Rock Cycle Animations
This site features Flash animations that illustrate various facets of the rock cycle. The visualizations depict rock-forming processes, such as erosion, transportation, deposition, cementation, crystallization, subduction, and eruption, that create sedimentary, igneous, and metamorphic rocks. They also show cooling environments that result in varied crystal sizes and demonstrate igneous rock classification. The animations can be paused and rewound to stress important points. These resources are
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Science Infos 07/12/2009

9e numéro de Science infos.

Science Infos est le premier journal scientifique du web, produit et réalisé par des scientifiques de Bio-TV.

Zoologie :

  • Le génome du cheval vient d'être publié dans la revue Science

Espace

  • Nouveau sattelite SMOS

Dossier : La fête de la Science - UPMC - Le robot Domeo

Médecine : INSERM Lille, équipe de Nathalie Cartier et Pa
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Boom or bust for World Cup hosts?
It's semi-finals day at the World Cup and Brazil is enjoying the benefits of having 600,000 tourists in the country. But as Ivor Bennett reports many aren't so convinced the economic impact of hosting the tournament will be that significant. 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 g
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Redefining Rape
Rape has never had a universally accepted definition, and the uproar over "legitimate rape" during the 2012 U.S. elections confirms that rape remains a word in flux, subject to political power and social privilege. In REDEFINING RAPE, historian Estelle Freedman describes the forces that have shaped the meaning of sexual violence in the U.S., through the experiences of accusers, assailants, and advocates for change. Through narration of the victories, defeats, and limitations of reform efforts, F
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Pràctica compartida. Coeduquem en la diversitat des de l’educació musical (2)

28 min. Vídeo. Generalitat de Catalunya (Departament d'Ensenyament).
El projecte es proposa millorar l'autoestima de l'alumnat del CAEP Castella, com a mesura per afavorir la coeducació i garantir-ne un dels aspectes claus. La música desperta una gran riquesa d'emocions, una qualitat de la música és la seva capacitat Author(s):
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Virtual Maths - Numbers, 2D Rectangle simulation tool
Interactive simulation tool demonstrating the formula for calculating the area of a 2D rectangle
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Job search
Welcome to this Futures workbook on finding work. It is split into several sections describing different techniques for finding work. You can dip in and out of the different sections; however it is not wise to rely on only one mechanism for finding work. It is a competitive market for final year students and new graduates and so you should try many alternate ways to find work.
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Sam Wang: The Princeton Election Consortium - A First Draft of Electoral History - February 11, 2009
Lunch 'n Learn presentation: How we experience political races is dominated by opinion polls. Polling data can be confusing because of their sheer number. In 2008, hundreds of polls were released during the Presidential campaign. Is there a way to cut through the resulting noise? Four years ago Dr. Wang devised a statistical approach to analyze state polls to get a single, easy-to-understand snapshot of the race, viewed from the point of view of the Electoral College. In 2008, this approach mad
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Sam Wang: The Princeton Election Consortium - A First Draft of Electoral History PDF - February 11,
Lunch 'n Learn presentation: How we experience political races is dominated by opinion polls. Polling data can be confusing because of their sheer number. In 2008, hundreds of polls were released during the Presidential campaign. Is there a way to cut through the resulting noise? Four years ago Dr. Wang devised a statistical approach to analyze state polls to get a single, easy-to-understand snapshot of the race, viewed from the point of view of the Electoral College. In 2008, this approach mad
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Fascist Italy and the Jews: Myth versus Reality (part 2)
Dr. Iael Nidam-Orvieto, the Editor-in-Chief of Yad Vashem Publications discusses the topic of: "Fascist Italy and the Jews: myth versus reality". This is the second part of this talk, for the first part click here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bEgThMo_39k The video is part of the series Insights and Perspectives from Holocaust Researchers and Historians." Supported by the Claims Conference. For more lectures, click here: http://www1.yadvashem.org/yv/en/holocaust/insights/video/index.asp
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Tip of the Week: PhylomeDB
Today's tip for the week is a quick introduction to PhylomeDB, gene phylogenies database. Read more information about this database at the OpenHelix Blog
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Ecole Européenne d'été 2009 VF - Restrictions dans la CE du mouvement des personnes (video)

Restrictions dans la Communauté Européenne du mouvement des personnes en cas de problèmes touchant à la santé par Lukas PRUDIL.

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Cafés des Sciences Nancy 2010 - Chimie alimentaire de quoi sont faites nos assiettes ?

Organisés par les universités de Lorraine en collaboration avec l’INSERM, le CNRS, l’INRIA et l’INRA

Résumé : E122, E416, E930…selon une directive européenne, les étiquettes de nos aliments affichent sans complexe les codes des additifs qu’ils contiennent. Mais quel consommateur est aujourd’hui capable de les déchiffrer ?

Les additifs sont des substances incorporées aux denrées alimentaires afin d’en modifier les qualités organoleptiques telles que
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Robert Vanderbei: Digitizing the Universe From Your Backyard PDF
Lunch 'n Learn presentation: Learn how the modern digital world in makes it possible, even almost easy, for amateurs to take astrophotos in their own backyards that are better than those taken at professional observatories only a generation ago. The key enablers are computer controlled mounts for very precise pointing control, CCD cameras, and modern image processing tools. More at http://blogs.princeton.edu/itsacademic/2008/02/digitizing_the_universe_from_your_backyard.html
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Doug Dixon: Flash Forward - The Rise of Small Tech Gadgets - April 15, 2009
Lunch 'n Learn presentation: Doug Dixon (Manifest Technologies) presents the latest toys from the 2009 Consumer Electronics Show. Flash memory and solid state drives abound in thumb drives, video cameras, etc. Is the hard drive, as we know it, soon to be a thing of the past? For more information see http://blogs.princeton.edu/itsacademic/2009/04/flash_forward_the_rise_of_small_tech_gadgets.html.
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Fifes and Drums at 50
A new documentary reflects on five decades of Fifes and Drums. Director Mike Durling talks about building a film that looks through the years and across the country.
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UCL: The Provost’s View
UCL Lunch Hour Lectures are open and free to the public and take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays in the Darwin Lecture Theatre, UCL, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT. They will resume in Autumn 2008. In the meantime, a number are available below.
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LESSON 36: हिंदी का महत्त्व Hindi ka Mahatv IMPORTANCE OF HINDI
1. हिन्दी भारत के प्रमुख राज्यों (प्रान्तों) में बोली और समझी जाती है| (Hindi Bharat ke pramuk rajyon (pranton) mein boli aur samajhi jaati hai.) Hindi is spoken and understood [...]
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TYNE BRIDGE, Newcastle. Site of the new Tyne Bridge, photographed here in October 1927, a year before official opening of the bridge - the approaches are well underway. Also shown are Robert Stephenson's innovative High Level Bridge (1849), and the Swing Bridge (1876) funded by Armstrong to replace a stone bridge that obstructed river traffic. T
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