Sir Isaac Newton: Full Biography
Isaac Newton was born December 25, 1642 in Woolsthorpe, Lincolnshire, England, and died March 20, 1727 in London, England. Newton was an English physicist and mathematician, who was also the culminating, figure of the scientific revolution of the 17th century. With discoveries in optics, motion, and mathematics he developed the principles of modern physics. He was the original discoverer of the infinitesimal calculus. Newton's Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica (Mathematical Principles
How Did English Evolve?
What is the difference between "a hearty welcome" and "a cordial reception"? In a brief, action-packed history of the English language, Kate Gardoqui explains why these semantically equal phrases evoke such different images. (05:04)
U.S. Day Ahead: Get ready for more manufacturing gloom
Dec 13 - If you are betting on the manufacturing sector creating jobs, you might want to wait till the Markit PMI figures come out Friday - they are not expected to be pretty.
SDSU Geological Sciences - Thesis Defense - Shana McCarthy
By: tcarrasc A Geochemical Evaluation of Enhanced In-Situ Bioremediation of Chlorinated Ethenes In Groundwater Shana McCartrhy M.S. Candidate Department of Geological Sciences San Diego State University Advisor Dr. Kathy Thorbjarnarson -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ABSTRACT Sites impacted with chlorinated solvents present unique technical challenges when compared to most other groundwater contaminants. Chlorinated volatile organic compounds (CV
Engaging with Detroit
University of Michigan students live, study and work in the Motor City
A 360 degree view at 322 kilometers an hour
The world's first spherical 360-degree camera made by a Norwegian company is attached to a Formula One car, and could herald a change in the way racing is filmed in the future. Joel Flynn reports.
Barry Schwartz's 'Practical Wisdom'
Swarthmore professor Barry Schwartz says rules and incentives are an "insurance policy against disaster, but [they don't] produce excellence." In his recent book, Practical Wisdom: The Right Way to Do the Right Thing, Schwartz and co-author Kenneth Sharpe, also a Swarthmore professor, say that what is needed is not more bureaucracy. Instead, society needs the Aristotelian ideal that trumps all others -- practical wisdom. Knowledge@Wharton recently sat down with Schwartz to discuss why individual
Annabelle's Wish Part 1 Christmas
This is a wonderful fiction story sharing the true meaning of Christmas. This is a wonderful resource for school and home. (15:00)
Annabelle's Wish Part 4
A poor farmer struggles to raise his orphaned grandson, who was left mute after a raging barnfire. When a beautiful little calf is born on the farm on Christ...
Reuters Today: No U.S. fiscal cliff just yet
Dec. 18 - A U.S. budget deal may be in sight as the two sides make compromises in talks to curb the deficit. Plus, Japan's new PM Abe puts the squeeze on the BoJ for more stimulus.
19.12.2012 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainiere dein Hörverstehen mit den Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Mittwoch – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. *** Erstmals seit dem Amoklauf im amerikanischen Newtown hat sich die mächtige US-Waffenlobby zu dem Blutbad geäußert und sich zutiefst "schockiert" gezeigt. In einer kurzen Erklärung der einflussreichen National Rifle Association (NRA) heißt es, die Mitglieder seien tieftraurig über diese Nachricht. Die NRA versicherte, sie wolle dazu beitragen,
First Live Giant Squid on Video Japanese scientists catch a giant squid 3,5 meters long
Japanese scientists catch a giant squid 3,5 meters long
Promo - One Minute Romanian
Hello! My name is Roxana and I'd like to welcome you to One Minute Romanian from the Radio Lingua Network. In this podcast I'm going to be teaching you the basics of Romanian. The great thing about this language course is that you'll be learning all you need to know in just 60 seconds - or thereabouts! Each one minute language lesson will equip you with just enough Romanian to help you get by in lots of situations, either on holiday, or on a business trip to Romania, or just to impress your Roma
La Cité des sciences et de l’industrie
Using the subject of science and technology in France, this unit will show you how to structure arguments, write a summary, use the subjunctive, report numbers and express wishes in French. First published on Fri, 21 Dec 2012 as La Cité des sciences
Three Extreme Climate Fixes
Hank talks about a few - maybe crazy, maybe reasonable - geo-engineering schemes that some scientists have come up with in order to "fix" climate change, incl...including designer clouds, ocean fertilization, and stratospheric shading with sulfur dioxide. (04:26)
Horen, zien, zwijgen : Fiche met spelregels Deze fiche kan je gebruiken als instructie bij het bordspel Horen, zien, zwijgen (University Games). Tijdens hoekenwerk kunnen leerlingen dan zelfstandig aan de slag.
Deze fiche kan je gebruiken als instructie bij het bordspel Horen, zien, zwijgen (University Games). Tijdens hoekenwerk kunnen leerlingen dan zelfstandig aan de slag.
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