Shuttle Showcase: STS-31
The Hubble Space Telescope is deployed from space shuttle Discovery on STS-31
Shuttle Showcase: STS-124
The second in a series of flights to assemble the Japanese segment of the International Space Station saw the mammoth Kibo module delivered to the complex complements of Discovery and its crew on the STS-124 mission. Kibo, the Japanese word for "hope" would house dozens of experiments and serve as a platform for external payloads brought to the complex on subsequent Shuttle flights and the Japanese "Kounotori" H-2 Transfer Vehicle cargo ship.
Shuttle Showcase: STS-125
After four previous trips to repair and upgrade the Hubble Space Telescope, it was time for the Shuttle to make one final service call to install new, advanced instruments, batteries, gyros and insulation on the astronomical icon. Following 5 complex spacewalks, Hubble was left virtually brand new --- and ready for many more years of unprecedented science.
How IT pros can evaluate Lync 2010 with free downloadable virtual hard disks Using the power of virtualization, IT pros can now quickly evaluate Lync 2010 and other Microsoft Unified Communications solutions through a series of pre-configured Virtual Hard Disks (VHDs). You can download the VHDs and evaluate them for free in your own environment without the need for dedicated servers or complex installations. Albert Kooiman, Senior Technical Product Manager for Microsoft Unified Communications, describes how IT pros can quickly configure and run the VHDs in a vir
Using the power of virtualization, IT pros can now quickly evaluate Lync 2010 and other Microsoft Unified Communications solutions through a series of pre-configured Virtual Hard Disks (VHDs). You can download the VHDs and evaluate them for free in your own environment without the need for dedicated servers or complex installations. Albert Kooiman, Senior Technical Product Manager for Microsoft Unified Communications, describes how IT pros can quickly configure and run the VHDs in a vir
The Carnegie Sport Volunteer Programme
This video highlights what the Carnegie Sport Volunteer Programme is all about, what it can offer students at Leeds Metropolitan University, and how to get involved. There are case studies of students who volunteer in areas such as sport science, coaching, and event management, which demonstrates the programme's benefits and why students should be seeking out volunteering opportunities to support their studies and help improve their employability skills.
Varicose Veins - Sclerotherapy (Spanish)
This patient education program explains the benefits and risks of sclerotherapy for varicose veins. It also reviews the anatomy of the cardiovascular system, symptoms, causes, preventive measures, what the procedure involves, and possible complications. This resource is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
Overview of glycolysis
This 13 minute video is about one of the four phases of cellular respiration called glycolysis. Glycolysis is the process in cellular respiration that produces ATP's. For the process glycolysis to produce ATP's however, ATP's must first be available to be used to break up the carbon. The video uses a narrator and a smart board.
How to Pack for a Semester Abroad
Packing for a Semester Abroad - Some great tips on packing for a semester abroad, like packing an extra empty bag for souvenirs, bringing a gift for your host family and taking along a combination lock for when staying at hostels. (01:48)
Animal Studies: Fish
Fish are vertebrates, meaning they have a skeletal system to support their bodies. All fish live underwater. Fish have gills to help them breathe underwater and fins to help them swim. Most fish are cold-blooded, meaning their body temperature is regulated by the surrounding water temperature.
Learn with Pictures and Video S3 #1 - Talking About Your Daily Routine in Mexican Spanish
“You’ve made great efforts to learn Mexican Spanish vocabulary, and now is the time to put it to the test! Your Mexican Spanish host mother is coming to see your apartment, and you want to tell her about your day in Mexican Spanish. You hope this will help convince her you made the right choice [...]
Survival Phrases #51 - Learn to Say Your Allergies in Spanish
Learn Spanish travel phrases with SpanishPod101.com! A little Spanish can go such a long way! Whether you’re traveling, visiting, or sightseeing, SpanishPod101.com has all the essential travel phrases just for you! Today we cover a high frequency Spanish phrase sure to be of use on your trip, travels or vacation to Spain. When trying out different [...]
News #71 - Put the Sizzle Into Your Summer with SpanishPod101’s Summer Celebration!
Summer’s finally here and we’re in the mood to celebrate this warm joyous season - and what better way to start summer off right than have a Summer Celebration Sale! Why celebrate summer you ask? Excellent question. Because not only is the sun shining and the ice-cream plentiful, but we also [...]
Gengo Spanish #2 - Charmed in Spain
Learn Spanish with SpanishPod101.com! You can’t wait to get back on solid ground and have the travel portion of your trip to your Spanish-speaking destination over with! You are by no means a good traveler, and the takeoff makes you more nervous than anything else. Of course, spiraling slowly down toward the ground isn’t a [...]
Economic Update on WBAI July 9th
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Inside the Collections: Wasps
Take a behind-the-scenes tour of the world's largest collection of wasp nests with James M. Carpenter, entomologist and curator in the Museum's Division of Invertebrate Zoology. The Museum's Hymenoptera collection includes more than 1,200 paper nests made by social wasps, as well as the 7.5 million-specimen gall wasp collection donated to the Museum in 1958 by the widow of Alfred C. Kinsey. The primary focus of Dr. Carpenter's work is the wasp family Vespidae, a group of nearly 5,000 described
Olympics to boost consumer spending
July 11 - Visa predicts consumer spending will rise by £750 million during the 2012 Olympics, with high street shops and hotels as the biggest winners. Kirsty Basset reports.
London's biggest Comic Con yet
July 11 - Heroes and villians, stars and fans come out for London Comic Con. Doug MacLaurin reports.
Carried interest, taxes top issues facing PE in Washington
Doug Lowenstein, head of the PE industry's lobbying group, says issues with the biggest impact are taxes and carried interest, which could be rolled into the debate around raising the debt limit.
Food services, construction to jumpstart US jobs-Sun Capital
Sun Capital Partners Co-Chief Executive Rodger Krouse says sectors hit hardest by the U.S. recession have the greatest chance at leading employment growth, including food services and homebuilding.