Images from High-Energy Astrophysics Missions
This collection of images features spacecraft and instruments used for high-energy research, typically studies of X-rays and Gamma rays. The collection includes pictures of early astronomy rockets and instruments, an archive of videos, and a large selection of images of vehicles and instruments from more recent missions. Some of the more recent missions also include lightcurve, spectral, and/or image data.
"Development Economics: Microeconomic Issues and Policy Models, Fall 2008"
" Topics include productivity effects of health, private and social returns to education, education quality, education policy and market equilibrium, gender discrimination, public finance, decision making within families, firms and contracts, technology, labor and migration, land, and the markets for credit and savings."
Een reisverzekering afsluiten
De student luistert naar een uitleg over reisverzekeringen. Na het beluisteren van het geluidsfragment moet de student:
- de betekenis van woorden afleiden uit de context;
- de hoofdgedachte uit het gesprek achterhalen;
- technieken opsommen die de spreker gebruikt om zijn verhaal boeiend en duidelijk te maken voor het publiek.
An advertising spot: We give you energy
You listen to an advertising spot and answer some questions about it. You work out what techniques advertising companies use to make advertisements attractive. At the end you can say what you think of the advertising spot.
Collisions and Momentum: Bouncing Balls
As a continuation of the theme of potential and kinetic energy, this lesson introduces the concepts of momentum, elastic and inelastic collisions. Many sports and games, such as baseball and ping-pong, illustrate the ideas of momentum and collisions. Students explore these concepts by bouncing assorted balls on different surfaces and calculating the momentum for each ball.
The Earth is a Changin'
This lesson introduces and describes the main types of erosion (i.e., chemical, water, wind, glacier and temperature). Students learn examples of each type of erosion and discuss how erosion changes the surface of the Earth. Students also learn why engineers need to be aware of the different types of erosion in order to protect structures and landmarks from the damaging effects erosion can cause. Figure 1 is an excellent illustration of water erosion.
Finance Programmes podcast
Sabine Vinck, Associate Dean of Finance Programmes, talks about the extensive portfolio of finance programmes offered at London Business School.
Marco Bertini, Assistant Professor of Marketing, talks about the essentials of marketing
Learn to glow
Create a co-operative environment within your organisation and you will radiate energy, innovation and success, says Lynda Gratton, Professor of Management Practice
Images of Earth and Space II
This videotape tours the Solar System and outer space using scientific visualizations from Goddard Space Flight Center, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, and the HPCC Earth and Space Sciences Project. At the Sun, simulations investigate processes that create magnetic field and release energetic particles. Earth science begins with the Pacific Ocean, studying the 1997-98 El Nino and Cyclone Susan. Crossing the globe, visualizations trace North Americas East Coast and ocean currents in the North Atlantic
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