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Best of web video: This month's top picks
Our monthly roundup of the best science videos on the web. For more great science videos, visit our blog: http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/nstv/
UW Gymnastics Rewind - 01/15/2011
Highlights from the UW Women's Gymnastic Meet on 01/15/2011.
Egypt wakes up to devastation
Egyptians wake up to see widespread wreckage, ransacked shops and burned-out buildings, the day after violent clashes between protesters and police.
The Ignorance of New York Magazine [Transcribed from the Libertarian Tradition podcast episode "The Ignorance of 'New York Magazine.'"] On Boxing Day, December 26, New York magazine ran an article — "The Trouble with
[Transcribed from the Libertarian Tradition podcast episode "The Ignorance of 'New York Magazine.'"]
On Boxing Day, December 26, New York magazine ran an article — "The Trouble with
Logaritmische schalen : Kennismaking In deze les maken de leerlingen kennis met het gebruik van logaritmische schalen. Aan de hand van de les leren leerlingen voornamelijk welke functies op geschikt logaritmisch papier rechten worden.
In deze les maken de leerlingen kennis met het gebruik van logaritmische schalen. Aan de hand van de les leren leerlingen voornamelijk welke functies op geschikt logaritmisch papier rechten worden.
Perceptive Mobile Robots Working Safely Alongside Humans
Although we are still far from the moment of singularity, or even Star Wars ‘droids, we can anticipate robot colleagues in the near future, believes Seth Teller. He is developing ‘situationally aware’ machines to help out humans in those “unstructured environments…where we live, work and recreate.”
The Power of Competition: How to Focus the World’s Brains on your Innovation Challenges
Cooperation may be making us “a little bit too nice” when it comes to innovation, suggests Fiona Murray. She believes there’s nothing like competition for injecting energy into the process of solving key innovation problems, whether in business or society.
Murray is convinced competition make ventures “more ef
Leadership and Entrepreneurship
While their ventures couldn’t be more dissimilar -- engineering high tech defense gear for soldiers, and running an exclusive online boutique -- this panel’s entrepreneurs share some common experiences and lessons.
Moderator David Fialkow would “love to tell you I’m wicked brilliant, analytical, clairv
An Engineering Career - 50 Years Out
Returning to his freshman physics classroom after half a century, Kent Kresa still feels passionate about MIT: “It’s a place I love; I feel good when I come back, and it’s been very much a part of my life for the past 50 years.” In his talk, Kresa describes how an MIT education helped shape his professional path, leadi
Q&A Education site for Science, Engineering and Tech Students
I am a McGill student and als I am currently studying a course in the MIT OCW and I got stuck while trying to solve some of the problems. As a result I found this website http://solversmarket.com/ that helped me find a tutor who looked carefully at my problem and provided a detailed explanation. You can read more about how it works here: http://solversmarket.com/howitworks/ Solvers get paid credits to answer your questions too. Registering and posting questions is also f
Virtual Maths - Numbers, Geometry 3D shapes
Diagrams and forumulas for calculating area and volume of 3D shapes cube, cuboid, cylinder, sphere, hemisphere, triangular prism, frustrum, cone, pyramid
AlgTop11: Rational curvature, winding and turning
This video introduces an important re-scaling of curvature, using the natural geometric unit rather than radians or degrees. We call this the turn-angle, or tangle, and use it to describe polygons, convex and otherwise. We also introduce winding numbers and the turning number of a planar curve. This is the 11th lecture in this beginner's course on Algebraic Topology, given by Assoc Prof N J WIldberger at UNSW.
Pakistanis march for blasphemy law
Thousands march in Lahore, Pakistan in the latest protest in favor of the country's blasphemy law. Jon Decker reports.
IPL: Sex Matters to the Heart
Professor Alison Heather's Inaugural Professorial Lecture. Tuesday, 20 May 2014.
Virtual Maths, Shapes, Space and Measure, Tan Table
Calculate the height of a building, Tan Table
Frontline: dreams of Tibet
The accompanying online resource to the PBS Frontline programme, Dreams of Tibet, introduces users to the political, religious, and cultural background of this still contentious region, governed by the Chinese state. From the main page, users can: read interviews with historians and public figures (explaining their attitude towards Tibet and Buddhism); read book excerpts and official reports on China's relationship with Tibet; read about contemporary and historical expeditions to Tibet; and lear
Otis Architecture/Landscape/Interiors 2005 Senior Show
Highlights of the Otis Architecture/Landscape/Interiors Class of 2005 building their Senior Show Project.
1915-05-15: Todd, E. Lilian, to Margaret Olivia Slocum Sage
This image is a typewritten letter from E. Lilian Todd to her employer, Margaret Olivia Slocum Sage. The writer tells Mrs. Sage that the Newsboy's Club charity campaign is badly managed and recommends a donation to another charity, the Memorial House for Boys Committee.,E. Lilian Todd began working as a secretary and administrator of Olivia Sage's charities in 1911 and continued in that role until the philanthropist's death in 1918. She worked and probably also lived at Sage's home at 604 Fifth