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21L.003 Reading Fiction: Imaginary Journeys (MIT) 21L.003 Reading Fiction: Imaginary Journeys (MIT)

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Great works of fiction often take us to far-off places; they sometimes conduct us on journeys toward a deeper understanding of what's right next door. We'll read, discuss, and interpret a range of short and short-ish works: The reading list will be chosen from among such texts as "Gilgamesh," Homer's Odyssey (excerpts), Bunyan's The Pilgrim's Progress (excerpts), Swift's Gulliver's Travels, Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, Conrad's Heart of Darkness, Saleh's Season of Migration to the North, Woolf's To the Lighthouse, John Cheever's "The Swimmer," Coetzee's The Life and Times of Michael K, Irving's "Rip Van Winkle," Toni Morrison's Jazz, H. G. Wells' The Time Machine, Twain's The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Beckett's How It Is, Calvino' Great works of fiction often take us to far-off places; they sometimes conduct us on journeys toward a deeper understanding of what's right next door. We'll read, discuss, and interpret a range of short and short-ish works: The reading list will be chosen from among such texts as "Gilgamesh," Homer's Odyssey (excerpts), Bunyan's The Pilgrim's Progress (excerpts), Swift's Gulliver's Travels, Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, Conrad's Heart of Darkness, Saleh's Season of Migration to the North, Woolf's To the Lighthouse, John Cheever's "The Swimmer," Coetzee's The Life and Times of Michael K, Irving's "Rip Van Winkle," Toni Morrison's Jazz, H. G. Wells' The Time Machine, Twain's The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Beckett's How It Is, Calvino'

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Fiction | Fiction | Writing | Writing | literature | literature | novel | novel | reading | reading | imaginary journeys | imaginary journeys | Homer | Homer | Odyssey | Odyssey | Chretien de Troyes | Chretien de Troyes | Arthur | Arthur | Knight of the Cart | Knight of the Cart | Cervantes | Cervantes | Don Quixote | Don Quixote | Jonathan Swift | Jonathan Swift | Gulliver's Travels | Gulliver's Travels | Mary Shelley | Mary Shelley | Virginia Woolf | Virginia Woolf | Jospeh Conrad | Jospeh Conrad | heart of darkness | heart of darkness | to the lighthouse | to the lighthouse | frankenstein | frankenstein | analytical writing | analytical writing | revision | revision | oral presentation | oral presentation

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Discharging chromite at the Corporation Quay, Sunderland Discharging chromite at the Corporation Quay, Sunderland

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portofsunderland | portofsunderland | sunderland | sunderland | riverwear | riverwear | corporationquay | corporationquay | industry | industry | ships | ships | vessels | vessels | quays | quays | shipping | shipping | wearside | wearside | workers | workers | dockers | dockers | discharging | discharging | northeastofengland | northeastofengland | unitedkingdom | unitedkingdom | eastafricanchromeore | eastafricanchromeore | oceanliner | oceanliner | july1949 | july1949 | portauthority | portauthority | riverwearcommissioners | riverwearcommissioners | management | management | harbour | harbour | river | river | port | port | pier | pier | dock | dock | quay | quay | dredging | dredging | coaltrade | coaltrade | shipbuildingheritage | shipbuildingheritage | maritimeheritage | maritimeheritage | industrialheritage | industrialheritage | archives | archives | abstract | abstract | alliedindustries | alliedindustries | marineengineering | marineengineering | shiprepairing | shiprepairing | chromeoredust | chromeoredust | dust | dust | container | container | worker | worker | cap | cap | chain | chain | bolt | bolt | panel | panel | timber | timber | pile | pile | handle | handle | metal | metal | shovel | shovel | rock | rock | stone | stone | crease | crease | fabric | fabric | shirt | shirt | trousers | trousers | wrinkle | wrinkle | fascinating | fascinating | unusual | unusual | interesting | interesting | compelling | compelling | lifting | lifting | bending | bending | standing | standing | working | working | attentive | attentive | opening | opening | darkness | darkness | light | light | mark | mark | grain | grain | blur | blur | blackandwhitephotograph | blackandwhitephotograph | digitalimage | digitalimage | chromite | chromite

