Armstrong Student Union Freeze Mob
The Student Government Association organized a freeze mob to raise awareness of campus organizations and to promote school spirit.
China vs. India
Nov. 13 - India has a better demographic for economic growth: lots of young people, ManpowerGroup CEO tells Chrystia Freeland. But its new infrastructure puts China on "a faster track" - for now.
6.1 Introduction Structural formulae of, for example, hexan-1-ol (Structure 6.1) and PF5 (Structure 5.13) merely tell us the immediate neighbours of any particular atom. They are two-dimensional drawings, which ignore the three-dimensional shapes of the molecules. But in studying the structures obtained by X-ray crystallography in Sectio
Structural formulae of, for example, hexan-1-ol (Structure 6.1) and PF5 (Structure 5.13) merely tell us the immediate neighbours of any particular atom. They are two-dimensional drawings, which ignore the three-dimensional shapes of the molecules. But in studying the structures obtained by X-ray crystallography in Sectio
Solving Logarithmic Equations - Problem 2 of 3
This video is a continuation and works through an example problem that demonstrates how to solve logarithmic equations with a single log on one or both sides. (2:22)
Solving Logarithmic Equations
Just as logarithms are used to access exponents in exponential equations, exponentiation can be used to access the insides of a logarithm. This video explains how solving logarithmic equations often involves exponentiation of logarithms in order to get rid of the log and access its insides. Sometimes the product, quotient, or power rules of logarithms are used when solving logarithmic equations. (1:20)
War of the Roses-Alternate History
This one minute video does not have narration. It is just a series of graphics that provide a little bit of humor to event.
Catholic Mass - 12/18/2011 (Fourth Sunday of Advent)
Duke Catholic Center's Celebration of the Eucharist Fr. Michael Martin, OFM, presiding http://catholic.duke.edu Fourth Sunday of Advent Service begins @ 7:20 Homily begins @ 22:42 Scripture: First Reading: 2 Samuel 7:1-5,8b-12,14a,16 Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 89:2-3,4-5,27,29 Second Reading: Romans 16:25-27 Gospel: Luke 1:26-38 Hymns (from the the Gather hymnal, ©1994): Processional Hymn: O Come, O Come, Emmanuel (317) Offertory Hymn: Like a Shepherd (325) Communion Hymn:You Satisfy the Hu
How Humpbacks Hunt With Bubbles
Humpback whales blow bubbles around schools of fish to concentrate them for easier capture. It's called a bubble net, says David Wiley, research coordinator for Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary, and it's visible as a ring of bubbles at the surface. Now, with underwater digital tracking tags and custom visualization software, whale researchers can see what the whales are doing underwater when they're bubble-netting. (03:51)
Israeli bird radar technology promises clear skies for pilots
Dec. 28 - The Israeli airforce is using bird tracking radar technology to ensure safe aviation over Israeli skies, one of the busiest junctions of avian migration routes world-wide. In the past 25 years, 10 airforce planes have crashed in collisions with migrating birds, but the new system, developed at Tel Aviv University can now tell pilots where the birds will be in real time. Joanne Nicholson reports.
Tehran talks tough
Jan 4 - Iran threatens action if the U.S. Navy moves an aircraft carrier back into the Gulf. Paul Chapman reports.
Human Tube, A
Against a background of high-rises and rubble, the image of a young man running across an empty lot is repeated. A sense of urgency builds. Buildings explode and crumble to the ground. A hand-held camera surveys the moving ground. Images are blurred, erased, distorted, replaced, and repeated to create this dramatic short work by Paul Garrin. Dramatic electronic music was composed and performed by Ryuichi Sakamoto.The piece is approximately five minutes in length and was broadcast as a segment of
Lights, Camera, Action!
This lesson is designed to introduce students to the role immigration has played in building our country. Through literature and hands-on activities, students will explore the difficulties that have confronted newcomers to the United States. Students will also construct an interview with a character from a story, then videotape the presentation.
Earth Today 1998
The ability to see Earth from space has forever changed our view of the planet. We are now able to look at the Earth as a whole, and observe how its atmosphere, oceans, land masses, and life interact as global systems. Earths atmosphere, hydrosphere, geosphere, and biosphere are dynamic, changing on timescales of days, minutes, or even seconds. Monitoring the Earth in near real time allows us to get an up to date picture of conditions on our planet. More SVS visualizations for the Earth Today ex
This video explains how to derive the distance formula, which is used to find the straight distance between two points in a coordinate plane, by Using what we know about the Pythagorean theorem. The distance formula is a standard formula that allows us to plug a set of coordinates into the formula and easily calculate the distance between the two. (4:26)
Inside a Pred’s Coach’s Deep Brain Stimulation Surgery
When the Nashville Predators take the ice—it’s all about strength, precision and teamwork. But when a beloved former coach with the Preds started feeling the harsh symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease—he turned to a team here at Vanderbilt. Coach Brent Peterson allowed VUCast’s Carole Bartoo and Mike Todd inside the operating room to witness his deepkeep reading »
Luminary Awards Banquet Part 2
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Professor Sir Leszek Borysiewicz: Challenges of global health
Professor Sir Leszek Borysiewicz, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cambridge, delivers a public lecture at Madingley Hall on 24 November 2011. The lecture is chaired by Dr Ron Zimmern, Chairman of the Foundation for Genomics and Population Health, and introduced by Dr Rebecca Lingwood, Director of Continuing Education at the University of Cambridge. Please note that the lecture proper begins at the 4:05 minute point in the video.
This video clip contains the meeting of two very diverse cultures, the Spanish and the Aztecs. Upon arrival the Spaniards were taken aback by the well developed city of the Aztecs. The Spaniards eventually realized the weaknesses of the Aztecs, for example, their lack of weapons, and eventually take control and conquer the Aztecs. (1:28)
Warren G. Harding's Presidency
In this video clip learn more about Warren G. Harding, the 29th president of the United States and find out why many Americans thought that he wasn't fit to be president. (1:51
STS.467 Research Seminar in Deep Sea Archaeology (MIT)
STS.467 examines the intellectual foundations of archaeology in the deep sea. The course explores the current convergence of oceanography, archaeology, and engineering which allows scientists to discover, survey, and excavate shipwrecks in deep water with robots and submarines. The course seeks to address the following questions: How are new devices best employed for archaeological work? How do new capabilities (e.g. higher frequencies, higher resolution, all digital data output) change operatio