Physics 20E: Life in the Universe

An overview of the scientific quest to discover life elsewhere in the universe. Topics include the origin of life on Earth, Mars, extra-solar planets, interstellar travel, and extra-terrestrial intelligence.

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Imaging: Digital Images
Video: Imaging: Digital Images Episode 9 (of a 25-part series) This Nortel LearniT tutorial familiarizes students with Digital Images. Digital Images has changed the photography industry.  There are many ways to change the images.
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2012 Annual Lecture in Law and Society: The Strange History of the American Federal Bill of Rights:
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The JOURNAl assesses Obama's first year as President in the wake of Democrats' defeat in Massachusetts' special election for Senate with Princeton politics and African American studies professor Melissa Harris-lacewell and journalist Eric Alterman. And, faced with the increasing global demand for oil and the threat of climate change, experts say that America needs a new energy policy - but what are our options? Bill Moyers sits down with analysts Jean Johnson and Scott Bittle to discuss how we c
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2.4 Act 5, Scene 2: Faustus's last soliloquy

The play draws to a close with Faustus's final soliloquy, which is supposed to mark the last hour of his life.

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The Code of Hammurabi: Early Civilizations
This video explains the 280 laws in this code. It does a good job of explaining what the Code was and what made it unique and important. The video opens the way for some excellent discussions including what an eye for an eye means and also do all people have the same punishment based on their social rank. This four minute video goes slowly and has good graphics.
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SP1-40 (207) Henry Fitzroy to Henry VIII 14 January 1527

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SP1-40 (207) Henry Fitzroy to Henry VIII 14 January 1527

Letter from Henry Fitzroy to Henry VIII, catalogue reference SP 1/40 (207)
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Winning brands thrive because they’re aligned with strategic objectives and adapt over time.
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Buddhism: Siddhartha Gautama
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How Government Forces the Poor Into Black Markets
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