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The Fitness Center Family at SUNY Oswego
Learn more about the convenient Fitness Center locations and offerings at SUNY Oswego. Video by SUNY Oswego December 2012 graduate Ryan Schultz.
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The Arts in Review 2012
The Arts at Valparaiso University is active through theatrical performances, art exhibits and musical ensemble performances year round. Students showcased here are from a variety of backgrounds varying in majors. Here is a selection of images from the Fall 2012 semester. The song selection is performed by Valparaiso University's Chorale.
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Ask the Expert: Holiday Shopping
Dr. Deborah Fowler, Associate Professor of Retail Management at Texas Tech University answers your questions about holiday shopping in this edition of Ask the Experts.
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World Science Festival 2008: Beyond Einstein, Part 7 of 8
Albert Einstein spent his last thirty years unsuccessfully searching for
a 'unified theory' - a single master principle to describe everything
in the universe, from tiny subatomic particles to immense clusters of
galaxies. In the decades since, generations of researchers have
continued working toward Einstein's dream.

Renowned physicists Leonard Susskind, Jana Levin, Jim Gates, and prominent historian Peter Galison discussed what's been achieved and tackle

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Lesson 03 - One Minute Luxembourgish
In lesson 03 of One Minute Luxembourgish you will learn to say that you can speak a little Luxembourgish. Remember - even a few phrases of a language can help you make friends and enjoy travel more. Find out more about One Minute Languages at our website - http://www.oneminutelanguages.com. One Minute Luxembourgish is brought to you by the Radio Lingua Network and is ©Copyright 2008.Author(s): No creator set

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Before the sunrise

A short film by Alejandra Carles-Tolra

Made in Boston, MA. in 2012.


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Cari Goetcheus - Cultural Landscapes: Preservation Challenges in the 21st Century - Oct. 12
Panelist Cari Goetcheusl gives her presentation on Panel 2, "Community Stewardship and Diverse Values," with an introduction by Jessica Brown, at Rutgers CHAPS' fall conference, Cultural Landscapes: Preservation Challenges in the 21st Century. For more information visit chaps.rutgers.edu The conference took place from Oct 12, 2012 to Oct 14, 2012 at Voorhees Hall on the College Avenue Campus at Rutgers University. These videos were produced by the Office of Instructional & Research Technology
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Undersea Volcano Erupts near Tonga

An undersea volcano erupts near the island of Tongatapu, Tonga, where up to 36 undersea volcanoes are clustered (also known as 'submarine volcanoes'). Fortunately it did not pose a danger to residents of the island.

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Size of the Stars - 3D and HD

Another video showing the size of the stars and how miniscule planet Earth is in comparison. This one may be the very best attempt yet.


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Dutch vocabulary - Transport (également en français)
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Faces of Penn State 3 (v3.1) - Nov. 2012
Faces of Penn State showcases the personal accomplishments, public contributions and pioneering spirit resulting from the Penn State experience, education and community. Learn more at http://faces.psu.edu.
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Big Data @ CSAIL

In this talk, Prof. Madden will summarize recent work at MIT CSAIL in the big data area, including recent work on data management, cloud computing, algorithms, and interfaces and visualization.


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5 Nuclear energy

Einstein's famous equation E = mc2 shows that mass (m) and energy (E) are proportional to one another. The constant c2 linking the two is the square of the speed of light c (3 × 108 m s−1). Implicit in the equat
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4.2 The terrestrial carbon cycle

Figure 1.10 shows the rates of natural carbon exchange between the terrestrial system and the atmosphere.

2 Energy, work, power and efficiency

In everyday speech we often refer colloquially to the powerful politician, the energetic child, the working mother and the efficient administrator. We use these terms imprecisely, and often wrongly, compared with their scientific definitions.


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6.2 Do supermassive black holes really exist?

One outstanding feature of the black-hole model is that the black hole must be supermassive. Can one at least detect the presence of a massive central object?

  • How might a massive central object be detected using information from galactic rotation curves?

  • By measuring rotation speeds near the nucleus of the galaxy. The faster the rotation speeds, the greater the enclosed mass.

So the answer is yes. In NGC 4151
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3.2 Herbicide tolerance

As you discovered from Activity 1, herbicide tolerance is the trait most commonly incorporated into commercial GM plants. A crop can be made tolerant to herbicide by inserting a gene that causes plants to become unresponsive to the toxic chemical. Before considering how the genetic manipulation can be achieved, it is useful to understand a little about how herbicides act.

Many herbicides work by inhibiting a key plant enzyme necessary for growth (if you're not exactly sure what this mea
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Introduction

In this unit we will see that, despite having a high natural abundance, iron is in very short supply because of the insolubility of its oxides and hydroxides. A result of this is that organisms have developed methods for the uptake, transport and storage of iron. For example, iron storage in mammals, including humans, is achieved by ferritin, which stores iron as a hydrated iron(III) oxide – an example of biomineralisation.

This unit is from our archive and is an adapted extract from
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4.2 Reactor safety: the Chernobyl incident

By far the worst nuclear reactor accident took place on 26 April 1986 when one of four 1 GW reactors at Chernobyl in the Ukraine released a radioactive cloud over Europe (Figure 17). (See S278 video clips document.) The build-up to this accident has been related to a series of complex chemical reactions induced
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1.2 The origins of coal

If you examine a piece of coal, at first sight it appears black and rather homogenous. However, closer inspection generally shows a series of parallel bands up to a few millimetres thick. Most obvious are shiny bands that break into angular pieces if struck. Between them are layers of dull, relatively hard coal and thin weak layers of charcoal-like carbon. Coal splits easily along these weak layers, which crumble to give coal its characteristic dusty black coating.

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