Associate Professor Martin Sevior speaks with Jacky Angus and weighs up nuclear power in an energy-hungry and rapidly warming world.
Guest: Assoicate Professor Martin Sevior, School of Physics.
Topic: Nuclear power: Cure or Curse
Authors@Google: Josh Sundquist
"Just Don't Fall: How I Grew Up, Conquered Illness, and Made It Down the Mountain" by josh Sundquist
Sundquist was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer as a nine-year-old and soon thereafter lost his leg to the disease. His dad was an aspiring minister and his mother a very conservative Christian who home-schooled her children. This first-person memoir relates his and his family's struggle with the disease and his evolution into a young man who competed successfully in the 2006 Paralympics in T
Stephen Leonard talks about Innovation at GLS2011
Stephen Leonard, Chief Executive, IBM UK and Ireland, talks about Innovation at the Global Leadership Summit 2011
Finding the Theme
How do you identify the theme, idea about life, in a work of literature? In this video, a teacher models the process using "Romeo and Juliet" as an example. This video would be helpful for students who are beginning to identify implied rather than stated themes.
Master Fa Qing is a philosopher, calligrapher, and Buddhist monk who believes that calligraphy and other spiritual arts allow us to simplify our lives, opening up a door to happiness in a world where complexity often works against it. (4:28)
Robonaut Shakes Hands
Robonaut extends its hand for the first "man-machine" handshake in space with Commander Dan Burbank.
Le printemps des bonzaïs (version française)
L'économie libérale est un modèle en crise.
Aujourd'hui, il existe une alternative : l'économie sociale et solidaire, un modèle qui réhumanise l'économie et crée un monde plus juste, en faisant de chacun d’entre nous un acteur responsable.
Les entrepreneurs sociaux sont les précurseurs de ce nouveau modèle.
Le Printemps des Bonzaïs dresse le portrait de trois d’entre eux. Marie-Noëlle Besançon dans le domaine de la santé, Jérôme Schatzman dan
GoNUxstream Game Recap - Women's Basketball vs. JMU - Feb. 19, 2012
The Northeastern women's basketball team pulled off a huge upset on Sunday afternoon at Solomon Court, knocking off the CAA's second place James Madison Dukes by a score of 61-50.
The 50 points for James Madison sets the lowest total an opponent has scored against Northeastern this season, eclipsing Thursday's 51 point lockdown of Georgia State.The Huskies also registered a season low nine turnovers and grabbed a season-high 47 rebounds in the contest.
With the win, Northeastern moves to 6-2
Russian Cargo Ship Docks to Space Station
On April 22 at 10:39 a.m. EDT, the ISS Progress 47 cargo craft docked to the Pirs docking compartment of the International Space Station. Progress 47 launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on April 20, loaded with 2.5 tons of food, fuel and supplies for the six crew members aboard the orbiting laboratory. (05:01)
The last movement of Mozart's Duo for Violin and Viola Number 1 in G major. Soloists MIT students Sherman Jia on violin and Adrian Anantawan on viola. Bravo! Bravi! Thanks to Sherman's teacher Lynn Chang and to Marcus Thompson of the MIT Chamber Music Society, Killian Hall, March 23, 2012.
Trey Sinyard III.mov
Robert "Trey" Darnell Sinyard III of Athens was the student speaker during the 2011 Fall Semester Undergraduate Commencement exercises. Sinyard received dual bachelor's degrees in finance and biochemistry and molecular biology.
Metaphor for Songwriters - Creative Writing
Learn more about our Creative Writing and Liberal Arts courses at: http://bit.ly/JlY5KC
Caroline is an Assistant Professor in the Liberal Arts department at Berklee College of Music, as well as an online instructor for Berkleemusic. An accomplished writer and performer, she was hand-picked by Professor Pat Pattison to teach his newest online courses, Creative Writing: Finding Your Voice and Creative Writing: Poetry.
USC GLOBAL CONVERSATION in London, October 9, 2012
Panel discussion from USC Global Conversation in London, Oct. 9, 2012. Featuring panelists The Right Honorable Jack Straw, MP; USC University Professor Manuel Castells; Pip McCrostie, global vice chair for Ernst & Young; Sir David Anthony King, academic and former chief science adviser to the British government; economist and USC Professor Hashem Pesaran.
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