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2010 Building Bridges Seminar:: Tradition and History
Lectures by Vincent Cornell of Emory University and Janet Soskice of the University of Cambridge.
History of the World: An interview with John McNeill
History professor John McNeill discusses the history of the world and how it impacts our lives today.
The Fall of the Wall: End of History or New Chance for Mankind?
Lecture by Hans-Dietrich Genscher, Former Foreign Minister of the Federal Republic of Germany
Shop Floor Culture and Politics in Egypt: An interview with Professor Samer Shehata
Samer Shehata, assistant professor of Arab politics at Georgetown University?s Walsh School of Foreign Service, discusses his new book 'Shop Floor Culture and Politics in Egypt.'
The Presence of Puerto Rico in U.S. Politics: Address by Governor Luis G. Fortuno of Puerto Rico
Governor Fortuno explores how Puerto Rico's political representation is at the heart of current relations between the United States and Latin America.
Media, Politics and the Middle East: Wadah Khanfar, Director General, Al Jazeera
Mr. Khanfar argued for the need for context and follow-up in media coverage and to guard against the influence of centers of power in this coverage, among other topics.
The History of Public Health
In the History of Public Health we will examine the historical experience of health and illness from a population perspective. This material seeks to reveal how the organization of societies facilitates or mitigates the production and transmission of disease. It also asks how do populations and groups of individuals go about securing their health? One key theme is the medical management of space in one form or another - from the public space of the environment through institutional spaces such a
Kling on Freddie and Fannie and the Recent History of the U.S. Housing Market
Arnold Kling of EconLog talks with host Russ Roberts about the economics of the housing market with a focus on the role of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. The conversation closes with a postscript on the current financial crisis.
Brady on Health Care Reform, Public Opinion, and Party Politics
David Brady of Stanford University talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about American public opinion on changing the health care system. Brady discusses the impact of taxation on public opinion toward health care reform--if the poll includes a measure of the likely increase in taxes necessary to pay for expanding coverage, support for expanding coverage drops dramatically compared to generic polls that ignore costs. He also discusses the role of the party system and partisanship for the health
Cassiopeia A in 60 Seconds
Cassiopeia A is the 300-year-old remnant created by the supernova explosion of a massive star. Each Great Observatory image highlights different characteristics of the remnant.
M51 in 60 Seconds
Hubble's image of M51, also known as the Whirlpool Galaxy, shows the majestic spiral arms that are actually long lanes of stars and gas laced with dust. The infrared image from Spitzer also reveals stars and the glow from clouds of interstellar dust.
The Crab Nebula in 60 Seconds
In 1054 A.D., a star's death in the constellation Taurus was observed on Earth. Now, almost a thousand years later, a superdense neutron star left behind by the explosion is spewing out a blizzard of extremely high-energy particles into the expanding debris field known as the Crab Nebula.
M82 in 60 Seconds
When seen in visible light from the Hubble Space Telescope, M82 looks like an ordinary spiral galaxy.
Kepler's Supernova Remnant in 60 Seconds
The supernova explosion that created this object was witnessed on Earth about 400 ago years by many skywatchers, including the astronomer Johannes Kepler. This object, which now bears Kepler's name, is the remains of a massive star's demise.
Sombrero Galaxy in 60 Seconds
Like the Milky Way, Sombrero is a spiral galaxy. However, we see Sombrero edge-on from our vantage point from Earth, rather than the face-down perspective that is more familiar.
3C321 in 60 Seconds
In 3C321, a jet from a black hole in one of the galaxies is pummeling its neighbor galaxy, the first time this type of galactic violence has ever been seen. The jet could bring big trouble for any planets in its path, but could also trigger a burst of star formation in its wake.
G1.9+0.3 in 60 Seconds
About a hundred and forty years ago, the light from a supernova explosion in our galaxy reached the Earth, but no one saw it. The discovery of this supernova remnant helps astronomers better understand how often these stellar time-bombs go off in our galaxy.