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Lecture 6: Cosmic Structure Formation, From Inflation to Galaxies
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This lecture provides an indepth examination of the formation of the universe. It is quite extensive in its coverage of the expansion of the cosmos and the illusive dark matter and dark energy.
Lecture 5: The Universe and Three Examples
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Alan Guth discusses the overall history and structure of the Universe, covering topics from big bang scenarios to the background radiation of the cosmos.
Lecture 4: X-Ray Binaries and the Search for Black Holes
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In this MIT lecture, Jeffrey McClintock unveils stellar mass black holes. He extensively covers phenomenon such as schwarzschind black holes, the pulsing revolutions of X-ray binaries, and the general importance of black holes to physics.
Lecture 3: Einstein's Field Equations
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In this lecture Edmund Bertschinger tackles Einstein's Field Equations, revealing the history of our understanding of curved spacetime and the mathematical and physical implications of this discovery.
Lecture 2: The Universe - Questions You Were Afraid to Ask
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This free lecture takes on a frequently-asked-questions type approach to introduce concepts as varied as the proliferation of black holes in the cosmos to the whereabouts of the center of the universe.
Lecture 1: 	Introduction to Black Holes and Astrophysics
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This introductory lecture provides an overview of the course and introduces students to the general principals behind the structure of the universe and spacetime.
Lecture 4: From Orson Welles To The Dead
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This, final, lecture of the Philosophy of Film class overviews the works of Orson Welles, particularly The Magnificent Ambersons. It also looks at the 1980s flick The Dead.
Lecture 3: Beauty & The Beast To William James
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This third lecture of Philosophy of Film breaks down the many layers (production and story wise) of Beauty and the Beast and Citizen Kane. It also discusses William James, a distinguished psychologist and philosopher.
Lecture 2: Realism & Formalism
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This lecture shows the importance and relevance of studying film. It presents mathematics as a form of abstract art, breaks down the style and method of realism and formalism, outlines the differences and similarities between film and photography.
Lecture 1: Introduction To Philosophy of Film
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In this first session Prof. Irving Singer goes over the syllabus and course requirements, before skimming over the basics of philosophy and film, Jean Cocteau, film as a cultural communication device, and recommended readings.

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1. Lecture 6: Cosmic Structure Formation, From Inflation to Galaxies
1. Lecture 6: Cosmic Structure Formation, From Inflation to Galaxies

(This lecture provides an indepth examination of the formation of the universe. It is quite extensive in its coverage of the expansion of the cosmos and the illusive dark matter and dark energy.)
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Category: M.I.T.
2. Lecture 1: Introduction To Philosophy of Film
2. Lecture 1: Introduction To Philosophy of Film

(In this first session Prof. Irving Singer goes over the syllabus and course requirements, before skimming over the basics of philosophy and film, Jean Cocteau, film as a cultural communication device, and recommended readings.)
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Category: M.I.T.
3. Lecture 3: Einstein's Field Equations
3. Lecture 3: Einstein's Field Equations

(In this lecture Edmund Bertschinger tackles Einstein's Field Equations, revealing the history of our understanding of curved spacetime and the mathematical and physical implications of this discovery.)
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Category: M.I.T.
4. Lecture 2: Realism & Formalism
4. Lecture 2: Realism & Formalism

(This lecture shows the importance and relevance of studying film. It presents mathematics as a form of abstract art, breaks down the style and method of realism and formalism, outlines the differences and similarities between film and photography.)
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5. Lecture 1: Introduction to Black Holes and Astrophysics
5. Lecture 1: Introduction to Black Holes and Astrophysics

(This introductory lecture provides an overview of the course and introduces students to the general principals behind the structure of the universe and spacetime.)
Hits: 6032
Category: M.I.T.
6. Lecture 5: The Universe and Three Examples
6. Lecture 5: The Universe and Three Examples

(Alan Guth discusses the overall history and structure of the Universe, covering topics from big bang scenarios to the background radiation of the cosmos.)
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7. Lecture 4: X-Ray Binaries and the Search for Black Holes
7. Lecture 4: X-Ray Binaries and the Search for Black Holes

