Galileo: Sun-Centered System
Before the 17th century, people generally believed that Earth was at the center of the universe. Galileo, however, was not afraid to challenge existing beliefs when he published his work in support of the Sun-centered, or heliocentric, Copernican theory. In this video segment adapted from NOVA, learn about the two opposing worldviews and the strong piece of evidence Galileo offered to support the heliocentric theory. Closed captioning included. Run time 05:06.
Leonardo Da Vinci -The Man Who Knew Everything
Note: There may be artistic nudity. Leonardo da Vinci is considered to have been an artistic genius. This is the story of one of the greatest minds in human history. A scientist, mathematician, engineer, inventor, anatomist, painter, sculptor, architect, botanist, musician and writer, Leonardo Da Vinci (1452--1519) was arguably the primary figure of the Renaissance. He painted what is probably the most recognizable painting of all time: Mona Lisa. He also designed terrifying w
Leonardo Da Vinci (Part 18 of 18)
Leonardo da Vinci is considered to have been an artistic genius. This is the story of one of the greatest minds in human history. A scientist, mathematician, engineer, inventor, anatomist, painter, sculptor, architect, botanist, musician and writer, Leonardo Da Vinci (1452--1519) was arguably the primary figure of the Renaissance. He painted what is probably the most recognizable painting of all time: Mona Lisa. (10:00)
Leonardo da Vinci Paintings
A tribute to Leonardo da Vinci.
Italian Renaissance painter, sculptor, architect, author, engineer, inventor, lutanist, mathematician & scientist
born 15 April 1452 - died 1519
Learn About Leonardo Da Vinci
This one minute biography touches on the most important works of DaVinci including his art and inventions.
What are Hurricanes?
The narrator discusses hurricanes in a clear terms. The narration is accompanied by appropriate still images.
Hurricane Structure and Rotation Pattern
An average hurricane lasts more than a week and has an average diameter of over 300 kilometers. (01:09)
Jamestown Settlement Discovered - VOA Story
A Treasure Trove of History Long believed washed away, archeologists have found the original Jamestown settlement and are digging up more than they expected. Run time 03:10.
Model of hcp slip system
Animation of the hcp slip system, rotating such that it can be viewed from various angles.
The Earth's Landforms
This is a powerpoint presentation by a teacher about the landforms of the Earth. Continental drift is a featured idea. (References to a textbook are made throughout but it doesn't hurt the quality of the video.) Google maps are included.
Auditieve illusie Waarom hoor je de zee in een schelp? Plaats je een schelp tegen je oor dan werkt er ondertussen aan de buitenzijde van de schelp omgevingsgeluid op in. Hierbij worden bepaalde frequenties weggefilterd, …
Waarom hoor je de zee in een schelp?
Plaats je een schelp tegen je oor dan werkt er ondertussen aan de buitenzijde van de schelp omgevingsgeluid op in. Hierbij worden bepaalde frequenties weggefilterd, …
Newsreel - Kennedy speech: Peace Corps [3-13-1961]
News broadcast announcing Kennedy's creation of the Peace Corps.
Signals: the breakdown of the social contract and the rise of geopolitics [Audio]
Speaker(s): Dr Pippa Malmgren | Economic signals are everywhere, from magazine covers to grocery stores to military events. They reveal the story of the world economy. By being alert to signals anyone can start to navigate through the turbulence to the treasures of the world economy, instead of being overwhelmed and surprised by it. Pippa Malmgren (@DrPippaM) is Founder of DRPM Group and a former US Presidential Adviser. She is an alumna of LSE. This event marks the publication of her new book,
Orphan Works 3: The Role of Private & Public Registries
One question regarding orphan works is the role public and private registries might play in any orphan works solution. The most obvious of these registries, the Copyright Office's own registration and recordation system, provides a wealth of copyright information but has limitations based on both technological requirements and the fact that registration and recordation is not mandatory in the United States. There are other registries that have ownership information, and there has been some sugge
Breakingviews: SEC thinks it has a good case vs. Cohen's SAC
Nov 28 - By issuing a Wells notice against SAC, regulators probably think they have a solid chance of winning against the $14 bln hedge fund, according to Reuters Breakingviews columnist Reynolds Holding.
Non-Linear Postrationalisation: Architectural Values Emergence in a Teamwork Interpretation
The paper presents the outcomes of the experiment being conducted at the Faculty of Architecture in Bialystok, which derives form three main sources: a new course of architectural composition by computer modelling, developed and conducted in Bialystok postrationalisation as a formulation platform for new architectural values and theories, applied by e.g. Bernard Tschumi the idea of new values emergence resulting form a teamwork, when placed in an appropriate environment; It is assumed that the
The Senses: Smelling - by StudyJams
The nose is your body's instrument for smelling. Tiny pieces of matter are sucked into the nose and identified as smells. Nerve cells tell your brain what you are smelling. Learn more about your sense of smell with this slide show from StudyJams. Vibrant images are set to music while information is written below each photo. A short, self-checking quiz is also included with this link.
This video explains how vertical angles always come in pairs. They share a common vertex but they cannot share a side. Vertical angles are congruent, which means they have equal measures. (1:10)
Frederick Douglass and Underground Railroad No. 6 of 6
This video focuses on the Broadway Tabernacle in New York City; a location where Frederick Douglass gave a speech on abolition. From nyhistory.org.
The Truth About Dinosaurs - New Findings in Argentina
Dinosaurs are a diverse group of animals and first appeared about 231.4 million years ago. Using fossil evidence, paleontologists have identified over 500 distinct genera and more than 1,000 different species of non-avian dinosaurs. Dinosaurs were represented on every continent by both extant species and fossil remains.Some were herbivorous, others carnivorous. (47:59)