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Below is a list of the latest lectures, but to find whole courses please select a school from the menu on the right.
Lecture 21: Respiratory System II
Posted in Berkeley
After the previous review lecture, Professor Diamond returns to the Human respiratory system. She provides an extensive look into the structure and function of the conducting passages, including the throat and bronchial tubes.
Lecture 20: Review
Posted in Berkeley
The last 19 lectures have covered a lot of ground. This review class skims over the topics addressed up until this point and includes a series of images to help illustrate the data at hand.
Lecture 19: Respiratory System I
Posted in Berkeley
In this lecture Professor Diamond wraps up her coverage of the lymphatic system and moves onto the respiratory system. She begins with an overview of otolaryngology (the ear, nose, throat) and discusses the vocal chords and their changes during puberty.
Lecture 18: Lymphatic System
Posted in Berkeley
Professor Diamond discusses the lymphatic system, reviewing its constituents, including the location, composition and function of: lymphatic tissue (spleen, lymph nodes, thymus, and tonsils), lymphatic vessels, and lymph.
Lecture 17: Blood Vascular System II
Posted in Berkeley
This class begins with the vertebral arteries before moving on to the flow of blood in the thoracic diaphragm and the organs of the digestive system. Also discussed is the blood-brain barrier.
Lecture 16: Blood Vascular System I
Posted in Berkeley
This Berkeley lecture begins by discussing angiology, the diseases of the circulatory and lymphatic systems. In this class you will learn about topics like atherosclerosis, and the diagnostic and remedial methods for these ailments.

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1. Lecture 1: Introduction To Philosophy of Film
1. 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.
2. Lecture 6: Cosmic Structure Formation, From Inflation to Galaxies
2. 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: 8487
Category: M.I.T.
3. Lecture 2: Realism & Formalism
3. 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: 8450
Category: M.I.T.
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: 8441
Category: Berkeley
5. Lecture 5: Evolution
5. 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: 8219
Category: Stanford University
6. Lecture 3: Einstein's Field Equations
6. 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: 8210
Category: M.I.T.
7. Lecture 1: Introduction to Black Holes and Astrophysics
7. 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: 8203
Category: M.I.T.
8. Lecture 5: The Universe and Three Examples
8. 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: 7870
Category: M.I.T.
9. Lecture 30: The Human Eye
9. 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: 7843
Category: Berkeley
10. Lecture 1: Introduction To Particle Physics
10. 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: 7807
Category: Stanford University

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1. Lecture 10: Muscular System II
1. 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: 2.85
Category: Berkeley
2. Lecture 4: What is Life?
2. Lecture 4: What is Life?

(Lynn Rothschild, Research Scientist at NASA's Astrobiology Institute Ames Research Center, discusses the need for an operational definition of what it means to be alive and attempts to hammer out a definition of her own.)
Rating: 2.82
Category: Stanford University
3. Lecture 6: Diary Equation & Higgs Particles
3. 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: 2.81
Category: Stanford University
4. Lecture 9: Equations of Quantum Field Theory
4. 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: 2.81
Category: Stanford University
5. Lecture 33: Digestive System II
5. Lecture 33: Digestive System II

(This lecture briefly continues the discussion of the stomach before continuing along to the small and large intestinal tracts. It discusses the structure and functions of various intestinal components.)
Rating: 2.81
Category: Berkeley
6. Lecture 10: Darwin's Birthday
6. Lecture 10: Darwin's Birthday

(Professor Lynn Rothschild and Stephen Palumbi, Director of the Hopkins Marine Station, discuss Charles Darwin's career, from his childhood to the end of his life. Naturally, the theory of evolution is also addressed.)
Rating: 2.8
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: 2.8
Category: Stanford University
8. Lecture 03: Skeletal System II
8. 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: 2.8
Category: Berkeley
9. Lecture 9: The Search for Life on Mars
9. 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: 2.8
Category: Stanford University
10. Lecture 11: Life Beyond Its Planet of Origin
10. 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: 2.8
Category: Stanford University