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ICPSR Keynote Data Story: Improving Equality of Opportunity in America: New Insights from Big Data ICPSR Keynote Data Story: Improving Equality of Opportunity in America: New Insights from Big Data

[Raj Chetty] Perfect. All right, well thank you so much. Can you all hear me, is that fine? So thanks so much for having me, it’s a pleasure to be here to speak with all of you today. I’m going to talk about how we can use modern data sets to tackle, I think, some…

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Soviet Venus space probe “Venera-4” 1967 documentary (English subtitles) Soviet Venus space probe “Venera-4” 1967 documentary (English subtitles)

Venus is the closest planet to us. But a dense cloud veil covers completely the planet’s surface. Therefore, even today, scientists armed with perfect telescopes can not see through the thick Venus’ atmosphere. Information that mankind has accumulated as a result of observations turned out to be contradictory and mysterious. “Venera-4”, automatic interplanetary station. ……

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The Soviet Superplane That Rattled America The Soviet Superplane That Rattled America

his episode of Real Engineering is brought to you by Brilliant, a problem solving website that teaches you to think like an engineer. At the height of the Cold War, with nuclear anxiety at a fever pitch, the United States launched their first spy satellites, the Corona. Tasked with photographing deep inside the Soviet Union.…

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NASA’s Million Dollar Space Pen vs The Soviet Pencils NASA’s Million Dollar Space Pen vs The Soviet Pencils

The story of NASA’s million-dollar space pen and the Soviet pencil has become one of the more enduring tales from the space race and still floats around the internet today and goes a bit like this. During the 1960’s as NASA was sending the first men into space and they realize that pens don’t work…

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🚀 The Last Soviet Citizen Was In Space 🚀 The Last Soviet Citizen Was In Space

The Last Soviet Citizen Was In Space Hi everyone, what’s up ? I’m JH aka DOZgeek, back with Section 51. In this new episode it’s time to discover the incredible story of the last soviet citizen. здравствуйте ! привет ! The last soviet citizen was Cosmonaut Sergei Krikalev and he witnessed his country’s collapse from space…

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The WW2 Towers That Defeated the Soviets The WW2 Towers That Defeated the Soviets

This episode of Real Engineering is brought to you by Skillshare, home to over 20,000 classes that could teach you a new life skill. As WW2 drew to a close and the race to Berlin reached it’s finale, two Soviet armies converged on the Third Reich capital. Marshal Georgy Zhukov from the North, and Marshal…

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How to use personal, inner development to build strong democracies | Tomas Björkman | TEDxBerlin How to use personal, inner development to build strong democracies | Tomas Björkman | TEDxBerlin

Translator: Chryssa R. Takahashi Reviewer: Peter van de Ven Thank you. Thank you very much. It’s been a super exciting day today, and we have heard from many of the speakers today that we really live in turbulent times. We live in times of transition and transformation. The challenges that we are facing today, of…

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Inside a Soviet Ghost town: Skrunda-1 Inside a Soviet Ghost town: Skrunda-1

During the Russian times there was everything. The troops lived here. They were independent from the surroundings. There was a huge radio locator. When we got our independence, the locator was destroyed.” “You see these buildings, they are almost the same as our villages. This is a very good opportunity to train as you fight.”

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Space capitalism: Is asteroid mining and space colonization legal? | Peter Ward Space capitalism: Is asteroid mining and space colonization legal? | Peter Ward

So the private space economy has emerged in the last several decades, I guess. But it’s really increased in speed over the past 10 years, I guess. SpaceX and Blue Origin are the ones that are really making this go faster. You know, Musk’s SpaceX is obviously launching rockets at cheaper prices than ever before,…

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