Fifty years since Sputnik - Piers Bizony
Award-winning space historian, Piers Bizony, presents an illustrated account of the Space Age, from the first tiny satellites to America's colossal project to land men on the moon.
Philippe Rahm: Architecture Lecture Series
Recorded Monday, March 5, 2012, in Timken Lecture Hall on the San Francisco campus of California College of the Arts Philippe Rahm studied at the Federal Polytechnic Schools of Lausanne and Zurich. He obtained his architectural degree in 1993. He works currently in Paris. In 2002 he was chosen to represent Switzerland at the 8th Architecture Biennale in Venice and was one of the 25 manifesto architects of Aaron Betsky's 2008 Architecture Biennale in Venice. He is a nominee in 2009 for the Ordos
Virtual Maths, Shapes, Space and Measure, Demonstration of a Theodolite Survey in action
Using a theodolite to calculate the height of a building, demonstration 'in the field', includes interactive simulation tools and formulae
Trapped's Wall of Sorrow: Story Planning: Interative Game
Try these story writing games and complete Trapped's Wall of Sorrow. Students will strenghten their knowledge of the parts of a story by playing these games, which will help them in planning their own stories. ( This link is for an interactive video/game and may take a few minutes to load.)
Chapter 25 - Babbitt by Sinclair Lewis
Chapter 25. Classic Literature VideoBook with synchronized text, interactive transcript, and closed captions in multiple languages. Audio courtesy of Librivox. Read by Mike Vendetti.
Chapter 26 - Babbitt by Sinclair Lewis
Chapter 26. Classic Literature VideoBook with synchronized text, interactive transcript, and closed captions in multiple languages. Audio courtesy of Librivox. Read by Mike Vendetti.
Coonara Community House AccessACE
Rocks, Water but no Life? - Philippe Blondel
Philippe Blondel from the University's Centre for Space, Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences takes a planetary journey through the solar system and discusses whether the discovery of water means there must be life on other planets
The Regression Theorem as Conjectural History Actor Will Ferrell is an SMU crowd pleaser March of TIME: FDR in 1936 The history and development of Buddhism - Robert Heath Devices and Desires Climate change: challenge or swindle? The Painted Garden Avebury - megaliths and myths - Roger Vlitos Have Economists gone mad? - Paul Ormerod Reading For Life - Jane Davis The rise of the Grid & the Large Hadron Collider - Glenn Patrick
Symposium on 'The Theory of Money and Credit'. Recorded 10 March 2012 at the Ludwig von Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama. [18:18]
Actor Will Ferrell got a warm reception when he visited the SMU campus to preview his latest film, "Casa de mi Padre."
In this excerpt from the March of TIME Archives, the 1936 newsreel recaps the first four years of the presidency of Franklin Delano Roosevelt. (2:58)
Dr Robert Heath, lecturer at the school of management at the University of Bath and study lecturer on Buddhism, talks about the history and development of the religion from its inception in India to the present day.
Organic devices are revolutionising lighting and solar cells, Professor Alison Walker will describe how this change will impact our lives. Light emission from organic materials is not very common in everyday life. However, some living creatures, such as fireflies and many sea creatures, emit light with amazingly high efficiencies.
Reverend Professor Ian James questions whether climate change is a challenge or a swindle and presents some of the certainties, complexities and controversies from the science of climate change.
A freelance garden historian, Russell Bowes, will use the clues displayed or hidden in paintings to look at the major developments of gardening styles from ancient times to the present day.
Freelance and professional writer Roger Vlitos examines the theories and myths about Avebury.
Paul Ormerod, the author of three best-selling books on economics talks about what mainstream economists have to say about the turmoil of world economy.
Dr Jane Davis tells stories about the value of great books in ordinary lives. Jane left school at 16 with 2 GCSEs but now leads an organisation which wants a bigger place in the nation's heart for books and reading. Later in life she returned to education and graduated with a 1st class degree in English and spent 3 years writing a PhD.
Particle Physicist Dr Glenn Patrick talks about the Large Hadron Collider. Based at CERN, in Geneva, the collider is the largest scientific machine in the world. It started operation in the summer of 2008 and aims to produce colossal amounts of data, which thousands of scientists around the world will analyse to further our understanding of the universe.
Actor Will Ferrell is an SMU crowd pleaser
March of TIME: FDR in 1936
The history and development of Buddhism - Robert Heath
Devices and Desires
Climate change: challenge or swindle?
The Painted Garden
Avebury - megaliths and myths - Roger Vlitos
Have Economists gone mad? - Paul Ormerod
Reading For Life - Jane Davis
The rise of the Grid & the Large Hadron Collider - Glenn Patrick