Martha Leads the Charge
While General George Washington commanded the troops in the field, Martha led the charge at home. Historic Interpreter Lee Ann Rose describes the impact women made during the Revolution.Author(s):
Immortal Bricks and Mortar
Buildings bear silent witness to the history that happens inside them. Conservator Matt Webster makes sure structures live to tell their tales.Author(s):
African American history is both discovered in and continued by an ancient oral tradition. Richard Josey describes the process of restoring a community's voice.
Washington's Whiskey Still
George Washington's retirement venture had a high alcohol content. Mount Vernon's Director of Preservation, Dennis Pogue, leads us on a tour through Washington's whiskey distillery.Author(s):
The Nature of the State [Resist Not Evil (1903)] Everywhere it seems to have been taken for granted that force and violence are necessary to man's welfare upon the earth. Endless volumes have been written, and countless lives been sacrificed in an effort to prove that one form of government is bette
[Resist Not Evil (1903)]
Everywhere it seems to have been taken for granted that force and violence are necessary to man's welfare upon the earth. Endless volumes have been written, and countless lives been sacrificed in an effort to prove that one form of government is bette
Distinguished Innovator Lecture Series: Cynthia Dai
Cynthia Dai, Dainamic Consulting, Inc. A seasoned entrepreneur, Cynthia Dai has co-founded several high technology start-ups and served on the executive team of both early-stage and public ventures. This hands-on experience combined with strong operational skills in marketing, engineering and finance has enabled Ms. Dai to build or reposition companies for rapid growth. Ms. Dai's strengths as an Interim Executive lie in attracting results-oriented senior management teams, developing strong busi
Induced EMF in a coil of wire
Students use a simple set up consisting of a coil of wire and a magnet to visualize induced EMF. First, students move a coil of wire near a magnet and observe the voltage that results. They then experiment with moving the wire, magnet, and a second, current carrying coil. Students connect the coil to a circuit and the current from the induced EMF charges a conductor.
Selective Listening: Drown Out the Noise- STFICA/Whitening Differences
An overview of the STFICA algorithm and its different approach to prewhitening.
MOLA-based Flyover of Korolev Crater
MOLA-based animations showing Martian topography as both color and elevation. The exaggeration is 3x. This was created for a talk James Garvin will give on The Hill in late April 2002.
The Shenzhen Special Economic Zone
Landsat Thematic Mapper views Shenzhen, China, located on the Pearl River, in 1988, 1992, and 1995. The band combination used in these images is 432. To view related animations, please see animations 942, 1396, 1397, and 1398.
"Practical Programming in C, January IAP 2010"
"This course provides a thorough introduction to the C programming language, the workhorse of the UNIX operating system and lingua franca of embedded processors and micro-controllers. The first two weeks will cover basic syntax and grammar, and expose students to practical programming techniques. The remaining lectures will focus on more advanced concepts, such as dynamic memory allocation, concurrency and synchronization, UNIX signals and process control, library development and usage. Daily pr
Bibliothèque des Sciences agronomiques - Litterature scientifique et méthodologie documentaire
Ces pages reprennent tous les supports en ligne utilisés pour les cours de Littérature scientifique et méthodologie documentaire (Bac 3 Bio-ing. et écoles doctorales) et de Méthodologie de l'information et de la recherche (Master complémentaire RAVT). Ces supports sont aussi utilisés pour les "Ateliers d'écriture scientifique" organisés en Belgique et chez plusieurs partenaires à l'extérieur de la Belgique. Les transparents sont classés en deux catégories (Recherche et méthodologie
Saving the Bald Eagle
The national bird, the Bald Eagle, is back in the lower 48 states after nearly disappearing in the 60's and 70's. Robert Mesta, a biologist with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, explains what it takes to recover a species like the bald eagle, and demonstrates how math plays a critical role in the process.
Running time 3:48 minutes.
Jim Rogers: U.S. downgrade deserved; Geithner should go
Aug. 8 - The U.S. downgrade was justified as high debt levels make some type of default inevitable, says investor Jim Rogers, who adds Timothy Geithner should never have been appointed U.S. Treasury Secretary.
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Tea Party message shined through in debt debate: Sen. Paul
Aug. 1 - U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Kentucky, says he will not vote for the compromise debt ceiling plan. He says the debate showed the Tea Party's message got across in Congress.
Build a LabVIEW subVI to implement a binary symmetric channel (BSC).
Valpo vs. Butler
Valparaiso University takes on the Butler Bulldogs and sends them to the dog house in overtime. Go Crusaders!
Review Session 1 Fall 2007
Descriptive Introduction to Physics - Fall 2007. The most interesting and important topics in physics, stressing conceptual understanding rather than math, with applications to current events. Topics covered may vary and may include energy and conservation, radioactivity, nuclear physics, the Theory of Relativity, lasers, explosions, earthquakes, superconductors, and quantum physics.