Space Station Live: Measuring Body Changes During Spaceflight
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He also touches on some of the myths about nanotechnology as well as some of the real dangers of Nanotechnology and the steps governments are taking to regulate it.
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Upon Reflection host Marcia Alvar welcomes Jane Marks, author of "The Hidden Children: The Secret Survivors of the Holocaust." In this 1993 video from the University of Washington, Marks illuminates the lesser-known story of Jewish children who managed to escape and hide from Nazi terror and why these stories have reached the public so slowly.
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1 Ways of expressing division

Division is the opposite of multiplication. If you say:

  • What do I get if I divide 20 by 4?

It is equivalent to saying:

  • What do I have to multiply 4 by to get 20?

Division can be expressed in various ways. You can say:

  • divided by – as in ‘8 divided by 4’
  • over – as in ‘8 over 4’
  • divided between – as in ‘8 apples divided equ
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5 Conclusion

This chapter has enabled you to think about the essential role of technological change in determining economy-wide growth and the growth of firms and industries. We have seen that many issues surrounding the new economy are really issues around the dynamics of technological change: rapid increases in productivity, the emergence of many small firms, new products and new processes, and so on. The main lesson of the unit has been to provide a historical perspective to the introduction of new tec
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2.2 Theories, documents and knowledge

Documentary evidence is often messy and inconsistent, and even where it seems to be ‘factual’ (for example in the form of official records) its precise meaning in terms of wider social processes is far from clear. There is uncertainty about what it means, as well as the representation of uncertainty and diversity in the images. In every case, the meaning of the evidence is dependent on interpretation, that is, the part of the theory we employ to understand what is going on.
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This course examines the interconnections of international politics and climate change. Beginning with an analysis of the strategic and environmental legacies of the 20th Century, it explores the politicization of the natural environment, the role of science in this process, and the gradual shifts in political concerns to incorporate "nature". Two general thrusts of climate-politics connections are pursued, namely those related to (a) conflict – focusing on threats to security due to envir
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