There are over twenty-five million cloud-to-ground lightning flashes
strike in the U.S. every year. Meteorologists use a combination of math and science to track when and where they will strike. This video shows students how these scientists work and their importance. (02:07)
Running time 2:07 minutes
Innovative Rail Technologies Cross-Town Rail Line: Final Report
Northern Center City, home to many cultural attractions and educational institutions, has also become a growing IT center. With increasing numbers of residents, students, commuters, workers, and tourists in the area, there is an obvious need for additional mass transportation. Through an extensive revitalization project, Innovative Rail Technologies (IRT) proposed to reconstruct portions of an abandoned Reading Railroad line, which provided much of the industrial and passenger transit into and o
17.544 Comparative Politics and China (MIT)
This graduate seminar has two main goals: to explore the main theoretical and methodological approaches to the study of contemporary Chinese politics; and to relate those approches to broader trends in the field of comparative politics. What has the study of China contributed to the field of comparative politics, and vice versa? What are the most effective ways to integrate area studies, broader comparative approaches, and theory? Seminar presumes a basic understanding of the history and politic
Durrington Walls N130013 DURRINGTON WALLS Wiltshire. General view of Durrington Walls landscape.
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DURRINGTON WALLS Wiltshire. General view of Durrington Walls landscape.
Negotiating the Post-conflict State: Land Disputes in Juba, Southern Sudan
Seminar given by Naseem Badiey, DPhil candidate in Politics, University of Oxford, and Visiting Scholar in the Center for African Studies, University of California, Berkeley on the 15th of february 2010.
"The Marbury Lens" by Andrew Smith--Book Trailer
Watch this book trailer video for The Marbury Lens, a young adult novel by Andrew Smith. The Marbury lens is a suspense thriller and fantasy novel that begins when sixteen-year-old Jack gets drunk and is in the wrong place at the wrong time. He is kidnapped. He escapes, narrowly. The only person he tells is his best friend, Conner. When they arrive in London as planned for summer break, a stranger hands Jack a pair of glasses. Through the lenses, he sees another world called Marbury. There
Profile of Kenneth Feinberg '67, a 2013 UMass Amherst Salute to Service Honoree
Kenneth Feinberg '67 was one of three alumni honored for professional and community service during the UMass Amherst Salute to Service on November 20, 2013. Video produced by Laura Molta '95 of Molta Media.
Models for Relating Science and Faith
Revd Dr John Polkinghorne : Course
Smartphone Use May Reduce Your Physical Activity and Fitness
Today's smartphones allow for increased opportunities for activities traditionally defined as sedentary behaviors, such as surfing the internet, emailing and playing video games. However, researchers Jacob Barkley and Andrew Lepp, faculty members in the College of Education, Health and Human Services at Kent State University, linked high cell phone use to poor fitness in college students.
6.091 Hands-On Introduction to Electrical Engineering Lab Skills (MIT)
This course introduces students to both passive and active electronic components (op-amps, 555 timers, TTL digital circuits). Basic analog and digital circuits and theory of operation are covered. The labs allow the students to master the use of electronic instruments and construct and/or solder several circuits. The labs also reinforce the concepts discussed in class with a hands-on approach and allow the students to gain significant experience with electrical instruments such as function gener
"Sites of Conflict: Identity and Insurgency in Postcolonial Northeast India"
Suryasikha Pathak, Fulbright Fellow at SUNY-Oswego, discusses militant groups, movements and responses in Northeast India.
Rasha Hifzi: Saudi Arabian Women Without the Vote
Women, Power and Politics Curator Masum Momaya speaks with activist Rasha Hifzi who tells the inside story of Saudi women seeking power and the vote.
Politics in 60 seconds. Social democracy
Professor Steven Fielding defines a polical concept in 60 seconds for those with a spare minute to learn something new. This videocast focuses on social democracy as a political concept. Warning: video does contain bloopers and out takes. May 2010 Suitable for Undergraduate study and Community education Professor Steven Fielding, School of Politics and International Relations Professor Steven Fielding is Professor of Political History and Director of the Centre for British Politics: CBP at
Best Practices In Dependency: Planned, Purposeful and Progressive Visits Part 1
Rose Wentz, Consultant for the National Resource Center for Family Centered Practice and Permanency Planning, discusses how to have safe and successful visits. Rose covers the definition of visits per federal law and best practice standards as well as the connections a child needs while in care. With audience interaction she reviews a four-step decision making process for developing a visit plan to meet a child's needs and enable parents to improve parenting skills. She also looks at how to deve
JS Bach pt.5
J.S.Bach occupies a pivotal place in the history of music.His compositions reprensents both the height of the Baropue and the beginning of the Modern Age of music .Filmed in Leipzig,London and America,this documentary both fascinating anf authoritative features specialy-filmed extracts with Jonh Eliot Grandiner conducting the Monteverdi Choir and English Baropue Soloists, performing the Mass in B minor,Andras Schiff playing the GoldBERG variations,Jacques Loussier improvising on the Toccata an
The Toucan Song
This high quality, animated video and song takes a close look a the life of a Toucan, flying and living in the jungle high up in the trees. Learn that berries, seeds and fresh ripe fruit are what the black , white, red, blue, orange and green Toucan lives on. (02:53)
Misheard lyrics: Jimi Hendrix's 'Purple Haze'
In this interactive series of four videos, Professor Andrew Nevins (UCL Psychology & Language Sciences) explains how almost every song lyric can be misunderstood. This video examines Jimi Hendrix's 'Purple Haze'. There are three examples following this video that you can click on: Hall & Oates - 'Everytime You Go Away': http://youtu.be/abWW0BzCg10 'The Star-Spangled Banner': http://youtu.be/uNBKsLUo7_0 Intro video: http://youtu.be/dBnhkwRmYuQ While slips of the tongue are well-known, slips of t
Osterley Park and House: The East India Company at Home, 1757-1857
The East India Company at Home, 1757--1857 is a three-year (2011--2014) research project based in the Department of History at University College London and funded by the Leverhulme Trust. The project examines the British country house in an imperial and global context. 27 July--3 November, 2013: The Trappings of Trade is a new display at Osterley exploring how the East India Company shaped Osterley and the country houses of Britain in the 18th century. Robert Adam may have remodelled the house
Can you guess who won a music competition? (psychology experiment)
You have three options on which to guess the winner of a classical music competition: audio only, silent video or video with sound. Can you guess who won a music competition based on short clips? About UCL: UCL is consistently ranked as one of the world's top universities. Across all disciplines our faculties are known for their research-intensive approaches, academic excellence and engagement with global challenges. This is the basis of our world-renowned degree programmes. Visit us at http://
Oldest Egyptian iron artefacts made from meteorites
Researchers have shown that ancient Egyptian iron beads held at the UCL Petrie Museum were hammered from pieces of meteorites, rather than iron ore. The objects, which trace their origins to outer space, also predate the emergence of iron smelting by two millennia. Further info: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/news/news-articles/0813/20082013-iron-artefacts Press coverage: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/science-news/10252529/Ancient-Egyptians-made-jewellery-from-meteorites.html http://www.culture24.o