One Week, One Tool
In a first of its kind conference, 12 scholars, archivists, librarians and students were gathered to Fairfax, Virginia to create- in one week- a tool for use in contemporary humanity studies. The assembled team had a wide range of backgrounds and skill sets. Some were celebrated open source developers working towards their PhDs. Some were archivists and librarians. There were University professors alongside a recent college graduate. Together, they collaborated to fix a need the team perceived i
Gas prices keep going up up up
Bruce Bullock, director of SMU's Maguire Energy Institute, talks about the differing prices of gasoline and the best times to fill up your tank.
Ocean Planet: Partial Tour with Map Route Inset
The Ocean Planet is a traveling exhibition from the Smithsonian Institution which opened in Washington DC on April 22, 1995. A part of the exhibition was a computer flyby of the Pacific Ocean developed in the SVS. This animation represents a stage in the development of that flyby.
Tree peony leaf
The leaves of the tree peony have lobes, or sections, to them. The middle lobe has notches in its tip, but the lobes on either side of the middle lobe are rounded.
Movies that Matter : Films over mensenrechten Movies that Matter is een initiatief van Amnesty International. De afdeling Educatie adviseert en ondersteunt scholen en docenten bij filmvertoningen en schoolfilmfestivals rond het thema mensenrechten. De organisatie hanteert een brede definitie …
Movies that Matter is een initiatief van Amnesty International. De afdeling Educatie adviseert en ondersteunt scholen en docenten bij filmvertoningen en schoolfilmfestivals rond het thema mensenrechten. De organisatie hanteert een brede definitie …
Muscles, Oh My!
Students are introduced to the field of biomechanics and how the muscular system produces human movement. They learn the importance of the muscular system in our daily lives, why it is important to be able to repair muscular system injuries and how engineering can help.
Does the Advance of Science mean Secularisation?
Prof. David Martin : Lecture
CAV 2011 - Le cancer du sein chez la femme jeune. consultation médicale.
Réunion thématique du Centre Régional Anticancéreux de Nancy.
Titre : CAV 2011 - Le cancer du sein chez la femme jeune.
Intervenants : Anne LESUR (Médecin oncologue au Centre Régional Anticancéreux de Nancy (Centre Alexis Vautrin).
Virginie ADAM (Psychologue au Centre Régional Anticancéreux de Nancy (Centre Alexis Vautrin).
Résumé : Anne LESUR médecin oncologue prend en charge les patientes atteintes d’un cancer du sein en fin de traitement chirurgic
Réunion thématique du Centre Régional Anticancéreux de Nancy.
Hurricane Mitch from TRMM: October 27, 1998
A fly-in to Hurricane Mitch on October 27, 1998, showing the three-dimensional structure of the precipitation as measured by the Precipitation Radar instrument on TRMM. In this animation, a surface of constant precipitation is colored by the value of the precipitation on the ground under the surface.
Ancient Rome and Greece - Quiz
To revise facts from Ancient Rome and Ancient Greece.
Put Your Heart into Engineering
This lesson contains background about the blood vascular system and the heart. Also, the different sizes of capillaries, veins, and arteries, and how they affect blood flow through the system. We will then proceed to talk about the heart's function in the blood vascular system. This will lead into a discussion of heart valves, how they work and what might cause them to fail. Then we will discuss prosthetic heart valves.
Leesoefening: Lisez bien le règlement!
Op het einde van deze les kan je het huisreglement van het hotel waar je je vakantie doorbrengt begrijpen.
Veilig voedsel bewaren en klaarmaken
At the end of this unit: You can give written instructions on how to prepare and store food in a safe way. When performing this task, You have to synthesize the information from an article. You have to rewrite this information into short statement.
Remains of a Libyan compound
June 20 - Libyan officials say at least 15 civilians were killed when NATO airstrikes hit a compound owned by a top Gaddafi aide. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Ash cloud hits Australia flights
The ash cloud from Chile's Puyehue-Cordon Calle volcano causes further chaos for Australian aviation. Paul Chapman reports.
Zoom into Boulder, Colorado, using Landsat Imagery (WMS)
The WMS Global Mosaic dataset was developed at NASAs Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL). This global mosaic was produced from visual and near infrared bands taken by the Landsat-7 satellite. Using the panchromatic band to sharpen the final image, a final resolution of 0.5 arc seconds (about 15 meters) can be achieved. This mosaic is available through the Web Mapping Services (WMS) protocol at JPL. This series of images was obtained using a software program called the Digital Earth PC which can use
2.7 Style and language What do we mean when we talk of a particular writer's style? It might help us to think of style as a way of organising and expressing narrative unique to the writer, as distinctive and personal a characteristic as the writer's handwriting or the prints on the fingers holding the pen. Just as no two sets of fingerprints are alike, so no two writers are alike. Writers write in a style that reflects their individual view of the world. The word ‘style’ can generally be used to encompass
What do we mean when we talk of a particular writer's style? It might help us to think of style as a way of organising and expressing narrative unique to the writer, as distinctive and personal a characteristic as the writer's handwriting or the prints on the fingers holding the pen. Just as no two sets of fingerprints are alike, so no two writers are alike. Writers write in a style that reflects their individual view of the world.
The word ‘style’ can generally be used to encompass
1st AEARU Symposium on the Culture of Chinese Characters
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Salt Lake City, Utah Area Flyover during Summer (NASM2002)
Landsat 7 imagery is combined here with terrain elevation data to create a view of the Salt Lake City area. This image was taken in the Summer of 2001 and can be compared to identical animations using images taken at other times of the year. This visualization was created for the NASM2002 presentation and is based on a earlier visualizations created for the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City.