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STS-133 Daily Mission Recap - Flight Day 5
A video recap of flight day 5 of the STS-133 mission of space shuttle Discovery to the International Space Station.
Terrorism and Political Violence in Spain
Terrorism and Political Violence in Spain
When should we use multi-level modelling?
This paper is intended to be a consideration of the idea of multilevel modelling. It is not a guide on how to design or perform such an analysis. There are several references in the text to sources that teach the practicalities perfectly well, and the technique is anyway not that different from other forms of regression or analysis of variance. Rather, the paper outlines a role for statistical analysis in research, describes what multilevel modelling is, why it is used, and what its limitations
11.949 City Visions: Past and Future (MIT)
This class is intended to introduce students to understandings of the city generated from both social science literature and the field of urban design. The first part of the course examines literature on the history and theory of the city. Among other factors, it pays special attention to the larger territorial settings in which cities emerged and developed (ranging from the global to the national to the regional context) and how these affected the nature, character, and functioning of citi
Israel Goshen and Emil Aybinder
"From Safed to Jerusalem" - A Concert of Jewish Soul Music, Yad Vashem Israel Goshen and Emil Aybinder On August 24, 2011, a concert of Jewish soul music was held in Yad Vashem's Valley of the Communities. "From Safed to Jerusalem — A Concert of Jewish Soul Music" was held in the presence of hundreds of Holocaust survivors, their families and friends of Yad Vashem from Israel and abroad
The course examines the sources for values that underly our personal ethics. It will also introduce you to some of the significant ethical theories in Western tradition, theories that we will apply to social and political issues in current society.
This report outlines the process and findings from an innovative project for students. This work was part of the curriculum and involved students working with West Yorkshire Police as part of the safer Leeds project in designing and making a film for students n crime prevention and personal safety in Leeds
Gypsy Airs: Anna JiEun Lee
In this performance video segment from From the Top at Carnegie Hall, Anna JiEun Lee plays a virtuosic piece for violin by Pablo de Sarasate called Zigeunerweisen (Gypsy Airs), accompanied by pianist Christopher O'Riley. Listen for elements that are quick and dance-like, and others that are slow and mournful, as well as harmonies reminiscent of folk music. The music of the gypsies of Eastern Europe was the inspiration for the piece. (04:41)
University Museums and Galleries
Spot UCL locations in this Universities UK video. The video emphasises how museums engage the public with research. Nobody says it better than the schoolboy at 3:02. http://www.ucl.ac.uk/museums Originally listed on Universities UK YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RSw9Qy7yQqQ
Amsterdam 1928: The Games of the IX Olympiad The Games of the IX Olympiad in Amsterdam, Netherlands. These games introduced women’s athletics, as well as the tradition that Greece will lead the Parade of Nations. Video shows the flags of the countries that took part in the Olympics. There is no talking in this video. Background music is the Olympic Theme.
The Games of the IX Olympiad in Amsterdam, Netherlands. These games introduced women’s athletics, as well as the tradition that Greece will lead the Parade of Nations. Video shows the flags of the countries that took part in the Olympics. There is no talking in this video. Background music is the Olympic Theme.
Conceptualizing new age and neopagan ritual (17 May 2013)
In this seminar, Professor Michael Houseman (l'École pratique des hautes études, Paris) presents a brief analysis of several small ceremonies to make a theoretical argument about ritual in a new age and neopagan context.
History of music - Part V (W. A. Mozart)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: The Marriage of Figaro (Le nozze di Figaro), Eine kleine Nachtmusik (A Little Night Music), Rondo alla Turca, Don Giovanni, Clarinet concerto, Violin concerto in G, Symphony nr. 39, 40 and 41, Divertimento in D, Sonata facile, Piano concerto in A, The Magic Flute (Die Zauberflöte), Quintet for clarinet and strings, Requiem . (10:36)
"U.S.-Cuban Academic Relations Part I: The Politics of U.S.-Cuban Exchanges" (video)
Wayne Smith, Center for International Policy and Louis Pérez, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.
U.S. and Cuban scholars involved in academic, scientific, and cultural research face significant difficulties in maintaining open and thorough dialogue with each other due to restrictions governing travel between the two countries. Such
What is Gravity?
This thirty minute video explains gravity. The study of gravity has played a central role in the history of science—from Galileo and Newton to Einstein's twentieth century theory of general relativity. Yet, in spite of five centuries of study, many aspects of gravity remain a mystery. How can gravity, which in many ways
is the dominant force in the universe, be at the same time, by far, the weakest of the four known forces in nature? See how physicists are
approaching this que
Realism and the Value of Peace
In this lecture, Professor White discusses the morality and ethical challenges of war, as examined by Professor Coady in his new book, Morality & Political Violence. Political violence, in the form of wars, insurgencies, violent revolutions and counter-revolutions, and terrorism constitutes a major human challenge today as so often in the past. The challenge is not only to life and limb, but also to morality itself. Professor Coady puts the problems posed by this challenge into the fram
Postulate, Axiom, and Conjecture
Three words that are used seemingly interchangeably in Geometry are postulate, axiom, and conjecture. This video explains how each word is different and describes the subtle implications of using each word. These terms are especially important when working with Geometry proofs. (2:06)
Best Supporting Actor Oscar nominee Abdi says, "this is the highlight of my life"
Barkhad Abdi, 28, who portrays the Somali pirate Muse alongside previous Oscar-winner Tom Hanks tells Reuters "this is the highlight of my life." 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 business, financial, national, and inter
Politics in 60 seconds. Lowering the voting age
Professor Philip Cowley defines a polical concept in 60 seconds for those with a spare minute to learn something new. This videocast focuses on voting at 16. Warning: video does contain bloopers and out takes. May 2010 Suitable for Undergraduate study and Community education Professor Philip Cowley, Professor of Parliamentary Government, School of Politics and International Relations Professor Philip Cowley is Professor of Parliamentary Government at The University of Nottingham. He is an e
India's new global strength
Nirmalya Kumar, Professor of Marketing, discusses his new book 'India's Global Powerhouses', on the globalisation of Indian firms