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A bismuth-based superconducting disk sits on a copper base and is immersed in liquid nitrogen. Two small, very strong magnets are placed on top of the superconductor. The magnets levitate due to the expelled magnetic field from the supe...
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Two bar magnets of the same size are dropped through an aluminum tube and a glass tube. The magnet dropped in the glass tube falls at the normal rate of acceleration due to gravity, but the magnet falling through the metal tube is slow...
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A solid copper pendulum is mounted between the poles of an electromagnet (solenoid). The pendulum is set into motion, and then the magnets are turned on. The magnets induce eddy currents in the copper which oppose the motion of the pe...
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02/09/2011 7:30 AM Walker Morss HallKhalea Robinson, '11; Pierre Fuller, 'GDescription: In their brief remarks honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., two students strike the theme of collaboration. They touch on the importa...
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The MIT Public Service Center enables students to collaborate with communities anywhere in the world, and to work on issues that affect the planet. From coral reef regeneration to energy resources to medical technologies to new science ...
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12/01/2010 4:45 PM 10"250Kent Kresa, '59, '61 MS, '66 EAA, Chairman Emeritus, Northrop Grumman CorporationDescription: Returning to his freshman physics classroom after half a century, Kent Kresa still feels passionate about MIT: "It's ...
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10/14/2010 5:30 PM 46Alan Alda, Actor and WriterDescription: You wouldn't know that Alan Alda felt nervous in advance of addressing this audience of neuroscientists. In his trademark style, Alda chats up the crowd like an old friend, sh...
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03/03/2011 12:00 PM Wong AuditoriumUrsula M. Burns, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Xerox Corporation Description: Her "journey to the top" is one that "could only happen in the United States of America," says Ursula Burns, describ...
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This video describes the basic ways in which universities and organizations use DSpace open source software. DSpace was initially designed by MIT and HP in collaboration. The software is currently used by nearly 500 organizations around ...
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04/22/2010 5:00 PM Bartos theaterHenry Jenkins, Provost's Professor of Communication, Journalism, and Cinematic Arts at the University of Southern California; ; William Uricchio, Professor of Comparative Media Studies; Description: In...
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10/20/2010 5:00 PM 32"141Alison Byerly, Provost & Executive Vice President; Professor of English & American LiteraturesMiddlebury College; Steven Pinker, Johnstone Family Professor of Psychology; Harvard University; ; David Thorburn,...
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