Time of Apollo : NASA
This 28 minute video reviews this space exploration. The footage shot on the Moon is exceptional, but the slow start to the video might not be suitable for some students.
Historical skills : dating documents
Explains the different dating conventions employed in historical documents. For example, the system of dating by reference to a religious feast day and the year of the reigning monarch has little in common with the modern calendar. Even where a recognisable date is provided, it may not be what it at first appears.... The resource includes a glossary, bibliography and translation of relevant Latin numbers/phrases. Illustrative images of items from our collections appear throughout.
Wakko's 50 State Capitals
In this video clip, "Wakko" from The Animaniacs sings the fifty states and their capitals, to the tune of "Turkey in the Straw." Very funny cartoon. Notice that "capital" is so spelled (not "capitol" as in the video). (02:04)
"The consumption model cannot be sustained"
Nov. 13 - The global economic crisis shows that the developed world's reliance on debt and consumption to propel their economies will no longer work, S. Gopalakrishnan tells Chrystia Freeland. The executive Co-Chairman of Infosys, a global IT company, says income levels in the West will fall.
Why India's infrastructure lags
Nov. 13 - India needs more clarity of policy and speed in decision-making, the CEO of India's Infrastructure Development Finance Company tells Chrystia Freeland when asked why India's infrastructure isn't keeping pace. India, he says, is leaving money on the table.
Documentary about Peabody College airs on NPT Nov. 3
Vanderbilt’s Peabody College of education and human development celebrated its 225th anniversary last year. A new documentary on Nashville Public Television will celebrate that milestone. Paying the Debt: A History of Vanderbilt Peabody College airs at 9:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 3, on NPT. Narrated by Tony Award-winning actor Brian Dennehy (Broadway’s Death of a Salesman,keep reading »
Notre Dame OpenCourseware (OCW) offers free online educational resources for courses in the Department of Anthropology. A key concern of anthropology is to understand the human species -- its origins, evolution, differentiation, and the structures that reflect forms of social life defining in their various ways persons, families, societies and nations.
Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering
Notre Dame OpenCourseware (OCW) offers free online educational resources for courses in the Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering.
Notre Dame OpenCourseware (OCW) offers free online educational resources for the courses in Computer Applications. An important mission of CAPP is to provide majors with proficiency in various facets of computing and information technology as a supplement to their primary majors and as a springboard for further professional education or a career in a technology-related field.
New video of Nader Tehrani's and Gediminas Urbonas' "Liquid Archive", part of MIT's FAST Festival. The video was created by the Urbonas Studio and Gerda Serbentaite.
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Special Topics at Edgerton Center:Developing World Prosthetics, Spring 2010
D-Lab World Prosthetics is a collaboration between the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the Jaipur Foot Organization to improve the design, manufacture, and distribution of rehabilitation devices in the developing world. The course welcomes individuals interested in physical rehabilitation to work on multidisciplinary teams of students with bioengineering, mechanical engineering, material science, and medical or pre-medical backgrounds. Students will learn about the basics of human walk
The Rise of Modern Science, Fall 2010
This subject introduces the history of science from antiquity to the present. Students consider the impact of philosophy, art, magic, social structure, and folk knowledge on the development of what has come to be called "science" in the Western tradition, including those fields today designated as physics, biology, chemistry, medicine, astronomy and the mind sciences. Topics include concepts of matter, nature, motion, body, heavens, and mind as these have been shaped over the course of history.
This episode of Stories of the Century has railroad detective Matt Clark tracking down Doc Holliday of the famous O.K. Coral shootout. (26min)
Actividad Física para la Salud (2011)
Está ampliamente demostrado que la actividad física habitual y adaptada a las posibilidades del individuo mejora la salud bio-psico-social, mientras que el sedentarismo es un factor de riesgo de enfermedades cardiovasculares, metabólicas, etc. Sin embargo, la adquisición de este hábito es una tarea compleja que requiere del análisis y comprensión de diversas variables cualitativas y cuantitativas tanto a nivel físico como psico-social, las cuales se analizan y estudian en esta asignatur
Teach In - 11/13/2011 - #4 Politics & Economics: What went wrong?
Teach In Sunday: Reclaiming Our Economy Sunday November 13, 2011 Blackman Auditorium, Northeastern University
Campus life: How to print using PrintQ at ANU
PrintQ allows students and staff to easily print MS Office and PDF documents from any computer connected to the Internet to any Information Commons Multi-Function Device (MFD) on campus. Follow this short, instructional video to find out how to use this service.
The Quidditch Team at Penn from the Harry Potter Series
The Quidditch Team at Penn from the Harry Potter Series
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Authors@Google: Kevin Kelly
What Technology Wants Kevin Kelly will be speaking about his latest book, "What Technology Wants." This provocative book introduces a brand-new view of technology. It suggests that technology as a whole is not just a jumble of wires and metal but a living, evolving organism that has its own unconscious needs and tendencies. Kelly looks out through the eyes of this global technological system to discover "what it wants." Kelly uses vivid examples from the past to trace technology's long course,