On May 8 1902, Mt Pelee in Martinique in the Carribean spits out a terrifying Nuées ardentes a burning 400 degree cloud of ash, gas and rock traveling down that destroyed the area. The video has good photos and is easy to follow, but it lacks maps that would help students locate the area. 1:30
Los Dias-Zoo Pals
GoNUxstream Game Recap - Men's Ice Hockey vs. StFX - October 2, 2011
The Northeastern men's hockey team started up its 2011-12 campaign with an 8-5 setback against St. Francis Xavier in an exhibition contests on Sunday afternoon at Matthews Arena.
Waves Wash Texas Tech Professor's Message Ashore 14 Years Later
Retired Texas Tech Professor George Tereshkovich received an answer to a message he sent more than 14 years ago. In February 1997, Tereschkovich and his wife were on a world cruise aboard the SS Rotterdam when he decided to toss a message in a bottle overboard while sailing near the French Polynesia. In April 2011, a couple vacationing in Southwestern Australia came upon the message in a bottle 14 years later and followed up on the instructions inside. You can read more on this story by v
appecon6_part2 Professor Leo Feler
DNA Barcoding and biodiversity of the Mediterranean sea
Today only about 250,000 marine species have been described, with a underestimation of biodiversity at all levels. Identify every species is a challenging job and the taxonomic approaches are not sufficient to complete the work. DNA Barcoding has recently been developed, a method that analyses a short sequence of mitochondrial DNA to identify taxa. An innovative support for the study of marine biodiversity: to ascertain the true correspondence between unknown and known species, the genetic dista
Técnicas de Representación Gráfica (2011)
1.- SISTEMAS DE REPRESENTACIÓN Y CAD 1.1. Geometría descriptiva, normalización y CAD 1.2. Visualización. Nociones generales de representación. 1.3. Dibujo a mano alzada y sistemas perspectivos 2.- Geometría descriptiva y modelado 3D 2.1. Sistema diédrico: punto, recta y plano. 2.2. Intersecciones y distancias. 2.3. Abatimientos. 2.4. Representación de cuerpos. Modelado 3D. 3.- Dibujo Técnico. Generación e interpretación de planos. 3.1. Representaciones normalizadas 3.2. Vistas auxil
Breakingviews: Bank of America faring far worse than Goldman
Oct. 18 - Reuters Breakingviews columnists say stripping out accounting gains and asset sales, Bank of America clearly lost money again, while Goldman Sachs' loss is not as bad as it seems.
Is it just a U.S. growth recession?
Oct. 18 - With tough times ahead, RGE's Gina Sanchez leads a discussion with Nouriel Roubini, Mark Zandi and Lincoln Ellis on the probability and scope of a U.S. recession.
Stuff of Genius - Daniel Fahrenheit and the Mercury Thermometer
Daniel Fahrenheit built several types of thermometers, but his Stuff of Genius wasn't restricted to a few temperature measuring devices. This 2:35 video is about this invention. A good overview.
Mrs. Wells PM Pledge
Jonathan C. Edwards, M.D. Physician Profile
Meet Jonathan C. Edwards, M.D. He is the Director of the Comprehensive Epilepsy Center and Chief of the Division of Neurology. He was awarded his M.D. from Wake Forest University. He completed his Residency at the University of Maryland and did his Fellowship at The Cleveland Clinic. He is Board Certified in Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology.
Journeys Through Sociology: Vineeta Sinha
In this interview Dr. Vineeta Sinha (National University of Singapore) discusses the challenge of doing ethnography in one's own community and how this explodes the spatial and temporal boundaries of the "field". She also emphasizes how engaging in research on diasporic and migrant communities complicates geographically fixed approaches to ethnography. Finally, Dr. Sinha discusses her passion for teaching, how it nourishes her research, and how she strives to encourage students to explore schola
Ruth Robbins Lumen Scholar 2010
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A Literary Take on Everyday Images
Duke University Professor Wahneema Lubiano answers questions about using literary tools to understand images in the media and objects in everyday life during a live "Office Hours" conversation October 6, 2011.Learn more at http://www.dukeofficehours.com.
A Vine on Film
Duke University filmmaker Josh Gibson captures the grainy essence of North Carolina kudzu. Learn more at http://ami.duke.edu.
Armstrong SGA Flash Mob
SGA organizes a flash mob that was performed on Armstrong's campus.
Concussions and Female Athletes
The topic of our 2011 spring Distinguished Lecture concentrated on the impact of concussions on female athletes. We recognized that in spite of considerable scholarly inquiry, media coverage, and public debate, female athletes were largely missing from discussion. In tackling this topic, we wanted to expand dialogue, increase awareness, promote prevention, and ensure that future concussion research included female athletes. "Concussions and Female Athletes" is the untold story of the impact of c
University of Minnesota Homecoming presents Atmosphere
On October 21, Atmosphere plays at TCF Bank Stadium as a part of Homecoming 2011 Pep Fest.