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Dit leermiddel compileert het engagement van één van de pilootscholen van het voormalige TOS-21 project en wil hiermee Vlaamse scholen inspireren om binnen het kader van STEM techniek op school te …


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The UM Department of Physics and Astronomy is hosting a series of open house events at the Kennon Observatory on campus. Admission to the events is free, and children are welcome. Events this fall are set for 6 p.m. on Nov. 15 and 5:30 p.m. on Dec. 10. For more information, email physics@phy.olemiss.edu.
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The Spotlight - BioPhysics: A Tale of Two Sciences
Features an interview with Cecile Fradin (Canada Research Chair in Molecular Biophysics) who holds an appointment in both the Department of Physics & Astronomy and the Department of Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences at McMaster University. Also includes interviews with graduate and undergraduate students working in the BioPhysics Lab.
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The Great Magnet, the Earth
This site provides a non-mathematical introduction to the magnetism of the Earth, the Sun, the planets and their environments, following a historical thread. In 1600, four hundred years ago William Gilbert, later physician to Queen Elizabeth I of England, published his great study of magnetism, "De Magnete"--"On the Magnet". It gave the first rational explanation to the mysterious ability of the compass needle to point north-south: the Earth itself was magnetic. "De Magnete" opened the era of mo
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How do data visuals influence sense-making?
Craig Ellam explains how the visual representation of data can enable the creation of new knowledge provided the information presented retains integrity. Part of the BPR Speaker Series: http://bit.ly/AminU2
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Staying in the Employment Game: Part 1
Experts from the University of Washington and throughout the Puget Sound gather to offer input and insight into employment challenges for people with MS. Learn when to disclose your disease to an employer, how to arrange for accommodations in the office, your legal rights and more. Featured panel members will include Ray Heacox, president and general manager of Belo Seattle, KING/KONG and Northwest Cable News; lawyer Andrea Brenneke of MacDonald Hoague & Bayless; Dr. Kurt Johnson of UW Rehab
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22.033 Nuclear Systems Design Project (MIT)
Group design project involving integration of nuclear physics, particle transport, control, heat transfer, safety, instrumentation, materials, environmental impact, and economic optimization. Provides students with opportunity to synthesize knowledge acquired in nuclear and non-nuclear subjects and apply this knowledge to practical problems of current interest in nuclear applications design. Past projects have included using a fusion reactor for transmutation of nuclear waste, design and develop
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Stull Observatory : Alfred University Commercial
In "Stull Observatory," we talk about some of the faculty who inspire our students to accomplish some pretty remarkable things. Dr. John Stull, a retired physics professor (and AU alum) has spent a lifetime refurbishing the AU observatory into one of the largest, and finest, academic observatories in the nation. You'll meet him, and see the results of his work, in "Stull Observatory."
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10.2 Media coverage of cloning and genetic medical research

Hargreaves, I., Lewis, J. and Speers, T. ‘Towards a better map: Science, the public and the media’, Economic and Social Research Council.

Kitzinger and Reilly, writing about the coverage of genetic research, identified the dichotomous nature of media coverage on this issue. Human medical genetic research is either framed in terms of'the ‘great promise’ discourse focusing on the benefits the science can bring’ or else, the ‘concern’ discourse, focusing on the risks a
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Hidden Line Elimination in Projected Grid Surfaces
The hidden line and hidden surface problems are simpler when restricted to special classes of objects. An example is the class of grid surfaces, that is, graphs of bivariate functions represented by their values on a set of grid points. Projected grid surfaces have geometric properties which permit hidden line or hidden surface elimination to be done more easily than in the general case. These properties are discussed in this paper, and an algorithm is given which exploits them
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Meadows Museum: Presenting the George W. Bush Presidential Center
The George W. Bush Presidential Center and SMU's Meadows Museum are presenting a special exhibit that previews some of the historic holdings eventually to be featured at the Bush Center. The exhibit runs through February 6, 2011.
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3.5 Bats

There are two more activities in this section that give you more practice in writing. You will see that you are again given an approximate number of words to aim for in your answer. This number is a guide to the level of detail required – you will often find the same thing done in course assessment questions.
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Space Station Live: Doctor, Flight Surgeon, Astronaut
NASA Commentator Lori Meggs at the Marshall Space Flight Center speaks with NASA Astronaut Tom Marshburn about his time on the International Space Station during Expedition 34/35, the challenges of keeping up with processes, payloads, and procedures, and why it’s all so important.
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Seminar in Ethnography and Fieldwork, Fall 2003
Introduction to ethnographic practices: the study of and communicating about culture. Reading and discussion of classics of anthropological field work, contemporary critiques, and innovative practices. This course involves reading about how to do fieldwork, practicing fieldwork, reading ethnographies and about ethnography, and practicing writing ethnography. We will move from an overview of ethnography, to getting into the field, to writing fieldnotes, to analyzing data and writing a short ethno
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Hidden Williamsburg
The backyards of Williamsburg's finest homes tell the story of a separate society. Author Mike Olmert reads the architecture of outbuildings.
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The Role of Blogging in Open Notebook Science
I spoke at the North Carolina Science Blogging Conference (un-conference really) on January 19, 2008. Mainly I reviewed some of my posts on the UsefulChem blog from the past few months to show what types of issues are relevant to doing research openly. I then showed the connection from the blog to the wiki, mailing list and GoogleDocs where the laboratory data get reported and analyzed
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11.1 The lessons of MMR

Horton, R. (2004) ‘The lessons of MMR’, The Lancet, 363, 6 March 2004, pp 747–749 Elsevier. Copyright © 2004 Elsevier.

This week, The Lancet prints a partial retraction – a retraction of an interpretation1 – from the majority of authors of a paper published in February, 1998, by Andrew Wakefield and colleagues.2 Wakefield and one other co-author, Peter Harvey, have not signed this retraction statement. We hope to publish their respon
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STS.042J Einstein, Oppenheimer, Feynman: Physics in the 20th Century (MIT)
This class explores the changing roles of physics and physicists during the 20th century. Topics range from relativity theory and quantum mechanics to high-energy physics and cosmology. The course also examines the development of modern physics within shifting institutional, cultural, and political contexts, such as physics in Imperial Britain, Nazi Germany, U.S. efforts during World War II, and physicists' roles during the Cold War.
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Laughlin on the Future of Carbon and Climate
Robert Laughlin of Stanford University and the 1998 co-recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physics talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about energy use and the future of the earth's climate. Drawing on his forthcoming book on energy, Laughlin predicts that we will continue to use cars and planes and electricity long after coal and petroleum are exhausted and speculates as to how that might play out in the future. The conversation concludes with discussions of other concerns of Laughlin's--the outl
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