ISS Update: Autonomous Mission Operations
NASA Public Affairs Officer Brandi Dean interviews Jeff Mauldin, Simulation Supervisor for Autonomous Mission Operations at Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas. Ask us on Twitter @NASA_Johnson and include the hashtag #askStation. For the latest news about the space station, visit http://www.nasa.gov/station.
ISS Update: Weekly Recap for June 11, 2012
The International Space Station Weekly Recap for June 11-15, 2012.
ISS Update: Alvin Drew Talks about Delayed Communications
ISS Update commentator Brandi Dean interviews NASA astronaut Alvin Drew about the Autonomous Mission Operations Test. Drew, who is the commander for the test, talks about the past, current and future tools astronauts would use when communicating at long distances and dealing with the time delay. Questions? Ask us on Twitter @NASA_Johnson and include the hashtag #askStation. For the latest news about the space station, visit http://www.nasa.gov/station.
Consortium for Health Policy & Systems Analysis in Africa
All CHEPSAA’s African members have produced reports that provide an overview of the HPSR+A capacity needs and assets in their organizations and its wider context. They each include recommendations about how to develop capacity. The assessment reports are from Ghana, South Africa, Tanzania, Kenya and Nigeria, and there are also comparative assessments with guidance on how to approach the needs assessment.
Articulation Agreement: GRCC, MSU & GVSU
Representatives from 3 local colleges and universities sign the agreement to allow students' credits to transfer.
AcuDose-Rx Medication Dispensing Cabinet Helps Reduce The Risk of Medication Error
By: acudoserx Learn how your hospital can reduce the risk of medication errors, while supporting patient care initiatives, automated dispensing cabinet AcuDose-Rx by McKesson.
Nottingham to lead a new Sino-UK research venture
A pioneering new centre will train the researchers of the future, and help to deepen links between the UK and China. The University of Nottingham Ningbo China are to open an International Doctoral Innovation Centre (IDIC) spanning both countries to train 100 of the brightest young PhD researchers over the next six years.
Working to beat untreatable tumours - Branavan Manoranjan
Branavan Manoranjan, one of ten McMaster students to be awarded a Vanier Graduate Scholarship in 2012, is profiling brain cancer stem cells responsible for untreatable tumours in children.
Lyndon Johnson Signs Civil Rights Act of 1964
The Civil Rights Act of 1964, the most sweeping civil rights legislation since Reconstruction, prohibited racial discrimination in employment and education, and outlawed segregation in public facilities. In this audio clip, listen to President Lyndon Johnson sign the act into law. (3:44)
Palacio de Jorsabad
Descripción escrita por Arte Historia.
Cuando en el año 717 a.C. Sargón II se hizo con el trono asirio, mandó edificar una nueva capital, Dur Sharrukin -fortaleza de Sargón-, a 15 km al norte de la antigua capital, Nínive. Según sus propios grabados, "Sargón II construyó la ciudad a los pies del monte Musri, más allá de Nínive, con la ayuda de esclavos capturados. (1:57)
Course provides a strong grounding in the economics of information goods and services. Students analyze strategic issues faced by for-profit and not-for-profit organizations: pricing, bundling, versioning, product differentiation and variety, network externalities, and rights management.
College of Communications scholarship Kelly Tunney says having support from donors helped make his college experience possible at Penn State. Video produced by communications students.
Boiler Bytes: "Blithe Spirit"
Engineering is not usually the first thing that comes to mind when you think about a stage play. But a unique academic partnership has given engineering majors the opportunity to add a little drama to their studies. Recently, two such students played important roles in Purdue Theater's production of the Noel Coward play, Blithe Spirit.
Dead psychedelic chemical gel comes back to life
Read more: http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/nstv/2012/03/dead-psychedelic-chemical-gel-comes-back-to-life.html
The Right to National Bankruptcy People like me who believe the government should play a less active role in subsidizing healthcare costs are often asked the question "Do you believe healthcare is a basic human right?" While this is an important philosophical question to ponder, it often lends itself to unexamined answers and political demagoguery. The imprecise answer "yes" to this question by most governments
People like me who believe the government should play a less active role in subsidizing healthcare costs are often asked the question "Do you believe healthcare is a basic human right?"
While this is an important philosophical question to ponder, it often lends itself to unexamined answers and political demagoguery. The imprecise answer "yes" to this question by most governments
Surface Area of Cones Math (Interactive)
Calculate the surface area of three-dimensional geometric figures using the formula for cones. Make a three-dimensional model of a cone from a net.