David Gergen at Elon University Convocation
David Gergen, Senior Political Analyst for CNN, talks about current issues the government faces during Elon University's Spring Convocation for Honors April 7, 2011.
Deep Orange Students Folding Industrial Origami
Deep Orange students use the unique Industrial Origami (IOI) technology to develop the tray concept for housing the high-voltage battery modules.
1993 Daily Ozone from Nimbus-7
In this animation of total ozone, the luminance values of the colors bounding areas of missing data are used in interpolating over these regions. The missing data are mapped to the grayscale portion of the color map.
MOLA: Seasonal Snow Variations on Mars, Fast Zoom out from Martian South Pole: False Color
This is a visualization of the topography near the Martian south pole as measured with the MOLA instrument. This particular animation shows a fast zoom out from the surface of the pole. The surface color is based on the elevation of the topography.
This site provides an illustrated lecture about ocean chemistry from a geochemistry course offered by Dr. Scott Wood at the University of Idaho. Topics include geochemical processes that occur in estuaries, halmyrolysis, the concept of residence time for elements in the ocean, the mechanisms by which elements are added to or removed from seawater, carbonate behavior in seawater and a definition of the calcite compensation depth (CCD), the role of hydrothermal processes in controlling seawater ch
What Can a Body Do? Investigating Disability in Contemporary Art -- Part II
Recorded February 17, 2012, in the Florence and Leo B. Helzel Boardroom on the San Francisco campus of California College of the Arts. Presented by Graduate Program in Visual and Critical Studies Featuring artist Amanda Cachia Part II of II of a roundtable discussion with Georgina Kleege, Carmen Papalia, Ann Millett-Gallant, Katherine Sherwood, Tobin Siebers, Sunaura Taylor and Rosemarie Garland Thomson.
Science Digest - Episode 2 Animal Guy
Quirky Science Digest talk show host Mathew Arden interviews animal expert Brad Crane.
Snow Cover over North America during the Winter of 2001-2002 (WMS)
The amount of snow covering the land has both short and long term effects on the environment. From season to season, snow coverage and depth affect soil moisture and water availability, which directly influence agriculture, wildfire occurrences, and drought. In the long term, the part of the Earths surface covered by snow reflects up to 80 or 90 percent of the incoming solar radiation as opposed to the 10 or 20 percent that uncovered land reflects, and this has important consequences for the Ear
RHESSI Observes the Flare over AR9906 - Time Tagged
Close-up view of the solar active region AR9906 on April 21, 2002 with TRACE and RHESSI data. RHESSI observes x-rays from this flare. The red contours represent the 12-25 keV photon energy range and the blue contours represent 50-100 keV.
Recent studies suggest that, as in other aging syndromes, the Hutchinson-Gilford syndrome is due to a defect in the mechanism of DNA repair. Mutations have been found in the Lamin A gene (LMNA) situated on chromosome 1.
Great Images in NASA: Simulated Van Allen Belts
This simulated image of the Van Allen Belts is part of the Great Images in NASA (GRIN) library, a collection of JPEG images which is browseable by subject, NASA center (Goddard, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, etc.), or by keyword. Links to other parts of the GRIN website are included.
Speaking, vocabulary: Auf of the A544 gibt ash einen Stau
You learn to talk about traffic and holidays.
Who buried the bodies?
Kamila Shamsie, the Pakistani-born author of books including In the City by the Sea and Burnt Shadows, gives a talk as part of the 2014 Wolfson Lecture series on 'New Challenges for South Asian Writing in the 21st Century'.
Spell-a-thon List 02 - Quiz
This quiz tests your ability to spell words from the CARI Spellathon 2005 list 2.
What Shop? - Quiz
Develop a positive attitude towards Irish and develop a interest in it. To enjoy learning Irish.
Harry Potter - Quiz
So what do you know about Harry Potter?
The American Revolution
The American Revolution entailed some remarkable transformations -- converting British colonists into American revolutionaries, and a cluster of colonies into a confederation of states with a common cause -- but it was far more complex and enduring then the fighting of a war. As John Adams put it, "The Revolution was in the Minds of the people . . . before a drop of blood was drawn at Lexington" -- and it continued long past America's victory at Yorktown. This course will examine the Revolutio
4.5 The cases in Latin
Latin is the basis for many languages in the world. This unit will provide you with a general introduction to learning Latin allowing you to assess whether you would like to learn more. You will look at the links that exist between Latin and English, examine the structure of sentences and gain an awareness of the fundamentals of pronunciation in Latin.
Activity 26 Mainstream photographers, as we have seen, identified with traditions in the fine arts and aspirations of refinement and moral improvement. However, fairground and seaside operators exploited photography as a form of cheap popular entertainment. This and the fact that itinerants usually worked on spec rather than to commission ensured that they were generally viewed with contempt by the photographic establishment. Contempt pervades the article entitled ‘Five minutes in a photogra
Mainstream photographers, as we have seen, identified with traditions in the fine arts and aspirations of refinement and moral improvement. However, fairground and seaside operators exploited photography as a form of cheap popular entertainment. This and the fact that itinerants usually worked on spec rather than to commission ensured that they were generally viewed with contempt by the photographic establishment.
Contempt pervades the article entitled ‘Five minutes in a photogra