8.03 Physics III: Vibrations and Waves (MIT)
In addition to the traditional topics of mechanical vibrations and waves, coupled oscillators, and electro-magnetic radiation, students will also learn about musical instruments, red sunsets, glories, coronae, rainbows, haloes, X-ray binaries, neutron stars, black holes and big-bang cosmology. OpenCourseWare presents another version of 8.03 that features a full set of lecture notes and take-home experiments. Also by Walter Lewin Courses: Classical Mechanics (8.01)- with a com
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Helium
A four minute lecture that explains what helium is and how it reacts. Many great points are made and this is a very good overview for the study of this element.
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Retirement video for the Philco 212 Mainframe Computer
December 1981 This video documents the final day of operation for the last-known functioning Philco 2000 Model 212 computer at Ford Aerospace & Communications Corporation’s Dearborn, Michigan, headquarters. The Philco 212 was one of the earliest commercial transistorized computers, first delivered in 1962. Ford had purchased Philco the year before. Recorded in December 1981, this recording begins with a welcome from the computer itself: scrolling across the lamps of it’s operator console p
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Going Further in Discussion Workshop 3
Since discussion is so central to the growth and development of a
literary community, this program also concentrates on this activity. The teachers talk about ways to recognize good discussion, adding personal anecdotes about ways in which they participate in or step out at various points in the discussion to help students go further in their
understandings of the text. The group also looks at different stimuli
they use to provoke and maintain good discussions in their class

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Locomotion of shovel-nosed snakes
Using X-ray equipment that allowed them to watch the animals move through a bed of dry sand, Georgia Tech researchers have studied how the shovel-nosed snake and sandfish lizard use their unique body plans to swim through sand. Information provided by the research could help explain how evolutionary pressures have affected body shape in sand-dwelling animals. (Credit: Jason Maderer). For more information: http://www.news.gatech.edu/2015/01/12/slick-and-slender-snake-beats-short-and-stubby-lizar
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"The number was +46, so I said, 'Uh-oh.'" Jean Tirole on receiving the Prize call
Jean Tirole, recipient of the 2014 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Memory of Alfred Nobel was interviewed 6 December, 2014 at the Nobel Museum in Stockholm, Sweden.
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Reuters Journalists of the Year Awards 2014 - Best Storytelling Innovation
The Reuters Journalists of the Year Awards were held in New York last month, celebrating the best of our journalism and honoring the people responsible for it across text, pictures, video and graphics, as well as the strength, passion, courage and commitment that is required to produce work of such a high caliber. Nominees for Best Storytelling Innovation Winner: Live-blogging of the year’s most important breaking stories: Brian Tracey, Cassandra Garrison, Linda Noakes Subscribe: http://sm
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Laura & Peter Zeranski: 2014 National Book Festival
Chefs Laura & Peter Zeranski appear at the 2014 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C. Speaker Biography: Husband-and-wife cooking team Laura and Peter Zeranski have focused on the art of Polish cuisine for almost 40 years. Peter's mother, Alina Zeranska, encouraged a love for Polish food in the family after publishing "The Art of Polish Cooking" in 1968, a critically acclaimed best-seller. Peter Zeranski continued the work of honoring Polish culture and tradition throu
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Introduction

This course explores a wide range of children's experiences, a number of different services, and interviews with a number of key practitioners. It features voluntary as well as statutory work with children, and tries to capture some of the details of everyday life for children, parents and practitioners.

The associated video material features children, practitioners and practice in the Plus organisation based in Stirling, Scotland. Looking at the overview of the Plus organisation in
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Lava flow from volcano advances on Hawaii's Big Island
Slow-moving river of lava from Hawaii volcano continues to advance through waste and recycling station. 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, national, and international news. For over 160 ye
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ALPS Competency in Practice Assessment (CIPA) Tool
One of the key aims of ALPS is to improve the assessment of competence in practice across 16 professions, increasing the confidence of new graduates and their employers. The CIPA tool has been developed to establish measures of new graduate confidence in their ability across a number of areas of professional competence. Initially it is being piloted as a self-rating tool with new graduates with the intention of extending its use by employers of new graduates. The tool offers a way of establishin
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Effects on humans

The most well-known effect of nitrates on human health is methaemoglobinaemia (met-heem-oh-gloh-bin-eem-ia) or ‘blue baby syndrome’. If large quantities of nitrogen compounds are ingested in drinking water, the ability of the blood to carry oxygen is impaired, causing headache, fatigue, breathing difficulties, diarrhoea and vomiting and, in extreme cases, loss of consciousness and death. This syndrome is quite common in parts of the USA, and the Netherlands, where nitrogen levels are very
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Officials in New South Wales in Australia comment on the ongoing hostage situation. 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, national, and international news. For over 160 years, Reuters has mai
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MIT graduate student Melissa Edoh asks a question.


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Can Humans Reconnect in an Age of Isolation?
In his book, digital theorist Douglas Rushkoff explains how people can use technology to reconnect with each other, rather than allowing it to isolate them.
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SSPD-Experiment Number 2
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This experiment introduces the students to the Frequency Domain Response and Time Domain Response of RC circuit once configured as Low Pass Filter and once configured as High Pass Filter.

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3.1 Solar radiation

Over 99.9% of the energy available at the Earth's surface comes from the Sun. Solar energy emanates from a vast n
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Merkle Chairman and CEO David Williams: Lessons in Leadership
"Have a Deep Keel: Lessons in Leadership in an Ever-Changing World" David Williams, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Merkle, Inc. speaks to Darden students, faculty and staff. Merkle Inc. is the nation’s largest and fastest-growing independent Customer Relationship Marketing (CRM) agency. The event was co-sponsored by the Darden Marketing Club and is part of the 2014-2015 Leadership Speaker Series, “Leaders that inspire innovation, collaboration and growth." Williams acquired Merkl
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Even football is filled with algebraic concepts in nearly ever facet of the game. Discover five algebraic concepts for football with help from a mathematics educator. (02:20)

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