Growing Snowflakes In A Bottle
Are you dreaming of a white Christmas? Try making your own winter wonderland. Ken Libbrecht, Caltech physicist and author of The Secret Life of a Snowflake, devised an experiment to grow a snow crystal in an old plastic bottle. Dry ice required. (3:29)
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This course is an introduction to analytic number theory, including the use of zeta functions and L-functions to prove distribution results concerning prime numbers (e.g., the prime number theorem in arithmetic progressions).
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This documentary video is a history of Spartan soldiers and is suitable for high school students. (Note: The video is purposely blurred in the beginning for effect.)
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5.6.4 Wedding anniversaries

Silver and golden wedding anniversaries were often commemorated with a portrait. Many examples follow the pattern of the studio portraits taken for engagements and weddings, with the couple taken individually and together.

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Requirements for Collaborative Design in Architecture
The concept of collaborative design has recently come under renewed attention in the field of computer aided architectural design support. Although collaborative design deals with the same aspects of cooperation by various participants in the design process as previously studiedin, for example, concurrent engineering and multi-disciplinary design, it nevertheless puts a different research emphasis. Collaborative design looks at how the process can be improved in such a way that collaboration ?wo
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If social researchers are to be effective in understanding people, they need to be detached from common sense (the perspective of the person on the street). However, they should not be so detached that they fall into the trap of imposing their own categories upon the object without regard for the experience of those involved (the perspective of the expert).

The standpoint of the ‘stranger’ provides a way of mediating between the detached position of the scientist and the personal ex
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5.1.1 Art History

Haggar, R.G. (ed.) (1962) A Dictionary of Art Terms, London, Oldbourne.

Hall, J. (ed.) (1979) Hall's Dictionary of Subjects and Symbols in Art, London, John Murray.


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Boomerang Executives: Why They Leave, Why They Return, And How They Manage It
The revolving door to many Fortune 100 executive suites has been turning 360 degrees in recent years as employees who leave to broaden their experience, increasingly find themselves returning to the fold.
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Ocean Acidification Symposium - Viruses in the ocean: do they manage the best recycling programme on
The Ocean Acidification Symposium was presented by the Centre for Chemical and Physical Oceanography, in November of 2012. The day-long symposium featured brief presentations from a wide range of researchers, of which this is one: Steve Wilhelm explores the role of viruses in the ocean eco-system. Viruses break down bacteria making available many nutrients for the wider eco system.
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There are a number of reasons for using consultants. These include the provision of interim or other temporary services, specialist expertise such as employment law, and general support such as coaching. They also include more substantial involvement with change, either just at the diagnostic stage or throughout the change process. There are different modes of consulting, of which the process mode is preferable whenever problems are at all complex.

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Water in Ethiopia
In Ethiopia, 65% of people don’t have access to clean drinking water. In this album we take a glimpse at the struggles Ethiopians go through each day, just to survive. We look closely at the different methods used to improve the quality of life in the rural highlands as well as the conflict between neighbouring farming villages attempting to share the same water supply. This material forms part of the course U116 Environment: journeys through a changing world.Author(s): The iTunes U team

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A Brief History of the Catholic Church
A brief history of the Catholic Church from Pentecost till today in the style of "The History Channel" or "The Discovery Channel." 
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Ce composant a trait aux techniques d'interaction à partir d'un dispositif de pointage. - une première partie pratique vise à faire découvrir un certain nombre de techniques d'interactions, en particulier des techniques encore peu utilisées mais particulièrement efficaces dans certains contextes. L'objectif est d'élargir la capacité de conception/utilisation de techniques d'interaction. - une seconde partie plus théorique fait le point sur une des étapes clés des interfaces graphiques
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Simple Definition and Description of Infinitives With Examples
This video is an introduction to infinitives.  While this is intended for English as a Second Language learners, it is useful for anyone studying infinitives.  A teacher presents a short lecture on infinitives using a white board to give examples.  (02:49)

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