"Computation Structures, Spring 2009"
" 6.004 offers an introduction to the engineering of digital systems. Starting with MOS transistors, the course develops a series of building blocks — logic gates, combinational and sequential circuits, finite-state machines, computers and finally complete systems. Both hardware and software mechanisms are explored through a series of design examples. 6.004 is required material for any EECS undergraduate who wants to understand (and ultimately design) digital systems. A good grasp of the mater
The Heat Is On! [An MP3 audio file of this article, narrated by the author, is available for download.] With summer upon us and temperatures rising, we should stop and thank our lucky stars for air conditioning — and wish upon the same sta
[An MP3 audio file of this article, narrated by the author, is available for download.]
With summer upon us and temperatures rising, we should stop and thank our lucky stars for air conditioning — and wish upon the same sta
Eric Jenkins 2011 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Preview
Northeastern University freshman phenom Eric Jenkins talks about his upcoming trials as the only rookie in the field of 24 to compete in the national semifinal for the 1,500-meter run at the 2011 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championship in Des Moines, Iowa on Thursday, June 9 at 6:15 p.m.
Potatoes vs. Late Blight: Plants at War and Peace
Plant genome research is already revolutionizing the field of biology. Currently, scientists are unlocking the secrets of some of the most important plants in our lives, including corn, cotton and potatoes. Secrets of Plant Genomes: Revealed! takes viewers on a lively, upbeat journey that explores how these plants got to be the way they are and investigates how we can make better use of them in the future. Plant scientists are hard at work--in the lab, in the field and at the computer--to increa
Next steps After completing this unit you may wish to study another OpenLearn Study Unit or find out more about this topic. Here are some suggestions: If you wish to study formally at The Open Univ
After completing this unit you may wish to study another OpenLearn Study Unit or find out more about this topic. Here are some suggestions:
If you wish to study formally at The Open Univ
El Nino Sea Surface Temperature Anomaly: January 1997 through August 1998
An animation of sea surface temperature anomaly in the Pacific Ocean from January 1997 through August 1998 as measured by NOAA AVHRR
Knee Replacement (Spanish)
This patient education program reviews the anatomy of the knee, symptoms, and treatments, including the benefits and risks of knee replacement surgery, for damaged knee joints. This is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
Ocean Planet: Final Version with Credits
The Ocean Planet is a traveling exhibition from the Smithsonian Institution which opened in Washington DC on April 22, 1995. A part of the exhibition was a computer flyby of the Pacific Ocean developed in the SVS. This animation represents a stage in the development of that flyby.
Harris antelope ground squirrel viewed from the side
Squirrels are distinguished from chipmunks in that squirrels generally have a solid colored fur coat, much like prairie dogs and marmots.
6 What next?
This unit examines the area of the brain based learning with a particular focus on the development of the young child's brain and is of particular relevance to those who work with young children. We begin by looking at the structure and functions of the brain, and the impact that sensory deprivation can have on these. We consider the implications of current understandings of brain development for teaching and learning, particularly in an early years setting, and finish by exploring the value of
Miley Cyrus attends press conference in Manila
June 16 - The "Hannah Montana" star speaks to reporters in Philippines ahead of her first gig in Manila. Kathi Urban reports.
5.6 A few final thoughts You will have seen from this section that it is difficult to talk about the heart without also talking about blood and veins and arteries. It is hard to isolate one body system or one body part and describe it by itself, without talking about other parts of the body as well. One of the important points that we would like you to remember about the biology of the human body is that everything is interlinked. An athlete hoping to maximise their performance in a sport has to work on all pa
You will have seen from this section that it is difficult to talk about the heart without also talking about blood and veins and arteries. It is hard to isolate one body system or one body part and describe it by itself, without talking about other parts of the body as well. One of the important points that we would like you to remember about the biology of the human body is that everything is interlinked. An athlete hoping to maximise their performance in a sport has to work on all pa
Wolfe Tone and the United Irishmen - Quiz
A quiz to test your knowledge about events in Ireland in the late 18th century
Speaking exercise: A misunderstanding with the insurance
The assignment is to clear up a misunderstanding. Listen to the different sound fragments and decide which one will help you get the best result. You also learn that it is important to be clear about your complaints and your requirements.
Staff profiles: Mary Phillips
Mary Phillips talks about her interaction with students through her role as a coordinator in the Office of Cultural and Academic Transitions and an adviser to the Black Student Alliance and the African American Celebratory. To read more, go to http://news.msu.edu/story/9493
Concordia Interactive - How to Read Your Offer
Congratulations! You've just been offered admission to Concordia University. You've just received your email, or letter in the mail, and are probably pretty excited right now. This video is to help give you some more information about the second half of your letter, the nitty-gritty details that come after the fun congratulations. Here are the links mentioned in the video: The Guide to First Year: http://www.concordia.ca/services/new-students-and-orientation/first-year-guide/ MyConcordia Port
Students learn about the Earth's only natural satellite, the Moon. They discuss the Moon's surface features and human exploration. They also learn about how engineers develop technologies to study and explore the Moon, which also helps us learn more about the Earth.
Jesse Cureton '02 (McColl School Executive MBA)
Jesse Cureton, Chief Consumer Officer for Novant Health, discusses why he chose the Executive MBA Program at the McColl School of Business.
Sarajevo hoses down following night riots
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Following a third night of rioting in Bosnian capital Sarajevo, the city hoses down government buildings that were set on fire by protesters furious about jobs situation. Gavino Garay reports. More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, nationa