2014 Tech Day - Is There Life Out There? - Sara Seager
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History Channel - Biography: Lord Byron Part 2 of 5
NOTE: Educators/Parents: Because of the nature of Lord Byron's life. this biography is suitable for older high school students only. An episode of the series Biography on History Channel dedicated to Lord Byron and produced in 2004. 'George Gordon Byron, later Noel, 6th Baron Byron of Rochdale FRS (22 January 1788– 19 April 1824) was a British poet and a leading figure in Romanticism. Among Byron's best-known works are the brief poems 'She Walks in Beauty', 'When We Two Parted,' and 'So, W
The Oregon State University Advantage
The Oregon State University Advantage connects business with faculty expertise, student talent and world-class facilities to research solutions, bring ideas to market and launch companies. We are your link to resources that can help drive bottom-line business success, solve problems, commercialize innovations and launch companies. Partner with us to draw from a talent pool of career-ready graduates and access our world-class faculty, research facilities and innovations. Your company will realiz
College of Charleston Alumni Weekend featuring "A Charleston Affair" 2014
Join the College of Charleston Alumni Association in its countdown to Alumni Weekend, Friday, May 2nd -- Sunday May 4th, 2014. This year will feature TWO A Charleston Affairs: Saturday, May 3rd and Sunday May 4th. It's time to come home and celebrate with your College of Charleston family and let your inner star SHINE ON! Find out more: http://acaweekend.cofc.edu
UA Celebrates the Year of the Horse with Festival
To ring in the Chinese new year and celebrate the year of the horse, the Confucius Center at the University of Arizona co-hosted a festival at Centennial Hall. Performances at the Chinese New Year Festival included traditional and contemporary dance, martial arts displays, children's choirs and music by the Purple Bamboo Ensemble, the performing group of the UA Asian Music Club.
IPL: Photosystem II: how plants use sunlight to give us oxygen, food and fuel
Professor Julian Eaton-Rye's Inaugural Professorial Lecture. Tuesday, 10 December 2013.
Ryan Holiday: "The Obstacle is the Way" | Authors at Google
Ryan Holiday visited Google LA to discuss his book "The Obstacle is the Way: The Timeless Art of Turning Trials into Triumphs." This talk took place on May 28, 2014.
42. Anything To Declare? (That’s Amore!)
Believe it or not, once they came back from the moon, Apollo 11 astronauts had to go through customs and immigration, like regular people do. Apparently, this was done more as a fun ritual than as a requirement from the government. So, let’s discover what the Apollo 11 crew declared on their customs and immigration [...]
Math Tricks App for Android
'This program is dedicated to showing you a variety of interesting math tricks that will help you solve some basic math problems with great speed.You can play these tricks as instructed, with your friends and prove your talent to them.Fun Math Tricks:1. Addition2. Subtraction3. Multiplication table4. Division5. Multiply two digit number by 116. Square numbers ending in 57. Multiply by 58. Multiply by 99. Multiply by 410. Dividing by 511. Subtracting from 1000 12. Tough multiplication 1
Technical Aspects of the Urban Simulator in Tampere University of Technology
The colour video recording Urban Simulator in TUT was built very early compared with the development of video systems. A contract for planning the simulator electronics, mechanics and camera systems was made in january 1978 with two TUT students: Jani Granholm (computer science and engineering) and Ilkka Alavalkama (machine design and automation). Ease of control and maintenance were asked by side of ?human movement inside coloured small-scale architectural models?. From the beginning, all compo
Elizabeth Greenberg '14 introduces Dr. Patrick Awuah Jr.
Doherty Scholar, Elizabeth Greenberg '14 introduced Dr. Patrick Awuah Jr. as the recipient of the Elon University Medal for Entrepreneurial Leadership. Greenberg also explained what entrepreneurship means to her.
01.03.2011 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Dienstag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei.BERLIN: Verteidigungsminister zu Guttenberg legt nach Informationen der "Bild"-Zeitung sein Amt noch an diesem Dienstag nieder. Ein entsprechendes Rücktrittsgesuch habe er bereits bei Bundeskanzlerin Merkel eingereicht. Auch das Bundespräsidialamt sei über Guttenbergs geplanten Schritt schon informiert worden. Da
Volcanic Activity: Vesuvius Buries Pompeii
Vesuvius' Eruption That Buried Pompeii - Vesuvius' most early eruption, is now its most famous. (01:24)
Research methodologies for evaluating enterprise education: a tale of a study.
This paper reports on the experience of the researchers in designing and applying a research approach for evaluating a project using a longitudinal design
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
16.412J Cognitive Robotics (MIT)
Cognitive robotics addresses the emerging field of autonomous systems possessing artificial reasoning skills. Successfully-applied algorithms and autonomy models form the basis for study, and provide students an opportunity to design such a system as part of their class project. Theory and application are linked through discussion of real systems such as the Mars Exploration Rover.
Why Abenomics Matters: Abenomics and the Japanese economy [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Motoshige Itoh | Editor's note: The question and answer session has been removed from this podcast. Japan is highly unusual in having experienced serious deflation in recent years, and Japan’s experience may be regarded as providing a good case study for other industrial countries suffering from inadequate capital investment and what has been termed ‘secular stagnation’. This lecture explains the nature of the ‘Abenomics’ introduced by Japan’s Prime Minister, Sh
System Design: Using UML Use Cases
System Design: Using UML Use Cases
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences: Engaging Students - with Traditional Mandarin subtitles
Experience what the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at Simon Fraser University has to offer! This video contains testimonials of FASS undergrads and alumni from a range of departments describing their experiences while being part of the largest faculty here at SFU. Please visit our FASS homepage for more information about opportunities and programs. http://www.fass.sfu.ca/
Ivar Aasen-tunet is a centre for documentation and information about Nynorsk (New Norwegian) and Ivar Andreas Aasen. The centre is sponsored by Nynorsk kultursentrum (New Norwegian Culture Centre). It keeps a great collection of texts and artefacts concerning Aasen and Nynorsk. Ivar Andreas Aasen (1813 - 1896) was a Norwegian philologist, lexicographer, playwright and poet and it is his work in reforming the language that led to the creation of Nynorsk which is one of the two official languages