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Not What Should Be But What Is #2


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Build Your Own PC Tutorial Part One
This video walks through the steps of assembling a personal computer. The authors do show preferences for certain products (partially because they are reviewing a name brand computer case at the end of the video), but I believe this does not take away from the quality of the instructions.

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NASA's Mars Rover Opportunity and its Five Years on Mars
This video discusses the Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity. It talks about the landing site, the discoveries, and other aspects of the rovers journey on Mars.

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2.1 The heart of spectroscopy: dispersing light
This unit looks at how telescopes and spectrographs are designed to improve our ability to observe the universe. You will examine how different technologies have been developed over the last four hundred years to enable us to look deep into space.
Author(s): The Open University

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1.5.1 Light-gathering power
This unit looks at how telescopes and spectrographs are designed to improve our ability to observe the universe. You will examine how different technologies have been developed over the last four hundred years to enable us to look deep into space.
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2.4 Self-assessment questions and problems
You may have met complex numbers before, but not had experience in manipulating them. This unit gives an accessible introduction to complex numbers, which are very important in science and technology, as well as mathematics. The unit includes definitions, concepts and techniques which will be very helpful and interesting to a wide variety of people with a reasonable background in algebra and trigonometry.
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The customer is king
Patrick Barwise, Emeritus Professor of Management and Marketing, exposes the myths of consumer behaviour while reiterating the core fundamentals of engaging with customers - primarily that the customer should be king.

Natural History
A foreign landscape is revealed to a curious world by naturalist Mark Catesby. Interpreter Robb Warren talks about the man and his art.
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Captured Colors
Four flags survive through battle and time against equally long odds. Curator Erik Goldstein talks about a compelling new exhibit at the Museums of Colonial Williamsburg.
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18th-Century Surgery
Colonial medicine is not for the faint of heart. Sharon Cotner describes the philosophies and practices.
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Energy in Illinois
A short, educational presentation that answers the questions about where we get our energy from in Illinois. Video presented by the Energy Council of the Illinois Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Energy Learning Exchange at Illinois State University.
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5.4 The medical chemistry strategy
The search for new medicinal products is one of the major driving forces behind the development and application of new synthetic methods. This unit focuses on a specific case study, which follows the development of a drug for the treatment of high blood pressure. It is a particularly good example of the application of organic chemistry in the pharmaceutical industry, and illustrates the scientific processes that are involved in the development of any new drug.
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A life in Intelligence: A Symposium on Richard Helms (Panel 2)
This symposium explores the life and legacy of former CIA Director Richard Helms and the tumultuoous historical role the CIA played during the apex of public mistrust of American foreign policy in Cuba and Vietnam. The second panel titled "Historical Perspectives? features a keynote address by General Michael Hayden of the USAF.
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A life in Intelligence: A Symposium on Richard Helms (Panel 1)
This symposium explores the life and legacy of former CIA Director Richard Helms and the tumultuoous historical role the CIA played during the apex of public mistrust of American foreign policy in Cuba and Vietnam. The first of the two panel symposium is titled 'Personal Perspectives and Recollections' and features a keynote address by former Secretary of State the Hon. Henry Kissinger.
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3.4.1 Land use
Water is arguably the most important physical resource as it is the one that is essential to human survival. Understanding the global water cycle and how we use water is essential to planning a sustainable source of water for the future. In the UK there area areas where water supplies are limited, shown by recent droughts. Globally, there are many areas that do not have enought water to support the currently population adequately. Decisions will have to be made on the best way to use water in a
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Laurence Whitehead; Haiti after the Earthquake
Laurence Whitehead talks about the extent of the damage done in Haiti by the earthquake of last year and how the people of Haiti are coping with living after the disaster
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Supernova in a jar
Read more: http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/nstv/2010/12/how-to-trap-a-supernova-in-a-jar.html See a reaction that resembles an exploding star
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Il laboratorio
Il laboratorio connota una tendenza democratizzante dell’educazione: suo valore strategico per il suo legame con le scienze, le tecniche, la partecipazione attiva dei soggetti.,The laboratory implies a democratic tendency on education: its strategic value thanks to its connection with sciences, techniques, the active partecipation of learners.,Istituzione universitaria di secondo e terzo livello (ciclo II e III) per la formazione degli insegnanti e/o dei formatori,Spiegare,Illustrare,Alta form
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The Inner History of Devices
Contemporary science has done a great disservice to Sigmund Freud, suggests Sherry Turkle, who believes the psychoanalytic tradition can teach us much about the often concealed connections between physical objects and our thoughts and feelings. On the occasion of the publication of her latest book, The Inner History of Devi
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