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Lecture 4: From Orson Welles To The Dead
Posted in M.I.T.
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
Posted in M.I.T.
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
Posted in M.I.T.
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
Posted in M.I.T.
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.
Lecture 10: Path Integral Formulation
Posted in Stanford University
In this lecture, Professor Susskind retouches on particle actions through the lagrangian, quantum field theory and path integral formulation.
Lecture 9: Equations of Quantum Field Theory
Posted in Stanford University
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.

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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.)
Hits: 6097
Category: M.I.T.
2. Lecture 3: Einstein's Field Equations
2. 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.)
Hits: 5970
Category: M.I.T.
3. Lecture 5: Evolution
3. Lecture 5: Evolution

(Professor Lynn Rothschild discusses evolution in the context of space and time, focusing on the emergence of life in the context of planetary formation on Earth and possibly elsewhere, and the evolution of intelligence in here and beyond.)
Hits: 5964
Category: Stanford University
4. Lecture 01: Organization of the Body
4. Lecture 01: Organization of the Body

(Professor Diamond begins this biology lecture with a piece on the human brain (using a preserved specimen), then launches into a discussion into the basics of the muscular system. Includes - functional types, muscle origins and insertions.)
Hits: 5953
Category: Berkeley
5. Lecture 1: Introduction To Philosophy of Film
5. 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.)
Hits: 5909
Category: M.I.T.
6. Lecture 1: Introduction to Black Holes and Astrophysics
6. 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: 5842
Category: M.I.T.
7. Lecture 2: Realism & Formalism
7. 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.)
Hits: 5836
Category: M.I.T.
8. Lecture 30: The Human Eye
8. Lecture 30: The Human Eye

(This segment begins with the histology of the cerebral cortex before moving onto the eye. This class shows the development of the eye, the structure of the retina, and an overview of accessory systems.)
Hits: 5714
Category: Berkeley
9. Lecture 1: Introduction To Particle Physics
9. Lecture 1: Introduction To Particle Physics

(Leonard Susskind gives the introductory lecture of a course that will explore the newest revolutions in particle physics. This class explores the properties of light, particles and the quantum field theory.)
Hits: 5540
Category: Stanford University
10. Lecture 5: The Universe and Three Examples
10. 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.)
Hits: 5480
Category: M.I.T.

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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: 2.87
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: 2.85
Category: Stanford University
3. Lecture 9: The Search for Life on Mars
3. Lecture 9: The Search for Life on Mars

(Dr. Janice Bishop (of the Carl Sagan Center at the SETI Institute and the NASA Ames Research Center) discusses the mineralogy and geology of Mars and the active search for life on the red planet.)
Rating: 2.85
Category: Stanford University
4. Lecture 03: Skeletal System II
4. Lecture 03: Skeletal System II

(This Berkeley lecture starts with an overview of cells involved in the skeletal system, from the overall structure of various cells to their shape, function, and identification. Then goes into the structure of the skull.)
Rating: 2.84
Category: Berkeley
5. Lecture 24: Development Of The Nervous System
5. 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: 2.84
Category: Berkeley
6. Lecture 13: Advanced Life Support Systems
6. Lecture 13: Advanced Life Support Systems

(John Hogan, Bioengineering Branch NASA Ames Research Center, discusses modern research into life support systems and technologies that could be used to create a regenerative and sustainable environment in space.)
Rating: 2.84
Category: Stanford University
7. Lecture 2: Quantum Field Theory
7. Lecture 2: Quantum Field Theory

(In this lecture Susskind discusses the quantum field theory (QFT), a theoretical framework for constructing quantum mechanical models of systems classically parametrized (represented) by an infinite number of fields.)
Rating: 2.84
Category: Stanford University
8. Lecture 2: Realism & Formalism
8. 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.)
Rating: 2.84
Category: M.I.T.
9. Lecture 11: Life Beyond Its Planet of Origin
9. Lecture 11: Life Beyond Its Planet of Origin

(Rocco Mancinelli, Bay Area Environmental Research Institute, discusses how recent research has is expanding our understanding of how organisms can survive and evolve outside of planet Earth.)
Rating: 2.84
Category: Stanford University
10. Lecture 12: Biologically Reversible Exploration
10. 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: 2.84
Category: Stanford University