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Street scene - Cedar Key Street scene - Cedar Key

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streets | streets | florida | florida | storefronts | storefronts | sidewalks | sidewalks | cedarkey | cedarkey

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HMS Broke in dry dock after the Battle of Jutland HMS Broke in dry dock after the Battle of Jutland

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roof | roof | sky | sky | people | people | blur | blur | industry | industry | wheel | wheel | metal | metal | wall | wall | buildings | buildings | wonderful | wonderful | children | children | belt | belt | interesting | interesting | wire | wire | workers | workers | support | support | industrial | industrial | ship | ship | dress | dress | darkness | darkness | panel | panel | post | post | unitedkingdom | unitedkingdom | britain | britain | timber | timber | mark | mark | coat | coat | debris | debris | grain | grain | platform | platform | vessel | vessel | battle | battle | rope | rope | destroyer | destroyer | deck | deck | fabric | fabric | maritime | maritime | isleofwight | isleofwight | porthole | porthole | gathering | gathering | damage | damage | unusual | unusual | ww1 | ww1 | damaged | damaged | striking | striking | naval | naval | adults | adults | greatwar | greatwar | drydock | drydock | tyneside | tyneside | firstworldwar | firstworldwar | wreckage | wreckage | warship | warship | fascinating | fascinating | digitalimage | digitalimage | collision | collision | wartime | wartime | eastcowes | eastcowes | rivertyne | rivertyne | royalnavy | royalnavy | industrialheritage | industrialheritage | northeastengland | northeastengland | blackandwhitephotograph | blackandwhitephotograph | shipbuildingheritage | shipbuildingheritage | maritimeheritage | maritimeheritage | battleofjutland | battleofjutland | june1916 | june1916 | jsamuelwhite | jsamuelwhite | shiprepairing | shiprepairing | 1june1916 | 1june1916 | hmsbroke | hmsbroke | thebattleofjutland | thebattleofjutland | hmssparrowhawk | hmssparrowhawk | royalnavalvessel | royalnavalvessel | faulknorclassdestroyer | faulknorclassdestroyer

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HMS Shark at sea HMS Shark at sea

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8.901 Astrophysics I (MIT) 8.901 Astrophysics I (MIT)

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This course provides a graduate-level introduction to stellar astrophysics. It covers a variety of topics, ranging from stellar structure and evolution to galactic dynamics and dark matter. This course provides a graduate-level introduction to stellar astrophysics. It covers a variety of topics, ranging from stellar structure and evolution to galactic dynamics and dark matter.

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Historical astronomy | Historical astronomy | astronomical instrumentation | astronomical instrumentation | Stars: spectra | Stars: spectra | classification | classification | stellar structure equations | stellar structure equations | stellar evolution | stellar evolution | stellar oscillations | stellar oscillations | degenerate and collapsed stars | degenerate and collapsed stars | radio pulsars | radio pulsars | interacting binary systems | interacting binary systems | accretion disks | accretion disks | x-ray sources | x-ray sources | gravitational lenses | gravitational lenses | dark matter | dark matter | interstellar medium: HII regions | interstellar medium: HII regions | supernova remnants | supernova remnants | molecular clouds | molecular clouds | dust | dust | radiative transfer | radiative transfer | Jeans' mass | Jeans' mass | star formation | star formation | high-energy astrophysics | high-energy astrophysics | Compton scattering | Compton scattering | bremsstrahlung | bremsstrahlung | synchrotron radiation | synchrotron radiation | cosmic rays | cosmic rays | Galactic stellar distributions | Galactic stellar distributions | Oort constants | Oort constants | Oort limit | Oort limit | globular clusters. | globular clusters. | globular clusters | globular clusters

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Mid point of tunnel with construction gang at work

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The Tyne Pedestrian and Cyclist Tunnels were opened to the people of Tyneside on 24th July 1951. These two purpose-built tunnels were designed to connect Howdon in North Tyneside with Jarrow in South Tyneside under the river Tyne. At a cost of £833,000, these 900 ft (274.5 m) long tunnels, which run parallel to each other, have been connecting the communities on the North and South banks of the river Tyne for the past 60 years. Ref: TWAS:DT.MHA-1-25 Courtesy Mott MacDonald To view the set: www.flickr.com/photos/twm_news/sets/72157627128959897/ (Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk. To purchase a hi-res copy please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk quoting the title and reference number.

