Curiosity Has Landed
Get a behind the scenes look a the tension, anticipation and exhilaration experienced by scientists and engineers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif. during the Curiosity rover's harrowing descent through the Martian atmosphere -- known as "Seven 
Minutes of Terror." News of Curiosity's safe touchdown following the 13-thousand-to-zero-mile-an-hour descent to the Red Planet's surface brought elation and high-fives all around. Curiosity begins a two-year investi

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Time Dilation Video
Is time different to observers moving at different speeds? For more information, see the World Year of Physics 2005 feature. Video Transcript: Two spaceships are traveling together through the galaxy at close to the speed of light. Mounted on one ship is a laser that can fire pulses of light, and on the other, a mirror. The pilot of the first ship fires a pulse at the mirror, and watches as it is reflected back. A clock on board measures how long the round trip takes. But now suppose that he d
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4.2 Using antidepressants for grief

In addition to tranquilisers, antidepressant medication may be considered when a person approaches a doctor for help following bereavement. Prescribing doctors may feel under pressure to ‘do something’ to help the person who presents to them. Neither party may be aware of other options that may be effective in helping in these potentially difficult situations. Indeed, local support groups, psychotherapy, counselling and other possible alternatives may not be readily available.

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Amelia Earhart on Women in Flight
In a 1935 radio broadcast on "a woman's place in science," Amelia Earhart encourages women to make their mark on the new field of aviation. On June 18, 1928, Earhart became the first woman to successfully fly across the Atlantic Ocean. (2:02)
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Space Campers Speak With Astronaut Mike Fossum
From NASA's International Space Station Mission Control Center, NASA astronaut Mike Fossum participates in a Digital Learning Network (DLN) event with students at a space camp at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex (Camp KSC) in Florida. The DLN connects students and teachers with NASA experts and education specialists using online communication technologies like video/web conferencing and webcasting. Register for free, interactive events listed in the catalog or watch the webcasts. http://
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Smokey Visits Station Flight Control Room
Smokey Bear celebrated his 68th birthday with a special visit to the International Space Station Flight Control Room at Johnson Space Center in Houston. On May 14, Smokey went where no bear had gone before when Flight Engineer Joe Acaba and the Expedition 31 crew chose a plush Smokey doll to be the team's launch mascot.
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Breakingviews: A future for foreigners at Chinese banks?
Aug. 9 - With Chinese lenders wanting to build business abroad, and Western bankers hungry for mainland jobs, it seemed like an ideal match. But some expats are finding out the grass in China isn't so green.
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China's murder trial of the decade kicks off
Aug. 9 - The trial of Gu Kailai, wife of purged politician Bo Xilai, began today. Experts expect a guilty verdict in a speedy trial that has shown little signs of judicial independence.
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London sets its sights on post-Olympic stock market gold
Aug. 9 - Recent history shows that the stock market of Olympic Games host nations consistently outperforms the world average the calendar year after the event. Can Britain's FTSE continue this trend in 2013?
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Breakingviews: Safe havens looking riskier
Aug. 9 - A euro rally and rising yields on U.S. treasuries suggest the downside for safe havens is growing, and riskier assets look like the better bet, says Reuters Breakingviews' Robert Cole.
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Market Pulse: The 5-year crisis surprise winners and losers
Aug. 9 - It's 5 years to the day the world financial crisis really erupted. How have financial assets performed in that time? Some obvious ones - gold soared, Greek stocks collapsed - but some surprises too.
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U.S. Morning Call: Knight's losses could have been worse-WSJ
Aug. 9 - Knight Capital held about $7 billion of stocks at one point on Wednesday last week when its software broke down, revealing Knight's problems could have been much worse.
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NASA | GOES Sees Tornadoes
Tornado season began rather early in 2012. The GOES satellites send valuable data to help meteorologists stay a step ahead of severe storms. This video shows satellite imagery from the March 2-3, 2012 tornado outbreak that damaged severely Henryville, Indiana.  There is no spoken narration, just written narration. (01:23)
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The Jews of Würzburg 1933 - 1938
Holocaust survivors from Würzburg, Germany, describe their experiences in Würzburg during the early years of Nazi rule Survivors' names: Carol Kutner, Herbert Mai, Sidney Reiter, John Franklin, Ellen Miles The video is part of the exhibition "The History of the Jewish Community in Würzburg" on the Yad Vashem website: http://www1.yadvashem.org/yv/en/exhibitions/communities/wurzburg/during_holocaust.asp
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Compare and Contrast Stories
Listen to both stories. How are the stories the same and how are they different? This video contains two stories about animals that learn lessons from being tricked.  It also contains questions to go along with the stories.  (02:52)
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President Lambert discusses Elon's strength as a "best-value" university
In his opening address on Aug. 20, 2012, President Leo M. Lambert discussed the importance of financial policies that enable Elon to maintain its affordable cost.
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Bob Carr gives the 2012 ST Lee Lecture on Asia and the Pacific
The Honourable Bob Carr, Minister for Foreign Affairs, gives the 2012 ST Lee Lecture on Asia and the Pacific at The Australian National University on Tuesday 21 August 2012. The ST Lee Lecture on Asia and the Pacific was established in 2007 thanks to the generous support of Singaporean businessman and philanthropist Dr ST Lee. The lecture provides an opportunity for a distinguished figure from the Asia Pacific to speak on developments or trends in the region. The 2012 lecture will be presented
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Lecture 1, August 27, 2012
Marketing - MKTG 25010 Audio Lectures - Lecture 1, August 27, 2012 - Kent State University > COLLEGES > College of Business Administration > COLLEGE OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION > Marketing > MKTG 25010 Audio Lectures > Lecture 1, August 27, 2012
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Effect of Coefficient of x on Parabola Vertex (b < 0)
This classroom activity presents College Algebra students with a ConcepTest, a Question of the Day, and a Write-pair-share activity concerning the effect of the coefficient of x on the vertex of a parabola where a>0, b<0 and a and c are fixed values in f(x)=ax^2+bx+c.
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