25th Annual Wheeler Society Lecture
The 25th Annual Benjamin Ide Wheeler Sociey Lecture and Tea Speaker: Henry Brady, Dean The Goldman School of Public Policy. UC Berkeley July 11th, 2012 in the Zellerbach Playhouse
The Higgs Boson Explained
On Friday July 13 at noon, faculty and other members of the Physics Department helped the campus community understand the significance of discovering the Higgs Boson, the particle that was predicted by Peter Higgs almost 50 years ago. Mark Richards, Executive Dean of the College of Letters & Sciences, will host this discussion for the Berkeley community. Professors Beate Heinemann, an experimental physicist and a member of the ATLAS experiment at the LHC in CERN, Switzerland, and Lawrence Hall,
Where is Your Teacher?
In this activity, students will learn how to take bearing with a compass. They will also learn how to describe a bearing and find an object in their classroom using a bearing.
Topos, Compasses, and Triangles, Oh My!
In this activity, students will learn how to actually triangulate using a compass, topographical (topo) map and view of outside landmarks. It is best if a field trip to another location away from school is selected. The location should have easily discernable landmarks (like mountains or radio towers) and changes in elevation (to illustrate the topographical features) to enhance the activity. A national park is an ideal location, and visiting a number of parks, especially parks with hiking trail
Through ten lessons and numerous activities, students explore the natural universal rules engineers and physicists use to understand how things move and stay still. Together, these rules are called “mechanics.” The study of mechanics is a way to improve our understanding of everyday movements, such as how gravity pulls things together, how objects balance, spin and twirl, and how things fly and fall. While studying Newton's three laws of motion, students gain hands-on experience with the con
Intro to Engineering
ÁŇtudents are introduced to the basic principles behind engineering and the types of engineering while learning about a popular topic - the Olympics. The involvement of engineering in modern sports is amazing and pervasive. Students learn about the techniques of engineering problem solving, including brainstorming and the engineering design process. The importance of thinking out of the box is stressed through a discussion of the engineering required to build grand, often complex, Olympic ev
La huella de Roma - Introducción en español
En el año 237 A.C. las tropas cartaginesas de Aníbal desembarcan en
Cádiz. En respuesta Roma, la otra gran potencia en el Mediterráneo, envía sus legiones a suelo peninsular. Con este acto da inicio una larga guerra, que se saldará definitivamente con la conquista romana de Hispania. 2:06
Huei-chun Su, London School of Economics
Huei-chun Su, London School of Economics, presents "The End of Positive-Normative Dichotomy of Economics: A Lesson from J.S. Mill and J.N. Keynes Regarding the Division of Economics'" at the 13th Annual Summer Institute for the History of Economic Thought conference at the Jepson School of Leadership Studies. July 2, 2012
Rick Hart Introduced as New SMU Director of Athletics
Rick Hart, a third-generation athletics administrator, was introduced to the SMU community by President R. Gerald Turner as the University's new Director of Athletics on July 16, 2012.
It's all in the face - computerized decision aids
Psychology professor Richard Pak and a team of researchers at Clemson University studied computerized decision aids in high tech devices and found the design of such aids apparently determine the level of trust and dependability a person has for it.
Lady Gaga gagged in Indonesia - Global Roundup with the Airport Economist.
Airport Economist and visiting fellow Tim Harcourt tells a timely cultural tale about doing business in Indonesia. From UNSW's regular Global Roundup series with former Austrade economist Tim Harcourt, aka the Airport Economist.
Candles and prayers in Dutch church for crash victims
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Hundreds of mourners attend a memorial service at the Dutch cathedral of St. John to remember the victims of Malaysia Airline flight MH17. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews 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
SST Anomalies and SSW Anomalies Showing the Onslaught of El Nino: Aug 1, 1996 to Aug 9, 1997
Sea Surface Temperature Anomalies and Sea Surface Wind Anomalies Showing the Onslaught of El Nino: Aug 1, 1996 to Aug 9, 1997
PPACA or "Obamacare" - A Non_Partisan View - Khan Academy
Sal Khan offers a basic, non-partisan overview of, what is sometimes referred to as, "Obamacare". (07:14)
Transition of the Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands (RAMSI)
Nicholas Coppel is RAMSI's Special Coordinator, a position he has held since March 2011. Here he is speaking about the transition of the Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands and what it means for the country's peace and stability. Nicholas Coppel is a senior Australian career diplomat with previous postings to Papua New Guinea (Deputy High Commissioner), the Philippines (Deputy Chief of Mission) and the United States of America. He has held a number of senior positions in the Departme
La novela El Asedio de Arturo Pérez Reverte - entrevista
Aquí tienen una entrevista de Arturo Pérez Reverte sobre su libro El Asedio. Este video es un fragmento de un programa de la serie Página 2. 2:49
Underwater U.S. homeowners assess options: Stay or walk away
July 13 - The White House says it's ramping up efforts to fix housing and with good reason— there are more American homeowners now under water on mortgages than at any time since the crisis began.
Learn Anarcho-Capitalism Online Just about everyone is drawn to the libertarian respect for property rights. Yet most people draw back from fully embracing property rights and taking libertarianism to its fulfillment in "anarcho-capitalism" or free-market anarchy. "Sure," the cynics say, "it would be great to live in a society without the government and taxes, but w
Just about everyone is drawn to the libertarian respect for property rights. Yet most people draw back from fully embracing property rights and taking libertarianism to its fulfillment in "anarcho-capitalism" or free-market anarchy. "Sure," the cynics say, "it would be great to live in a society without the government and taxes, but w
21A.750J Social Theory and Analysis (MIT)
This course covers major theorists and theoretical schools since the late 19th century. Marx, Weber, Durkheim, Bourdieu, Levi-Strauss, Geertz, Foucault, Gramsci, and others.
17.S914 Conversations You Can't Have on Campus: Race, Ethnicity, Gender and Identity (MIT)
What is race? What is ethnicity? How can communication and relationships between men and women be improved? What causes segregation in our society? How do stereotypes develop and why do they persist? How do an individual's racial, ethnic, and sexual identities form and develop? This course explores these topics and more.