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tyne | tunnels | river | workmen | museum | twam | archives | tyneside | jarrow | howdon | blackandwhitephotos | 1950s | construction | blackandwhitephotograph | digitalimage | industry | industrialheritage | constructionofthetynepedestrianandcyclisttunnels | midpoint | tunnel | dark | darkness | interesting | transportation | crossing | passage | northeastofengland | unitedkingdom | 24july1951 | twopurposebuilttunnels | northtyneside | southtyneside | rivertyne | longtunnels | parallel | communities | connecting | development | progress | progression | impressive | unusual | fascinating | sign | letters | blackoutline | debris | grain | mark | blackframe | stones | tools | workers | working | structure | support | frame | curve | opening | confinedspace

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Welcoming Basque children to Newcastle upon Tyne Welcoming Basque children to Newcastle upon Tyne

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The Shell Department at the Elswick Works The Shell Department at the Elswick Works

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light | light | woman | woman | shells | shells | men | men | industry | industry | wall | wall | shirt | shirt | standing | standing | scarf | scarf | bench | bench | table | table | shoe | shoe | glasses | glasses | interesting | interesting | workers | workers | industrial | industrial | factory | factory | shine | shine | hand | hand | darkness | darkness | floor | floor | unitedkingdom | unitedkingdom | britain | britain | timber | timber | lace | lace | mark | mark | interior | interior | military | military | board | board | debris | debris | leg | leg | grain | grain | working | working | shell | shell | tie | tie | tools | tools | apron | apron | company | company | jacket | jacket | cap | cap | workshop | workshop | archives | archives | ww2 | ww2 | zipper | zipper | products | products | unusual | unusual | striking | striking | bombs | bombs | crease | crease | weight | weight | attentive | attentive | newcastleupontyne | newcastleupontyne | fascinating | fascinating | digitalimage | digitalimage | factories | factories | wartime | wartime | secondworldwar | secondworldwar | rivertyne | rivertyne | manufacturing | manufacturing | industrialheritage | industrialheritage | armaments | armaments | blackandwhitephotograph | blackandwhitephotograph | northeastofengland | northeastofengland | womenworkers | womenworkers | lordarmstrong | lordarmstrong | vickersarmstrong | vickersarmstrong | elswickworks | elswickworks | williamgeorgearmstrong | williamgeorgearmstrong | workshopoftheworld | workshopoftheworld | scotswoodworks | scotswoodworks | vickersarmstrongcollection | vickersarmstrongcollection | 2december1942 | 2december1942 | theshelldepartment | theshelldepartment | trenchmortarbombs | trenchmortarbombs | gauging42inch | gauging42inch

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8.902 Astrophysics II (MIT) 8.902 Astrophysics II (MIT)

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This is the second course in a two-semester sequence on astrophysics. Topics include galactic dynamics, groups and clusters on galaxies, phenomenological cosmology, Newtonian cosmology, Roberston-Walker models, and galaxy formation. This is the second course in a two-semester sequence on astrophysics. Topics include galactic dynamics, groups and clusters on galaxies, phenomenological cosmology, Newtonian cosmology, Roberston-Walker models, and galaxy formation.

