group setting to decide which ideas they feel are worthy of pursuing. Lots of interesting tidbits worth more time. Best for older students and teachers. Raises questions about one's perspective.
The Protestant Reformation - Part 2
Video is a continuation of part 1, which discusses Martin Luther.
Reformation Series #1- Martin Luther
This video looks at the life of Martin Luther. Video shows pictures and words are written on the screen.
9.011 The Brain and Cognitive Sciences I (MIT)
Survey of principles underlying the structure and function of the nervous system, integrating molecular, cellular, and systems approaches. Topics: development of the nervous system and its connections, cell biology or neurons, neurotransmitters and synaptic transmission, sensory systems of the brain, the neuro-endocrine system, the motor system, higher cortical functions, behavioral and cellular analyses of learning and memory. First half of an intensive two-term survey of brain and behavioral s
11.949 City Visions: Past and Future (MIT)
This class is intended to introduce students to understandings of the city generated from both social science literature and the field of urban design. The first part of the course examines literature on the history and theory of the city. Among other factors, it pays special attention to the larger territorial settings in which cities emerged and developed (ranging from the global to the national to the regional context) and how these affected the nature, character, and functioning of citi
OZONE presentation 2013: Introduction
Dr Guy Jameson and professor Richard Blaikie introduce the presentations by the Ozone group. The Ozone presentations took place September 2013, in St David's theatre