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2.3 Nuclear reactors
The transformation of radioactive uranium and, in some instances, thorium isotopes provides vastly more energy per unit mass of fuel than any other energy source, except nuclear fusion, and therein lies its greatest attraction. The unit considers the advantages and limitations of generating this power and the environmental and security issues that the process raises.
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1 Nuclear energy
The transformation of radioactive uranium and, in some instances, thorium isotopes provides vastly more energy per unit mass of fuel than any other energy source, except nuclear fusion, and therein lies its greatest attraction. The unit considers the advantages and limitations of generating this power and the environmental and security issues that the process raises.
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What do we mean by "family"?
The idea of ‘family’ is very powerful in contemporary UK culture and policy. Family lives have been the subject of many anxieties both at the personal and policy levels. How do public debates relate to people’s everyday experiences of families? In this unit, you can explore the many attempts at defining ‘family’ and why these complex and contradictory meanings are important to us. We begin to unpick questions of power and inequality, to test our everyday assumptions about families, and
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Berkeley Writers at Work: Linda Williams
Professor Linda Williams, Director of the Film Studies Program, is the author of "Hard Core: Power, Pleasure and the Frenzy of the Visible" and "Playing the Race Card: Melodramas of Black and White, from Uncle Tom to O.J. Simpson". She reads from her work and discusses her writing process. This event took place March 4, 2003 in the Morrison Library, UC Berkeley.
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5 Conclusion
Social work is a dynamic profession that is undergoing a period of significant change in Scotland. Social workers have the power to make assessments and decisions that radically alter people's lives. This unit introduces the law as it relates to social work and encourages an understanding of the context of the law in order to make sound decisions.
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Hughes, M. (1991) Closing the Learning Gap, Network Educational Press Ltd.
Lucas, W. (2001) Power Up Your Mind, Nicholas Brearley Publishing.
Rose, C. (1985) Accelerated Learning, Accelerated Learning Systems Ltd.
UNESCO (1977) Suggestive, accelerative learning and teaching: A manual of classroom procedures base
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The Rise of a New Magna Carta for Early Modern England & Colonial America
Scholars, historians and contemporary thinkers discuss how Magna Carta's political and legal traditions have carried into our current times at this symposium, Conversations on the Enduring Legacy of the Great Charter, held in conjunction with the Library's exhibition, "Magna Carta: Muse and Mentor." Speakers included law professors John Witte Jr. and Alonzo L. McDonald. For transcript, captions, and more information, visit http://www.loc.gov/today/cyberlc/feature_wdesc.php?rec=6621
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SFU's Innovation Boulevard research connections
SFU, a partner of Innovation Boulevard, integrating research into the community
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2. Issues in Mainstream Clusters (October 1, 2008)
engineering, electrical, server design, computer, technology, workload, data center, rack, power, efficiency, supply, efficiency, performance, processor, memory bandwidth, Moore's Cores, law, chipset, optics, cable, PetaFLOP, case, cooling, innovation, du
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10. Elements of a Wireless Sensor Architecture (June 3, 2009)
science, biology, history, energy, physics, technology, engineering, mathematics, design, computer science, habitat monitoring, data center, driver, transistor, power, RAM, ROM, flash, microcontroller, communication, computation, sensing, database, abioti
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5. Demonstrating Renewable Energy Technologies: Focus on Hydrogen
Science, technology, investing, hydrogen highway, renewable, fossil fuels, greenhouse gas, geothermal, CO2, oil, efficiency, human energy, Chevron, commercialization, solar power, biofuel, refining, catalyst, methane, diversification, BTU, National Petrol
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Acknowledgements
In this unit you’ll explore art history. Look around you, it’s likely that wherever you are you’ll be able to see some images, it’s also likely that many of these image will be intended to have some sort of effect on you. Here you will be exploring the power of images via a study of contemporary art from the 1980s onwards. Taking the time to look beyond the immediate appearance of an art work to consider what the artist might be trying to say can be immensely rewarding.
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TalkBack 360: Creating Culture in Virtual Worlds
with Professor D. Fox Harrell and Game Lab Researcher Todd Harper. Recorded 3/27/2014
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Indian power
Nirmalya Kumar, Professor of Marketing, shares the essence of what he learned from 10 trips to India to interview more than 30 CEOs and top executives who are unleashing the new global power of Indian firms

Episode 3: Nuclear Power: Cure or Curse

Associate Professor Martin Sevior speaks with Jacky Angus and weighs up nuclear power in an energy-hungry and rapidly warming world.

Guest: Assoicate Professor Martin Sevior, School of Physics.
Topic: Nuclear power: Cure or Curse

Duration: 19 min 38 sec
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Poets Kevin Brophy and Alex Skovron read from their works, and discuss poetry's power, inspiration and importance to human experience. With host Jennifer Cook.

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Acknowledgements
Energy resources are essential for any society, be it one dependent on subsistence farming or an industrialised country. There are many different sources of energy, some well-known such as coal or petroleum, others less so, such as tides or the heat inside the Earth. Is nuclear power a salvation or a nightmare? This unit provides background information to each resource, so that you can assess them for yourself.
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1.4.1 Natural stores of carbon
Energy resources are essential for any society, be it one dependent on subsistence farming or an industrialised country. There are many different sources of energy, some well-known such as coal or petroleum, others less so, such as tides or the heat inside the Earth. Is nuclear power a salvation or a nightmare? This unit provides background information to each resource, so that you can assess them for yourself.
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1.2.3 Global power demand
Energy resources are essential for any society, be it one dependent on subsistence farming or an industrialised country. There are many different sources of energy, some well-known such as coal or petroleum, others less so, such as tides or the heat inside the Earth. Is nuclear power a salvation or a nightmare? This unit provides background information to each resource, so that you can assess them for yourself.
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An introduction to energy resources
Energy resources are essential for any society, be it one dependent on subsistence farming or an industrialised country. There are many different sources of energy, some well-known such as coal or petroleum, others less so, such as tides or the heat inside the Earth. Is nuclear power a salvation or a nightmare? This unit provides background information to each resource, so that you can assess them for yourself.
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