Higgs Boson explained with Daniel Scully
Particle Physicist Daniel Scully explains the concepts behind the elusive Higgs boson, including the methods used to look for it and what this discovery might mean for the future of mankind.
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As a biochemistry and molecular biology major at MSU, Dennis Miner managed to get four years of undergraduate scientific research experience on campus. This helped him obtain a one-year paid internship at Pfizer Global Manufacturing -- a great career stepping-stone
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Beyond Y2k: A Look at Acadia's Present and Future
The sky may not be falling, but it sure is getting closer. Where will you when the last three zeros of our millennial odometer click into place? Computer scientists tell us that Y2K will bring the world?s computer infrastructure to its knees. Maybe, maybe not. But it is interesting that Y2K is an issue at all. Speculating on the future is simultaneously a magnifying glass for examining our technologies and a looking glass for what we become through them. "The future" is nothing new. Orwell's vis
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Qualitative contribution of a vr-system to architectural design: Why we failed?
The paper exposes the development of a Virtual-Reality system for modeling timber structures, and evaluations with students about its contribution to the architectural project.
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Representation and Delivery of City Models
City modelling has a considerable range of potential applications and because of this, as a field of research has attracted a great deal of attention over recent years. Here we reflect on work already reported by the authors in this area, describe some more recent work on improving the system that had been developed and show an example of how city modelling is being applied in practice as a planning tool in the UK.
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Lyndon Johnson's Inaugural Address
On January 20, 1965, Lyndon B. Johnson began his first elected term as president of the United States. In his inaugural address, Johnson calls for the nation to unite toward a common goal. (2:02)
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3 What is an accountant?

To return to basics, let’s take a few minutes to think about the role of an accountant, and the basic abilities and skills he/she needs to have.

Activity 5

Use your word processor to write a short answer to eac
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¿Qué hora es? – Telling Time (part 3)
Some practice with telling time. This video starts out with a quick refresher quiz that you can pause and have the students answer in class. This video is a good one to use to review everything together and get some quick practice telling time. (2:21)
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2.5.1 Try some yourself

Activity 27

What are the following?

  • (a) 10

  • (b) 01

  • (c) 20

  • (d) 02


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Conclusion

In this course we have looked at how companies raise equity finance.

We have examined how companies may move from private equity finance, supported by the venture capital companies, to public equity finance through an IPO. We then went on to study seasoned or secondary equity offerings (SEOs) with particular focus on rights issues.

We looked at why companies may choose to list on more than one exchange and at the circumstances that might lead to a company de-listing and reverting
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TALAT Lecture 1501: Properties, Characteristics and Alloys of Aluminium
This lecture provides a survey of the aluminium alloys available to the user; it describes their various properties; it gives an insight into the choice of aluminium for a proposed application. In the context of this lecture not every individual alloy and its properties have been treated in detail, but rather divided into alloy types with reference to the most commonly used alloys. For further details on alloy properties the reader is referred to available databanks like ALUSELECT of the Europea
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5 Obtaining descriptive statistics

Activity 4

0 hours 20 minutes

This activity demonstrates how a simple dataset can be used to produce some basic statistics. You will see how the data from a simple experiment can be described in a
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1.11 Callisto

David A. Rothery Teach Yourself Planets, Chapter 9, pp. 107-39, Hodder Education, 2000, 2003.

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Callisto, the outermost galilean satellite, has a dark heavily cratered surface (Figure 9.18) with an albedo of only 0.2. It is the only one of its family to resem
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Introduction

Polymers are materials composed of long molecular chains that are well-accepted for a wide variety of applications. This unit explores these materials in terms of their chemical composition, associated properties and processes of manufacture from petrochemicals. The unit also shows a range of products in which polymers are used and explains why they are chosen in preference to many conventional materials.

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Learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • discuss how the gas mixture expelled from the engine, and the conversion performance of the three-way catalytic converter, depend on the air/fuel (A/F) ratio

  • list the chemical reactions whereby the three-way catalyst removes carbon monoxide (CO), hydrocarbons and oxides of nitrogen (NOx) from petrol vehicle exhausts

  • interpret the results of experimental studies (involving activity
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Amusing introduction to beryllium
This introduction to the element beryllium (atomic number 4) covers its main uses and properties.  It is very toxic, invisible to x-rays, expensive, and used in some high-tech equipment.  Those working with beryllium are advised not to lick their fingers.  Combines amusing demonstrations with talking to the camera by a wild-haired chemistry professor.  Part of a series called Author(s): No creator set

Acknowledgements

‘Science in the Scottish Enlightenment’ (by Michael Bartholomew and Peter Morris) is Chapter 11 in The Rise of Scientific Europe 1500–1800 (eds David Goodman and Colin A Russell) © 1991, 2003 The Open University. This chapter has been adapted for OpenLearn.

The text The Rise of Scientific Europe 1500–1800 forms part of OU course AS208 The rise of scientific Europe.

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Gaza explosion knocks people off their feet, kills 17
Rescue workers arriving to tend to people injured in an explosion in Shejaia market are hit by a second explosion which knocks them on their backs. Rough Cut (no reporter narration) Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, natio
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2.2.2 Precision

Measuring the same sample should give the same result every time if the equipment is precise. In practice, the information displayed by a measuring device can depend on several factors (such as temperature and humidity) and can drift slightly over time. Nevertheless, during the time it takes to complete a measurement sequence, all measurements ought to remain within a specified, small margin of error, often marked on the equipment. We will see later on, in Author(s): The Open University

4.2 Netiquette

Work through the following material on 'netiquette' and then try the quiz at the end of the section.


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