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The Industrial Revolution: Crash Course History of Science #21

The Industrial Revolution: Crash Course History of Science #21

You probably know some of the signs of industrialization in the nineteenth century: Trains connected cities, symbolizing progress. But they also brought about the destruction of rural lands, divisions between social classes, and rapid urbanization. Clocks, meanwhile, became technologies of standardization: They created a universal time, as opposed to a local “sun time.” But clocks […]

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Why Did You Choose to Study Coastal Environmental Science?

Why Did You Choose to Study Coastal Environmental Science?

My major was applied coastal environmental science and the reason I chose that is because it was very relevant to what I wanted to do at the time. So, my interest involves looking at the coupled human and natural systems of rivers and how sediments are delivered mainly for the purpose of coastal restoration. So, […]

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12. Economic Expansion, 1560-1640

12. Economic Expansion, 1560-1640

Prof: For the last three weeks, then, we’ve been going through some of the major developments in terms of political and religious change in the course of the sixteenth century, and for the next three weeks we’ll be looking at other aspects of what was going on in the reign of Elizabeth and under the […]

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6 Times Scientists Radically Misunderstood the World

6 Times Scientists Radically Misunderstood the World

[ ♪ Intro ] Science is a process filled with trial and error. Which means we don’t always get it right the first time. In hindsight, some of the working theories in any scientific field — from biology, to geology, to chemistry, to astronomy — might seem a little ridiculous. And some have definitely been […]

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Is Argentina heading toward economic crisis – again? | CNBC Explains

Argentina was once one of the richest countries in the world. But over the last half century, it has been hit by a major economic crisis roughly once every decade. For citizens of South America’s second-largest country, this boom and bust cycle is a situation that is all too familiar. So why does Argentina seem […]

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Alumni Inspiration: Shineya Sabaranjan, BSc Mathematics and Economics, Sri Lanka

Alumni Inspiration: Shineya Sabaranjan, BSc Mathematics and Economics, Sri Lanka

[music] The degree I chose because I’m someone who loves maths. I thought that mathematics and economics was a great combination. Receiving the academic direction from LSE was a great opportunity Because it is a well renowned university and they have great professors, lecturers. And being able to receive study materials which were written by […]

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NIH Job: Health Scientist Administrator – Program Officer

NIH Job: Health Scientist Administrator – Program Officer

I was interested in the Health Science Administrator position and I specifically was interested in the Program Officer side because,having been a scientist in the outside world and conducting research, I didn’t want to get away from science too much. Basically, what it allows me to do, is be involved in the bigger picture. I’m […]

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Top 10 HORRIFYING Acts of Chemical Warfare and Gas Attacks [WARNING: Graphic Content]

Top 10 HORRIFYING Acts of Chemical Warfare and Gas Attacks [WARNING: Graphic Content]

Top 10 Horrifying Acts of Chemical Warfare and Gas Attacks 10. The First Chemical Attack in History At school, we’re taught that April 22 1915 is the day German forces launched the first gas attack in history. It’s certainly the first time gas was used in modern history, but the story of chemical weapons begins […]

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The truth about lies | The Economist

The truth about lies | The Economist

I did not have sexual relations with that woman, Miss Lewinsky. People have got to know whether or not their president’s a crook. Well, I’m not a crook. That means allowing Americans who like their doctor and like their healthcare plan to keep their plan. What do these statements have in common? Well, they were […]

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The Scientist, The Super Gun & MOSSAD | Espionage Stories Ep#15

The Scientist, The Super Gun & MOSSAD | Espionage Stories Ep#15

Hello All, Jai Maa Bharti. A huge gun which could fire shells of size of an SUV car 1000 km away which could send satellites into the space. If Iraq got hold of such a gun in 1990s, this would have been Israel’s worst nightmare. How Mossad prevented this nightmare from being a reality, we […]

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