Viewing the WINDII Instrument on UARS
The Wind Imaging Interferometer, WINDII, measures the winds in the mesosphere, using air glow.
Pythagorean Theorem Proof Using Similarity
In this ten-minute video clip, Sal Khan, of Khan Academy, shows proof of the Pythagorean Theorem using similarity.
New York student brings new energy to bike design
Sept. 30 - A 22-year old college graduate in New York has adapted hybrid car technology to a bicycle, using a fly-wheel to store energy generated by the brakes for use when the riding gets tough. Maxwell von Stein's flywheel bicycle redistributes energy to help the rider increase speed with maximum efficiency. Sharon Reich reports.
China's "bumpy" ride an opportunity for some, says JPMorgan
Oct. 3 - A "bumpy" economic outlook could lead to a rate cut in China, but some investors see a chance to buy, especially in real estate and infrastructure, says JP Morgan's head of institutional strategy.
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Boyle's Law: Pressure vs. Volume
Have you ever wondered why your ears pop during airplane take offs and landings? Or why a ballon pops when you squeeze it too much? Find out the phenomenon behind these questions and more!
Giant Panda Reserve
The Wolong Nature Preserve in China is attempting to bring the panda population back from the verge of extinction. Learn about their efforts. (2:58)
30.09.2011 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Freitag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei.Trotz der andauernden Gewalt gegen Regimegegner in Syrien lehnt Russland weiterhin Sanktionen gegen die Führung in Damaskus vehement ab. Im UN-Sicherheitsrat ist deshalb keine Einigung auf eine Syrien-Resolution in Sicht. Der russische Botschafter Witali Tschurkin erklärte, sein Land sei gegen jegliche Erwähnung v
Knox arrives at court for appeals verdict
Oct. 3 - A police convoy transports Amanda Knox from prison to the courthouse where she will hear the verdict of her appeals case. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
First Continental Congress: America the Story of Us
This three-minute video clip provides background on why this event occurred and why the Proclamation of 1763 was created. Part of a series.
Robert Sabuda and the Pop-Up Book
In this video, a student interviews Robert Sabudo, a famous pop-up book engineer and artist. He describes how he became interested in pop-up books, how he designs his books, and demonstrates making a simple pop-up book. ( 4:19)
Retailing in Leeds - Consumer Shopping preferences
Leeds is a major city in the UK and as such is a magnet for shoppers from the surrounding region. Around 1.7 to 1.9 million people are in the catchment area as shoppers in Leeds city centre. Consequently retail is an important business for Leeds. John Temperley Senior Lecturer in Marketing in the Business School and a retail specialist, explains the choices that face consumers and what their preferences are, based on research by students sponsored by Leeds city centre management. The results ar
Community in Action
Action for Boston Community Development. Program discusses a variety of topics via a magazine-style format. Host John Slade introduces a moderated discussion led by Say Brother filmmaker Henry Johnson with Action for Boston Community Development (ABCD) employees Barbara Brydie, Arnett Waters, and Russell Hill (who discuss the agency's threatened status due to a proposed withdrawal of federal aid in President Nixon's proposed budget), an interview and performance by vocalist Eddie B. with the Con
Concentrate on Distracted Driving: A Challenge to MIT Students from U.S. Transportation Secretary Ra
From the MIT News Office:
Research has shown that talking on a phone while driving, even with a hands-free cell phone, causes as much of an impairment to driving ability as being drunk. And yet, says U.S. Secretary of Transportation
Ray LaHood, while the nation has successfully cracked down on drunk driving, when it com
Environmental Impacts of Aviation
Knowing more about the environmental impacts of aviation is increasingly essential, but according to
Ian Waitz, it is also an area where uncertainties abound. One thing we know for sure is that the airplanes developed today will be flying for next 30 years, as the fleet dynamics are very stable, due to the extraordinary cos
Jean Paul Gaultier abandons tradition
Oct. 3 - Models march to their own beat at the French designer's spring/summer runway show. Alicia Powell reports.
What Can Creativity Do?
This professionally-made video shown at the Night of the Unboring (2005), a benefit for the Ontario College of Art and Design. Creativity can capture, can make you comfortable, make you uncomfortable, define a nation, define a generation, transform, make life easier, move you, stop you in your tracks... (02:53)
This three minute video is about this mountain and data about it and its celebrated status in Japan.