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Built to House an Inferno The NIST National Fire Research Laboratory
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(National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), 2021), 3 mins
The newly expanded National Fire Research Laboratory (NFRL) at NIST allows researchers to study how entire office buildings, hospitals and bridges react to fire under controlled laboratory conditions. This extraordinary nearly 2,000 square meters (21,400 square feet) research facility provides the means to greatly...
(National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), 2021), 3 mins
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Christmas Tree Fire: Watered Tree vs. Dry Tree
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(National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), 2021), 2 mins
According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), more than 200 home fires each year start with a Christmas tree. In this video, NIST fire researchers demonstrate what could happen if a fire starts in a watered Christmas tree vs. a dry Christmas tree.
(National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), 2021), 2 mins
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Firefighting Study: Impacts of Crew Sizes and Arrival Times
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(National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), 2021), 3 mins
A new report from NIST is the first to quantify the effects of crew sizes and arrival times on the fire service's lifesaving and firefighting operations for residential fires.
(National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), 2021), 3 mins
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In the Eye of the Fire: 360 degree video
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(National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), 2021), 2 mins
Putting a camera close to a fire wasn't good enough for NIST researchers, so they created a camera system that can take 360-degree video from WITHIN a fire.The New Jersey Forest Fire Service, in coordination with the U.S. Forest Service and the New Jersey Conservation Foundation, conducts prescribed forest managem...
(National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), 2021), 2 mins
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When Disaster Strikes, Will Your Community Be Prepared?
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(National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), 2021), 3 mins
If a disaster hits your community, will you be prepared? Are your leaders asking the right questions and taking the right steps to make sure your community could recover quickly and completely? Learn more about the flexible and adaptable resources from NIST's Community Resilience program that will help put your co...
(National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), 2021), 3 mins
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Why You Should Water Your Christmas Tree
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(National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), 2021), 2 mins
According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), more than 200 home fires each year start with a Christmas tree. See what can happen if fire starts in a tree that hasn’t been watered. For Christmas tree safety tips, visit the NFPA website at http://www.nfpa.org/Public-Education/By-topic/Seasona...
(National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), 2021), 2 mins
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CNN Specials, 2, Saved by the Future, Episode 2
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produced by Cable News Network (CNN), in CNN Specials, 2 (Atlanta, GA: CNN Newsource Sales, 2020), 23 mins
What will the cities of our future look like and how will our future generations interact with them? Experts in architecture, transport and technology paint a picture of modern urban life for decades to come.
produced by Cable News Network (CNN), in CNN Specials, 2 (Atlanta, GA: CNN Newsource Sales, 2020), 23 mins
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Discover How Ocean Waves Can Be Harnessed By Developing Technology To Generate Electricity
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(Chicago, IL: Encyclopedia Britannica, 2020), 2 mins
Title: Ocean Wave Energy. Video about using ocean waves to generate electricity. Energy transfer, wave energy, hydraulic pumps.
(Chicago, IL: Encyclopedia Britannica, 2020), 2 mins
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Making a Mountain
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directed by Kaspar Astrup Schröder, fl. 2003 and Rikke Selin Fokdal, fl. 2020; produced by Kaspar Astrup Schröder, fl. 2003 and Rikke Selin Fokdal, fl. 2020 (Film Platform, 2020), 51 mins
Star architect Bjarke Ingels and his team have spectacular plans for a new waste-to-energy plant in Copenhagen. A visionary project which combines waste management with a recreational urban space: CopenHill features a ski slope on top of the building. But it is going to be an uphill struggle… 
directed by Kaspar Astrup Schröder, fl. 2003 and Rikke Selin Fokdal, fl. 2020; produced by Kaspar Astrup Schröder, fl. 2003 and Rikke Selin Fokdal, fl. 2020 (Film Platform, 2020), 51 mins
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Marketplace Africa, How A Coordinated Financial Response Means A Healthy Africa; Chris Antonopoulos
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presented by Eleni Giokos, fl. 2005; produced by Adeline Chen, in Marketplace Africa (Atlanta, GA: Cable News Network (CNN), 2020), 12 mins
How sharing the wealth in moments of crisis can pay off for the continent; with vast natural resources, Africa's potential for being a leader in providing green energy.
presented by Eleni Giokos, fl. 2005; produced by Adeline Chen, in Marketplace Africa (Atlanta, GA: Cable News Network (CNN), 2020), 12 mins
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