San Francisco with elevation (NDVI: +ve green, -ve blue),x 3 exaggeration.
San Francisco Bay flyby, using Landsat imagery from September 27, 1997
Polar Orbiter: Fly Up to Primary Landing Site with Roughness Map
Mars true color Viking sphere rotating to Polar Lander site in MOLA roughness false color.
El Nino: NCEP Sea Surface Temperature Anomaly from September 15, 1996 to September 20, 1997
NCEP sea surface temperature anomaly in the Pacific from September 15, 1996 to September 20, 1997
Mars Southern Hemisphere Rotation in False Color from MOLA
Blue represents low topography and red or white represent areas of high topography.
CMS.100 Introduction to Media Studies (MIT)
This course offers an overview of the social, cultural, political, and economic impact of mediated communication on modern culture. Combines critical discussions with experiments working with different media. Media covered include radio, television, film, the printed word, and digital technologies. Topics include the nature and function of media, core media institutions, and media in transition.
Fly Down into the Marianas Trench (Deepest Part of Pacific Ocean)
This is a flight down into a data visualization of the undersea mountains and trenches of the Pacific Ocean, ending up in the deepest part of the ocean, the Marianas Trench. The "Challenger Deep" is measured at 35,813 feet below the surface, or 10,915 meters. Courtesy of NOAA's Marine Geology and Geophysics Division. (47 seconds)
Creation, Evil and Time
Revd Dr John Polkinghorne : Course
Revd Dr John Polkinghorne : Course
Does Religious Belief Need Justification?
Prof. Roger Trigg : Course
The Fallacy of Scientism as a Worldview
Prof. Mikael Stenmark : Course
Truth Telling in the Practice of Science
Dr Denis Alexander : Course
The Mediaeval Church Encounters the Classical Tradition: St Augustine and Roger Bacon
Prof. David Lindberg : Course
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A Hundred Years of Relativity: what remains controversial for the philosopher? [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Harvey Brown | Professor Brown will reappraise the reality and origins of the relativistic phenomena of length contraction and time, arguing that the reason why rods and clocks 'measure' the geometry of space-time is often misunderstood.
Will Blair's European Dream Be Brown's British Nightmare? [Audio]
Speaker(s): Sir Stephen Wall | Tony Blair was at ease in the European Union. He saw the EU as part of the solution to the challenges of economic reform, energy security and climate change. Gordon Brown does not like 'abroad'. Will he be tempted to play the euro sceptic card? Will the EU constitution be, for him, a text too far? Or can Brown do for UK relations with her EU partners what Nixon did for US/China relations?
Financing Sustainable Urban Development [Audio]
Speaker(s): Hari Sankaran | Financing urban development and infrastructure requires consistent strategic planning. While urban planning adjusts to flexible, short-term and incremental implementation, cities rely on long-term visions. How can capital intense investments become socially and financially sustainable given this critical long-term perspective? Hari Sankaran is managing director of Infrastructure Leasing and Financial Services Ltd.
Liquidity Asset Prices and Market Efficiency [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Jiang Wang | Liquidity is of critical importance to the stability and the efficiency of financial markets. Shortages of liquidity has often been blamed for exacerbating and sustaining financial market crises such as the 1987 stock market crash and the 1998 near collapse of the Long Term Capital Management. Yet there is little consensus about exactly what liquidity is, what determines it, how it affects asset prices and welfare. Views become even more divergent when it comes
The Ukrainian Elections 2007: whatever happened to the Orange Revolution? [Audio]
Speaker(s): Dr Gwendolyn Sasse, Dr Andrew Wilson | On 30 September pre-term parliamentary elections will be held in Ukraine. Can the country's stalemate be resolved by the ballot box? Gwendolyn Sasse is based at Nuffield College, University of Oxford. Andrew Wilson is based at the School of Slavonic and East European Studies, London.
Macedonia - tests passed and the challenges ahead [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor John Gray | The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Macedonia (Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia), Antonio Miloaoski, will present a picture of the political and economic situation in this small but fascinating Balkan country, of the relations in the region, as well as of the impending challenges on its road to full-fledged membership of the European and Euro-Atlantic family.