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1.2 Missions to Jupiter

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

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The outer Solar System has been less thoroughly explored than Earth's immediate neighbourhood, but the lure of Jupiter and its amazing satellite system is such that nevertheless it has received considerable attention (Author(s): The Open University

3.1 Pre-implantation and assymetric division

Let us now return to the Fallopian tube, where a fertilized egg is assembling its chromosomes prior to commencing a series of mitotic divisions which will eventually give rise to the millions of cells that make up the human body. Obviously these millions of cells do not just exist as an amorphous mass: they are differentiated into many different types of cell, and they are organized into recognizable, discrete structures: tissues and organs. This is accomplished by a coordinated sequen
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3.1 Doctors: the ‘Great-I-Am’

We pin a lot of hopes on doctors. We expect them to know all that is relevant about the classification and treatment of diseases. We expect them to be able to make us better, and to give us an indication of what will happen to us next. There are strong pressures on doctors to respond to this expectation – to be knowledgeable and confident, to set themselves apart from ordinary mortals. Lesley Mackay is a researcher who, in 1989–90, carried out an extensive study involving over a hundred i
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21L.423J Introduction to Anglo-American Folk Music (MIT)
This course examines the production, transmission, preservation and qualities of folk music in the British Isles and North America from the 18th century to the folk revival of the 1960s and the present. There is a special emphasis on balladry, fiddle styles, and African-American influences. The class sings ballads and folk songs from the Child and Lomax collections as well as other sources as we examine them from literary, historical, and musical points of view. Readings supply critical and back
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5.3 How devolution in Scotland differs from devolution in Wales

Devolution for Wales, rejected by the Welsh in a 1979 referendum, was also part of the constitutional reform package of the Labour government. However, in September 1997, the Welsh voted for the establishment of a National Assembly for Wales. The referendum result in favour was far narrower than in Scotland. On a 50.3 per cent turn-out in Wales, only 50.6 per cent voted in favour, indicating a far less entrenched sense of political identity and difference from the rest of the UK on the part o
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The Rhubarb Triangle
This is an interactive learning resource book targeted at families who want to learn together and improve their basic English and maths abilities.
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Darwin´s Theories

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1.2.2 How do others find meaning in life?

There are those who share Tolstoy’s view that death is an end rather than a transition, and yet are much more optimistic about life. Hermann Bondi represents the views of many Humanists in the following passage:

As a Humanist I believe in the importance of human linkages, of human interactions, of our lives getting their meaning from our connections with each other. Thus I agree with Donne that anybody’s death
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After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • identify various techniques that can be used to analyse media text

  • give examples of how celebrity activity is represented in the media

  • define specific media terms such as genre and tabloidisation

  • understand the term celebrity in relation to its representation in the media.


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4.1 Three approaches to global environmental change

How many ordinary people know that sustainability is the concept that is meant to save the world? How many people who believe in the concept are convinced that it can capture the public imagination? The answer to both questions is ‘not many’. It is easy to lay the charge that the idea has been much talked about in some closed circles, but has no purchase on the public imagination and is little practised. This section takes the three different approaches to global environmental change desc
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Introduction

Genes are units of inheritance that contribute to a person’s behaviour and health. In this course you will learn what genes, DNA and chromosomes are and how they combine to make the human genome. You will also learn how the principles of inheritance work, the effect that our genetic make-up has on health, and how genetic material is passed on from generation to generation.

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Japanese Listening Comprehension for Absolute Beginners #17 - Talking About your Age in Japanese
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! Do you find yourself only understanding bits and pieces of Japanese conversations? Do you spend hours trying to figure out what that person said to you in Japanese? Then this Japanese Listening Comprehension for Absolute Beginners series is for you! In each lesson of this five-part series, you’ll see an image, [...]
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2.4.1 Estuarine species

Nutrient runoff from the land is a major source of nutrients in estuarine habitats. Shallow-water estuaries are some of the most nutrient-rich ecosystems on Earth, due to coastal development and the effects of urbanization on nutrient runoff. Figure 2.19 shows some typical nitrogen pathways. Nitrogen loadings in rainfall are typically assimilated by plants or denitrified, but septic tanks tend to add nitrogen below the reach of plant roots, and if situated near the coast or rivers can lead to
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8.1 Benefits of using a calculator
Do you have a graphics or scientific calculator? If so, this unit will help you to understand the different functions and facilities available. With a focus on arithmetic, you will learn what a powerful tool this type of calculator can be.
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Coleman Street, City of London. Antanas Brazdys sculpture 'Ritual' from north east. Photographed by Chris Redgrave in 2016.
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4.2 An introduction to the Board of Trade photographs

It is important to bear in mind that these shots show the bridge remains in the state they were in just after the accident, and are almost exactly what the investigators would have seen when they inspected the bridge (see Input 8, linked below).

Click 'View document' below to open Input 8

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Telwoorden Unité 1 : En action 5
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Om de kinderen de telwoorden tot tien nog eens te laten inoefenen, hang ik deze prentjes op in de klas. Elk kind krijgt een rooster mee.Op de stippeltjes moeten ze het cijfer invullen dat bij het prentje hangt.


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Measuring Progress on Women's Inclusion, Justice and Security [Audio]
Speaker(s): Dr Gary L Darmstadt, Dr Jeni Klugman, Dr Anita Raj,Dr Frances Stewart | The Women, Peace and Security Index is the first global index bridging both women’s inclusion and access to justice, as well as security. Developed by the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace, and Security and the Peace Research Institute of Oslo, the Index ranks 153 countries covering over 98 percent of the world’s population. Global indices such as this are a way to assess and compare progress against goal
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By: Phil Lecture by Howard Asher to the UCSD Pharmacy Informatics (SPPS205) class. The lecture covers the problems and promise of health care with an emphasis on informatics issues, particularly as it related to pharmacists.
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