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
Manipulating light heat and forces at the nanoscale with metallic nanoparticles
Manipulating light heat and forces at the nanoscale with metallic nanoparticles, Lecture I, Stefani, Fernando
Laser trapping and manipulation
Laser trapping and manipulation, Lecture III, Rubinsztein-Dunlop, Halina, University of Queensland, Australia
Laser trapping and manipulation
Laser trapping and manipulation, Lecture IV, Rubinsztein-Dunlop, Halina, University of Queensland, Australia
My Digital Me : E-portfolio voor het onderwijs Jezelf kennen, laten kennen en... werk vinden? Een mens is niet samen te vatten in zijn diploma’s. Een computerdeskundige kan ook heel taalvaardig zijn, een elektricien kan misschien ook zeer goed leiding geven en die …
Jezelf kennen, laten kennen en... werk vinden?
Een mens is niet samen te vatten in zijn diploma’s. Een computerdeskundige kan ook heel taalvaardig zijn, een elektricien kan misschien ook zeer goed leiding geven en die …
Cancer Facts : How Does Lung Cancer Develop?
Lung cancer develops when smoking, air pollutants and free radical formation damages sensitive lung tissue, causing the cellular DNA to restructure and malfunction. Expert: Dr. David Cathcart specializes in occupational medicine and has an in-depth knowledge of cancer, as well as experience dealing with cancer patients and treatment for multiple years.
Filmmaker: Johnny Cathcart
The Animal Boogie-Story in Song-Barefoot Books
Down in the Indian jungle, the children and animals are learning about actions like leaping, stomping, shaking and flapping while meeting different jungle creatures. Sung by Fred Penner. (4:25)
Italian Taster Lesson: 'Pesca' game Powerpoint
Italian Taster Lesson: 'Pesca' game Powerpoint.
William C. Norris Award for Social Entrepreneurship - Norbert Berg
William C. Norris Institute Award for Social Entrepreneurship: Norb Berg, Vice Chairman of the Board, Control Data Corporation, June 5, 2014, University of St. Thomas In his 30-year career with Control Data, Norbert Berg rose from personnel supervisor to senior vice president of administration and personnel. As the architect of revolutionary human resource programs, including employee assistance and flex time, Berg pioneered what are now standard practices in many companies.
Teaching Elementary Students the Magic of Math
An Oregon elementary school has improved test scores by integrating math across all subject areas and focusing on teacher training. (9:43)
eBay hits the high street
Dec. 1 - Online auction giant eBay is taking on traditional retailers as Christmas approaches, launching a pop up shop in London, which stocks the website's 200 best-selling items. Hayley Platt reports.
Teacher Tipster-Greater Than and Less Than
Mr. Smith has a fun, creative way to teach and review greater than and less than. He uses an alligator head, a deck of number cards, and 3 volunteers. Students will enjoy this hands on activity while learning this important skill. (3:14)
ISS Update - August 24, 2011
The International Space Station video update for Aug. 24, 2011.