Browsing Natural & Life Sciences by Title

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  • Radiation Heat Transfer 

    Srinivasan, J. (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL), 2013-08)
    Modules / Lectures : Properties of Surfaces: Introduction ; Blackbody radiation; Properties of real surfaces; Spectral and directional variations; Radiation exchange between surfaces: ...

  • Radio Astronomy 

    Garrett, M. A. (2014-04)
    History of Radio Astronomy; Radio Telescopes; Radio Telescopes front & back-end systems; Basics of radio interferometry and Aperture Synthesis; Radio emission processes and the CMB; advanced radio interferometry; Radio ...

  • Random Matrix Theory and Applications 

    Shukla, P. (Pragya) (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL), 2014-12)
    This seven module course covers topics including, general considerations, maximum entropy approach of complex systems, random matrix ensembles: general introduction, correlations and fluctuation measures, system dependent ...

  • Rate processes 

    Halder, M. (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL), 2014-02)
    Modules / Lectures : Rate Processes ; Reaction Rates and Rate Laws ; Effect of Temperature on Reaction Rate ; Complex Reaction ; Theories of Reaction Rate ; Kinetics of Some Specific Reactions ; Enzyme ...

  • Reading Scientific Images: The iconography of evolution 

    Mason, R. (Richard); Morphet, T. (Tony); Prosalendis, S. (Sandra) (HSRC Press, 2006)
    Visual literacy is the ability to read and understand images. While we are taught to read and write words at school, no focused attention is given to teaching the skills to read images other than as ‘art’ or attractive ...

  • Reagents and Organic reactions 

    Punniyamurthy, T. (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL), 2014-02)
    Modules / Lectures : Oxidation reactions ; Reduction reactions ; Organometallic reagents ; Reactions with miscellaneous reagents ; Solutions ;

  • Red Blood Cells 

    Meal, A. (Andy) (University of Nottingham, 2011)
    This learning object describes the structure and function and production of red blood cells. It is used as part of the level 1 Biological Sciences module delivered by the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Physiotherapy at ...

  • The Red Planet 

    Crawford, C. (Carolin) (Gresham College, 2014-03)
    Many robotic spacecraft have been sent to explore the cold, dry and dusty surface of Mars. They reveal a world not so dissimilar to Earth, shaped by meteor impacts, volcanic activity, weather and flash flooding. In addition, ...

  • Redox equilibria in natural waters 

    Lower, S. (Stephen) (2014-04)
    Electron transfer and oxidation state; The Nernst equation and EH; E as a determinant of system composition; Electron activity and pE; pE in water and natOxidizing-reducing capacity; pE - pH diagrams; Redox reactions in ...

  • Relativistic Quantum Mechanics 

    Patel, A. D. (Apoorva D.) (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL), 2014-02)
    Modules / Lectures : Klein-Gordon and Dirac Equations ; Lorentz and Poincare Groups ;

  • The Relativistic Universe 

    Not available (The Open University (OUUK), 2014-06)
    Thanks to cutting edge technology, scientists can peer deeper into space than ever before. The audio tracks in this album feature Dr Robert Lambourne and Dr Stephen Serjeant of The Open University's Department of Physics ...

  • The restless universe 

    Unknown author (The Open University (OUUK), 2011)
    The restless Universe introduces you to major achievements and figures in the history of physics, from Copernicus to Einstein and beyond. The route from classical to quantum physics will be laid out for you without recourse ...

  • Rio+20 - United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development 

    Not available (The Open University (OUUK), 2014-06)
    Is it possible to eradicate poverty? What steps should be taken to ensure an environmentally sustainable future for our planet? Rio+20 is a United Nations conference that draws in participation from all over the world.

  • Scattering and tunnelling 

    Unknown author (The Open University (OUUK), 2011)
    Scattering is fundamental to almost everything we know about the world, such as why the sky is blue. Tunnelling is entirely quantum-mechanical and gives rise to such phenomena as nuclear fusion in stars. Examples and ...

  • Science and Wild Fashion - Animal Identification by Appearance 

    Neary, T. (Tim); Bussiere, E. (Elsa) (University of Cape Town, 2014-03)
    Elsa Bussiere discusses tracking animal population density, movement and habitation patterns via the use of non-invasive techniques such as camera traps and the statistical models that have been developed to analyse the ...

  • The science behind wheeled sports 

    Unknown author (The Open University (OUUK), 2013-07)
    This unit focuses on cycling and wheelchair racing: what we might collectively call 'wheeled sports'. The Scientific concepts such as force, acceleration and speed are also useful for understanding these sports. However, ...

  • The science of evolution 

    Unknown author (The Open University (OUUK), 2011)
    This unit debates the issues surrounding the science of evolution and religion.

  • Science promotion 

    Unknown author (The Open University (OUUK), 2011)
    This unit will look at how public engagement in science and technology might be achieved through science promotion. Science promotion and public involvement in policy making can require both formal and informal objectives: ...

  • Scorpions and Spiders 

    Neary, T. (Tim); Engelbrecht, I. (Ian) (University of Cape Town, 2014-03)
    Ian Engelbrecht discusses scorpions in Southern Africa. Southern Africa has the most diverse population of scorpions in the world, with 150 described species, with an estimated 400 species within the region, ranging from ...

  • Sea water, maritime transportation and environment 

    Canle, M. (Moisés); Santaballa, J. A. (J. Arturo) (Jorum, 2013-08)
    These files outline a general introduction to a joint view of maritime transportation of chemicals, chemistry and the environment. They include study material and self evaluation tests, which could be covered in 5 hours. ...