Energy in Science - How Does the Earth Receive Heat From the Sun?
When heat comes to Earth from the sun, various forms of radiation are absorbed in the atmosphere and converted into infrared radiation. Discover why ultraviolet rays can be more dangerous than infrared rays with information from a science teacher. This is in lecture format. (02:29)
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Social Vulnerability and adaptation possibilities for Vietnam in a 4 degrees plus world
Fourth presentation of session 6 (Vulnerable people and places 2) of the 4 Degrees international climate conference.
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Dimensions of the Global Food Crisis: Session 4
Professor Geoff Lawrence, Head of School of Social Science, University of Queensland presents "Emerging Pressures on First World Food Exporters: From Climate Change to Supermarkets". 44th Otago Foreign Policy School - Salmond Hall, Dunedin, New Zealand. Friday 26 June to Sunday 28 June 2009.
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Greenhouse gas contributions and mitigation potential of agriculture
Third presentation of session 10 (Avoiding large climate change 2) from the 4 Degrees international climate conference: Greenhouse gas contributions and mitigation potential of agriculture: creating incentives within the existing carbon trading agreements
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"Facing the Facts" Winter 2008 Quarterly Podcast
Can we turn adversity into opportunity? Yes, we can. As 2008, a year that shook the world and began the restructuring of the global economies, draws to a close, we take a look at the year ahead. Which economies are likely to find it easiest to ride out the current recession and what management tools and skills should opinion formers and business leaders draw on to ensure they provide the right climate for firms to do well? Strangely, not all the news is bad news, as we have been finding out in o
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The Climate Could Be More Sensitive to CO2 Than We Think
Climate sensitivity could be underestimated, adding urgency to reducing carbon emissions.
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A reading and translation of Goethe's poem Das Rosenband
A reading and translation of Goethe's poem Das Rosenband.
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Qu'est ce que la beauté - Guillaume Dupont

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Qu'est ce que la beauté par Guillaume Dupont

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Babbage: Thin-skinned
Nokia attracts bids for its HERE mapping service and tests of a few brave mice suggest space travel could be terrible for the skin
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The darwinian structure of the design process
This text is meant only to be a stimulus for the discussion to be held, in a specific panel, at Generative Art 2001. In the text, ?provocative enough? to spur animated discussion, some very basics of darwinism and genetics are given with the only purpose of declaring a common ?stage for the play? where everybody feels at ease. Common stage and common vocabulary ifnot even common language. The main thesis is very strong, therefore comments and critics are warmly encouraged. They are the selective
Author(s): Antonini, Riccardo

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Asian Migrations Research Theme: Asian Migrants in Australasia: Socio-Demographic Perspective
Dr Yaghoob Foroutan, Research Associate, University of Waikato and Assistant Professor, University of Mazandaran, Balbosar, Iran, discusses his key research question: Who are Asian migrants, demographically and comparatively in Australia and New Zealand? His research is based on 2001 census data from Australia and 1996, 2001 and 2006 census data from New Zealand. 5 September 2013
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The Connected Scholar
The Connected Scholar is an online workspace for students and scholars to draft writing projects while tracking the progression of one's ideas through intellectual engagement with source materials. This web-based writing space builds in support for student writing and integrates resource discovery and management tools while offering guidance on proper source attribution.
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Great Free Resource to Learn Game Development

The Microsoft Virtual Academy is a great and up-and-coming learning resource that provides tons of great content... free.

Since I like to highlight game dev stuff on Wednesday's, when I saw the latest crop of courses, well...

Advanced MonoGame for Windows Phone and Windows Store Games
Author(s): Greg Duncan

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What would happen to barley production in Finland if the global temperature increases above 4 degree
Third presentation of session 2 (Agriculture, Food and Water Security) of the 4degrees International Climate Conference.
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Organic Chemistry 7
In this video, the instructor, 'Chemguy', introduces cyclic alkanes and halides. This video is suitable for high school chemistry students.
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Classifying Chemical Reactions
OpenStax College
By the end of this section, you will be able to: Define three common types of chemical reactions (precipitation, acid-base, and oxidation-reduction) Classify chemical […]

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Royal Hospital, Chelsea, London. The Elephant Parade was an open air art exhibition of decorated elephant statues. Contributed by famous and upcoming artists they were for sale to promote the conservation of Asian elephants. Photographed in June 2010.
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