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Galactic dynamics | Galactic dynamics | potential theory | potential theory | orbits | orbits | collisionless Boltzmann equations | collisionless Boltzmann equations | Galaxy interactions | Galaxy interactions | Groups and clusters | Groups and clusters | dark matter | dark matter | Intergalactic medium | Intergalactic medium | x-ray clusters | x-ray clusters | Active galactic nuclei | Active galactic nuclei | unified models | unified models | black hole accretion | black hole accretion | radio and optical jets | radio and optical jets | Homogeneity and isotropy | Homogeneity and isotropy | redshift | redshift | galaxy distance ladder | galaxy distance ladder | Newtonian cosmology | Newtonian cosmology | Roberston-Walker models and cosmography | Roberston-Walker models and cosmography | Early universe | Early universe | primordial nucleosynthesis | primordial nucleosynthesis | recombination | recombination | Cosmic microwave background radiation | Cosmic microwave background radiation | Large-scale structure | Large-scale structure | galaxy formation | galaxy formation

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Dark Matter is Darker Than Once Thought Dark Matter is Darker Than Once Thought

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optical | optical | nasa | nasa | xray | xray | astronomy | astronomy | darkmatter | darkmatter | chandra | chandra | hubble | hubble | galaxycluster | galaxycluster | chandraxrayobservatory | chandraxrayobservatory | macsj071753745 | macsj071753745 | abell370 | abell370 | abell2744 | abell2744 | macsj015252852 | macsj015252852 | macsj041612403 | macsj041612403 | zwcl135862 | zwcl135862

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Dark Matter is Darker Than Once Thought Dark Matter is Darker Than Once Thought

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Dockers unloading sisal at the Corporation Quay, Sunderland Dockers unloading sisal at the Corporation Quay, Sunderland

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portofsunderland | portofsunderland | sunderland | sunderland | riverwear | riverwear | corporationquay | corporationquay | industry | industry | ships | ships | vessels | vessels | quays | quays | cranes | cranes | shipping | shipping | wearside | wearside | workers | workers | dockers | dockers | unloading | unloading | northeastofengland | northeastofengland | sisal | sisal | blackandwhitephotograph | blackandwhitephotograph | digitalimage | digitalimage | worker | worker | fabric | fabric | crease | crease | cap | cap | chain | chain | archives | archives | industrialheritage | industrialheritage | maritimeheritage | maritimeheritage | shipbuildingheritage | shipbuildingheritage | abstract | abstract | unloadingsisal | unloadingsisal | eastafrica | eastafrica | july1949 | july1949 | rope | rope | sunderlandarea | sunderlandarea | unitedkingdom | unitedkingdom | portauthority | portauthority | riverwearcommissioners | riverwearcommissioners | management | management | harbour | harbour | river | river | port | port | construction | construction | production | production | development | development | pier | pier | dock | dock | quay | quay | dredging | dredging | coaltrade | coaltrade | traditonalindustry | traditonalindustry | alliedindustries | alliedindustries | marineengineering | marineengineering | shiprepairing | shiprepairing | tyneandwear | tyneandwear | level | level | opening | opening | container | container | fascinating | fascinating | timber | timber | interesting | interesting | unusual | unusual | impressive | impressive | hook | hook | bolt | bolt | metal | metal | bar | bar | components | components | transportation | transportation | shirt | shirt | belt | belt | trousers | trousers | working | working | labour | labour | darkness | darkness | deck | deck | vessel | vessel

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The cargo ship 'Armanistan' at night The cargo ship 'Armanistan' at night

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light | light | sky | sky | industry | industry | night | night | stairs | stairs | interesting | interesting | construction | construction | industrial | industrial | ship | ship | darkness | darkness | crane | crane | mark | mark | label | label | debris | debris | grain | grain | platform | platform | rail | rail | ground | ground | vessel | vessel | cargo | cargo | structure | structure | number | number | company | company | deck | deck | nighttime | nighttime | bow | bow | porthole | porthole | letter | letter | unusual | unusual | hull | hull | launch | launch | shipyard | shipyard | southshields | southshields | development | development | partnership | partnership | fascinating | fascinating | digitalimage | digitalimage | 1865 | 1865 | berth | berth | artificiallight | artificiallight | shipbuilding | shipbuilding | launched | launched | cargoship | cargoship | blackandwhitephotograph | blackandwhitephotograph | lawe | lawe | northeastofengland | northeastofengland | maritimeheritage | maritimeheritage | sirjamesknott | sirjamesknott | november1948 | november1948 | johnreadhead | johnreadhead | stricklineltd | stricklineltd | strickline | strickline | princeline | princeline | britishshipbuilders | britishshipbuilders | hainsteamshipcompany | hainsteamshipcompany | armanistan | armanistan | johnreadheadsonsltd | johnreadheadsonsltd | johnreadheadsons | johnreadheadsons | highwestyard | highwestyard | johnreadheadsonssouthshields | johnreadheadsonssouthshields | jsoftley | jsoftley | swanhuntergroup | swanhuntergroup | 30november1948 | 30november1948 | johnreadheadco | johnreadheadco

