Sacred calendars : Easter
Thomas O’Loughlin, an expert in early Christian theology, discusses the meaning of Easter, which is the greatest of the Christian feasts, its origins, its connections with baptism, and its place in the Christian calendar today.
Operacions i processos de producció
En aquest curs s'estudien qüestions relacionades amb els activitats que es desenvolupen en el subsistema de producció dels empreses que ofereixen serveis turístics. Concretament, els continguts de cada secció són: generals: localització, grandària, gestió de la qualitat i gestió d'estocs; empreses d'allotjament: gestió de reserves i facturació; empreses d'intermediació: gestió de paquets turístics; empreses de restauració: costos, escandallo i menu engineering.
Bioquímica Estructural y Metabólica (2011)
La Bioquímica es la ciencia que estudia los constituyentes químicos de los seres vivos, sus funciones y transformaciones, es decir, estudia la vida desde la perspectiva de la química y las moléculas. Según se avanza en el conocimiento científico, se constata que gran parte de las enfermedades son consecuencia de alteraciones moleculares. Por eso, el objetivo de la asignatura es proporcionar al estudiante de Medicina una formación adecuada en los aspectos básicos de la Bioquímica estruct
Topografía y Geodesia (2011)
Esta asignatura se caracteriza por que introduce a los alumnos de cualquier ingeniería en el mundo de la Topografía y la Geodesia, y en definitiva persigue plantear al alumnos las diferentes técnicas existentes en la actualidad para que el alumno sea capaz de representar el territorio en un mapa o plano, lo que a su vez configura el documento sobre el que todo ingeniero plasma sus proyectos.
What do Plants Require to Grow?
Project requiring children to observe plants in different environments and deduce what elements are required for plant growth.
ERC Security in Transition Launch [Audio]
Speaker(s): Lakhdar Brahimi, Professor Mary Kaldor, Javier Solana | The event will discuss the gap between contemporary security needs and security capabilities, and will launch the new five-year research programme 'Security in Transition: an interdisciplinary investigation into the security gap'. Lakhdar Brahimi served as head of the UN assistance mission in Afghanistan from 2001-04. Mary Kaldor is professor of global governance at the Department of International Development. Javier Solana is t
LSE perspectives on the sovereign debt crisis [Audio]
Speaker(s): Dr Jon Danielsson, Dr Bob Hancke, Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis, Professor Dimitri Vayanos | The panellists will each outline their analysis of the crisis, with particular emphasis on the Eurozone, and debate how it could be resolved. Their different academic backgrounds and views ranging from Political Economy to Financial Economics will provide for a wide-ranging and lively discussion set against LSE's customary sharp analysis. Dr Jon Danielsson is a reader at the Department of Finance
First manned-flight of a multicopter -- the toy that grew up
Nov. 7 - The developers of a new kind of helicopter with 16 propellers are celebrating its first ever manned flight. Multicopters began life as toys but could become an economical and safe way of flying in the future. Stuart McDill reports.
Woodpeckers may hold key to future road safety
Nov. 7 - Chinese scientists claim to have cracked the secret behind the age-old question of why the woodpecker seems to be headache-proof. The bird gets its name from the way it feeds - violently hammering its beak into the bark of trees in order to extract insects buried inside. But the scientists believe it's methods have real-world application for people as well. Rob Muir reports.
Inventing the Submarine
The first combat submarine was invented as a vehicle to transport underwater bombs. Jerry Roberts of the Connecticut River Museum tells the story of an intrepid American inventor.
Tomas and the Library Lady
This video includes images, text, and narration for the story Tomas and the Library Lady by Pat Mora. The book is listed on the corestandards.org website as a text exemplar for grades K-1.
Northeastern Professor Jeffrey Juris discusses Occupy Wall Street LIVE - 11/09/11 @12pm
"3Qs Live" brings you a dynamic exchange of ideas - taking the conversation beyond the classroom. Join Northeastern's top researchers, noted experts and the newsmakers themselves for an online discussion of some the world's most important news stories. As an associate professor of anthropology in Northeastern's College of Social Sciences and Humanities, Jeffrey Juris is an expert on social movements, protests, youth culture and globalization, and often studies protests by embedding himself with
Birdcall Identification: Bird Choice
Explains bird choice for a project in which matched filters and spectrographic analysis were used to identify birdcalls.
Starfall's excellent interactive treatment given to the letter "E e", with emphasis on the sound of the letter. Several examples and very clear pronunciation.
Dignity of the Human Person
What is "human dignity"? How important is it? What is its origin? Six distinguished scholars, in an informal conversation, probe the meaning of human dignity from a variety of historical, philosophical, religious, medical and social perspectives. For speaker biographies, captions, transcript, and more information visit http://www.loc.gov/today/cyberlc/feature_wdesc.php?rec=5294.
Space Shuttle Columbia News
The official US gateway to all government information, FirstGov.gov, has compiled a number of informative links that chronicle the February 2003 Shuttle Columbia disaster. Visitors can read President Bush's address to the nation regarding Columbia and its crew; review the latest information from NASA about the Shuttle mission, crew, and current investigation; and discover how the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Environmental Protection Agency are assisting in the shuttle recovery and
Database of Ship Collisions with Icebergs
As part of the Institute for Marine Dynamics of the National Research Council Canada, Database of Ship Collisions with Icebergs is written and managed by Brian T. Hill. The database contains 560 incidents and "concentrates on iceberg collisions in the North Atlantic off Newfoundland and Labrador but does include a few incidents further north, around Greenland, and also in the fiords of Alaska." The database loads onto one page but is linked to various categories, including a chronological listin
Geophysical Studies of the Las Vegas Urban Corridor
The Geophysical Studies of the Las Vegas Urban Corridor Area are part of an integrated effort to "geologically characterize the seismic hazards, water resources, and crustal structure of this rapidly growing urban corridor" by the USGS. The informational Web site contains a gravity map of the Las Vegas region, an aeromagnetic map, and a publications link with a list of over a dozen references. Seven of these publications are freely available for download with titles such as "Aeromagnetic Survey
National Estuaries Day
Get the most out of National Estuaries Day (October 5, 2002) by visiting this Web site from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Follow a link to Estuary Live!, which offers online interactive fieldtrips through a number of estuaries around the nation. Guided tours of eight estuaries will be webcast live October 3 and 4, supplemented by videos from a number of other estuaries. Internet participants "will have an opportunity to see the fascinating creatures that make estuar
Paul Bourke of the Astrophysics and Supercomputing department at Swinburne University of Technology is the author of this massive resource on fractals and chaos. He gives examples of many different kinds and classes of fractals, including the Mandelbrot set and various attractors; and brief explanations accompany each one. A substantial introduction to fractals covers the underlying principles and connection to chaos theory. Many stunning, high resolution fractal image galleries show elaborate p