AIRS Volumetric Cloud Data (Fly In)
This visualization shows Aqua-AIRS simulated volumetric cloud data for September 13, 1999. The data was created using the Finite Volume Community Climate Model (FVCCM). Temperature and cloud data sets were match rendered for cross dissolves in post production. This visualization was created as a part of the Aqua prelaunch package.
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Earth Today 1998
The ability to see Earth from space has forever changed our view of the planet. We are now able to look at the Earth as a whole, and observe how its atmosphere, oceans, land masses, and life interact as global systems. Earths atmosphere, hydrosphere, geosphere, and biosphere are dynamic, changing on timescales of days, minutes, or even seconds. Monitoring the Earth in near real time allows us to get an up to date picture of conditions on our planet. More SVS visualizations for the Earth Today ex
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Progression of Hurricane Jeanne, 2004 (WMS)
Hurricane Jeanne was the fourth hurricane to hit Florida during the 2004 hurricane season. This set of images shows the progression of the hurricane as it approached Florida from the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea. When it hit the Florida coast on September 26, Jeanne was a Category 3 storm with sustained winds near 115 miles per hour.
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Accumulated Rainfall during Hurricanes Frances, Ivan, and Jeanne, 2004 (WMS)
During the hurricane season of 2004, an unprecedented four hurricanes hit Florida. This animation shows the accumulated rainfall produced by three of those hurricanes during the month of September. The animation also shows the rainfall from the typhoons in the Pacific Ocean during the same period.
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Public Health Biology
Offers an integrative molecular and biological perspective on public health problems. Explores population biology and ecological principles underlying public health and reviews molecular biology in relation to public health biology. Modules focus on specific diseases of viral, bacterial, and environmental origin. Uses specific examples of each type to develop the general principles that govern interactions among susceptible organisms and etiologic agents. Devotes special attention to factors tha
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Food and Nutrition Policy
The purpose of this course is to familiarize and engage the student in the steps and dynamics of policy making processes that address nutrition problems and issues. An underlying tenant is that, where ever nutrition problems exist, policy and program options may be enacted to address the problem directly (e.g. food subsidies to the poor) and/or indirectly (e.g. income generation or job creation).
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Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Solutions Using R and Bioconductor
Covers the basics of R software and the key capabilities of the Bioconductor project (a widely used open source and open development software project for the analysis and comprehension of data arising from high-throughput experimentation in genomics and molecular biology and rooted in the open source statistical computing environment R), including importation and preprocessing of high-throughput data from microarrays and other platforms. Also introduces statistical concepts and tools necessary t
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Warlock predicts 2012 election results
Jan. 4 - U.S. President Barack Obama will lose election and Syria will be invaded, predicts Mexico's self-proclaimed Grand Warlock. Kilmeny Duchardt reports.
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21F.405 Germany Today: Intensive Study of German Language and Culture (MIT)
Prepares students for working and living in German-speaking countries. Focus on current political, social, and cultural issues, using newspapers, journals, TV, radio broadcasts, and Web sources from Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. Emphasis on speaking, writing, and reading skills for professional contexts. Activities include: oral presentations, group discussions, guest lectures, and interviews with German speakers. No listeners.
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Lucy, la pionnière (audio)

A l’occasion du colloque « Les sciences dans les années 70 », Yves Coppens revient sur son activité de paléontologiste et sur les nombreuses campagnes de fouilles menées dès les années 1920 dans le cadre de la recherche sur les origines de l’homme. Il retrace en particulier les prémices et la découverte dans les années 70 de l’Australopithecus afarensis, la célèbre Lucy.

Très médiatisée lors de sa découverte car elle détenait le record du plus vieil hominid
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7.2 Graphing Equations
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Politics and Religion. Let's talk about it.
As the nation ramps up for another presidential election, it's time to confront that unspoken social nemesis - the specter of politics and religion. Associate professor, Matthew A. Sutton, addresses this issue in a thoughtful, nonpartisan manner through in depth studies on the origins and history of religion and politics in America. Hoping to make history relevant to his students and the wider public, Sutton publishes in many venues, including a recent op-ed in the New York Times. His book, "A
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Water-skimming ball leaps from surface
Read more: http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/nstv/2011/11/-brightcovecreateexperiences.html
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Hatchling Galapagos Land Iguanas Emerging from Nest
This short video gives excellent real life footage of baby Galapagos Land Iguanas emerging from their nest and moving about their environment. This species of Galapagos Land Iguana is very large, growing to lengths of over a meter. The short head is blunt and the back legs are thick and powerful, with long sharp claws on the toes. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between nature and the classroom. (Less Than 2 Minutes)
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Duke Vespers Ensemble Concert - 1/14/2012
Duke Vespers Ensemble Concert - 1/14/2012
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Kuehne Nagel: Moving Freight and Managing Risks
The Kuehne family started shipping goods throughout Germany more than 125 years ago. Today, Kuehne and Nagel is one of the world’s largest logistics firms, a key element in the global economy. They did it by focusing on staff development.
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Apple unveil their vision of Education

With the iPad out now
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Above It - (Kids' Song Using Prepositions) by Patty Shukla
In this video, an instructor and children sing and use sign language to perform a song about prepositions.  Prepositions included are above, below, around, beside, up, down, inside, and outside. 
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Qu'est ce que la recherche scientifique - Fréderick Gay

Une conférence de l'UTLS au Lycée

Qu'est ce que la recherche scientifique par Fréderick Gay

Lycée Paul Hazard (59 Armentières)


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National Geographic - History Of Earth's Oceans
An ocean is a major body of saline water, and a principal component of the hydrosphere. Learn more in this brief overview of the history of water on this planet.
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