Space Station Social Media Event
Expedition 32 Flight Engineers Joe Acaba and Suni Williams aboard the International Space Station answer questions from NASA social media followers.
An Update on MWF Collaborative Efforts
UCCSC 2012 Campus Collaboration Panels An Update on MWF Collaborative Efforts Eric Bollens, Mojgan Amini, Rich Trott, Tom Tsai
Michio Kaku: The Search for Life on Mars
Where should NASA go to look for intelligent life on Mars? To get to the truth, journalists say follow the money. Astronomers say follow the water. Dr. Michio Kaku says "if you were a Martian on Mars three billion years ago when Mars was probably a lush environment with liquid water oceans—and you realized that the water was escaping to the icecaps, escaping into outer space or going into the permafrost," then you would "probably go either into outer space to leave Mars or drill into
ISS Update: Powering the Space Exploration Vehicle
In the Space Vehicle Mock-Up Facility at Johnson Space Center in Houston, NASA Public Affairs Officer Brandi Dean talks with Abbie Ryan, lead engineer for the fuel cell of the multi-mission Space Exploration Vehicle (SEV). In the latest Research and Technology Studies (RATS) mission, crew members are living and working inside the SEV to simulate a mission to an asteroid as the RATS team evaluates the technology, human-robotic systems and extravehicular equipment for future human exploration mi
Sautter Awards Presentation and Presentation of Projects
UCCSC 2012 Campus Collaboration Panels Sautter Awards Presentation and Presentation of Projects
Effective Searching, Part 2 - Khan Academy
Sal Khan, with a friend, show how to conduct a more challenging search on the Internet. In this clip, Sal Khan tries to find the population growth of India and the US. (08:21)
This Day in History February 13: Galileo in Rome for Inquisition
On this day in 1633, Italian philosopher, astronomer and mathematician Galileo Galilei arrives in Rome to face charges of heresy for advocating Copernican theory, which holds that the Earth revolves around the Sun. Galileo officially faced the Roman Inquisition in April of that same year and agreed to plead guilty in exchange for a lighter sentence. (1:00)
In this video clip, learn how during the roaring 1920s, inventions like home refrigeration and penicilin sent America into the modern age. (1:34)
World War I: Germans Attack U.S. Navy Boats
In this History Rewind video clip, take a step back in time to the beginning of World War 1. The repeated sinking of American ships caused the President to declare war. Watch the historic black and white footage of some of the attacks. (2:31)
Trading at Noon: Best Buy deal is back on with Schulze
Aug 27 - Best Buy will let founder Richard Schulze conduct due diligence and form an investment group with private equity sponsors as he tries to take the retailer private.
Te Tumu: Maria Bargh – Blue Economy Aotearoa
Dr Maria Bargh, Senior Lecturer Pukenga Matua, Te Kawa a Māui - Victoria University of Wellington presents an open lecture on the topic of “Blue Economy Aotearoa”. This lecture examines the ‘Blue Economy’ in light of Māori thoughts around waste, the environment and diverse economies. The ‘Blue Economy’ focuses on re-using waste for producing new products, and encourages the creation of innovations that imitate natural ecosystems. 13 July 2012.
Cosmology, Fall 2001
Thermal backgrounds in space. Cosmological principle and its consequences: Newtonian cosmology and types of "universes"; survey of relativistic cosmology; horizons. Overview of evolution in cosmology; radiation and element synthesis; physical models of the "early stages." Formation of large-scale structure to variability of physical laws. First and last states. Some knowledge of relativity expected. 8.962 recommended though not required. This course provides an overview of astrophysical cosmolog
Activity: Identifying a Solid Using Density
Effective measurement techniques include the concept of measurement uncertainty. Students may make erroneous conclusions analyzing data using measurements that do not include the uncertainty of the measurement. In this lab, students determine a density range for a metal and identify the material based on this range.
Bayesian Networks with Infer.NET
Bayesian Networks with Infer.NET
Ping 153: Classic Games on IE, new wedge mouse, Games on Surface, More Windows Phones | Ping! In a week full of excitement and hilarity- Laura and Paul stopped to ponder it all and share their ideas with you. Here's what's happening:
In a week full of excitement and hilarity- Laura and Paul stopped to ponder it all and share their ideas with you. Here's what's happening:
Financial Literacy Module Migration to Chemical Engineering Design Courses
This module describes the strategy used by Dr. José Colucci, PE to migrate to the CHEME Design courses (I,II) the CIVIS Financial Literacy module developed by Dr. Jeffry Valentín. Both courses […]
Introduction to Forensic Science Lecture 1
This module reviews the concept and usage of the operational amplifier (op amp). It is aimed at the senior who is facing the task of choosing the right operational amplifier for their senior […]
Disciplinary Thinking - Themes overview & Resource listing
Description: An overview of all resources within the themes for the Disciplinary Thinking project. Theme: Overview of all themes Subject: HE - Education Author: Colleen McKenna and Jane Hughes: HEDERA, 2012 Owner: The University of Bath Audience: Educational developers within accredited programmes and courses in higher education. Issue Date: 6/09/2012 Version: Final License: Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 UK: England & Wales License. (CC-BY-SA 2.0) Keyword
Europe Week Ahead: back to business for EU leaders
Aug. 31 - As the summer lull fades into the background, Europe's leaders are coming under renewed pressure to find a way out of the debt crisis.