Harvard researchers demonstrate soft robot camouflage system
Having already broken new ground in robotics with the development, last year, of a class of "soft", silicone-based robots based on creatures like squid and octopi, Harvard scientists are now working to create systems that would allow the robots to camouflage themselves, or stand out in their environment. As described in a paper published August 16 in Science, a team of researchers led by George M. Whitesides, the Woodford L. and Ann A. Flowers University Professor, has developed a "dynamic col
Real GDP and Nominal GDP - Khan Academy
The instructor shows how to use real GDP as a measure of actual productivity growth. (08:04)
Einstein's General Theory of Relativity | Lecture 2
In this lecture, Professor Leonard Susskind of the Stanford University Physic's Department discusses dark energy, the tendency of it to tear atoms apart, atoms apart, and Gauss's Law. (1:47:37)
Einstein's Theory (PHY 27) discusses the different applications of Einstein's Theory of Relativity in particle physics, including Newtonian, Galilean, and Guassian laws; particle attraction and repulsion; gravitational fields; and dark energy.
Auburn University Summer 2012 Graduation Speaker Kay Ivey
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The University of Memphis "Future You"
What if your future could look back at you? Wouldn't it be great to know how it all turns out? What if your future self could tell you what's important now? That's the premise behind the new "Future You" program at the University of Memphis.
The Feasibility of Offshore Wind Turbines in South Carolina -- McNair Summer Research Scholar
"The Feasibility of Offshore Wind Turbines in South Carolina, Given Potential Earthquake and Hurricane Events" presented by Angela Dapremont, Geology Major, College of Charleston -- as part of the McNair Summer Research Program Presentation Day. About the McNair Scholars Program: The College of Charleston received funding to implement TRiO's Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program on its campus. Housed on the fourth floor of the Stern Student Center, this is a four-year, renewa
El amor ciego - cuento Toba de Argentina
Un cuento popular del pueblo Toba de Argentina - dos jóvenes tobas se encuentran enamorados, pero son perseguidos fuera de su ciudad por sus compañeros. Esta historia narra los orígenes del "palo borracho" árbol en Argentina. Bueno para los estudiantes principiantes y intermedios de español. 1:08
Cómo dibujar un caballo - en español
Lo más importante para hacer un caballo es dibujar por partes. Primero, la cabeza. Luego, las patas. Utiliza colores marrones para darle vida al caballo. (1:00)
Cómo dibujar un oso - en español
Para dibujar un oso, realiza cuatro círculos: dos para los pies, uno para el torso y otro para la cabeza. Perfecto para estudiantes jovenes. (1:15)
Fred Says: hot
In this video segment from Between the Lions, Fred combines the “h” and “ot” to form the word “hot.” A red light illuminates the word “hot” and Fred’s face. Fred touches the “t” and burns himself. This video segment provides a resource for Fluency, Phonemic Awareness, Phonics, Letter Knowledge Awareness, and Phonological Awareness. (0:22)
Rob Reid: "Year Zero", Authors at Google
"Rob Reid discusses his new book, Year Zero. Rob is the founder of Listen.com, which created the Rhapsody service, the world's largest seller of online music until it was eclipsed (rather badly, he'll admit) by Apple's iTunes service. He is the author of Year One, a memoir about student life at Harvard Business School, and Architects of the Web, a business history of the Internet. "
Canon - Piano Quartet No.1 Barry
This is an exercise examining canonic writing in the Barry Quartet. You are invited to apply the principles discovered to their composition.
The Workingman's Ten Commandments
Although publicists for late nineteenth-century corporations celebrated their "efficiency" and the "science" of management, their employees did not always join the celebration. What looked like careful and disciplined management from one perspective might be viewed as petty tyranny from below. Some workers directed their anger to the very top of the corporations. An anonymous author, writing in the Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen's Monthly Magazine in 1878, claimed that these "ten commandments
Jesse Jackson endorses Mel King for mayor, tape 1 of 2
Campaigners hold campaign signs for Mel King in English, Chinese, Spanish. They sell T-shirts and caps outside of the Concord Baptist Church in the South End. Mel King (candidate for Mayor of Boston) and Jesse Jackson (African American political leader) arrive at the church to address a Rainbow Coalition press conference. King introduces Jackson as 'country preacher.' Jackson talks about the civil rights movement, and reviews 20 years of progress toward freedom in the US. Jackson commends King f
Structural and Lithological Controls upon Fluid Migration within the Chalk and Upper Greensand Aquif
The influence of lithological heterogeneities, structural discontinuities and discontinuity surface mineralisation upon groundwater migration within the Chalk and the Upper Greensand of southern England has been investigated. Lithological heterogeneities in the Chalk succession include marl seams, hardgrounds, tabular flints and nodular flints. Each of these heterogeneities has a lower intrinsic porosity and permeability than in the calcite rich chalk. The influence that each of these hetero
The Jewish Community of Würzburg During the Interwar Period
Holocaust survivors from Würzburg, Germany, describe the Jewish community of Würzburg during the interwar period and during the Weimar Republic Survivors' names: Ib Bamberger, Margo Reiser, Herbert Mai, Sidney Reiter, Ilse Joel The video is part of the exhibition "The History of the Jewish Community in Würzburg" on the Yad Vashem website: http://www1.yadvashem.org/yv/en/exhibitions/communities/wurzburg/weimar_republic.asp
NSAIDs Video Consult
By: Rxconsultnow This video will provide information on pain killers belonging to the non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) class such as ibuprofen and naproxen. Visit our website at www.rxconsultnow.com
Escape From Alcatraz
On June 11, 1962, Frank Morris and John and Clarence Anglin pulled off one of the greatest prison escapes in history when they dug their way out of Alcatraz. In this video clip, a Universal News report describes the daring venture. (0:46)