Commencement 2012 student profile: Vanessa Vasquez
As one of few women engineers, Construction Engineering Management major Vanessa Vasquez is proud to be graduating from OSU and giving back to her community, showing that if she can do it, so can others.
Science Bulletins: Black Holes in a Rare Ring
NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory recently spied a spectacular cosmic sight: a ring of eight black holes. Telescopes that view the Universe in optical, ultraviolet, and infrared light can see the galaxy where the ring resides, but only an X-ray telescope can detect the black holes lurking within. Scientists believe the ring was formed in a galactic collision millions of years ago.
Science Bulletins: Seeking Signs of Another Universe
If other universes exist, how could we notice them? A new study by British and Canadian astrophysicists points to a radiation map of the cosmic microwave background, which was emitted shortly after the Big Bang. Its cryptic temperature fluctuations may show imprints from other universes that collided with our own.
Science Bulletins: How Did Saturn Get Its Rings?
Astronomers propose a new theory to explain Saturn's unusual rings.
MSU 517*Theory Graffiti Project
MSU students explore the positive impact of Lansing graffiti. To read more, go to http://news.msu.edu/story/msu-students-explore-the-positive-impact-of-lansing-graffiti/
Beyond National Security
Public Roundtable: Immigrant Communities and Economic, Social and Cultural Rights October 14, 2010
An After-School Network Expands Learning Time for Middle Schoolers
This video explains how an after school program in Rhode Island started and what problems needed to be overcome and the results. A lot of good ideas are presented.
Llegó la Primavera (cuento en español para niños)
Hoy es el primer día de primavera, y aunque pueda llover, al final diremos ES PRIMAVERA. Un cuento que describe esta estación. (3:54)
20.06.2012 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainiere dein Hörverstehen mit den Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Dienstag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. *** Der frühere ägyptische Machthaber Husni Mubarak liegt nach einem Herzanfall im Koma und wird künstlich am Leben erhalten. Das berichteten unabhängigen Medien in Ägypten unter Berufung auf Ärzte. Zuvor hatte die staatliche Nachrichtenagentur MENA berichtet, der 84-Jährige sei bereits "klinisch tot". Das wurde dann aber vom regierenden Militär
Discovery Informatics Major Explores Digital Content Distribution Internship (College of Charleston)
As a discovery informatics major, Lee Blackwell is perfecting her data mining, analytic, and machine learning skills. She knows there are dozens of companies who will be recruiting her when she graduates. For the past two years, she has interned at a Charleston-based company founded by alumni. At BiblioLabs, a global leader in digital content distribution, she is using what she has learned in the classroom to make an impact in the business. BiblioLabs is a big believer in the College of Charlest
NASA - Aurorae from Space on Vimeo
Lately, the International Space Station has been flying through geomagnetic storms, giving astronauts an close-up view of the aurora borealis just outside their windows. These videos were taken by the crew of Expedition 30 on board the International Space Station. First, get an introduction into the beauty of aurorae.
The sequence of shots was taken March 3, 2012 from 17:59:48 to 18:16:25 GMT, on a pass from eastern Kenya, near the Indian Ocean, to the South Ind
The Science and Politics of Cancer
A speech from 2005 by G. Edward Griffin on Laetrile, Amygdalin, Vitamin B17 as cancer therapy. If you are new to this topic, you might want to watch “A World Without Cancer – The Story Of Vitamin B17″ first.
Science Bulletins: Waiting for Water in Africa's Sahel
Africa's Sahel, which lies between the Sahara to the north and Africa's tropical rain forests to the south, is vulnerable to many ecological problems that exacerbate one another, including overpopulation, drought, desertification, soil erosion, deforestation, and poor irrigation. This Bio Bulletin highlights Mali's Lake Faguibine and the surrounding region. Once the breadbasket of the country, the lake region is now almost completely dry. The Mali government and international aid projects are st
Mrs. Rice Sings About Science
In this video, Mrs. Rice sings some learning songs about matter, mass, volume, heat, temperature, and energy. This is a great resource to help reinforce the properties of matter. (8:51)
Universities Australia Forum - Universities: national investment or a waste of money?
Universities Australia Community Forums are an opportunity for people to connect with universities and influence the future education agenda. They aim t to encourage individuals in the community to communicate their understanding of how universities support and shape Australia. The first forum, hosted by The Australian National University covers the topic Universities: national investment or a waste of money?
Winslow Homer, The Life Line, 1884
Winslow Homer, The Life Line, 1884, oil on canvas, 28-5/8 x 44-3/4 inches / 72.7 x 113.7 cm. (04:06)
2012 Twilight PSA
The College of Southern Maryland will once again offer a free, outdoor performance series at all three campuses during July/August 2012. The CSM Twilight Performance Series consists of four weeks of performances, concerts, and more at all three CSM campus locations, including the ever-popular Chautauqua program during the Kick-Off Week of the Series! Bring the whole family and enjoy a variety of entertainment for free. Hungry? Bring a picnic, or purchase select food items provided at each camp
Slow Motion Hummingbirds
Here is some spectacular HD footage of a female Allen's Hummingbird feeding... At times the wing beats are in perfect sync with the high-speed shutter, giving the illusion that the wings have stopped. What a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between nature and the classroom. (3:21)