Alumni Profile: Jean-Christophe Bedos SLN2000, Chief Executive Officer, Boucheron
Jean-Christophe Bedos SLN2000 reflects on his career and time at the School.
Train crash investigaiton continues
July 29 - The Chinese government is under scrutiny for their handling of a deadly train crash. Julie Noce reports.
The Exchange: Humanizing the Vampire Squid
July 29 - Rob Cox and Felix Salmon talk with New York Magazine's Jessica Pressler about her profile of Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein.
Nine die in Russian boat accident
July 31 - A collision betweeen a private boat and a barge on the Moscow River leaves nine dead. Andrew Raven reports.
The Sun lets loose an M9 flare
On July 30, 2011 at 02:00 UTC a sunspot erupted on the Sun, giving off a brief but powerful class M9 flare. The first segment shows it at 33.5 nanometers, in the ultraviolet (colored blue for clarity). You can see the explosion in the middle of the three bright regions. The second segment shows it a bit farther into the UV (falsely colored orange). I have not heard of any effect on Earth from this flare, though we may get some aurorae from it in a day or two. More info: http://blogs.discovermag
Communications in Slow-Moving Crises
What’s a journalist to do when a major story must be coaxed reluctantly into public view, or emerges on what seems like a geological time scale? These panelists discuss how to approach slowly evolving but urgent stories at a time when news coverage has shifted inexorably from print and its variable deadlines to the constant, repeti
Texas A&M Commencement Address 2011 - Coach Mike Sherman
Texas A&M Head Football Coach Mike Sherman, taking time off from Kyle Field scrimmages on the other side of the campus, kicked off the university's summer 2011 graduation ceremonies with a commencement convocation address, telling the graduating students to stay true to their Aggie-instilled "core values" and "not let the world jade you." Full story here: http://tx.ag/4yl9a2
Insights - From Idea to Book: The Making of a Mystery
Perhaps the most asked question of any novelist is "Where do you get your ideas?" Usually the answer is rather boring: "I make them up." But sometimes they come from experiences, overheard conversations, news items, movies, and out-of-the-blue inspiration. In his presentation, Professor Gary Goshgarian, will explain how authors come up with their ideas and shape them into page-turning novels. For more information about Insights, visit http://www.alumni.northeastern.edu/insights
Growth of Washington D.C. Metro Area: Gray Scheme
Urban growth of Washington DC and surrounding suburbs from 1973 to 1996
Nicolaus Copernicus, an astronomer who believed the the sun was the center of the solar system is the subject of this two minute video This contradicted church teachings at the time, which said that the Earth was the center of the solar system. Nicolaus Copernicus was a
leading figure in the Renaissance and contributed to what we know about the solar system today and makes a good one to view to teach students about the importance of observation, the impact of the Church on science,
Asian stocks up, Euro summit awaited
Aug. 16 - Asian stock markets rise Tuesday after Wall Street shares climbed for a third straight session; the euro is steady as investors await talks between France and Germany on further measures to contain Europe's debt crisis. Toshi Maeda reports.
Inside the News: Sentiment sapped by weak German GDP
Aug. 16 - The euro zone economy slowed in Q2 hobbled by sluggish growth in Germany and stagnation in France, raising fears of a longer-term dip that could derail efforts to resolve the bloc's debt crisis.
Myself 1 - Quiz
The pupils' vocabulary will improve. Encourage the pupils' interest in reading Irish through questioning. The pupils' vocabulary will increase. The pupils will become interested in reading Gaeilge through completing the quiz.
The marine environment is unique and requires technologies that can use sound to gather information since there is little light underwater. The sea-floor is characterized using underwater sound and acoustical systems. Current technological innovations are allowing scientists to further understand and apply information about animal locations and habitat. Remote sensing and exploration with underwater vehicles allows scientists to map and understand the sea floor, and in some cases, the water colu
Investors hesitant to take big risks
Aug 22 - Summary of business headlines: Disappointment on Wall Street as rally fades,:Investors look to Fed Chairman Bernanke to provide catalyst, Gold hits record above $1900; Ford and Toyota will work together to develop hybrid trucks and SUVs. Carmen Roberts reports.
Gaddafi farm looted
Aug. 28 - Libyan rebels ransack a sprawling retreat once owned by Muammar Gaddafi. Andrew Raven reports.
Taking the Temperature of ancient Organisms
UM Rosenstiel School professor Peter Swart talks about the the Rosenstiel School's acquisition of two new stable isotope mass spectrometers that allow for Clumping, which is the process of directly measuring rare isotopes of carbon and oxygen. Clumping allows scientists to directly measure the temperatures of organisms, such as dinosaurs or those located in ancient seas.
Episode 159: Lawrence M. Krauss: Before and after the Universe