Musicians@Google: The Goat Rodeo Sessions (Yo-Yo Ma, Stuart Duncan, Edgar Meyer, Chris Thile)
The Goat Rodeo Sessions is an ambitious and groundbreaking project that brings together four string virtuosos: world-renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma, fiddler Stuart Duncan, bassist Edgar Meyer and mandolinist Chris Thile. These artists -- each prominent figures in the music space independently -- have come together as a unique ensemble for this project. The music, including two tracks with female vocalist Aoife O'Donovan, crosses several different genres.
While visiting Google New York they performed
2011 ESS Alumni Lecture
Talk by Harry W. Green entitled, "From the Nano to the Global Scale: Using Nanoscience Observations to Understand Earthquakes and Plate Tectonics."
No Part in Warfare: UN response to attacks on schools and hospitals [Audio]
Speaker(s): Leila Zerrougui | In July 2011, the Security Council adopted landmark resolution 1998, which highlights the impact of attacks on schools and hospitals on the safety, education and health of children during armed conflict, and calls for greater action to ensure that schools and hospitals have no part in warfare. On 21 May 2014, the Office of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict will launch the Guidance Note on the implementation of Securi
The Story of Wakefield
A basic skills learning resource booklet with interactive activities designed to introduce the Wakefield Museum.
Facebook CEO visits Harvard
Former Harvard student and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg stopped by his old stomping grounds to answer a few questions.
This 8:20 video provides a good overview of this colony using images of that time period with the emphasis on its founding, struggles, and the mystery of its end.
Tightrope walkers find balance
Nov. 7 - Tightrope walkers and jugglers from around the world gather for an international convention in Brussels, while attempting a record for the most tightrope walkers on one rope. Tara Cleary reports.
Sean Faircloth, Naked Ladies and Mormons
Sean Faircloth, Director of Strategy and Policy for the U.S. branch of the Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science, and author of Attack of the Theocrats: How the Religious Right Harms Us All—and What We Can Do About It, which examines the crumbling of the United States' most cherished founding principle—the wall of separation between church and state—and offers a specific and sensible plan for rebuilding the church-state wall.
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