Portugal: restoring credibility and confidence [Audio]
Speaker(s): Vítor Gaspar | Vítor Gaspar is Minister of Finance. He was appointed Portuguese Finance Minister in Prime Minister Pedro Passos Coelho's cabinet in June 2011. Mr Gaspar was an adviser to the Bank of Portugal from February 2010, having been from 2007 Director-General at the Bureau of European Policy Advisers (ERI) with the President of the European Commission. Previously he was Director-General for Research at the European Central Bank for six years. Gaspar was awarded a degree in e
From the middle of the 15th century onwards, the intellectual and cultural life of the West was revolutionised by the development of the printing press. This album explores the technological problems and solutions specific to the printing of music and shows how technology has transformed the way music scores are produced today. The five video tracks examine early music printing processes, 20th century photo lithography and the invention Sibelius, the music programme that changed everything. Thi
Structural Geology and Map Interpretation
The discipline of structural geology studies the architecture of the solid Earth and other planets. Rock deformation patterns are exciting features beacause of their aesthetic beauty and their economic interest to man. Knowledge of the subsurface structure is vital for the success of a variety of engineering and mineral exploration pograms. A thorough understanding of rock structures is essential for strategic planning in the petroleum and mining industry, in construction operations, in waste di
Entrants stuck on bog snorkelling
Aug 29 - Swimmers get down and dirty for the twenty-sixth World Bog Snorkelling Championship in Wales. Tara Cleary reports.
ICC in talks for Gaddafi son arrest
Aug. 22 - The International Criminal Court is negotiating to take custody of Mummar Gaddafi's son Saif al-Islam, while Libyan officials claim he will be tried in Libya. Jessica Gray reports.
15.871 Introduction to System Dynamics (MIT)
Introduction to systems thinking and system dynamics modeling applied to strategy, organizational change, and policy design. Students use simulation models, management flight simulators, and case studies to develop conceptual and modeling skills for the design and management of high-performance organizations in a dynamic world.
Handling a Corn Snake
How to Handle a Corn Snake - Find out how to handle a corn snake. The corn snake, or red rat snake, is a North American species of rat snake. This two minute video shows how it is done, but be aware that the enclosure for a snake this size is not proper. The video is to be shown to students who are mature enough to understand the dangers.
Take Your Manners Public
Prowise Skeleton 3D Met deze app kan je het menselijk beenderstelsel bekijken. Voor elk bot is een korte uitleg beschikbaar.
Met deze app kan je het menselijk beenderstelsel bekijken. Voor elk bot is een korte uitleg beschikbaar.
Myself 1 - Quiz
The pupils' vocabulary will improve. Encourage the pupils' interest in reading Irish through questioning. The pupils' vocabulary will increase. The pupils will become interested in reading Gaeilge through completing the quiz.
Steven Curtis Chapman -- Live from NASA
Grammy award-winning artist Steven Curtis Chapman gave a live performance on the radio while surrounded by space vehicle trainers at the Johnson Space Center. Steve later got a chance to talk to astronauts currently orbiting the Earth on the International Space Station and tour the space center's astronaut training facilities.
Leading@Google: Stan Slap
Stan Slap spoke to Googlers in Mountain View on August 2, 2011 about his new book Bury My Heart at Conference Room B: The Unbeatable Impact of Truly Committed Managers. About the book: "The notion that values matter----in the workplace as well as at home----is certainly not new to the ranks of management gurus and corporate leaders. What is novel in consultant Slap's first book is his passion for the subject, which bleeds from every page, and his easy-to-use framework for identifying and promo
Vivian Ann Davidson Hewitt: The One and Only
Vivian Ann Davidson Hewitt, who, among other achievements, was the first African-American president of the Special Libraries Association (1978-1979), has written an autobiographical history of her remarkable life, called "The One and Only." Speaker Biography: Vivian Ann Davidson Hewitt's association with the Library of Congress dates to 1979-1982, when she served as a member of the Center for the Book's first National Advisory Board. Hewitt has also been chief librarian for the Rockefeller Foun
Ben Payton and the Thundering Harps
Ben Payton's voice resonates with a passion for life and his skills as a guitarist evoke the tradition of the original Delta blues greats such as Robert Johnson, Tommy Johnson, Charley Patton and Son House. He performs with Steve Chester on rhythm guitar, Cyndi Clark on conga drums and Kindrick Hart on electric bass. Speaker Biography: Ben Payton was born in tiny Coila, Mississippi, in the hill country just east of the Delta. His early musical influences included his grandmother Mabel Johnson's
David McCullough: Americans in Paris
When historian David McCullough announced his intention to write a book about Americans in Paris, his interest was in Americans who went to Paris in the years between 1830 and 1900, not, as he observed, "to make a social splash, but with the ambition to excel. The old world was the new world to them," says the author. McCullough discusses his latest work, "The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris." Speaker Biography: Librarian of Congress James H. Billington has called David McCullough the "citi
Let's Travel the World Through Books
This event, sponsored by the Library of Congress National Book Festival and the D.C. Public Library, featured master storyteller Diane Macklin, music by the Elise Whitlow Stokes Community Freedom Public Charter School Student band, and special guest NFL linebacker Chris Draft. The event was designed to promote the summer reading theme of "One World, Many Stories" and serve as an introduction to the Library's 2011 National Book Festival.
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This video was made to test out a relativistic version of Direct Coulomb Summation and is intended to be displaying fields of different moving charge configurations. Coulomb’s Law is well defined and also that inverse square fields propagate at the speed of light is well known. Hence why not put both into the same equation. In general, the video uses Coulomb's law to compute an observational cube of data. The dataset is then sent to a ray tracer which produces the images in the video