Literary Festival 2011 - Through the Soviet Looking-Glass [Audio]
Speaker(s): Francis Spufford | At first sight, the USSR of the 1950s and 1960s is a formidably remote and strange place for an early 21st-century western observer to try to inhabit: ideological, materially alien, suffused with obsolete expectations, and operating in its daily life and economic life according to rules that eerily reverse our own. But the reward for crossing this particular imaginative border, argues Francis Spufford, is the discovery, in the mirrorworld of the Soviet Union, of de
1.5.6 Velocity and acceleration as derivatives
Motion is vital to life, and to science. This unit will help you to understand why classical motion is probably the most fundamental part of physics. You will examine motion along a line and the ways in which such motion can be represented, through the use of graphs, equations and differential calculus.
British luxury exports sparkle
June 30 - The luxury industry is worth £6 billion to the UK economy - and traditional British brands like Boodles jewelers say sales remain strong at home and abroad, but they're looking at expanding into new markets like the Far East. Joanna Partridge reports.
Mexico arrests Zetas cartel leader
July 1 - Mexico's army arrests the alleged second-in-command of the notorious Zetas drug cartel in connection with the massacre of over 70 migrants. Travis Brecher reports.
William and Kate meet Canadians
July 1 - The Duke and Dutchess of Cambridge meet with Canadians at the start of their first official trip abroad. Julie Noce reports.
Battling obesity in America
June 30 - Chrystia Freeland discusses the American diet with Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel, chair of the Department of Bioethics at The Clinical Center of the National Institutes of Health.
U.S. coming close to making "greatest unforced error in history of economic policy making"
June 30 - Ron Brownstein of the Atlantic talks to Chrystia Freeland about the debt ceiling and the politics in Washington surrounding this issue.
Apple's StarMine scores signal likely earnings beat: Kozey
July 18 - Apple is set to report earnings Tuesday after the bell and StarMine data suggests the market bellwether could post results above the mean, according to Reuters Equities Analyst John Kozey.
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
Improving, Expediting and Tracking Informed Consent: University of Michigan and US National Initiati
Professor Nicholas Steneck, University of Michigan and Office of Research Integrity, gives a talk for the Research Integrity seminar series.
Rockets need a lot of thrust to get into space. In this lesson, students learn how rocket thrust is generated with propellant. The two types of propellants are discussed and relation to their use on rockets is investigated. Students learn why engineers need to know the different properties of propellants.
Gemini X spacecraft
Time-lapse photos or video show progressions from the start of an event to the end of the event. This photo illustrates a time-lapse view of the launch of a spacecraft and the support arm falling away as the craft launches.
Competitive Environments and redefining firm and industry boundaries Learn Vocabulary with New Bleach Ending Theme! Intro to Fluid Mechanics Next steps
Michael G. Jacobides, Associate Professor of Strategic and International Management, talks about changes in the competitive environment
Catchy voice and beautiful lyrics, new Bleach ending theme has become a huge hit in Japan! The song is called, アオイトリ (Aoi Tori) by Fumika. There are so many great vocabulary in this song and I am sure you will have a lot of fun learning while listening to this awesome song! The course starts [...]
This is one of the Boulder Summer School 2011 lecture videos. The lecturer is Professor Michael Brenner from Harvard. You can find the lecture notes on the BSS2011 website under the link of "Lecture Notes": http://boulder.research.yale.edu/Boulder-2011/index.html
This Unit studies 'proteins'. Starting with a simple analysis of the molecular make up, the Unit moves on to look at the importance of protein and how they are digested and absorbed
Learn Vocabulary with New Bleach Ending Theme!
Intro to Fluid Mechanics