Future Affairs 2019 – Livestream

[Music]. Digital Revolution. What does it mean to be human? Possible futures. [Music]. "What are our visions of possible futures, chances and challenges? The state of democracy. Also able to predict our feelings and reactions." Resetting global power politics? Welcome to Future Affairs. [Applause]. >> Good morning, ladies and gentlemen, and, yes, indeed, welcome to Future Affairs, the first event hosted jointly by the Federal Foreign Office and re:publica on the opportunities and challenges of digital transformation and democracy. My name is Geraldine de Bastion, and I have the honour of being your stage host today. It's my particular honour […]

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Jonas Brothers – Burnin’ Up (Official Music Video)

– Dude, they're totally looking at me. – Joe, they're not looking at you. – [Joe] She looked over at me again. – No, she didn't, Joe. – She just waved at me. – No, she didn't. – [Nick] Does Joe look obvious staring? – Why do you think that, dude? – Hey, guys, got a new video treatment for you. – [Brother] Oh, awesome, finally. – [Man In Yellow] There you go. – Cool. ("Burnin' Up" by the Jonas Brothers) ♪ I'm hot ♪ ♪ You're cold ♪ ♪ You go around ♪ ♪ Like you know ♪ ♪ […]

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Is the Dinosaur-Apocalypse Story Wrong?

66 million years ago a six-mile-wide asteroid larger than Mount Everest is tall slammed our planet with the force of ten billion atomic bombs, unleashing giant fireballs, crushing tsunamis, continent-shaking earthquakes, and suffocating darkness. This was the cause of the Cretaceous Paleogene extinction event, which drove the dinosaurs extinct almost overnight, or so we thought. Prior to the ascent of the asteroid hypothesis, researchers have proposed other explanations for the dinosaurs' demise. Gluttony, protracted food poisoning, terminal chastity, acute stupidity, even death by boredom. Those fell by the wayside when in 1980 a Nobel prize-winning physicist found iridium, a hard […]

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Der Hohe Hagen – Deutschlands nördlichster Vulkan / Germany’s northernmost volcano (Vulkanwelten 17)

actually it is just a big hill with a lookout tower that offers high hagen no matter from which side you look at it does not approach a spectacular sight it is about 15 kilometers southwest the university town of göttingen you can see its 480 meter high summit both from the north over the place dransfeld as well as south over damage rising damage also belongs to the samtgemeinde dransfeld and from here you have a better view of the high one hagen is at the center of damage monument to the most famous citizen of the city the […]

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‘Sleeping’ Volcanoes are Reawakening Across the Earth, High Profile Eruptions on the Rise

Skywatch Media News for January the 8th 2020 since the onset of the 21st century scientists have been questioned as to whether volcanic activity is on the rise around the world in lieu of the number of reports in recent years and their response has always been fairly predictable according to their yearly ground and satellite data for the years 1978 through the year 2016 there hasn't been an actual increase in the number of eruptions only in the number of eruptions that are being reported basically what they are saying is that there is just an increase in the […]

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Can a Volcano Destroy the World?

This video is provided by RealLifeLore The Great Courses Plus is curated We also know that volcanoes can cause great destruction wherever they arise It may wipe entire cities As happened in the city of Bombay in the Roman Empire Or destroy entire areas Like the eruption of Mount St. Helen in the United States But is it possible Volcanoes can erupt strongly enough Sometime in the future Can it destroy all human civilizations on Earth? Previously, volcanoes were about to do so First we must understand something called Volcanic eruptions index It is a measure that measures volcanic eruptions […]

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Lecture – 33 Geologic Hazards – Seismicity and Volcanism

hello everyone and welcome back today we are going to talk about geologic hazards connected with seismicity and volcanism we have been discussing about earthquakes and earthquake hazards for the last little bit we are just going to complete or formalize the notions that we have already developed in those lessons in this one and then move on with the discussion on geologic hazards related to volcanism okay before we do that though we are going to look back at the question set of the previous lesson and here are the questions the first one that I asked the first […]

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PubTalk 2/2018 — USGS Cascades Volcano Observatory

[Silence] [Silence] [inaudible background conversations] Okay. Hello, everyone, and welcome to this evening’s public lecture, which will be given by Seth Moran of the USGS Cascades Volcano Observatory in Vancouver, Washington. Before I introduce Seth, though, I’d like to draw your attention to our next public lecture, which will be on March 22nd. It’s entitled Snow and Avalanche Science – Highlights of Applied Avalanche Research and Forecasting by Eric Pietzsch of the USGS. We are very lucky to have Seth Moran here today, who is currently serving as the scientist in charge of the USGS’ Cascades Volcano Observatory in Vancouver. […]

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