Inside the Oval Office
As staff secretary to President Dwight Eisenhower from 1954 to 1961, General Andrew Goodpaster was the person most privy to Eisenhower's thinking and key decisions during his White House years. Goodpaster began his long affiliation with Eisenhower as a staff officer under his leadership of the Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe (SHAPE), and he went on to become the president's right-hand man on security matters. In this video segment, Goodpaster describes the inter-service rivalries that
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Karkador
Commissioned by Pioneer Laser disc for a project entitled 'AV Cocktail,' Peter Calles presents a world of constant motion, based on the children's game 'Menko.' Japanese figures appear as part of the frantic horizon.
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Return of the Motherland
'Return of the Motherland' presents a complex compilation of Chilean mythology and politics. Using a variety of narratives, points of view, source materials, and film styles, this tale of a tragic love triangle is set against suffering and political strife.
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Lunar Plant Growth Chamber
This site invites students to design chambers for growing plants on the moon. (Plants may be used to supplement meals of astronauts during space exploration.) Teacher guides include lessons on providing light and water for the plants, choosing plant species, exploring the moon, and designing, building, and evaluating plant growth chambers.
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Seeing the Invisible
Students will be instructed to make an observation of a flower (tulip) given the one stipulation that they will only be allowed to detect the parts of the plant that are green. Through observation and discussion, students will be led to understand that only seeing parts of the flower leads to an incomplete and even inaccurate understanding of its structure. Students will construct their own knowledge of the Sun emitting light above and below the visible spectrum by using UV beads to detect ultr
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Cosmic and Heliospheric Learning Center
This site explores the universe through interactive activities and learning resources such as the question and answer service, Ask a Physicist. Students can also learn astrophysics basics, or find out the history of cosmic ray studies beginning with the Mesopotamian and Egyptian astronomers mapping the heavens, and more.
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Applied Calculus
This is an on-line resource on topics of Applied Calculus, including on-line tutorial sessions.
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Spins Package
The Spins package is a self-contained file for the teaching of measurement and time evolution of spin-1/2 systems in quantum mechanics. The file contains ready-to-run OSP programs and a set of curricular materials. The material focuses on single and multiple measurements of different ensembles of identically prepared spin-1/2 particles. The OSP Collection provides curriculum resources that engage students in physics, computation, and computer modeling. Computational physics and computer modeling
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Ajakirja Eesti Loodus otsingumootor, lühendatud aadressil jõuab ka ajakirja numbriteni
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Antarctic Ozone from Earth Probe TOMS: July 25, 1999 through September 25, 1999
Total ozone measurements from Earth Probe TOMS over Antarctica for the period July 25, 1999 through September 25, 1999
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Solar Cells
Advanced semiconductor devices are a new source of energy for the 21st century, delivering electricity directly from sunlight. Suitable semiconductor materials, device physics, and fabrication technologies for solar cells are presented in this course. The guidelines for design of a complete solar cell system for household application are explained. Cost aspects, market development, and the application areas of solar cells are presented.
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Aircraft Systems Engineering, Fall 2003
Aircraft are complex products comprised of many subsystems which must meet demanding customer and operational lifecycle value requirements. This course adopts a holistic view of the aircraft as a system, covering: basic systems engineering; cost and weight estimation; basic aircraft performance; safety and reliability; lifecycle topics; aircraft subsystems; risk analysis and management; and system realization. Small student teams "retrospectively analyze" an existing aircraft covering: key desi
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CMS.610 Media Industries and Systems (MIT)
This course examines the interplay of art, science, and commerce shaping the production, marketing, distribution, and consumption of contemporary media. It combines perspectives on media industries and systems with an awareness of the creative process, the audience, and trends shaping content. There will be invited discussions with industry experts in various subject areas. Class projects will encourage students to think through the challenges of producing media in an industry context. CMS.610 i
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Brad E. Bizzell, Janet Tareilo

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Social Enterprise Education for Health Care Professionals
This case study outlines a project to embed social enterprise activities in the Faculty of Health inter-professional learning curriculum
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Ancient China Quick Facts
A student's presentation on her findings of ancient China. (02:30)
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8.325 Relativistic Quantum Field Theory III (MIT)
This is the third and last term of the quantum field theory sequence. The course is devoted to the standard model of particle physics, including both its conceptual foundations and its specific structure, and to some current research frontiers that grow immediately out of it.
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TMX-1795 Demo
Gary Boone demonstrates a working Texas Instruments TMX-1795 8-bit microprocessor that was manufactured in early 1971. The TI laptop has been modified to use the TMX-1795 for all operations. Everything displayed is being executed on a 1971 vintage 8-bit microprocessor. This demo unit was built in 1993 to be used as a jury exhibit in a patent lawsuit, although it was never used for that purpose. Its first public demonstration occurred a few days later, at the 1996 Microprocessor Forum, during th
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