Matisse, Luxe, Calme et Volupté, 1904 - Smart History at Khan Academy
NOTE: Female Nudity. Henri Matisse, Luxe, calme et volupté, 1904, oil on canvas, 37 x 46 inches (Museé d'Orsay, Paris) Speakers: Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker. (03:26)
Painted while the artist stayed with the pointillist painter, Signac, at his home in Saint-Tropez on the Côte d'Azur. Matisse's title comes from Charles Baudelaire's poem, L'invitation au voyage (Invitation To A Voyage) from his collection, The Flowers of Evil. Luxe, calme e
After Copenhagen: Change Politics, not the Climate
Pam Giddy, director of Power 2010, gives a talk for the 2010 Oxford Climate Forum.
Computing and Data Analysis for Environmental Applications, Fall 2003
Covers computational and data analysis techniques for environmental engineering applications. First third of subject introduces MATLAB and numerical modeling. Second third emphasizes probabilistic concepts used in data analysis. Final third provides experience with statistical methods for analyzing field and laboratory data. Numerical techniques such as Monte Carlo simulation are used to illustrate the effects of variability and sampling. Concepts are illustrated with environmental examples and
Growth of Washington D.C. Metro Area: Gray Scheme
Urban growth of Washington DC and surrounding suburbs from 1973 to 1996
06 MITEC Large Scale Energy Decisions under Great Uncertainty
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Northeastern Fight Song - Orientation Session 3
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Woordpakketten : Spelling zesde leerjaar Alle woordpakketten spelling bij de methode Tijd voor Taal 6de leerjaar.
Alle woordpakketten spelling bij de methode Tijd voor Taal 6de leerjaar.
17.556 Political Economy of Development (MIT)
This course examines theoretical and empirical approaches to understanding the process of late development. Topics include the role of the state in alleviating or exacerbating poverty, the politics of industrial policy and planning and the relationship between institutional change and growth. How over the past century have some of the world's poorest nations achieved wealth? How have others remained mired in poverty? What are the social consequences for alternative strategies of development?
The Exchange: What's not to like about Facebook's IPO?
Rob Cox talks to "The Facebook Effect" author David Kirkpatrick about why the social network may be a great invention but a risky investment.
Jim Knight (Roche) at the 2012 SFAF Meeting
By: JGI Jim Knight on "454 Sequencing: The Road to the Future" at the 2012 Sequencing, Finishing, Analysis in the Future Meeting held June 5-7, 2012 in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
EAHA Day 3 Session 1: Fire Lecture
Universities in the Eastern Africa Region have come together to implement an initiative Health Emergency Management Program (HEMP) that will build the capacity of local governments in the region to manage and plan for response to major disasters of public health importance. The Eastern African Region is prone to many natural and technological disasters of different kinds. There is not one nation in the region that is not vulnerable to the devastating effects of these disasters. Many of these dis
Procedures in Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Obstetrics and gynaecology is a practical subject. In order to be a competent practitioner, the trainee needs to acquire a broad range of skills. Learning the art and science of surgery and medicine has not changed over the centuries and most procedures are learnt by patient mentoring by senior colleagues. The purpose of this book is to provide the trainee with a step by step practical approach to a number of everyday procedures in Obstetrics and Gynaecology.The trainee will be able to use the t
IPL: Professor Tony Ballantyne - Knowledge and Communication in Colonial Otago
Professor Tony Ballantyne presents his Inaugural Professorial Lecture on the topic of “Knowledge and Communication in Colonial Otago”. 8 May 2012
Seminar in Environmental Science, Spring 2008
Required for all Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences majors in the Environmental Science track, this course is an introduction to current research in the field. Stresses integration of central scientific concepts in environmental policy making and the chemistry, biology, and geology environmental science tracks. Revisits selected core themes for students who have already acquired a basic understanding of environmental science concepts. The topic for this term is geoengineering.
Nathan Gray presents "Equilibrating Mechanisms: the Intellectual Companionship of Hume & Smith"
Nathan Gray, Keene State College, discusses "Equilibrating Mechanisms: the Intellectual Companionship of Hume & Smith" at the 13th Annual Summer Institute for the History of Economic Thought conference at the Jepson School of Leadership Studies. June 29, 2012
Clean Energy Materials: Crystal Gazing on the Atomic Scale - Saiful Islam
Professor Saiful Islam, of the University's Department of Chemistry, gives a flavour of the fascinating chemistry behind green technologies such as hybrid petrol-electric cars and fuel cells
Illinois SBDC at Illinois State
Interested in starting a new, small business? The Illinois Small Business Development Center at Illinois State University (SBDC) was established in March 2005 to help entrepreneurs start a new business or expand or improve existing business. The Illinois SBDC offers one-on-one confidential counseling for all phases of business activities.
LeMay and Kennedy Argue Over Cuban Missile Crisis
In a secretly recorded meeting on October 19, 1962, President John F. Kennedy discusses the Cuban missile Crisis with his military advisors. After criticizing Kennedy’s call to blockade the island as too weak a response, Gen. Curtis LeMay, Air Force chief of staff, tells the president that his refusal to invade Cuba would encourage the Soviets to move on Berlin. (1:42)