In Conversation: Semiconductor
Featured in Black Box in 2008, Brighton-based duo Ruth Jarman and Joe Gerhardt, a.k.a. Semiconductor, have returned to Washington. A Smithsonian Artist Research Fellowship at the National Museum of Natural History allowed them to research volcanic activity. They discuss their current project, an installation based on their study of live volcanoes in the Galapagos Islands and Ecuador.
Smithsonian Behind the Scenes: Contemporary Art Conservation
Latex, chocolate, soap, and video game software are just a few of the non-traditional materials that have inspired contemporary artists. While they embrace the modern, synthetic and technologically advanced world in which we live, some of materials present significant conservation problems for museum conservators. Gwynne Ryan, a conservator at the Smithsonian's
Andy Grunberg on "Currents: Recent Acquisitions"
Corcoran College of Art and Design's Photography Department Chair Andy Grunberg discusses the post-modern in relation to the museum’s "Currents: Recent Acquistions" exhibition.
2007 James T. Demetrion Lecture
Join historian Yve-Alain Bois for a discussion of Ellsworth Kelly’s singular visual language. A major figure in modern art, Kelly’s career as an abstract painter and sculptor began sixty years ago.
Friday Gallery Talks: Jeffrey Grove on "Morris Louis"
High Museum curator of modern and contemporary art, Jeffrey Grove, leads a gallery talk on "Morris Louis Now: An American Master Revisited".
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9 praktilise töö juhendit (inglise k). Tööjuhendid lihtsamate eksperimentide läbiviimiseks molekulaarbioloogias. This is the place to study the science of genetics. Learn about the foundation of genetics starting with Robert Hooks' discovery of cells in 1655. Read about Gregor Mendel, the father of genetics. Learn the basics of genetics including DNA replication, cell division, and protein synthesis. Discover why creating dinosaurs--like in the movie Jurassic Park--is not possible. There's
As disease-infected mosquitoes expand their range, these bugs rise higher on the "menace to human health" list. What makes mosquitoes so perfect for disease transfer? Is global warming a factor? How is modern technology being harnessed to combat skeeters? National standards included for grades 5-12. Teacher resource page at http://whyfiles.org/teachers/016skeeter/.
Introduction to Computer Science: Programming Methodology
This course is the largest of the introductory programming courses and is one of the largest courses at Stanford. Topics focus on the introduction to the engineering of computer applications emphasizing modern software engineering principles: object-oriented design, decomposition, encapsulation, abstraction, and testing. Programming Methodology teaches the widely-used Java programming language along with good software engineering principles. Emphasis is on good programming style and the built-in
Introduction to Computer Science: Programming Paradigms
Advanced memory management features of C and C++; the differences between imperative and object-oriented paradigms. The functional paradigm (using LISP) and concurrent programming (using C and C++). Brief survey of other modern languages such as Python, Objective C, and C#.
Artificial Intelligence: Natural Language Processing
This course is designed to introduce students to the fundamental concepts and ideas in natural language processing (NLP), and to get them up to speed with current research in the area. It develops an in-depth understanding of both the algorithms available for the processing of linguistic information and the underlying computational properties of natural languages. Wordlevel, syntactic, and semantic processing from both a linguistic and an algorithmic perspective are considered. The focus is on m
35. The Yellow Mimosa (Culture Shot)
Here is what our longtime VIP member and friend Barbara says: "I'm writing this email from Florence in Italy, where I've been living for a couple of months already, to study art. A few days ago, the 8th of March, I went out with my best Italian friend Maria, and as we walked down the [...]
Fundamentals of Physical Geography
PhysicalGeography.net is an educational web portal that focuses on a specific area knowledge known as Physical Geography. Physical Geography is a sub-discipline of two much larger fields of study - Geography and Earth Sciences.
43. Agosto, Moglie Mia Non Ti Conosco (Culture Shot)
Learn Italian with LearnItalianPod. LearnItalianPod VIP subscriber Alexandra from Vancouver is in Italy for study reasons. She says: "It's the week of mid-August here in Milano and I wasn't really prepared for what appears to be a desert city. I mean, it is... empty! Where's everyone? And what's with the sentence "agosto, moglie mia non [...]
1906 San Francisco Earthquake and Fire
The documents selected for this exhibit are primary sources that historians and other researchers study when they write about historical events. They are a selection from the files created or received by Federal agencies in or near San Francisco at the time of the disaster. They contain eyewitness testimony of the damage of the earthquake, the ensuing fires, and the desolation that was left in their wake.
AURA-OMI Tropospheric Ozone over South America and Africa
Auras instruments study tropospheric, or low-level atmospheric chemistry and will monitor of air pollution around the world on a daily basis. Aura measures five of the six "Criteria Pollutants" identified by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. In this animation, Aura shows a large concentration ...
Lesson 214: Studying in Brazil Keeping Nine Eyes on the Weather GEOTAIL Spacecraft Homepage TechEd Quick Shot - Enabling the Consumerization of IT Garth Fort will be presenting a Foundational Session at TechEd in which he will share how the tools we are delivering for IT management can utilize and empower the consumer technologies today's employees are using in their daily lives. Here is the description of his Foundational Session "Enabling the Consumerization of IT" from the TechEd website: Algorithm For The Automatic Design Of A Shading Device
In this lesson you’re going to learn some important cases and situations that could help if you need or want to study here in Brazil.
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This classroom activity explains how clouds and pollution in the atmosphere are important to climate, and the need to study whether pollution may be changing Earth's climate in undesirable ways. It introduces NASA's Multi-angle Imaging SpectroRadiometer (MISR) mission. The activity includes building ...
Users can learn about the GEOTAIL spacecraft and its mission to study the Earth's magnetotail. Materials presented include an overview of the project, a diagram of the spacecraft, and a description of the instrument packages carried aboard the satellite.
How people work has changed dramatically over the last few years. Today's users have access to the la
Given that there is a need to shade a window from the summer sun and also a need to expose it to the winter sun, this article describes an algorithm to design automatically a geometric construct that satisfies both requirements. The construct obtained represents the minimum solution to the simultaneous requirements. The window may be described by an arbitrary convex polygon and it may be oriented in any direction and it may be placed at any chosen latitude. The algorithm consists of two sequenti
Keeping Nine Eyes on the Weather
GEOTAIL Spacecraft Homepage
TechEd Quick Shot - Enabling the Consumerization of IT Garth Fort will be presenting a Foundational Session at TechEd in which he will share how the tools we are delivering for IT management can utilize and empower the consumer technologies today's employees are using in their daily lives. Here is the description of his Foundational Session "Enabling the Consumerization of IT" from the TechEd website:
Garth Fort will be presenting a Foundational Session at TechEd in which he will share how the tools we are delivering for IT management can utilize and empower the consumer technologies today's employees are using in their daily lives.
Here is the description of his Foundational Session "Enabling the Consumerization of IT" from the TechEd website:
Algorithm For The Automatic Design Of A Shading Device