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Belgium seeks cultural prize for famous fries
Communities across Belgium are uniting in a fight for their country's fries to attain cultural heritage status. Jennifer Davis 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 news. For over 160 years
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2.1 Which units to use

It is important to choose appropriate units, both to have a sense of the size you are talking about and also to avoid having to deal with very large or very small numbers.

For example using the UK decimal system, where £1 = 100p (one pound is equivalent to 100 pence), you would probably use pence for prices less than a pound: 50p rather than £0.50 and pounds for larger amounts, e.g. £2.50 instead of 250p.

For distance, mass and liquid measures, the metric system of units
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Acknowledgements

This unit was written by "Dr Mary-Catherine Garden (Battlefields) and Dr Rodney Harrison (Old and New Towns of Edinburgh)"

Grateful acknowledgement is made to the following sources for permission:

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Figures 1, 2, 3 and 4 © Mary-Catherine Garden

Figures 5, 6 and 7 © Tim Benton.

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NASA’s Orion: First Flight Test
NASA’s Orion spacecraft successfully completed its first trip to space in December 2014. The flight tested many of Orion’s systems critical to safety before it begins carrying astronauts to deep space destinations, including to an asteroid and on toward Mars.
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World of Biology
The World of Biology features engaging stories on all things biology, from bird or insect ecology, to nervous system physiology, to predictions of species' ranges. Each story has a main page and subpages (found in the right-hand menu). Most of our stories also have an associated quiz set. Created by Arizona State University's Ask A Biologist.
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2.10 Aquifers

Groundwater is water that, after infiltrating and percolating through surface soils, flows into an aquifer, an underground water-bearing layer of porous rock. About one-third of the UK's drinking water is drawn from aquifers.

To permit economic development, an aquifer must be able to transmit large quantities of water from one point to another and therefore it must have a high permeability. The groundwater contained in aquifers is released from springs an
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Modern Samba Dance Steps : How to Warm Up to Dance the Samba
Want to Samba? Learn the right way to warm up for dancing the samba in this free dance lesson from professional samba dancers. (1:47)
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ワークスペースの確認
このビデオでは、InDesign CS5のワークスペースを確認していきます。
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4 Unit summary

The essential points of this unit are as follows.

  1. The Sun is a star, emitting all types of electromagnetic radiation. The light that reaches Earth from the Sun comes mainly from the photosphere, although on its way to Earth it must pass through the chromosphere and the corona. Each of these parts of the Sun shows signs of magnetically driven activity.

  2. Electromagnetic radiation consists of waves that can travel through empty space and
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5.4 Unified models

You are now familiar with the main components for building models of AGNs: a central engine powered by an accreting supermassive black hole (with or without jets), clouds of dust, clouds of gas and accretion processes that can organise the gas and dust into a torus-shaped structure. Many attempts have been made to use these components to explain the different types of AGN. Two basic ideas – or perhaps hopes – underlie these models.

First, all AGNs are essentially the same and differ
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Termodinámica Aplicada
La asignatura de Termodinámica Aplicada pertenece a la materia de Ingeniería Energética. Después de cursar esta asignatura los alumnos deberán alcanzar un conocimiento de los conceptos elementales de la Termodinámica. Deberán ser capaces de aplicar los conocimientos básicos de la profesión relacionados con el análisis de sistemas térmicos y energéticos, es la base a utilizar para el desarrollo de otras competencias dentro del campo de la ingeniería térmica en la industria. Se fomen
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Radiation Treatment and Metastatic Spine Disease
Metastatic disease to the spine can be very common in cancer patients. While this condition can often be present without any symptoms, it can often present with pain and neurological symptoms. In this program, Dr. Jason Rockhill explains one effective non-operative treatment for cancer to the spine: radiation. Dr. Michael Lee then discusses metastatic spine disease and Dr. Fangyi Zhang closes the program with some relevant case studies.
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How Does My Brain Hear Your Voice?
UCL Lunch Hour Lectures are open and free to the public and take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays in the Darwin Lecture Theatre, UCL, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT. They will resume in Autumn 2008. In the meantime, a number are available below.
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11.3 Frequency selectivity

In preceding sections we examined two ways in which the auditory system may code frequency information: the place theory and phase locking. In this section we will look at the psychophysical evidence for place coding on the basilar membrane by examining the ability of the auditory system to resolve the components of sinusoidal waves in a complex sound – a phenomenon known as frequency selectivity.

The perception of a sound depends not only on its own frequency and intensity but also o
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Pinhaldigital, estrutura mnem?nica e processos multim?dia nas fazendas de caf?: Hist?ria, arquitetur
This article has two aims, first to discuss the use of mnemonic structures in multimedia processes with complex contents in the example of the research project and activity PinhalDigital. Moreover it intends to describe the transdisciplinar method used for the production of the application, developing didactic extracurricular and interdisciplinary activities in the areas of history, architecture and technology through the use of multimedia construction processes. PinhalDigital was born of an ini
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Muscle and Motion - Anatomy of the Muscular System
This 2:36 video is a dynamic visual resource that makes musculoskeletal anatomy and kinesiology easier to understand. There isn't a narrator and so the teacher can stop the video as the muscles and movements are shown. Excellent graphics.
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3 Problems with quantification

One of the main problems with the medicalisation of death and dying is the idea that science has all the answers. Illness and dying carry the same degree of unpredictability and uncertainty as all everyday life events. So when service providers draw on medical knowledge and experience to offer some certainty and in one way to quantify the dying experience, it can be difficult to challenge. Indeed, there is a tension between wanting certainty and hoping for things to be different. Campaigner a
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3.2: Histograms

It is a fundamental principle in modern practical data analysis that all investigations should begin, wherever possible, with one or more suitable diagrams of the data. Such displays should certainly show overall patterns or trends, and should also be capable of isolating unexpected features that might otherwise be missed. The histogram is a commonly-used display, which is useful for identifying characteristics of a data set. To illustrate its use, we return to the data set on infants with SI
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Virtual Maths, Cuboid - Excavation Video
Video of excavation in progress, (for use with excavation quizzes 1 and 2) or your own purposes
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