Sea Surface Temperature around the Americas from TRMM: January 1998 through July 1998
Sea surface temperature around the Americas as measured by the TMI instrument on TRMM for the period January 1998 through July 1998
Dr. Angela Brodie Comments on Breast Cancer Prevention Trial
A New England Journal of Medicine study released on June 4, 2011, reported a significant advance in breast cancer prevention. The study found that exemestane, an aromatase inhibitor, already approved to treat breast cancer, can reduce the risk of postmenopausal women ever developing the disease by 65 percent. Dr. Angela Brodie, an internationally recognized University of Maryland breast cancer researcher, pioneered the development of aromatase inhibitors. In this 2-minute video, she comments on
Scientist seeks clues in volcanic ash
June 23 - A leading Argentine geologist and volcanologist studies the composition of volcanic ash to learn what weary residents can expect next. Travis Brecher reports
The University of Memphis Tiger Battalion Army ROTC.
Cadet Kruger got to attend Army Airborne School as part of her training with the U of M's Army ROTC.
India, Pakistan discuss Kashmir peace
June 23 - India and Pakistan begin foreign secretary-level talks aimed at nudging forward a stalled peace process between the two nuclear-armed rivals. Travis Brecher reports.
Learn with Pictures and Video S4 #25 - 5 More Must-Know Japanese Words
Now that you have lived in Japan for awhile, you want to travel out of the city and see things. You notice that the people that live even in the next city have different Japanese accents and words for things. You are glad that you know some Japanese words that make sense no matter what [...]
ELEC2141 Digital Circuit Design - Lecture 4
ELEC2141 Week 2 Lecture 1: Combinational Logic Circuits 1
The Next Giant Leaps in Space Exploration
From satellite-enabled radio and TV to climate tracking, space has become a “ubiquitous capability in our lifetime,” as Edward Crawley puts it. But he also notes there is uncertainty about the future of U.S. spaceflight, which closely follows the “cadence” of political elections. AeroAstro symposium panelists bot
science experiment with acetic acid and sodium bicarbonate
Science experiment with acetic acid and sodium bicarbonate (baking soda and vinegar) giving off carbon dioxide among other things
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Aerobic fitness is integral to successful sports performance and to maintaining good health. But what sort of exercise should you be doing to develop your aerobic fitness? This unit will help you to answer this question by introducing you to principles of aerobic exercise prescription.
Revisiting Marx: is Marxism still relevant? [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Lord Meghnad Desai, Professor David Harvey; Professor Leo Panitch | This event brings together leading social and political thinkers to debate the contemporary meaning and relevance of Marx's legacy on the occasion of the republication of The Communist Manifesto, with an introduction by David Harvey. Meghnad Desai is emeritus professor of economics at LSE. David Harvey is professor of anthropology at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. Leo Panitch is pro
In Conversation with Cherie Blair [Audio]
Speaker(s): Cherie Blair, Howard Davies | Cherie Blair is a noted barrister and QC, specialising in human rights law. She is married to Tony Blair, the former Prime Minister. Cherie studied law at LSE and is a governor and honorary fellow of the School. In this event she will talk to Howard Davies, LSE Director about her autobiography published earlier this year entitled Speaking for Myself (May 2008, Little, Brown).
Democracy in Kuwait and its effect on the Gulf [Audio]
Speaker(s): Abdullah Bishara | Significant political reform processes are underway in all six member-states of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). In this lecture the first secretary-general of the GCC will reflect on their progress and future prospects. Abdullah Bishara was secretary-general of the GCC from 1981-93.
A Blueprint for a Safer Planet [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Lord Stern of Brentford | Nicholas Stern presents an outline of his new book, A Blueprint for a Safer Planet, which describes how to manage climate change while creating a new era of growth and prosperity.
IGC Growth Week 2010 - Mobile Phones for Development [Audio]
Speaker(s): Dr Jenny Aker, Ken Banks, Dawn Haig-Thomas | Mobile phones have the potential to contribute significantly to economic growth in the developing world, in both the private and public sector. From improving market information for fish traders in Lake Victoria, to enabling medical outreach services in rural South Asia, the mobile is a versatile and adaptable tool. What impact can mobiles have on those previously excluded from financial services and communications networks? Which policies
What has the financial crisis taught Europe? [Audio]
Speaker(s): Dr Simeon Djankov | The recent financial crisis has uncovered several weaknesses in Europe's regulatory system. Belatedly, the European Commission has tried to fix these weaknesses with extensive new regulation, including the creation of several new institutions. Simeon Djankov Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance of Bulgaria will in this lecture offer an analysis of the most recent developments as well as a perspective on how the financial sector in Europe, and its regulati
The Naked Scientist [Audio]
Speaker(s): Dr Chris Smith | Dr Chris Smith explores present-day predicaments and tomorrow's technologies, from the most surprising facts to the most innovative new inventions, from staggering stats to serious developments that will transform the world around us. Chris Smith is a medical doctor and scientist, employed as a specialist registrar and clinical lecturer in virology at Cambridge University. He is also the founder and driving force behind The Naked Scientist, a live weekly radio talkba