Johns Hopkins Astrophysicist Adam Riess wins Nobel Prize
On Tuesday, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences recognized Adam Riess, the Krieger-Eisenhower Professor in Physics and Astronomy at Johns Hopkins and a scientist at the Space Telescope Science Institute, for his leadership in the High-z Team's 1998 discovery that the expansion rate of the universe is accelerating, a phenomenon widely attributed to a mysterious, unexplained "dark energy" filling the universe.
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FeSi Single Crystal: Polyhedral Morphology

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FeSi Single Crystal: Polyhedral Morphology

This photograph shows polyhedral morphology of a FeSi single crystal grown by dissolving arc-melted FeSi pieces in
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Homeboy Industries is bringing hope to some of L.A.'s toughest neighborhoods by providing ways for at-risk youth to meaningfully contribute to their communities.  This intervention company focuses on keeping kids and getting kids out of gangs and jails and giving them a purpose for living by giving them jobs, etc. (6:19)
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The Salt Marsh Ecosystem
This 2:21 minute video shows and explains a Salt Marsh Ecosystem serve many important functions. They buffer stormy seas, slow shoreline erosion, and provide vital food and habitat
for sea life, as well as offering shelter and nesting sites for several
species of migratory birds. Shows animals and terrain to give students a better idea of this type of feature and how it cleans the water along the coast.

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Lees een compleet projectplan over het organiseren van een student Parlement. Het project duurt een schooljaar en neemt een dubbele les per maand.


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Sunday Service - 10/30/2011 - Sam Wells
A service of worship in Duke University Chapel. The Reverend Dr. Samuel Wells delivers a sermon entitled "Forming, Norming, Storming, Reforming. Opening excerpt from the sermon: (36:45) "Stop me if I'm telling your story. You learned from your church or your parents that God the Father made you, nurtured you, and cares for the smallest detail in your life; that Christ came to find you, and died for you, and that when you see the nail-marks in Christ's hands you see how much God loves you; that
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UMMC Physician Profile: Ahmad Ellini, M.D.
Pediatric cardiologist, Dr. Ahmad Ellini, talks about his role as an educator for families of children with heart disease. He specializes in non-invasive imaging to help provide the best view of children's hearts and determine best treatment options. As a new father himself, Dr. Ellini enjoys helping families understand what is happening with their child and working with them to create a plan for their child's health care. Related Links: Maryland Heart Center http://www.umm.edu/doctors/ahmad_
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Smart contact lenses at Auburn could make eye drops a thing of the past
An Auburn University team of chemical and biomedical engineers led by Mark Byrne, the Daniel F. and Josephine Breeden associate professor in the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering, has developed a new method to deliver eye medication by wearing contact lenses. Byrne's lenses are the first to release drug doses over time for as long as the contact should be worn. The lenses deliver a constant flow of medication without altering a patient's natural vision, or can be used to correct vision while a
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BADM 472-01, Marketing Management II, Fall 2004
order to understand and explain business phenomena. The primary methods for attaining understanding and ability to explain business phenomena will be case analyses, student presentations, and discussions. There are several course objectives we hope to attain.,This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs by the course instructor.
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27.11.2011 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Sonntag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. Nach dem Luftangriff auf pakistanische Soldaten im Grenzgebiet zu Afghanistan haben US-Außenministerin Hillary Clinton und Verteidigungsminister Leon Panetta der pakistanischen Regierung ihr "tiefstes Beileid" ausgesprochen. Die Minister sicherten ihren jeweiligen pakistanischen Kollegen ihre "volle Unterstützung
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How to Use Compound and Complex Sentences
In this video learn when to use a compound and sentences in your writing.  Examples and tips are shown in this video clip.  More information at www.michaelbuckoff.com

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Israeli airstrike hits Gaza house
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Reuters Summit: Harley president plans to reduce product development cycle
Dec. 12 - Matt Levatich, COO & president of Harley-Davidson, says the company is instituting processes to reduce its product development cycle from five to three years for its major brands.
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About the Project: Fury of Dracula - Richard Buckland
Computing 2 - Lecture 30: Task 2 and Project Admin Richard talks about the steps in the course project. This is just a course admin lecture but you might be interested in it if you are thinking of giving the project a try yourself.
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Part 2: Contested Histories & Disembodied Voices: How to Speak Of the Arab Jew

A Lecture Presented by David Shasha, a major progressive intellectual leader who writes on subjects ranging over Sephardic Jewish identity, history, culture and politics. The term Arab Jew is one that is at the very foundation of the contestation of the histo

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Symmetries and Their Properties-Part 4: Glide Reflections
A glide reflection is a symmetry transformation that consists of a translation followed by a reflection across the translation line. Of all the different symmetries, this is the hardest for students to understand and to identify. Glide reflections are very tricky to identify in a tiling or wallpaper pattern. The “footprints” image helps, but you can still expect students to have trouble. Using tracing paper over a design may also help.
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You Decide: Should the United States government reinstate the military draft?
This educational guide focuses on whether or not the United States government should reinstate the military draft. Students are invited to examine the arguments on both sides of the debate, developing critical thinking skills as they work through the activities. Students will learn how to support their arguments with evidence and reason. It is expected that at the end of this guide students will determine where they stand on this controversial issue.
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Voicing Your Views: Letter to the Editor
Students will explore the editorial section of the newspaper and understand what it is.
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Creating and Evaluating Ethnic Advertising
In this lesson students research how advertising agencies market products for different ethnic groups and how they generally target specific audiences.
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