"Solar Geoengineering as a Tool to Manage Climate Risks"
Something in the Air: Climate Change, Science and Policy - Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study "Solar Geoengineering as a Tool to Manage Climate Risks" by David Keith, Canada Research Chair in Energy and the Environment, Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, University of Calgary
An amoosing story - but don't milk the puns
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Economy pulling out of soft patch
Oct. 20 - A drop in weekly U.S. unemployment claims and a rebound in monthly regional business activity point to an economic recovery that is once again growing slowly, even though housing remains a problem. Conway G. Gittens reports.
Charles R. Evans, International Health Service Group - IMPACT
Charles R. Evans is President of the International Health Services Group (IHSG), a social enterprise he founded in 2007 to support health services development in underserved areas of the world. It is the mission of IHSG to work with established organizations to supplement their capabilities in healthcare management and development as they work to achieve their broader missions. Projects are currently underway in Kenya, Nigeria, Peru, Honduras and the Dominican Republic working with such partne
Justice Coin - Buy the Justice Coin!
Buy the Justice Coin!
What thoughts do the images of Navy Seals evoke? What concept, other than buying a coin, is the commercial trying to persuade its audience? For example, how do they present the idea of Justice? Is their idea of Justice evidence America is a great country?
Japanese art takes techno form
Oct. 20 - From hand-clapping machines to a 3D strap-in virtual ride for all five senses, Japan's Digital Content Expo shows off the latest in creative technology. Kilmeny Duchardt reports.
Sound Wave Interference
Two speakers, mounted on the table and facing each other, are driven by a function generator. A microphone is introduced between the speakers and the sound waves are displayed on an oscilloscope. This demonstrates the effect of interference and the resulting phase shift on sound waves over a fixed distance. Three different frequencies are demonstrated; 880Hz (A5), 440Hz (A4) and 523.3Hz (C4).
New Directions: East Carolina University
Tomorrow starts here.
Inside the Arab Awakening - The Institute of Politics
Experts on the Arab Awakening discuss how the events in the Arab World in 2011 are understood differently in the U.S. and the Middle East. Insights are offered into what the future of the Middle East might look like as a result of the Awakening.
7 Billion - Economy
Legal and economic expert Michael Peters explores the critical role that law will play in ensuring fair access to services and property in a more populous world. For more detailed videos and opinion pieces visit our 7 Billion website: www.7billion.unsw.edu.au.
Polar Bears and Sea Ice
Sea ice is essential to polar bears. Without it, they cannot hunt their primary prey, seals. (0:43)
Illinois corn, soybean harvests strong but variable
Oct. 21 - The Illinois corn and soybean harvests are set to be the fourth-largest in U.S. history, but unusual weather may add complications to the final tally. Jen Rogers reports.
This Week @Minnesota: Homecoming 2011
In "This Week @Minnesota" for the week of October 16-22, we take a look at a few of the festivities surrounding Homecoming 2011. We watch a student lip sync competition, flag football championship, parade, pep fest and concert by Atmosphere!
President Aoun's message from London
President Aoun checked in live from London to greet families who gathered on the Boston campus for Parents and Families Weekend. He was surrounded by Northeastern students studying in London.
The importance and construction of castle walls
Castle walls were built to withstand brutal sieges; some were built so well that they're still standing. Learn more about castles in this very short video. A good overview.
Saudis grieve Prince Sultan's death
Oct.22 - Saudi Arabia mourns Crown Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz al-Saud's death. Jessica Gray reports.
Dog Bless You: Mission Arch Elderly Center
Charlie takes Lucky to the Mission Arch Elderly Center in New Mexico, where we learn that the greatest gift the elderly can receive is one's company and time. (3:00)
PMAD Fay Shin
People Make a Difference with Danny Brassell 10/24/11 Guest: Fay Shin
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) (Spanish)
This patient education program explains chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and emphysema including the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment options for these diseases. It also reviews the anatomy of the respiratory system. This resource is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
The Value of a Richmond Education
President Edward Ayers discusses the value of a University of Richmond education and the important things to consider when evaluating college costs via the net price calculator.