A state-of-the-art relative navigation system will be demonstrated on the STS-134 mission to the International Space Station called the Sensor Test for Orion Relative Navigation Risk Mitigation or STORRM. The goal of STORRM is to validate a new relative navigation sensor based on advanced laser and detector technology that will make docking and undocking to the International Space Station and other spacecraft easier and safer. The demonstration is a test-run of the technology, and the STS-134 cr
Objects made from Lego-like blocks
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Professor Hanna Yablonka - Choosing to Go Forward
Professor Hanna Yablonka - Historian, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel: After the Shoah- Choosing to Go Forward The 6th International Conference on Holocaust Education Teaching the Shoah -- Fighting the Racism and Prejudice Day 3 -- Thursday, July 10, 2008 Building a Better World -- The Legacy of the Survivors and Celebrating Israel in its 60th Year http://www1.yadvashem.org/yv/en/education/conference/2008/index.asp
Footage from a memorial ceremony in Bergen-Belsen
Footage from a memorial ceremony in Bergen-Belsen; Rabbi Dr. Zvi Asaria- Hermann Helfgott appears towards the end of the footage- on the left in the group of the three rabbis. For more information, click here: http://www1.yadvashem.org/yv/en/exhibitions/helfgott/index.asp Film Courtesy of the Trustees of the Imperial War Museum
135: Who should shoulder the cost of bank bailouts?
INSEAD professor of finance Theo Vermaelen makes a case for his own version of convertible capital as the panacea to government bailouts when banks fail.
Faculty Advising Session: Litigation
Faculty Advising Session: Litigation
Valerius Catullus - Carmina LXXXV
Teaching and Professional Fellowship Report 2007-2008 :
Make the Numbers Count, Improving studentsl
Feedback on Library and Learning Resources (LLR) services and support at the University of the Arts London (UAL) is received from a very extensive range of sources. However, although a considerable quantity of information is available for analysis, it remains very difficult for LLR staff to extract meaningful data from these numerous sources, which can reveal, in depth, the true, individual student experience of LLR services. LLR is aware that there is a lot that is not known, or is not be
Investigation of the composition of linear alkylbenzenes with emphasis on the identification and qua
Linear alkylbenzenes, LAB, formed by the Alel3 or HF catalyzed alkylation of benzene are common raw materials for surfactant manufacture. Normally they are sulphonated using S03 or oleum to give the corresponding linear alkylbenzene sulphonates In >95 % yield. As concern has grown about the environmental impact of surfactants,' questions have been raised about the trace levels of unreacted raw materials, linear alkylbenzenes and minor impurities present in them. With the advent of modem analytic
Deviance of syntax in oral languages and oral reading behavior
The major hypothesis of this paper is that any deviance in syntax present in oral language will be evident in oral r eading behaviour. Using Lee and Canter's Developmental i 1 Sentence Scoring technique (1971) and Y. Goodman and Burke's Reading Miscue Inventory (1972) linguistic competence was established in t hree male children. ages 10 to 11. patterns of strengths and weaknesses in reading were determined. and the relationships t hat were established, were examined. Results of the study i ndic
A Study of role conflict, role ambiguity, locus of control, job satisfaction and participation in de
This study was an investigation of individual and organizational factors, as perceived by front-line vocational service workers from Adult Rehabilitation Centres (ARC Industries) for mentally retarded adults. The specific variables which were measured included role conflict/role ambiguity (role factors), internal/external locus of control (individual differences), job satisfaction with work and supervision (job attitudes) and participation in deci~ion making (organizational factor). The explorat
Guide to the Microfilmed Records of the Zion Church of the Evangelical Association (Pittsburgh, Pa.)
The collection contains quarterly conference proceedings; constitutions; church, record, and minute books; various records of the Sunday school, Evangelical Singing Society, Sick Benefit Society, and library from 1843-1908.
Guide to the Microfilmed Records of the Congregation Beth Hamedrash Hagodol, 1893-1928
The microfilmed records of the Congregation Beth Hamadrash Hagodol, Pittsburgh contains a minute book, general ledger, record book of seat pew holders, non-members book, and a record book of the committee to handle burials.
Guide to the Records of the Kingsley Association, 1894-1980
The Kingsley Association was formed in 1893 by George Hodges as a Pittsburgh settlement house. The collection includes: administrative and annual reports, books, brochures, budget information, case studies, clippings, correspondence, directories, minutes, photos and surveys spanning intermittent years from 1894-1980.
Guide to the Records of the Civic Club of Allegheny County, 1896-1967
The mission of The Civic Club of Allegheny County has been "to promote by education and organized non-partisan effort a higher public spirit and better social order." This collection contains Civic Club by-laws and constitution; minutes of annual, board of directors, and committee meetings; records documenting The Civic Clubs's legislative campaigns and social services; and voter directories for general and primary elections between 1930 and 1973.
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Pittsburgh Branch Records, 1940-1966, 19
The Records of the NAACP Pittsburgh Branch consist of an extensive collection of correspondence, minutes, local headquarters activities, chapter records, membership campaigns, bills and receipts, reports, pamphlets and other miscellaneous information.
Luigia Clerici Papers, 1898-1899
The Papers of Luigia Clerici consist of a collection of handwritten notebooks and workbooks in Italian, describing methods of instruction and curriculum in the schools of Bologna, Italy, in the 1890's.
Records of the Neighborhood Centers Association, Pittsburgh, 1890-1954
The Neighborhood Centers Association, established in 1895 and incorporated in 1912, provided neighborhood centered services on the North Side in an effort to promote, encourage, and provide a means for individual and cooperative activities among residents of neighborhoods. The collection includes correspondence, minutes of the board of directors, records on Camp Bonsall, reports, settlement books and miscellaneous unpublished social studies and statistics.
Guide to the Papers of the McCabe Family, 1776-1945
The McCabe family came to the United States from Tyrone County, Ireland, prior to the Revolutionary War. After the war the family slowly migrated from central to western Pennsylvania where they became prominent members of the Middletown (Coraopolis) and Monessen communities. This collection includes biographical data, family photos, genealogical charts, deeds to the Big Spring tract in Bedford County, Pa, and scrapbooks outlining the history of Monessen, Pa.
Guide to the Westinghouse Electric and Manufacturing Company Contracts, Pittsburgh, PA., Collection
Business records of Westinghouse Electric Manufacturing Company, East Pittsburgh, Pa., 1892-1901. Collection documents acquisitions of machinery and technology such as cranes, presses, drills, and pumps. Records include blueprints, photographs, carbon copies of telegrams, signed forms, memorandums, and correspondence.