ICESat First Light Release: A Continuous View of Clouds
The GLAS laser system on ICESat is making unique measurements of the heights of clouds and their global distribution. In addition, ICESat can see the distributions of aerosols from sources such as dust storms and forest fires. This animation shows the distribution of cloud layers as seen from the birds-eye perspective of the ICESat spacecraft.
Frederic Remington, Ford's favorite artist
This dissertation demonstrates John Ford’s use of images from a wide range of sources in many of his films. In particular, it examines Ford’s use of images based on the conventions of American […]
Moody, M. (September 2011). Superintendent–Board Relations: Understanding the Past to Promote the
This article provides an historical analysis of the origins and development of boards of education as well as superintendents of schools. It provides the reader with a better insight into the […]
Barton, L. (September 2011). Moving to the Dark Side or Into the Light? Internal or External Motivat
What motivates teachers to leave the classroom and enter an educational leadership program in pursuit of administrative credentialing? This study revealed several discrete themes based on a […]
Learn About Andrew Jackson's Life
This five minute biography of Jackson starts with his early life and the tragedies that were part of his growing up. A good biography and one that most students can understand. There is talk of his marriage and the scandal that followed him as well as his accomplishments before becoming president.
Transforming the Industrial State: The Ultimate Complex System Challenge — Nicholas A. Ashford, Ph About the Presentation The most crucial problem in achieving a more sustainable industrial system is lock-in or path dependency due to (1) the failure to envision, design, and implement policies that achieve co-optimization, or the mutually reinforcing of social goals (economic welfare, environmental quality, and earning capacity), and (2) entrenched economic and political interests that game (and gain from) the present system and advancement of its current trends. It
About the Presentation
The most crucial problem in achieving a more sustainable industrial system is lock-in or path dependency due to (1) the failure to envision, design, and implement policies that achieve co-optimization, or the mutually reinforcing of social goals (economic welfare, environmental quality, and earning capacity), and (2) entrenched economic and political interests that game (and gain from) the present system and advancement of its current trends. It
1. Introductory Interference
OPTI 505R. Diffraction and Interferometry (3) II. Interference and interferometry; concepts of coherence; diffraction theory; Fresnel and Fraunhofer diffraction; optical transfer function; Gaussian beam propagation; holography; volume diffraction; speckle.
Why I Chose ISU-Amanda
This was produced by a current student, Amanda Schappert, for the Admissions 'Why I Chose ISU" Video Contest. It was one of five finalists. Keywords: Student Life
Dancing droplets and liquid jets are revealed by high-speed cameras. Read the full story: http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/nstv/2010/11/fluid-nature-dancing-droplets-that-faraday-never-saw.html See ants form a raft and flow like fluids: http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/nstv/2010/11/fluid-nature-ants-mimic-liquids-to-stay-afloat.html
Rate rise cycle halted
Sept. 8 - Jean-Claude Trichet has signalled an end to the cycle of rate hikes, announcing the euro zone inflation risks were no longer skewed to the upside and economic growth would be slow at best. Ciara Sutton reports.
TAO-TRITON Array: Sphere View without Push
This animation was developed for a PBS NOVA episode on El Nino-La Nina.
News #75 - You’re at the right place, just a new face
Ever feel the need to make a change? We get that feeling too. Look around, something’s different. Can you tell? We’ve redesigned our homepage, our iTunes, Twitter, and Facebook logos. Some wait to make changes after the New Year, we’re starting early. Innovative Language is the modern and practical (also the most fun, easy and [...]
Ronald DePinho, M.D., on employee expectations
On Thursday, Sept. 1, 2011, Ronald DePinho, M.D., began his presidency of MD Anderson Cancer Center. Here he shares his expectations of MD Anderson employees. DePinho is internationally recognized for basic and translational research in cancer, aging and age-associated degenerative disorders. He's the fourth full-time president of MD Anderson. DePinho succeeds John Mendelsohn, M.D., who remains on MD Anderson faculty, returning to clinical and translational research as co-director of a new In
Open Classroom - 09/07/2011 #2 Dukakis
The Role of Government in the 21st Century This week: 21st Century Challenges to the Conception of Government with Robert Kuttner as Guest Speaker
Exponents -- Introduction
A introduction to the teacher's guide on exponents.
05.09.2011 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Montag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei.Aus der Landtagswahl in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern sind die Sozialdemokraten von Ministerpräsident Erwin Sellering als klarer Sieger hervorgegangen und können zwischen zwei möglichen Koalitionspartnern wählen. Rechnerisch möglich sind sowohl die Fortsetzung der Koalition mit der CDU als auch ein Bündnis mit der Link
Words for Battle
The first episode of BBC Radio 4′s new documentary series, 1914-1918: The Cultural Front, is now available for listening. “Words for Battle” examines the response of the British literary and cultural establishment to the war’s commencement in August of 1914, … Continue reading
In this module, the concept of the "tragedy of the commons" is related to global environmental problems such as climate change and ocean acidification. The principal of the intergenerational […]
Article :: Silver Efex Pro 2: Fine-Tuned Black and White Photos
This article is the second of five that focuses on plugins for Photoshop, Lightroom and Aperture. Silver Efex Pro is Nik Software’s answer to a professional Black and White photography workflow, offering a wider range of options for controlling contrast, details, and creative toning than the standard tools offered in Photoshop, Lightroom, or Aperture. Here, Photoshop expert Dan Moughamian, author of Adobe Digital Imaging How-
Putin & Resurgent Russia, Implications for the U.S.
CNN foreign affairs correspondent Jill Dougherty sits down with Ellison Center Director Scott Radnitz to discuss the role of a resurgent Russia and implications for the US at UW's Kane Hall. Dougherty was the CNN Moscow bureau chief from 1997 to 2005, but actively covered events in Russia and the former Soviet Union both before and after that appointment. Her reporting history includes the post-Soviet economic transition, violence in Chechnya and the imprisonment of Yukos Oil founder, Mikhail K