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Indoor Autonomous Helicopter

Indoor Autonomous Helicopter

garrett hemann

Added over 4 years ago | 00:03:00 | 317946 views

This is the complete platform for indoor autonomous flight, developed under Nick Roy in the Robust Robotics Group at CSAIL.

Cloud Chamber

Cloud Chamber

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

Added almost 5 years ago | 00:02:36 | 81715 views

Subatomic particles such as cosmic ray muons, alpha particles, and high energy electrons are striking our bodies all the time. In the cloud chamber, these particles ionize air molecules, creating delicate cloud trails by condensing supe...

Doing Anthropology

Doing Anthropology

MIT Video Productions

Added 6 years ago | 00:08:14 | 80858 views

Thoughts on Fieldwork From Three Research Sites Cultural Anthropology is a social science that explores how people understand - and act in - the world. But what, exactly, is it that Cultural Anthropologists do? How do they approach their...

The Coriolis Effect

The Coriolis Effect

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

Added over 4 years ago | 00:03:00 | 74314 views

Two demonstrators sit at either end of a rotating platform and toss a ball back and forth. When viewed from the rest frame (when the camera is mounted to the ground), the ball follow a straight line but doesn't reach its target because ...

MIT/Harvard Gaza Symposium (panel 1)

MIT/Harvard Gaza Symposium (panel 1)

MIT Center for International Studies

Added almost 5 years ago | 02:03:00 | 65303 views

The second annual Gaza symposium, this year jointly organized by MIT and Harvard, will host a series of panels on the role of U.S. and international actors, as well as human rights and international humanitarian law in the wake of recent...

MIT Physics Demo -- Back "emf" in a Large Solenoid

MIT Physics Demo -- Back "emf" in a...

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

Added 6 years ago | 00:00:23 | 62316 views

A large solenoid is connected to DC power through a knife switch. When the switch is closed, the current builds up to approximately 30 amps. When the switch is opened, the solenoid attempts to keep the current flowing, creating a huge...

Faraday's Cage

Faraday's Cage

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

Added 5 years ago | 00:01:23 | 59407 views

In the electric field of a Van de Graaff generator, an unprotected Ben Franklin feels electrostatic forces. However, when a metal cage surrounds him, he is completely shielded against any electricity or electrostatic force. This is due...

Ripple Tank: Single and Double Slit Diffraction and Interference

Ripple Tank: Single and Double Slit...

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

Added almost 5 years ago | 00:03:05 | 56729 views

A ripple tank is placed above a mirror and a projection screen. A horizontal bar, whose frequency can be varied, taps the surface of the water and produces plane waves. The waves are incident on a barrier containing an adjustable openi...

Monkey and a Gun

Monkey and a Gun

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

Added over 5 years ago | 00:01:16 | 56458 views

A stuffed monkey is suspended from a rod at one end of a lecture hall by an electromagnet. A golf ball gun aimed directly at the monkey cuts power to the electromagnet when fired. Thus, the monkey begins falling at the same instant th...

MIT Museum: Ideas in the Making

MIT Museum: Ideas in the Making

MIT Museum

Added over 5 years ago | 00:08:32 | 55340 views

Visit the MIT Museum where historic robots, dazzling holograms and kinetic sculpture are showcased in an intimate museum setting. Meet the people behind the exhibits - curators and Museum Director John Durant. Learn about the new Innovat...

MIT/Harvard Gaza Symposium (panel 2)

MIT/Harvard Gaza Symposium (panel 2)

MIT Center for International Studies

Added almost 5 years ago | 02:16:00 | 55237 views

The second annual Gaza symposium, this year jointly organized by MIT and Harvard, will host a series of panels on the role of U.S. and international actors, as well as human rights and international humanitarian law in the wake of recent...

Breaking Glass with Sound

Breaking Glass with Sound

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

Added almost 5 years ago | 00:02:33 | 55026 views

Rubbing the rim of a wine glass with a wet finger will cause it to resonate at its resonant frequency. The glass is placed in front of a speaker playing a sine wave, created by the function generator, of this same frequency. When the a...

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