The end of the road for Gordon Brown?
Dr Steven Fielding
Has Gordon Brown's reputation suffered irreversible damage?
In this Podcast Dr Steven Fielding, Director of the Centre for British Politics, looks at recent events and puts in perspective the concerns about the Prime Minister's leadership.
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ISS Update: Flight Surgeon Keeps Astronauts Healthy
NASA Public Affairs Officer Amiko Kauderer talks with NASA Medical Flight Officer Steve Gilmore about the role of a flight surgeon in tracking astronaut health and coordinating crew medical experiments before, during and after spaceflight.
Flight surgeons are involved in all phases of a human spaceflight mission, including walking the crew members through the process of becoming medically cleared for flight, coordinating the medical experiments the astronauts perform aboard the station, mainta
Subordinate Conjunctions Rap Song
A subordinate conjunction rap. The lyrics start with dependents won't last unless they are attached and then rap music is added to the lyrics. This non professional production rap lesson takes place in a bedroom.
#190: Germline confidential: Hunting down genes linked to breast cancer
Genetics researchers Prof Melissa Southey and Prof David Goldgar discuss the enterprise of tracking down genes that make one susceptible to breast cancer. With science host Dr Shane Huntington.
Ralph Leighton entered teaching from a background in social work and involvement in community politics. He has taught for twenty five years in a range of educational settings and currently leads the PGCE(s) Citizenship team at Canterbury Christ Church University. Ralph has been involved in the production of materials used nationally to train PGCE Citizenship students, particularly relating to assessment. His published research concerns the nature of school provision of Citizenship education and
James Earl Jones on Michigan
In this American History video, brought to you by the History Channel, James Earl Jones talks about his experiences growing up in Michigan, specifically his move from Mississippi to Michigan. He also talks about growing up on the farms of Michigan and how great of a state it is. (2:36)
Andrew Jackson and the Constitution
Gerard Magliocca discusses constitutional law through a comparison on Jacksonian politics and contemporary politics. Both Jackson and Bush have been demonized for their allegedly unconstitutional practices.
The fascinating phenomenon of superconductivity and its potential applications have attracted the attention of scientists, engineers and businessmen. Intense research has taken place to discover new superconductors, to understand the physics that underlies the properties of superconductors, and to develop new applications for these materials. In this unit you will read about the history of superconductors, taking a brief look at their properties. You will also learn about modelling the propertie
Conversations with Berkeley Faculty: Nelson W. Polsby (9/4/02)
Conversations with History Presents Faculty Research at the University of California, Berkeley
A Conversation with Nelson W. Polsby
Heller Professor of Political Science
"Institutional Change in the U.S. Congress"
This interview took place on September 4, 2002. A complete transcript is available.
Nelson Polsby is the Heller Professor of Political Science at the University of California at Berkeley. He was the Director of the Institute of Governmental Studies at U.C. from 1988 to 1999, and edi
Grammar Lesson 3: Plurals with 'l', Gas Stations
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The plural of Brazil, if there were two of them, would be 'Brasis.' Now that would be a strange word! Spanish speakers aren't sure how to make those words that
Garett Jones on Macro and Twitter
Garett Jones of George Mason University talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the art of communicating economics via puzzles and short provocative insights. They discuss Jones's Twitter strategy of posting quotes and short puzzles to provoke thinking. Jones, drawing on his experience as a Senate staffer, discusses the interaction between politics and economics in the area of tax cuts and earmarks. For example, are earmarks good or bad? Jones gives an unconventional analysis. He also discus
Belongia on the Fed
Michael Belongia of the University of Mississippi and former economist at the St. Louis Federal Reserve talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the inner workings, politics, and economics of the Federal Reserve. Belongia talks about the role that power and politics play in Federal Reserve decision-making and how various Fed chairs used their power to suppress dissent within the Fed that was critical of Fed policy. He argues that the Fed faces an unresolvable dilemma when asked to achieve the
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