The pursuit of Olympic ideals (UCL)
This event will explore how ancient Greek ideals of beauty, achievement and politics shaped the original Olympic games. Professor Chris Carey (UCL Greek and Latin) and Professor Semir Zeki (UCL Neuroesthetics) will discuss what constitutes ideals in neural terms and how they are formed and transformed in the brain. Title: The pursuit of Olympic ideals - physical, neural and aesthetic Date: Thursday, 28th June 2012 Time: 18:30 - 20:00 BST Location: Cruciform Lecture Theatre 1, Cruciform Building
Disciplinary Thinking - Threshold Concepts: annotated resource list
Title: Disciplinary Thinking - Threshold Concepts: annotated resource list Description: A list of resources on Threshold Concepts Theme: Threshold concepts Subject: HE - Education Author: Colleen McKenna & Jane Hughes: HEDERA, 2012 Audience: Educational developers within accredited programmes and courses in higher education Issue Date: 05/07/2012 Last updated Date: 29/07/2012 Version: Final PSF Mapping: A1, A2, K1, K2, K3 License: Creative Commons Attribut
ISS Update: CCiCap and the SpaceX Dragon -- 08.22.12
Commercial Crew Program (CCP) Partner Manager for SpaceX Derek Hassmann discusses the Dragon spacecraft and the CCP following the Commercial Crew Integrated Capability, or CCiCap, announcement earlier this month. As the CCP Partner Manager, Hassmann's role is to act as the liaison between NASA and SpaceX. Hassmann talks about the SpaceX Dragon, which was the first unpiloted commercial spacecraft to successfully rendezvous with the station on May 25, 2012. CCiCap is an initiative of NASA's CCP an
Todd Lane (Sandia National Laboratories) at the 2012 SFAF Meeting
By: JGI Todd Lane on "RapTOR: Automated sequencing library preparation and suppression for rapid pathogen characterization" at the 2012 Sequencing, Finishing, Analysis in the Future Meeting held June 5-7, 2012 in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Rotating house puts new spin on eco-living
Aug. 21 - An engineer in the Czech Republic has built himself a house that can rotate to face any direction he chooses. It can also submerge into the hillside to make use of the earth's naturally cooler temperature. Matt Stock reports.
Robot takes muscular approach to bomb disposal
Aug. 9 - A team of Colombian students is developing a bomb-deactivating robot that responds to human muscle movement. Using sensors and wireless technology, the students say their robot, called Prometheus, will bring a new level of precision to the delicate task of disarming explosives. Rob Muir reports.
Is Interest Exploitation? [Recent Literature on Interest (1903)] During this entire period the exploitation theory has occupied much space in literary discussions. These have been especially excited a
[Recent Literature on Interest (1903)]
During this entire period the exploitation theory has occupied much space in literary discussions. These have been especially excited a
3XSQ: Stimulus, shmimulus!-Fed official
Aug 23 - St. Louis Fed President James Bullard is downplaying the likelihood of Fed action, saying its latest minutes are "a bit stale."
Chefs at Google: Gail Simmons
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Delicious : Verzameling weblinks voor MO lessen Via deze portaalsite kunnen MO cursisten aan de hand van trefwoorden op zoek gaan naar relevante websites. Ze kunnen de delicious.com/mowebsites gebruiken tijdens opdrachten binnen buiten de les, en later na de MO cursus.
Via deze portaalsite kunnen MO cursisten aan de hand van trefwoorden op zoek gaan naar relevante websites. Ze kunnen de delicious.com/mowebsites gebruiken tijdens opdrachten binnen buiten de les, en later na de MO cursus.
Vehicle dynamics simulation - Fish hook, off-road, rollover
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Christian Whitchurch (DTRA) at the 2012 SFAF Meeting
By: JGI Christian Whitchurch on the "DTRA Algorithm Prize" at the 2012 Sequencing, Finishing, Analysis in the Future Meeting held June 5-7, 2012 in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Esteban y el escarabajo
Aquí tienen un cuento corto acerca de un niño que ve a un escarabajo en su camino. El chico está a punto de matar al escarabajo cuando se da cuenta de que podría alterar, para siempre, la historia de este ser pequeño. (3:38)
Miss Moppet, Beatrix Potter/Rollande Palmer 1906
The pages turn as the narrator reads this classic story. The words are easy to see. (03:02)
Death of Marilyn Monroe
In an August 18, 1962, press conference, the Los Angeles County medical examiner pronounces "probable suicide" as the cause of death of screen star Marilyn Monroe, who died of a drug overdose on August 5 at the age of 36. (0:22)
Church clocks of Southwark Diocese
An illustrated schedule of Anglican churches in Southwark Diocese that have clocks with external faces.
Build up Chinese Vocabulary - post beginners' level
Build up Chinese Vocabulary - post beginners' level.
Graduation: Emma Drinkall - Veterinary Medicine and Science
Emma Drinkall talks about graduating from The University of Nottingham with a degree in Veterinary Medicine and Science.
NCR529 FALL 2012 Segment 03 .mp4
Creativiteit in het onderwijs bevorderen