ISS Update - April 25, 2011
The International Space Station video update for April 25, 2011.
"Good Morning Dear Students" by Kenn Nesbitt (poetry reading)
The pictures are of Professor Jimmy Edwards, the crooked headmaster from the TV comedy series Whacko! and the film Bottoms Up.
Carnegie Observatories' Wendy Freedman On Hubble and Size of Universe
This spring, Director of the Carnegie Observatories Wendy Freedman spoke at the American Museum of Natural History's Hayden Planetarium about astronomer Edwin Hubble's discovery of the galaxies and the expansion of the universe, how astronomers measure vast distances, and how the Hubble Space Telescope is used to measure the size and age of the universe. Mike Shara, curator in the Department of Astrophysics, sat down with Freedman for an interview in the Hayden Planetarium to discuss the expansi
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Felix Salmon and Andrew Ross Sorkin talk about the new movie, Too Big To Fail
Felix Salmon discusses the new HBO film "Too Big To Fail" with Andrew Ross Sorkin.
Beetle larvae devour dead frog
Read more: http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/nstv/2011/04/time-lapse-tuesday-beetle-larvae-devour-dead-frog.html
Mount Bromo eruption
Read more: http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/nstv/2011/04/close-up-and-personal-with-an-active-volcano.html
Pressure + Ink: Introduction to Relief Printmaking
Produced in conjunction with the exhibition German Expressionism: The Graphic Impulse. Find out more at http://moma.org/germanexpressionism Special thanks to Phil Sanders, Director and Master Printer, Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop. A program of The Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts. Created by Plowshares Media PlowsharesMedia.com © 2011 The Museum of Modern Art, New York
Now at MoMA: Looking at Music 3.0 | Lee Quinones
Looking at Music 3.0: Lee Quinones on graffiti February 16-May 30, 2011 Images courtesy of Lee Quinones Filmed by The People's DP, Inc.
Authors@Google: Neil Strauss
Neil Strauss visits Google's San Francisco office to present his book "Everyone Loves You When You're Dead". This event took place on March 23, 2011, as part of the Authors@Google series. Rolling Stone and NY Times journalist Neil Strauss is visiting YouTube on Wednesday, March 23rd, at 2pm. Neil is the best-selling author of The Game and co-wrote Jenna Jameson's autobiography, How to Make Love Like a Porn Star. His new book Everyone Loves You When You're Dead takes a look back at his years sp
Authors@Google: Les McKeown
Les McKeown spoke to Googlers in Mountain View on May 9, 2011 about his book Predictable Success: Getting Your Organization on the Growth Track - and Keeping It There. About the book: Predictable Success shows you the exact steps to take to restore equilibrium to your organization, re-ignite conﬁdence in your own management skills and lead your team forward to the next stage in growth. Les McKeown has launched and managed over 40 businesses, and is a leading advisor to founder-owners, CEO's
Authors@Google: Richard Krevolin
Richard Krevolin visits Google's San Francisco office to present his book "Screenwriting in The Land of Oz: The Wizard on Writing, Living, and Making It In Hollywood". This event took place on May 11, 2011, as part of the Authors@Google series. Richard Krevolin is a veteran teacher, author, and storyteller. A graduate of Yale University, Professor K holds master's degrees from both UCLA and USC. He's taught writing classes at USC Cinema/TV School as well as UCLA Film School, Ithaca, and Pepperd
Avner Shalev: The Challenges for Yad Vashem
Avner Shalev, Chairman, Yad Vashem Directorate, Israel: Perpetuating the Legacy of the Survivors for Future Generations: The Challenges for Yad Vashem The 6th International Conference on Holocaust Education Teaching the Shoah -- Fighting the Racism and Prejudice Day 3 -- Thursday, July 10, 2008 http://www1.yadvashem.org/yv/en/education/conference/2008/index.asp
Assessing the psychometric properties of dream content questionnaires
The present study was the first of its kind to systematically explore the psychometric properties of dream content questionnaires as measures of dream experience. One hundred and six University students filled out the Dream Content Questionnaire (DCQ) and kept a 14-day dream diary on two separate occasions, in addition to filling out the NEO-PI-R and Multidimensional Personality Questionnaire and measures of spatial ability and imaginativeness. The DCQ's reliability was acceptable, as was its di
An investigation of geological and geochemical characteristics of late-Quaternay sediments in the Ge
Core samples of postglacial sediments and sediment surface samples from Shepherd Lake on the Bruce Peninsula, Harts Lake on the Canadian Shield, and two cores from Georgian Bay (core P-l in the western deep part and core P-7 in the eastern shallow part) have been analyzed for pH, grain size distribution, water content, bulk density, loss on ignition at 4500C and 11000 C, major oxides (Si02 ,A1203,!FeO,MgO,CaO, Na20,K20,Ti02 ,MnO and P205) and trace elements (Ba,Zr,Sr,y,S, Zn,Cu,Ni,Ce and Rb). Th
Guide to the Microfilmed Records of the Congregation Beth Hamedrash Hagodol, 1893-1928
The microfilmed records of the Congregation Beth Hamadrash Hagodol, Pittsburgh contains a minute book, general ledger, record book of seat pew holders, non-members book, and a record book of the committee to handle burials.
Guide to the George P. Firth Collection on the Office and Professional Employees International Union
George P. Firth, a Pittsburgh resident, was a representative of the Office and Professional Employees International Union during the 1960's through the mid 1970's. Firth represented unions in various Mid-Atlantic and Midwestern states. The collection contains organizational records, publications, news clippings, and leaflets that Firth produced and collected as result of his affiliation with the Office and Professional Employees International Union.
Guide to the Papers of Gerald Kaufman, 1969-1972
This collection contains correspondence, memorandums, speeches, notes, reports, newspaper clippings, pamphlets of Pennsylvania state legislator, Gerald Kaufman.
Guide to the Records of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union, Wilkinsburg, PA, 1885-1955
The mission of the Woman's Temperance Union of Wilkinsburg was to: educate public sentiment up to the standard of total abstinence, train the young, save the inebriate, secure the enforcement of the Eighteenth Amendment to the Federal Constitution and complete banishment of liquor traffic. This collection contains a constitution and by-laws, a directory, reports, minute books, a membership roll book (1911), programs, memorabilia, and published histories regarding organizational operations and ac