Improving solar cells
Professor Chris McConville, from the department of physics, talks about his work on the semiconductor indium nitride which could make the conversion of solar energy more efficient. Professor McConville won the John Yarwood Memorial Medal for his work in this area.
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Trout stream that runs through a California coastal forest
Streams carry sediment and nutrients from runoff but are sensitive to pollution. Organisms inhabiting streams have adaptations to hold tightly to the substrate, much like in the intertidal zone. Parts of a stream may be shaded from sunlight, limiting photosynthesis.
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Known Universe - Cosmic Collisions
Could an asteroid impact with Earth wipe out the human race? One scientist said, "It could happen tomorrow." (45:57)
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The River Thames, England
This one minute video explains the importance of the river Thames in England and how a wall was constructed to prevent flooding. The River Thames is the second longest river in the United Kingdom and the longest river entirely in England and has supported human activity from its source to its mouth for thousands of years.
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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.
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Noose tightens around Gaddafi strongholds
Sept. 10 - Fighters loyal to Libya's transitional government launch attacks on the few remaining Gaddafi strongholds. Andrew Raven reports.
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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,
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Mandarin stage 1 semester A
This module is aimed at complete beginners in Mandarin Chinese in semester A and exposes the student to listening and reading material, as well as practice in grammar. The transcript reader of the listening exercises allows students to identify words/passages they find difficult to understand.
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8.01X Physics I: Classical Mechanics with an Experimental Focus (MIT)
Physics I is a first-year physics course which introduces students to classical mechanics. This course has a hands-on focus, and approaches mechanics through take-home experiments. Topics include: kinematics, Newton's laws of motion, universal gravitation, statics, conservation laws, energy, work, momentum, and special relativity.
Author(s): Scholberg, Kate,Dourmashkin, Peter

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The Wonder Jet, Berlin Air-Lift, Wing to Wing - Ephemeral
This 40 minute movie is dated, but useable as it shows how the jet engine was developed. It also deals with the Berlin Airlift and even the Korean War all from a British viewpoint.
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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.
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Le cerveau et le monde : Shining et après. Conférence d'Emmanuel Siety

Dans L’Image-temps, Gilles Deleuze voyait en Stanley Kubrick, à l’instar d’Alain Resnais, un cinéaste « de l’identité du monde et du cerveau ». En partant de Shining, nous questionnerons et prolongerons ce rapprochement en avançant trois autres noms de cinéastes explorateurs d’états limites du monde et de la conscience : David Lynch, Michael Haneke et Gus Van Sant.

Emmanuel Siety est maître de conférences en cinéma à l’université Paris 3 - Sor
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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
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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
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Islamic Architecture and Digital Databases
Epigraphy in Islamic architecture represented an indispensable element in its conceptual design and structure. Our research investigates this unique role, which epigraphy played in Islamic architecture as a tool singularizing this architecture and the sensuality it inspires inside a building while bestowing on it its particular identity. This how SADEPIG came to being: it is a virtual database regrouping all the information about the monumental epigraphy which date from the Sa?dian period in Mor
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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).
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Political, budget costs to figure in U.S. deficit deal talks
Sept. 19 - Brookings Senior Fellow Bill Galston says Obama and GOP leaders have moved away from compromise on deficit reduction as both sides weigh the political and economic costs of a stalemate.
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Felix TV: You are not a hedge fund manager!
Reuters finance blogger Felix Salmon tells us the best way to plan for retirement. Hint: it's also the most stress-free method.
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PSYC 216-01, Sensation and Perception, Spring 2005
This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs by the course instructor.
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Politics in 60 seconds. Corruption
Professor Paul Heywood defines a polical concept in 60 seconds for those with a spare minute to learn something new. This videocast focuses on corruption as a political concept. Warning: video does contain bloopers and out takes. May 2010 Suitable for Undergraduate study and community education Professor Paul Heywood, School of Politics and International Relations Professor Paul Heywood is Sir Francis Hill Professor of European Politics. He graduated with an MA in Politics (First Class) fro
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