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5.069 Crystal Structure Analysis (MIT)
This course covers the following topics: X-ray diffraction: symmetry, space groups, geometry of diffraction, structure factors, phase problem, direct methods, Patterson methods, electron density maps, structure refinement, how to grow good crystals, powder methods, limits of X-ray diffraction methods, and structure data bases.
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1.3 Refracting telescopes
This unit looks at how telescopes and spectrographs are designed to improve our ability to observe the universe. You will examine how different technologies have been developed over the last four hundred years to enable us to look deep into space.
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16.346 Astrodynamics (MIT)
This course covers the fundamentals of astrodynamics, focusing on the two-body orbital initial-value and boundary-value problems with applications to space vehicle navigation and guidance for lunar and planetary missions, including both powered flight and midcourse maneuvers. Other topics include celestial mechanics, Kepler's problem, Lambert's problem, orbit determination, multi-body methods, mission planning, and recursive algorithms for space navigation. Selected applications from the Apollo,
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Places of Mind: Implications of Narrative Space for the Architecture of Information Environments
Virtual reality and cyberspace are extended spaces of the mind different from, yet related to, the spaces of fiction and ancient myth. These earlier spaces reveal how electronic media, too, may come to define our selves and our culture. Indeed, a better understanding of how we use space to think can lead to the design of better information environments. This paper will describe a range of traditional narrative spaces, revealing their varied relationships with the physical world. It will demonstr
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1.3 Parallel and perpendicular lines
Attempts to answer problems in areas as diverse as science, technology and economics involve solving simultaneous linear equations. In this unit we look at some of the equations that represent points, lines and planes in mathematics. We explore concepts such as Euclidean space, vectors, dot products and conics.
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1.4 Intersection of two lines
Attempts to answer problems in areas as diverse as science, technology and economics involve solving simultaneous linear equations. In this unit we look at some of the equations that represent points, lines and planes in mathematics. We explore concepts such as Euclidean space, vectors, dot products and conics.
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Women's fight for equal pay
The launch of the equal pay archive at Warwick’s Modern Records Centre is discussed by three figures who have played a central role in the battle for equal pay for women. They are Jo Morris, senior equality and employment rights officer of the Trades Union Congress, Sue Hastings, an independent pay and employment adviser, along with Rodney Bickerstaffe, the former general secretary of the public sector union Unison and chairman of the Modern Records Centre’s Advisory Board.
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How The Eye Functions: Part I -
Video which identifies the main structures of the eye and how they function. Although this is an old video in black and white, the information in good. Grades 7-12. 4:55 min.
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The restless Universe introduces you to major achievements and figures in the history of physics, from Copernicus to Einstein and beyond. The route from classical to quantum physics will be laid out for you without recourse to challenging mathematics but with the fundamental features of theories and discoveries described in sufficient detail to whet your appetite for further physics study.
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5.1 Electromagnetic waves
James Clerk Maxwell (1831-1879) is arguably the father of electromagnetism, and unarguably one of the greatest physicists ever. Einstein called Maxwell's equations 'the most important event in physics since Newton's time, not only because of their wealth of content, but also because they form a pattern for a new type of law'. This unit will examine Maxwell's greatest triumph, the prediction that electromagnetic waves can propagate vast distances through empty space and the realisation that light
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1.2 Optical elements
This unit looks at how telescopes and spectrographs are designed to improve our ability to observe the universe. You will examine how different technologies have been developed over the last four hundred years to enable us to look deep into space.
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1.1 A milestone in the advancement of astronomy
This unit looks at how telescopes and spectrographs are designed to improve our ability to observe the universe. You will examine how different technologies have been developed over the last four hundred years to enable us to look deep into space.
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Introduction
This unit looks at how telescopes and spectrographs are designed to improve our ability to observe the universe. You will examine how different technologies have been developed over the last four hundred years to enable us to look deep into space.
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Shaping the Education Bill - Reaching for Consensus
Back Bench Response to the Education White Paper: this document was published on 14 December, 2005, by a number of Labour MPs, Peers and other leading Labour Party figures. It highlights their concerns regarding the 2005 Education White Paper, and puts forward a number of proposals.
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Starting ages Sweden
Starting ages Sweden Can you help? I want to compare the pros and cons of starting ages for children with a comparative study looking at Sweden. I am finding research figures quite difficult to find.
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Futurelab Workshop - Digital Inclusion: Building fairer futures, challenging educational divides
This was an innovative event to launch the Futurelab's digital inclusion agenda. Rather than a series of talking heads briefing on initiatives, an open space methodology was employed after brief introductions from the organisers and a selection of very short position statements from half a dozen delegates.
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Managing institutional and personal transitions – developing the work in schools
This DCSF TRIPS digest presents one of three research projects on transitions. The study proposes that motivation can be increased by schools giving clear messages about the focus of each year, by teachers recognising the value of pupils’ peer support, and by teachers supporting and encouraging pupil re-engagement.
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'Sharp fall' in language GCSEs
This BBC news item reports on figures obtained by the Liberal Democrats which reveal that, for the first time, “fewer than half of pupils in England took a modern European language at GCSE this year”.
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