Discrete Random Variables: Binomial
Susan Dean, Barbara Illowsky, Ph.D.
This module describes the characteristics of a binomial experiment and the binomial probability distribution function.
Passing the Medical Inspection at Ellis Island
Upon arrival at Ellis Island, immigrants had a medical exam. Most passed, but some didn't. In this video clip, find out what happened to these immigrants next. (1:57)
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
Dancing Princess - POP
Catch this Super WHY! clip as Princess Presto uses her spelling powers to help get the princess down from the sky by popping the balloons that are keeping her up there! Along with the help of the viewers, Princess Presto sounds out and spells the word P-O-P and gets the princess down safely. (2:06)
Romulus & Remus
This is cartoon animation of the story of Romulus & Remus. According to the roman mythology, the founders of Rome were Romulus and Remus. The twin-brothers were the supposed sons of the god Mars and the priestess Rhea Silvia. (06:55)
Cómo era Rusia antes y después de la Revolución Rusa - en español
Antes de la revolución, la sociedad rusa estaba compuesta de 120
millones de personas, de los cuales: 100 millones eran campesinos
pobres, la nobleza era dueña de las haciendas agrícolas y la clase media no existía. Después de la revolución, desaparece la nobleza y la clase obrera se enriquece. (3:00)
Slam Poet Gayle Danley
International slam poet champion, Gayle Danley, breaks it down at the Artist Showcase and Family Festival. (08:50)
Brave New Voices - Team Albuquerque
This clip is from the HBO series called "Brave New Voices." This is Team Albuquerque - and is titled "Public Schools." (01:03)
The TV show is described as follows by the producer:
"We all have a well of creativity inside of us. This show will help
unlock your inner poet." - Executive Producer, Russell Simmons
Meet Stephanie Hanes: A Global Look at Statelessness
Learn more: http://pulitzercenter.org/projects/stateless-citizenship-nationality-kenya-bangladesh-dominican-republic Pulitzer Center grantee Stephanie Hanes explains the difficulties confronted by stateless population—people who have no citizenship rights—and how they are distinguished from refugees. Using Kenya, Bangladesh and the Dominican Republic as a lens to look into this worldwide phenomenon of statelessness, Hanes emphasizes diversity within stateless people who are individualized b
Meet Greg Constantine: The Stateless Rohingya in Myanmar and Bangladesh
Learn more: http://pulitzercenter.org/projects/stateless-citizenship-nationality-kenya-bangladesh-dominican-republic Reporting from Bangladesh, Pulitzer Center grantee Greg Constantine discusses a web of issues faced by the Rohingya community—an ethnic minority group stripped off citizenship in Myanmar (Burma)—that exemplifies the consequences of statelessness worldwide. Constantine has been documenting the issue of statelessness for the past six years, exposing the impact the denial of cit
Brad Jones on Commercial Crew Program Partner Integration
NASA Public Affairs Officer Kyle Herring talks with Brad Jones, deputy manager for the Partner Integration Office of the Commercial Crew Program.
Sarah Waechter, Partner Manager for Excalibur Almaz Inc.
NASA Public Affairs Officer Kyle Herring talks with Sarah Waechter, partner manager for Excalibur Almaz Inc., on the status of the Space Act Agreement. Excalibur Almaz is one of seven partners associated with the Commercial Crew Program.
Orion: Exploration Flight Test-1 Animation (with narration by Jay Estes)
This animation depicts the proposed test flight of the Orion spacecraft in 2014. During the test, which is called Exploration Flight Test-1 (EFT-1), Orion will launch from Cape Canaveral, Fla., perform two orbits, reaching an altitude higher than any achieved by a spacecraft intended for human use since 1973, and then will re-enter and land in the Pacific Ocean off the west coast of the United States. Narration by Jay Estes, Deputy for flight test integration in the Orion program.
Oneironaut by Catherine Chandler (poetry reading)
An oneironaut must be one who navigates through dreams. Oneiromancy means interpreting the meaning of dreams, perhaps in order to predict the future. Many engineers and mathematicians have experienced the phenomenon of waking-up with a solution to a problem from the day before. The mind obviously works on problems while we are asleep. Reason and intelligence are only one aspect of thinking and problem solving; there is also intuition: solutions just come to the mind. We don't know where our
Delfeayo Marsalis and the Uptown Jazz Orchestra, From New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival 2011
As part of the national celebrations during Jazz Appreciation Month's 10th anniversary this April, the Museum will be taking a close look at jazz's birthplace, New Orleans: how its art forms, rich cultural diversity, and spirit have thrived in a cosmopolitan fusion for nearly three centuries. Join in the celebration through family-friendly activities and performances by Cajun bluegrass ensemble Hoppin' John String Band of Jazz at Lincoln Center's Rhythm Road series and trombonist and National E
Microraptor: Live Chat with Mark Norell & Mick Ellison
On March 9, the American Museum of Natural History and io9 hosted a live webcast discussion about new dinosaur feather research. The study, by a team of researchers that includes Museum paleontologists, reveals the black iridescent color and detailed feather pattern of Microraptor, a pigeon-sized, four-winged dinosaur that lived about 130 million years ago. Robert Gonzalez, a science reporter at io9, moderated the discussion with two of the new paper's co-authors: Mark Norell, chair of the Mus
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MSUToday Preview: World Medicine
The MSUToday team takes a look at how Spartans are making a difference in healthcare around the world, from a malaria ward in Africa to a free medical clinic in a mountain village in Peru. Watch the latest premiere of MSUToday: World Medicine at 9 p.m. ET Friday, March 16, 2012. Time/date subject to change. Check your local listings.
In Fashion: How Liz Claiborne, Inc., Became One of the Industry's Biggest Successes
Jerome Chazen, a founder and former chairman of Liz Claiborne, Inc., recently wrote a book titled, My Life at Liz Claiborne: How We Broke the Rules and Built the Largest Fashion Company in the World. Indeed, Liz Claiborne -- now known as Fifth & Pacific Cos. -- grew from revenues of $7 million in 1977 to more than $2 billion in the early 1990s. Knowledge@Wharton asked Chazen, who stepped down as CEO in 1996, to discuss the highs and lows of running a successful fashion business in a highly compe
Plant Life Cycles
Which life forms reproduce at a distance, give rise to offspring miles away and even after death, trick other living things into helping them reproduce, and encourage predators to eat their young as part of their life cycle? Plants! During Session 4, we’ll continue our study of life cycles by focusing on the Plant kingdom, using flowering plants as our examples. During this