(In this MIT lecture, Jeffrey McClintock unveils stellar mass black holes. He extensively covers phenomenon such as schwarzschind black holes, the pulsing revolutions of X-ray binaries, and the general importance of black holes to physics.)
Hits: 5617
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8. Lecture 2: The Universe - Questions You Were Afraid to Ask
8. Lecture 2: The Universe - Questions You Were Afraid to Ask

(This free lecture takes on a frequently-asked-questions type approach to introduce concepts as varied as the proliferation of black holes in the cosmos to the whereabouts of the center of the universe.)
Hits: 5507
Category: M.I.T.
9. Lecture 4: From Orson Welles To The Dead
9. Lecture 4: From Orson Welles To The Dead

(This, final, lecture of the Philosophy of Film class overviews the works of Orson Welles, particularly The Magnificent Ambersons. It also looks at the 1980s flick The Dead.)
Hits: 3641
Category: M.I.T.
10. Lecture 3: Beauty & The Beast To William James
10. Lecture 3: Beauty & The Beast To William James

(This third lecture of Philosophy of Film breaks down the many layers (production and story wise) of Beauty and the Beast and Citizen Kane. It also discusses William James, a distinguished psychologist and philosopher.)
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1. Lecture 6: Diary Equation & Higgs Particles
1. Lecture 6: Diary Equation & Higgs Particles

(Leonard Susskind continues elaborating the subject of quantum field theory, including, the diary equation and the hypothetical Higgs Bosons - the particle responsible for mass.)
Rating: 2.85
Category: Stanford University
2. Lecture 9: Equations of Quantum Field Theory
2. Lecture 9: Equations of Quantum Field Theory

(In this lecture Leonard Susskind tackles the motion of fields containing particles and quantum field theory. He also shows how basic processes are coded by a Lagrangian.)
Rating: 2.83
Category: Stanford University
3. Lecture 02: Skeletal System I
3. Lecture 02: Skeletal System I

(This lecture provides an overview of the Human skeletal system, addressing such things as connective tissues, identifying regions of the body, histology, and how to spot the characteristics of bones.)
Rating: 2.82
Category: Berkeley
4. Lecture 4: From Orson Welles To The Dead
4. Lecture 4: From Orson Welles To The Dead

(This, final, lecture of the Philosophy of Film class overviews the works of Orson Welles, particularly The Magnificent Ambersons. It also looks at the 1980s flick The Dead.)
Rating: 2.82
Category: M.I.T.
5. Lecture 12: Biologically Reversible Exploration
5. Lecture 12: Biologically Reversible Exploration

(Chris McKay, Planetary Scientist with the Space Science Division of NASA Ames Research Center, discusses a novel idea - based on the human valuation of life, the mission of astrobiology should be to spread the beauty and diversity of life into the stars.)
Rating: 2.82
Category: Stanford University
6. Lecture 7: Angular Momentum
6. Lecture 7: Angular Momentum

(Wrapping up the coverage of the quantum field theory, Professor Leonard Susskind discusses the theory behind angular momentum and the relevant mathematics. )
Rating: 2.82
Category: Stanford University
7. Lecture 15: Cardiology
7. Lecture 15: Cardiology

(This lecture continues the discussion of the heart, beginning with the ventricles before moving onto the structure of valves, the cardiac cycle, and wraps up drawing the connection between the heart and the Autonomic nervous system.)
Rating: 2.82
Category: Berkeley
8. Lecture 24: Development Of The Nervous System
8. Lecture 24: Development Of The Nervous System

(This lecture goes over the classification of neurons and the terminology of neuron clusters before shifting into the development of the nervous system. It then discusses the development and divisions of neural tubes. )
Rating: 2.82
Category: Berkeley
9. Lecture 4: Quantum Fields & Particle Processes
9. Lecture 4: Quantum Fields & Particle Processes

(This Stanford University lecture shows how quantum fields can be used to begin to describe various particle processes.)
Rating: 2.82
Category: Stanford University
10. Lecture 10: Muscular System II
10. Lecture 10: Muscular System II

(Professor Diamond begins this lesson with the muscular structure of the abdomen, including the rectus abdominis and external oblique muscle. She ends the lecture with the muscles of the hip, including the gluteal muscle.)
Rating: 2.82
Category: Berkeley