5.13 Other primary vibrators
How do different instruments produce the sounds we classify as music? How do we decide whether something – a piano, a vacuum cleaner – is actually a musical instrument? In this unit we investigate the way vibrations and sound waves are harnessed to create music.
Postural and Kinetic Tremor - Motor Exam - Muscle Strength Sub-exam - Patient 8
This 37-year-old left-handed white male has had tremors beginning in childhood, before he started school. Over the years, the tremors have slowly progressed in both upper extremities. Tremors have spread to affect the right leg. They are more pronounced in the left. Most of the time tremors are increased with anxiety and activity, but are also present at rest. There are no tremors in his feet. Because of the tremors, the patient cannot write, feed himself, use utensils, or even hold a cup. He c
Fires in the Northwest - July 28, 2003
A view of the fires in Glacier National Park from Aqua-MODIS.
Can you really make money online? A seed investor tells us how
Ecommerce startup investment options are plentiful in Asia,
so how do you capitalise and avoid losing it all?
Chlorine Monoxide from new Microwave Limb Sounder on Aura (WMS)
Chlorine monoxide (ClO) in the atmosphere as measured by the Microwave Limb Sounder (MLS) instrument on NASAs Aura satellite. MLS can simultaneously measure several trace gases and ozone-destroying chemicals in the upper troposphere and photosphere. In this series of animations we present chlorine monoxide (ClO), hydrogen chloride (HCl), nitric acid (HNO3), ozone (O3), water vapor (H2O) and temperature measurements. These are first light data taken when the MLS was operated for the first time. C
I doggy do!
July 11 - Owners make honest hounds out of their pets in a marriage ceremony for canine couples in Lima. Kilmeny Duchardt reports.
Thank You from Dr. Raines.
Thanks to everyone who makes a donation the the U of M!
2011 California College of the Arts Commencement (short)
California College of the Arts (CCA) held its 104th commencement exercises on Saturday, May 14, 2011, at the Concourse Exhibition Center in San Francisco. Honorary doctorate Betty Reid Soskin delivered the commencement address to more than 450 CCA graduates and their families. Fellow honorary doctorate John Baldessari and Soskin were also honored at a private dinner and participated in the post-commencement reception at CCA's San Francisco campus. [Thanks to Indira Allegra for producing this vi
Women's Football Clinic
Kent State University head football coach Darrell Hazell and the university's football coaching staff host an "A" Ladies Must Get "A's" women's football clinic at Dix Stadium. Kent State coaches shared inside knowledge, giving women the opportunity to participate in drills on offense, defense and special teams.
AMSR_E Pacific Sea Surface Temperature Data Used to Forecast 2003 Hurricane Season
Researchers and forecasters often study sea surface temperatures for an activity predictions for 2003 in part to changing conditions in the Pacific Ocean, such as the demise of El Nino. This sequence traces the evolution of the warmer-than-normal waters associated with the weak El Nino that developed in the late fall of 2002. By January, the warm conditions began to dissipate. Fewer than normal hurricanes generally form when El Nino is present. Researchers say the Pacific may transition to the c
North Pacific and North America: Showing the Changing Seasons
SeaWiFS false color data showing seasonal change in the oceans and on land for North America and the North Pacific. The data is seasonally averaged, and shows fall, winter, spring, summer, fall, winter, spring, and summer.
Smile Smile Smile by Wilfred Owen (poetry reading)
You can hear the song sung properly - and read its history here: http://www.firstworldwar.com/audio/packupyourtroubles.htm The picture is the cover of Pat Barker's novel, Regeneration, about solders suffering from Shell Shock in the trenches - which is what happened to Wilfred Owen. http://silverseason.wordpress.com/2011/03/23/pat-barker-regeneration/ First Verse Private Perks is a funny little codger With a smile a funny smile. Five feet none, he's and artful little dodger With a smile a funn
Greenland: Full West Coast (second render)
This animation shows the ice concentration in Greenland. The ice has decreased significantly (~50 cm-year) along the coast and increased slightly in the center (+2 cm-year). Researchers view this as yet another serious warning sign of the threat of global warming.
144: Can Africa unlock its potential?
Africa is turning the page on 50 years of over-reliance on Western economies, thanks to strengthening trade and investment links with emerging countries like China, India, Turkey and oil-rich countries in the Middle East. And although the continent’s economic growth will be hit this year by the turmoil in North Africa, analysts say prospects for sub-Saharan Africa are brighter than they have been for some time.
Egypt-Israel pipeline explosion
A pipeline carrying gas from Egypt to Israel is attacked for the third time this year. ROUGH CUT
2.5 The story so far I have now established an understanding of ‘ethics’ as something related with ‘good’ and ‘bad’. There are other derivative words like ‘optimal’ that might also be used, and there are parochial words which are related to particular communities. When we talk about ethics, we are liable to confront cultural differences that are reflected in differences in vocabulary. But there are other kinds of differences too. Things have different properties; for example, &
I have now established an understanding of ‘ethics’ as something related with ‘good’ and ‘bad’. There are other derivative words like ‘optimal’ that might also be used, and there are parochial words which are related to particular communities. When we talk about ethics, we are liable to confront cultural differences that are reflected in differences in vocabulary. But there are other kinds of differences too. Things have different properties; for example, &
2.1 Introduction The first section introduced some basic ideas and vocabulary to get you started on thinking about ethics and ethical questions. In this section I would like to start using those ideas and vocabulary to tackle some examples taken from a selection of dialogues. One of my reasons for focusing on dialogue is that dialogue is a written form of conversation. A crucial point about conversations is that they do not have to be logical. If a conversation comes to a halt, then someone starts on a
The first section introduced some basic ideas and vocabulary to get you started on thinking about ethics and ethical questions. In this section I would like to start using those ideas and vocabulary to tackle some examples taken from a selection of dialogues.
One of my reasons for focusing on dialogue is that dialogue is a written form of conversation. A crucial point about conversations is that they do not have to be logical. If a conversation comes to a halt, then someone starts on a
2.2 Basic principles
The internet provides a world of information, but how do you find what you are looking for? This unit will help you discover the meaning of information quality and teach you how to evaluate the material you come across in your study of technology. You will learn how to plan your searches effectively and be able to experiment with some of the key resources in this area.
Breakingviews: Commentary on today's news
July 12 - Agenda-setting financial insight from Reuters global commentary unit Breakingviews.
Origins of the French Revolution (3:38)
King Louis XVI and the French nobility face a revolution of the Third Estate. King Louis tries to show a display of leadership, but in doing so the bank force him to hire a financial advisor. The fiancial advisor calls the the Estate's General, comprised of the clergy, nobility, and the people. The narration is easy to follow.