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Exploding Wire

Exploding Wire

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

Added over 1 year ago | 00:01:14 | 3169 views

A 100uF capacitor is charged to 3kV (450 joules) and then discharged through a thin iron wire, causing it to explode.

Ann Graybiel - Science

Ann Graybiel - Science

McGovern Institute for Brain Research

Added over 1 year ago | 00:05:34 | 912 views

MIT study sheds light on what causes compulsive behavior, could improve OCD treatments.

A Heat Gun

A Heat Gun

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

Added over 1 year ago | 00:01:17 | 2724 views

A small amount of water is placed inside an airtight copper tube, with the end sealed by a rubber stopper. The tube is heated using a blowtorch, causing the water inside to boil. As the water changes from a liquid to a gas the pressure i...

Making Mercurial Magma - Cooking up rocks in MIT's Experimental Petrology Lab

Making Mercurial Magma - Cooking up...

EAPS

Added over 1 year ago | 00:03:19 | 2048 views

Tim Grove's research focus is on the processes that have led to the chemical differentiation of the crust and mantle of the Earth and on the processes of formation and evolution of the interiors of other planets, including the moon, Mars...

Emile Bruneau: Tweaking the Empathy Gap

Emile Bruneau: Tweaking the Empathy...

McGovern Institute for Brain Research

Added over 1 year ago | 00:04:30 | 731 views

Emile Bruneau, a postdoctoral associate in Rebecca Saxe's lab at the McGovern Institute, is interested in the psychology of human conflict. He is working with Saxe to figure out why empathy — the ability to feel compassion for another pe...

2013 Lewis Lecture

2013 Lewis Lecture

Chemical Engineering

Added over 1 year ago | 01:03:31 | 773 views

Recorded 4-5-13

2013 Arthur Miller Lecture on Science and Ethics: Martha Farah

2013 Arthur Miller Lecture on Scien...

Program in Science, Technology, and Society

Added over 1 year ago | 01:33:00 | 2973 views

Recorded 4-2-13

Introduction to "Teaching the Second Law of Thermodynamics"

Introduction to "Teaching the Secon...

Robert Silbey videos

Added over 1 year ago | 00:01:31 | 345 views

Given by Bob Silbey, October 5, 2007 Video of the entire conference is available here: http://ttv.mit.edu/videos/16286-teaching-the-second-law

Introduction to "Foundations of the Second Law of Thermodynamics"

Introduction to "Foundations of the...

Robert Silbey videos

Added over 1 year ago | 00:02:23 | 263 views

Given by Bob Silbey, October 4, 2007 Video of the entire conference is available here: http://ttv.mit.edu/videos/16283-foundations-of-the-second-law

Introduction to "Fundamentals of Cancer Research"

Introduction to "Fundamentals of Ca...

Robert Silbey videos

Added over 1 year ago | 00:02:46 | 261 views

Given by Bob Silbey, June 7, 2006

Bob Silbey Interview

Bob Silbey Interview

Robert Silbey videos

Added over 1 year ago | 00:07:36 | 311 views

An interview with Bob Silbey about John Waugh, on the occasion of the awarding of the Welch Foundation Award to Dr. Waugh for his ground-breaking work in nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy in 2011.  Video courtesy of the Welch ...

TalkBack 360: Science on Trial

TalkBack 360: Science on Trial

MIT Museum

Added over 1 year ago | 01:49:08 | 1179 views

Recorded 3-20-13