Harvard researchers demonstrate soft robot camouflage system
Having already broken new ground in robotics with the development, last year, of a class of "soft", silicone-based robots based on creatures like squid and octopi, Harvard scientists are now working to create systems that would allow the robots to camouflage themselves, or stand out in their environment. As described in a paper published August 16 in Science, a team of researchers led by George M. Whitesides, the Woodford L. and Ann A. Flowers University Professor, has developed a "dynamic col
Cosmology | Lecture 8
Lecture 8 of Leonard Susskind's course on Cosmology. Recorded March 16, 2009 at Stanford University. This Stanford Continuing Studies course is the fifth of a six-quarter sequence of classes exploring the essential theoretical foundations of modern physics. The topics covered in this course focus on classical mechanics. Leonard Susskind is the Felix Bloch Professor of Physics at Stanford University. (1:58:42)
Jesse Owens Berlin Olympics Interview
Jesse Owens was interviewed after the 1936 Berlin Olympics. This was copied from a vintage film, so the film is a little grainy and the sound quality could be better. (02:57)
When Bosses Do Harm
Thunderbird School of Global Management Professors Kannan Ramaswamy and Bill Youngdahl talk about the "hindrance trap" that catches many leaders. http://www.thunderbird.edu
Fall 2012 Graduate School Orientation
The Graduate School held its annual Orientation and Information Fair for all incoming graduate students on Wednesday, August 08. This was an opportunity for students to learn about key components of their graduate education experience from Dean Grasso, members of the Graduate School staff, and representatives of key campus units. More than 30 organizations were represented at the Information Fair to share information and answer questions. More than 900 students attended the event.
Dr. Tom Williams- Senior Leader Resiliency Day part 2
Internationally-known experts who focus on motivating lifestyle and nutrition changes came to the War College for Senior Leader Resiliency Day Day Aug. 9 in Bliss Hall.
Collector's choice : J. Paul Getty and his antiquities
The website for the Getty Museum has provided this online version of their exhibition 'Collector's Choice: J. Paul Getty and his Antiquities', which ran at the Getty villa from 18 November 2009 to 8 February 2010. Drawn from the museum's collections the exhibition featured frescoes, mosaics, engravings, photographs and letters, which explore the founder's personality and taste as a collector. Featured on the website are items from his collection of Greek and Roman sculptures to illustrate dist
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Disciplinary Thinking - Student Experiences of E-learning: overview
Title: Disciplinary Thinking - Student Experiences of E-learning: overview Description: A collection of readings with questions and follow-up activities Theme: Student Experiences of E-Learning Subject: HE - Education Author: Colleen McKenna & Jane Hughes: HEDERA, 2012 Audience: Educational developers within accredited programmes and courses in higher education Issue Date: 14/05/2012 Last updated Date: 31/07/2012 Version: Final PSF Mapping: A2, A4, K3, K4
Bhopal, India was the site of a pesticide disaster. An intermediate of a pesticide was released as a gas from a factory in Bhopal. Thousands died and many others were permanently effected.
Fast Math Tricks - Multiply by Doubling and Halving
Learn this short easy trick to multiply numbers faster. Impress your friends and family with your MENTAL math. (The word 'learned' is spelled incorrectly.) (02:02)
Politics in the Age of Anne
Politics in the Age of Anne
Book Retriever App for iOS
'This is the Classroom Library Company's accompanying app for managing book borrowing between teachers, parents and students.It allows you to scan, level and inventory your entire Classroom Library, giving you leveling data such as Guided Reading Levels, Lexile, Accelerated Reader, Reading Counts, DRA and Reading Recovery. The handy label printing function allows you to print the leveling data wirelessly and easily attach the labels to your books! We have almost one million titles in our databas
Tower Views - ADA Compliance
In this edition of "Tower Views," Larry Burns, vice president for external affairs, left, is joined in the studio by David Cutri, director of internal audit and chief compliance officer, and Wendy Wilitala, UT's new Americans With Disabilities Act compliance officer.
Breakingviews: German split helps Draghi
Aug. 28 - ECB President, Mario Draghi, has an ally in Angela Merkel while the Bundesbank opposes his plan to restart buying sovereign debt, says Reuters Breakingviews
Jacques Nasser opens Swanston Academic Building
The centrepiece of RMIT University’s $700 million capital investment program, the Swanston Academic Building, is today being officially launched by RMIT alumnus Jacques Nasser AO, Chairman of BHP Billiton. The Swanston Academic Building (SAB), a 35,000 square metre, 11-storey educational facility, contains innovative lecture theatres, classrooms and specialist spaces that support the most advanced teaching and learning methodologies. RMIT's Swanston Academic Building. Photo: John Gollings.
This Day in History January 3: Noriega Surrenders to U.S.
On this day in 1990, Panama's General Manuel Antonio Noriega, after holing up for 10 days at the Vatican embassy in Panama City, surrenders to U.S. military troops to face charges of drug trafficking. Also on this day, NASA’s Mars rover Spirit touched down on the Red planet. (1:00)
Marx and Inevitability [This article is excerpted from volume 2, chapter 10 of An Austrian Perspective on the History of Economic Thought (1995). An MP3 audio file of this chapter, narrated by Jeff Riggenbach, is available for download.]
[This article is excerpted from volume 2, chapter 10 of An Austrian Perspective on the History of Economic Thought (1995). An MP3 audio file of this chapter, narrated by Jeff Riggenbach, is available for download.]