Prehistoria Universal (2013)
Presentación en la que se explican los cambios morfológicos/anatómicos más importantes que se van desarrollando a lo largo de la evolución de nuestra especie, descripción de aquellos rasgos que nos hacen únicos. Está especialmente diseñada para los alumnos de Letras que estudian la evolución humana.
Melting Snow... OR IS IT???
Given the huge government-engineered fake snow chemtrail nanobot conspiracy theory, when it snowed here in Boulder I decided to see for myself if the snow was real or not. More info: http://www.slate.com/blogs/bad_astronomy/2014/03/11/time_lapse_snow_melting.html Music by Kevin Macleod, incompetech.com
Sunday Service - 2/13/2011 - Sam Wells
A service of worship in Duke University Chapel. The Reverend Dr Samuel Wells delivers a sermon entitled "Choosing Life...and Living with Choices." Deut. 30:15-20, Matthew 5:21-27 Bulletin: http://bit.ly/f5NJvQ Sermon: http://bit.ly/hz0Tya
Space Biomedical Engineering and Life Support, Fall 2002
Fundamentals of human performance, physiology, and life support impacting engineering design and aerospace systems. Topics include: effects of gravity on the muscle, skeletal, cardiovascular, and neurovestibular systems; human/pilot modeling and human/machine design; flight experiment design; and life support engineering for extravehicular activity (EVA). Case studies of current research are presented. Assignments include a design project, quantitative homework sets, and quizzes emphasizing engi
Animation of the Building of the International Space Station
How did all that stuff get up there? This is a fascinating, silent, animated time line of the International Space Station which is featured on the USA Today website. The time line starts in 1998 and ends in 2010. Though this animation is silent, there are words on the side to explain.
Impact, Concerns and Future of Political Transitions in Latin America
Editor's note: The lecture is in Spanish language. | Having worked for the government from 2000, Carlos Mesa Gisbert was President of Bolivia from 2003 to 2005. His presidency focussed on constitutional reform to increase political representation and participation of citizen groups and indigenous people; Bolivian decentralization; and strengthening relations with other Latin American countries. As an academic and journalist Carlos Mesa has published extensively on the political process in Bolivi
Soul Dust: the magic of consciousness
How is consciousness possible? What biological purpose does it serve? Nicholas Humphrey has a radical new theory. Consciousness, he argues, is nothing less than a magical-mystery show that we stage inside our own heads – paving the way for spirituality, and allowing us to reap the rewards, and anxieties, of living in the 'soul niche'. Nicholas Humphrey is emeritus professor of psychology at LSE. His many books include A History of the Mind, Leaps of Faith and, most recently, Soul Dust. This le
The Nobel Lecture: Equilibrium in the Labour Market with Search Frictions
Christopher Pissarides was awarded the Nobel Memorial Prize for Economic Sciences in 2010 (jointly with Peter Diamond and Dale Mortensen) for their work on the economics of unemployment, especially job flows and the effect of being out of work. Christopher Pissarides is professor of economics at LSE and holder of the Norman Sosnow Chair in Economics. | Content Copyright: © The Nobel Foundation 2010.