Known Universe - Cosmic Collisions
Could an asteroid impact with Earth wipe out the human race? One scientist said, "It could happen tomorrow." (45:57)
The Austrians Were Right, Yet Again After three-plus years of floundering around, a consensus has finally arrived that we are back in recession. Growth is not happening. The meager statistical growth of the past few years — no one dared claim it amounted to full recovery — was probably illusory. There is real growth, and there are government statistics. The statistics have misled every gullible person,
After three-plus years of floundering around, a consensus has finally arrived that we are back in recession. Growth is not happening. The meager statistical growth of the past few years — no one dared claim it amounted to full recovery — was probably illusory.
There is real growth, and there are government statistics. The statistics have misled every gullible person,
Greeks protest over government austerity plans
Sept.10 - More protests in Greece as the prime minister prepares an annual address and the government vows to push through a controversial austerity program. Sunita Rappai reports.
Armed men control airports in Crimea as Ukraine requests UN monitoring
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Feb. 28 - Armed men are on patrol in Crimea, blocking access to one airport and controlling another. Meanwhile, Ukraine's parliament requests monitoring by the United Nations. Nathan Frandino reports. 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,
Dining for Dealmakers: Beijing hotels
Sept. 15 - Reuters Correspondent Fred Katayama discovers Beijing's best hotel restaurants with Tim Zagat. The Ritz-Carlton, St. Regis, and the Grand Hyatt offer Chinese delicacies and Italian fine dining.
Cleaner Energy Cooler Climate: Developing Sustainable Energy Solutions for South Africa
For South Africa, finding a policy approach that balances the increasing demand for energy with the need for sustainability, equity, and climate change mitigation is a particular challenge. Through energy modelling indicators of sustainable development and policy analysis, Harald Winkler builds a rich and detailed case study illustrating how a development-focused approach to energy and climate policy might work in South Africa. Moreover, with recent recordsetting global crude oil prices, he poin
King Lear to In the loop : fiction and British politics
On 11 December 2009, Nottingham University's Centre for British Politics held a conference at the British Academy that drew together politicians, writers and academics to explore the interaction of British politics and fiction. In addition to the conference several video interviews were conducted with some of the speakers on the day. In this interview taken at the Fiction and British Politics Conference in London, Research Fellow - Matthew Bailey - answers a question posed by Hazel Blears. Co
Breivik arrives in Norway court
Sept 19 - The man who has admitted to killing 77 people in a shooting and bombing rampage in Norway arrives for a court remand hearing in Oslo. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
PSYC 216-01, Sensation and Perception, Spring 2005
This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs by the course instructor.
ISS Update - Sept. 22, 2011
The International Space Station video update for Sept. 22, 2011.
Tip of the Week: Getting flanking sequence of genomic locations
This week's tip is on using Galaxy to get flanking sequence. See http://blog.openhelix.eu/?p=9808 for more information.
The Mongol Empire was founded by Genghis Khan, the most successful military leader ever and the subject of this 2:30 long video. A fun video and easy for students to follow if they have a map to follow the large number of countries mentioned.
Breaking Ranks within the Women's Movement
This is a three minute clip from a movie about the Woman's Suffrage movement at a time when Alice Paul and Lucy Burns encounter a less-than-respectful crowd within the women's suffrage movement. For whatever reason, senior members of the NAWSA (National American Woman Suffrage Association) - such as Rev. Dr. Anna Howard Shaw and Carrie Chapman Catt - were not always supportive of the younger women's ideals and methods.
Open Innovation: Harnessing Assets
Open innovation and making the best use of internal and external resources is becoming an integral part of the future of strategic sourcing and doing business. What does open innovation consisted of? How do you put this into practice? What blocks and barriers are there?
Committee on Radio Astronomy Frequencies (CRAF)
The Committee on Radio Astronomy Frequencies (CRAF) is an expert committee of the European Science Foundation (ESF) which coordinates activities to ensure that the frequency bands used by radio astronomers are kept free from interference. The CRAF website provides details of its activities and membership, full text handbooks on frequency management and radio astronomy, progress reports, newsletters, conference proceedings, other documents, a conference database, a list of radio astronomy observa
TALAT Lecture 3206: The Feeding of Castings
This lecture provides an introduction to the techniques used to compensate for the solidification shrinkage of castings. The students will be able to understand the basic principles of how to design a feeder system to produce a shrinkage-free casting. Basic knowledge of castings production, basic physics and metallurgy background is assumed.
Obama jobs proposal offers no fresh ideas: Suskind
Sept. 30 - "Confidence Men" author Ron Suskind says President Barack Obama gets an 'A' for effort for his jobs proposal but it does not bring any new or dynamic policy ideas.
The Architectural History of Chicago
This one minute video shows images of the buildings in this city and how the Great Fire pushed the residents to create new edifices and, ultimately, the Sears Tower. A brief overview.
6.720J Integrated Microelectronic Devices (MIT)
6.720 examines the physics of microelectronic semiconductor devices for silicon integrated circuit applications. Topics covered include: semiconductor fundamentals, p-n junction, metal-oxide semiconductor structure, metal-semiconductor junction, MOS field-effect transistor, and bipolar junction transistor. The course emphasizes physical understanding of device operation through energy band diagrams and short-channel MOSFET device design. Issues in modern device scaling are also outlined. The cou
Valpo in 30 seconds
This 30-second video provides a snapshot of Valparaiso University which enrolls about 4,000 students from most states and more than 50 countries, constituting an international, interconnected community. Valpo offers five colleges for undergraduates — the College of Arts and Sciences, College of Engineering, College of Business Administration, College of Nursing, and Christ College (honors college) — as well as graduate studies and a law school. Valparaiso University is an independent Luther