Does the Advance of Science Mean Secularisation? - Discussion
Prof. David Martin : Discussion
Student Speaker Brian Groudan (DC'12)
Brian Groudan (DC'12) was chosen to represent his class as student speaker at Carnegie Mellon University's 116th Commencement on May 19, 2013. Brian graduated with honors from the Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences in December 2012 with a double major in information systems and human-computer interaction, and a minor in communication design. He is a co-founder of PayTango, a fingerprint-based payment and identification system that debuted on the Pittsburgh campus and has garne
In this video they are showing ratios, how to write them as a fraction (reduce if possible), comparing ratios using LCD, comparing decimal ratios, and comparing fraction to decimal. A few examples are done to complete this video. Video is good quality and good for all students as a review or initial learning of the topic.
Beluga Whales | Fact and Opinion
First, the narrator reads a non-fiction passage about Beluga whales. Then, the narrator pulls sentences from the story and asks if the sentences are fact or opinion. The narrator asks two general comprehension questions. The image is a still image only. Great for improving listening skills. (03:33)
22.921 Nuclear Power Plant Dynamics and Control (MIT)
This short course provides an introduction to reactor dynamics including subcritical multiplication, critical operation in absence of thermal feedback effects and effects of Xenon, fuel and moderator temperature, etc. Topics include the derivation of point kinetics and dynamic period equations; techniques for reactor control including signal validation, supervisory algorithms, model-based trajectory tracking, and rule-based control; and an overview of light-water reactor startup. Lectures and de
Ending Wars Well: Operationalizing Jus Post Bellum - Issues for Practitioners: (with Crocker, Pierce
This Berkley Center conference will look at critical questions for a twenty-first century application of Just War theory to war?s end (jus post bellum) in three key areas: the theoretical underpinnings of jus post bellum, issues for settlements and post-conflict arrangements, and operational considerations for practitioners engaged in late- and post-conflict planning.
Frontline: dreams of Tibet
The accompanying online resource to the PBS Frontline programme, Dreams of Tibet, introduces users to the political, religious, and cultural background of this still contentious region, governed by the Chinese state. From the main page, users can: read interviews with historians and public figures (explaining their attitude towards Tibet and Buddhism); read book excerpts and official reports on China's relationship with Tibet; read about contemporary and historical expeditions to Tibet; and lear
Women in Politics
A three minute video highlighting some of the most important women in American politics. Needs more background to be of more value. Just a selection of sound bites, but good insights.