The Shenzhen Special Economic Zone
Landsat Thematic Mapper views Shenzhen, China, located on the Pearl River, in 1988, 1992, and 1995. The band combination used in these images is 432. To view related animations, please see animations 942, 1396, 1397, and 1398.
Othello and Diaspora - Extended
Professor Carol Rutter and Patrice Naiambana talk about his CAPITAL Fellowship project on Othello and diasporic communities.
This video offers an exploration of planet Mars, from early time up to Vicking Landing. Mars is the fourth planet from the Sun in the Solar System. The planet is named after Mars, the Roman god of war. It is also referred to as the "Red Planet" because of its reddish appearance, due to iron oxide prevalent on its surface. Mars is a terrestrial planet with a thin atmosphere, having surface features reminiscent both of the impact craters of the Moon and the volcanoes, valleys, deserts and polar ic
Life of Sojourner Truth: Ain't I A Woman (clip)
Despite being born without any advantages and being unable to either read or write, Isabella, self-named Sojourner Truth at age 30, became a famous orator. (01:33)
Bringing a 2000-year-old painted warrior to life
A 2000-year-old painted statue is being restored to her original glory by scientists from WMG at the University of Warwick, the University of Southampton, and the Herculaneum Conservation Project.
2007.11.14-Protecting Your Ideas
Learn how to protect your ideas from the expert. Zachary Miles, US Patent Attourney and Licensing Manager for the University of Utah's Technology Commercialization Office speaks on how to project your intellectual property.
Simultaneous Oral-Nasal Air Flow Measurements and Cinefluorographic Observations During Speech Produ
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Lessons From the Dover Trial - Part IV
Part 4 from Dr. Ken Miller's "God, Darwin, and Design- Lessons from the Dover Monkey Trial" lecture at U of Texas- Austin. Dr. Miller uses news clippings and humor to explain how recent discoveries of transitional species support the theory of evolution. Inset video of Dr. Miller giving the lecture with his powerpoint presentation in the background. 5:21 min.
Microbiology Video Library
The Microbiology Video Library offers a wide variety of downloadable images and short QuickTime movies. It includes an index of species pages, each with an image and movie, informative text page, and links to related books. A more extensive CD-library is available for purchase.
Lines, Line Segments, and Rays
Sal Khan discusses the dfference between lines, line segments, and rays in under four minutes.
Anecdotal in character, and without any pretence to academic criticism, this online resource focuses on the motifs of gender and sexuality, as it explores various Western narratives, ranging from the biblical story of Adam and Eve, Homer's adventures, and the marital anxieties of Jane Austen to Kama Sutra and erotic tales by Anais Nin. Abounding in illustrations of relevant personae and places, i.e.: photographs of Austen's suitor, the author herself, her house, desk and a snapshot of Bath Georg
The researchers discuss to what extent a hypermedia tool such as this might shape practice, and reflect on other aspects of the project.
Q methodology is a technique for modelling viewpoints, that was developed by William Stephenson (1902-1989). This animation, intended for a general audience, provides a short non-technical introduction to the methodology, outlining the different stages involved in conducting a Q study. The animation was funded by the UK Higher Education Academy, as part of the National Teaching Fellow 'Assessing Students at Masters level' project, Assimilate.
ELVIN (Electric Vehicle with Interactive Noise)
A little green van called ELVIN is whizzing around the University of Warwick as part of a major research project aimed at tackling the safety issues linked to the lack of sound from electric vehicles.
Back to school in Crimea
Russia further tightens its grip on Crimea, introducing schoolchildren to their "new motherland". Deborah Lutterbeck reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and international news. For over 160 years, Reuters has maintain
Developing a new endoscopy laboratory with digital tools.
Tampere School of Architecture had to leave its old down-town building and move to the TU Tampere university campus in Hervanta, 10 km away. In this process, the 20 years old endoscopic system "The Urban Simulator" was one of the victims. Old mechanical parts and especially the original home-built microcomputer system were too old to compete with modern computer-aided methods. A new endoscopical system is now under construction, using all of the 20-year experience, new technical components and c
Texas Tech is participating in RecycleMania, a friendly competition and benchmarking tool for college and university recycling programs to promote waste reduction activities to their campus communities.
The Nine Planets - Pluto's "Honorable Mention"
This video has been updated to include pluto's new classification but they decide that it still needs an "honorable mention" in the series. This short clip is suitable for older elementary, middle school, and high school students. Run time 01:06.
Eve?s Four Faces interactive surface configurations
Eve?s Four Faces consists of a series of digitally animated and interactive surfaces. Their content and structure are derived from a collection of sources outside the conventional boundaries of architectural research, namely psychology and the broader spectrum of arts and culture.The investigation stems from a psychological study documenting the attributes and social relationships of four distinct personality prototypes: the Individuated, the Traditional, the Conflicted, and the Assured (York an
Unintended Consequences of the New Financial Regulations [Audio]
Speaker(s): Dr Jon Danielsson, Professor Charles Goodhart, Matt King | The first public event of the ESRC Systemic Risk Centre at LSE will debate whether the post crisis reforms of financial regulations will be effective in protecting us from financial excesses, or may perversely destabilise the financial system. The panel of experts will debate the topic and take questions from the audience. Jon Danielsson is the director of the Systemic Risk Centre at LSE. His research interests include financ