Let's talk thesis
The honors thesis is a unique requirement for Penn State Schreyer students. Scholars discuss thesis topics ranging from women and cybercrime to reconstruction of ancient climates by analysis of Arctic ice cores.
Orange Tour Day 3
Another day on the road with the Orange Tour.
Externalities - Microeconomic Analysis
Microeconomic Analysis - Spring 2006. Resource allocation and price determination. By the end of the semester, students should know the basic theory, models, and results of the topics covered. They should be able to use this knowledge to answer questions and analyze real-world situations. They should also be able to identify which theory or model is appropriate to analyze a particular question and explain why their answers are correct in intuitive, as well as mathematical, terms.
Harris antelope ground squirrel from the Sonora desert
Many small mammals live in the desert and rely on cacti and their fruit for water and nutrients. Many small mammals hibernate in winter, but not the Harris antelope ground squirrel.
Eels move in the same way as shark and other fishes. They use their fins and streamlined body to glide through the water.
Limpet showing foot
The intertidal zone is subject to intense wave forces and the muscular foot allows limpets to tightly grasp the rocks.
Human Rights Day 2013: Rights of Refugees
In celebration of Human Rights Day, the Law Library of Congress hosted a panel discussion on refugee rights. Speaker Biography: Peter Roudik is director of the Global Legal Research Center at the Library of Congress. Speaker Biography: Olivia Bueno is associate director of the International Refugee Rights Initiative. Speaker Biography: Linda Rabben is a developmental editor at the US Institute of Peace in Washington, D.C. Speaker Biography: George Sadek is senior legal information analy
Police, demonstrators clash at Greek austerity protest
June 28 - Greek police clash with groups of hooded protesters outside of parliament in central Athens at the start of two days of strikes and protests against cuts demanded by international lenders as the price for more financial aid. Parliament is due to vote this week on a package of spending cuts, tax increases and privatizations. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Evolution and Theodicy
Demythologising the Historical 'Conflict' between Geology and Genesis
Prof. Martin Rudwick : Seminar
The Craft of Science Fiction
Joe Haldeman provides a sneak preview of an upcoming novel whose story plays out in MIT’s past, present and distant future. In his conversation with Henry Jenkins, Haldeman admits that he has “a lot of fun with the sociology of being in this joint.” He also discusses the history of his genre, and his own literary approa
Looking Ahead to 2020
Real-world practitioners of systems engineering/engineering systems describe how the young discipline has shaped their very large enterprises.
For the past 10 years, David Lehman has been incorporating key systems engineering ideas within MITRE Corporation. Successes include getting project leaders to think
Earth 100 Million Years From Now
Earth's landmasses were not always what they are today. Continents formed as Earth's crustal plates shifted and collided over long periods of time. This video shows how today's continents are thought to have evolved over the last 600 million years, and where they'll end up in the next 100 million years. Paleogeographic Views of Earth's History provided by Ron Blakey, Professor of Geology, Northern Arizona University. (03:19)
Fly Down into the Marianas Trench (Deepest Part of Pacific Ocean)
This is a flight down into a data visualization of the undersea mountains and trenches of the Pacific Ocean, ending up in the deepest part of the ocean, the Marianas Trench. The "Challenger Deep" is measured at 35,813 feet below the surface, or 10,915 meters. Courtesy of NOAA's Marine Geology and Geophysics Division. (47 seconds)
Hurricane Erin from SeaWiFS: September 10, 2001 (Version 1)
The SeaWiFS instrument captured this beautiful image of Hurricane Erin on September 10, 2001. The image shows the eye to be located 200 kilometers due east of Bermuda.
25.06.2011 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Samstag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. *** Auf dem Sonderparteitag der Grünen in Berlin haben die Vorsitzende Claudia Roth und Fraktionschef Jürgen Trittin für die Zustimmung zum schwarz-gelben Atomausstiegs-Gesetz geworben. Vor mehreren hundert Delegierten verwies Roth darauf, dass der von Schwarz-Gelb vorgelegte Ausstiegsplan einige Verbesserungen d
French Fries and fat cakes for U.S. First Lady in Botswana
June 25 - U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama buys French fries and fat cakes at a restaurant in a Botswana village. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Architectural Elements: Wall Types, Materials & Finishes