COMP1400 Week 9, Lecture 2
COMP1400 Week 9, Lecture 2
First, Do No Harm
Restoration presents a paradox when repairing old instruments could mean erasing their stories. Conservator John Watson walks the fine line.
Prisms and Rainbows
Our eyes and brain interpret the simple mixing of only 3 colors of light (red, green, and blue) as white. The students were able to confirm this in the last lesson. In this lesson students will develop the understanding that "white" light from the Sun and "white" light from an artificial light source is a full range of colors from red to violet. Students will also learn how droplets of water function as prisms to separate this full range of colors into rainbows.
Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness
Thomas Jefferson reads the words that started it all: The Declaration of Independence.
ALC: 2011 Alumni Leadership Conference
Talk given by President Susan Hockfield. September 16-17, 2011
Irish Christmas Melodies
Tavern entertainer and musician Kelly Kennedy plays and sings Christmas airs in the Irish tradition.
Beer and Whiskey
In an age when water was suspect, sometimes beer was the safest thing to drink. Food historian Frank Clark discusses the brewing process common to most colonial homes and recreated in Historic Area kitchens.
Terrestrial Biomes: The Savanna
This professionally made video is a small segment from the program: Terrestrial Biomes: Deserts, Grasslands, and Forests. (02:37)
Day 2 of Jackson manslaughter trial
Sep. 28 - More testimony is offered up in day 2 of the Michael Jackson's manslaughter trial. John Russell reports.
Gap Generator : Automatische invuloefeningen aanmaken op basis van eigen teksten De Gap Generator is een tool waarmee elke tekst in een handomdraai kan omgevormd worden tot een invuloefening. Recente en authentieke invuloefeningen aanmaken was arbeidsintensief, maar nu zoekt Gap Generator de …
De Gap Generator is een tool waarmee elke tekst in een handomdraai kan omgevormd worden tot een invuloefening. Recente en authentieke invuloefeningen aanmaken was arbeidsintensief, maar nu zoekt Gap Generator de …
Jean-Claude Bradley presents the introductory lecture for Chemical Information Retrieval at Drexel University for Fall 2011 on September 23, 2011. Examples are given to demonstrate how difficult it can be to find and assess chemical information such as melting points. An overview of the class wiki is then given.
President Aoun's message from London
President Aoun checked in live from London to greet families who gathered on the Boston campus for Parents and Families Weekend. He was surrounded by Northeastern students studying in London.
Is food marketing making us fat?
Are we to blame for the obesity epidemic? Or the people who sell the food to us? New research shows that packaging and position, not just advertising, are at least part of the problem.
Count to Five with the Five Little Monkeys Song
The song "Five Little Monkeys" is sung with accompanying animation in this cartoon. Count along while the monkeys jump on and fall off the bed. Introduces the concept of "no more."
TRMM Biomass Burning - Smoke Inhibits Rainfall: Water Droplet Size and Fire March 1, 1998
Correlated water droplet size and fires over northern Borneo on March 1, 1998
Danes dish out fatty food tax
Oct.2 - Denmark becomes the world's first nation to slap extra tax on foods high in saturated fats. Paul Chapman reports.
Environmental Impacts of Aviation
Knowing more about the environmental impacts of aviation is increasingly essential, but according to
Ian Waitz, it is also an area where uncertainties abound. One thing we know for sure is that the airplanes developed today will be flying for next 30 years, as the fleet dynamics are very stable, due to the extraordinary cos
Jim Madigan Postgame _ St. FX - Oct. 2, 2011
The Northeastern men's ice hockey team was dealt an 8-5 loss in an exhibition matchup on Sunday, Oct. 2, 2011 at Matthews Arena. The X-Men scored six goals in the third period to fuel the victory. Jim Madigan coaches in his first regular season game for the Huskies on Friday, Oct. 7 at 7 p.m. against Massachusetts at Matthews Arena.
Polar Bear Hibernation
Polar bears have an interesting approach to hibernation. Only pregnant mothers truly take a winter snooze. (0:20)