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Work in progress on two Clark-Sulzer engines Work in progress on two Clark-Sulzer engines

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Supporting a Society for the Protection of Animals flag day Supporting a Society for the Protection of Animals flag day

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New tractor at the Elswick Works New tractor at the Elswick Works

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Harriet Davison, convicted of stealing money Harriet Davison, convicted of stealing money

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War Time Nurses entertain Wounded Soldiers

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This is a photograph of sisters and nurses dressed in costume for a Christmas performance at 3rd Northern General Hospital, Sheffield. The photograph was taken in December 1916 and offers a caring and humorous impression of the women working in the Hospital. Reference: DF.BGS-4-7-1 The photograph is part of a larger collection that shows a rare and intimate glimpse in to the Life of a Wounded Soldier recovering from the horrors of World War One. This particular set of photographs is taken from a collection held at Tyne & Wear Archives capturing the every day lives of the nurses and patients at the 3rd Northern General Hospital, Sheffield and Longshaw Lodge Convalescent Home for Wounded Soldiers, Grindleford, near Sheffield. The photographs were taken between August 1916 and June 1917. A blog about this fascinating collection can been viewed here on the Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums website. (Copyright) We're happy for you to share these digital images within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk

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Pretoria 61 FT Turret

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Reference: DS.GP.1919/2473 This photograph documents the Pretoria 61FT Turret built for the Pretoria Observatory by Grubb Parsons in Newcastle upon Tyne. This photograph is taken from the Grubb Parsons Ltd collection at Tyne & Wear Archives. The records of Grubb Parsons Ltd, Newcastle upon Tyne, England, consist of 65 linear metres (213 linear feet) of files, plans, photographs and glass plate negatives relating to this internationally renowned firm's manufacture of precision telescopic instruments. The original Business was founded in the early nineteenth century by Thomas Grubb, in 1925 the company was acquired by Sir Charles Parsons and continued to manufacture Telescopic and Astronomical instruments until 1985. This Glass Lantern Slide is taken from a large collection that documents the work of Grubb Parsons Ltd at their workshop in Walkergate, Newcastle upon Tyne. It was here that Grubb Parsons Ltd manufactured Telescopic and Astronomical equipment for companies and observatories world wide. Their equipment was designed and built for use and research across the Globe, to name only a few of these locations Grubb Parsons Ltd supplied to the UK, Switzerland, Denmark, Egypt, South Africa, Greece, Australia, Japan, India, Hawaii, Poland, Chile, Canada, France and Spain. (Copyright) We're happy for you to share these digital images within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk

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'Hudson Light' under construction at Readhead's shipyard 'Hudson Light' under construction at Readhead's shipyard

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Marjorie, Mrs Hewardine, Miss Ridley. TWCMS.1997.227

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Photograph, black and white, of three women standing oustide patio doors. reverse:- inscription:- handwritten, pencil (mauve):- Marjorie Mrs Hewardine Miss Ridley Regional Faces of the First World War. The photograph is from an album relating to the men, women and children from Tyne and Wear who lived, worked or fought during the First World War. Accompanying this photo is the biographical and supporting information that we have about them, but the full story is not always known. Our collections records are not very detailed in some cases. We need your help to fill in the blanks. Do you have any information to add to what is already here? A name? A location? What more can you find out and tell us about their life? If you have some extra information about this photograph, please add your comments, information and any links, images or text. Part of the ?Wor Life? project. To find out more please visit www.worlife.org.uk

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