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03/29/2011 10:30 AM KresgeSallie Chisholm, Lee and Geraldine Martin Professor of Environmental Studies and Professor of Biology, MIT; Regina Barzilay, Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, MIT:; Anette Hos...
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10/06/2009 7:00 PM 6"120Thomas Levenson, Head of Writing and Humanistic StudiesDescription: Who knew that one of mankind's greatest scientists also worked as a gumshoe on London's mean streets, or that this same absent"minded professor h...
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04/27/2009 4:00 PM 46"3002Dr. Jeremy Nathans, '79, Johns Hopkins UniversityDescription: Sometime around 100 million years ago, when the continents of Africa and South America were still in touch, a female primate -- one of our ancestors ...
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A sand-carrying cart on a track leaves a trail of sand when it travels over a rotating table. This demonstrates the Coriolis Effect. For more, watch The Coriolis Effect.
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Opening remarks and alumni activities report by Toni Schuman '58, president, MIT Alumni Association; Alumni Fund update presented by Donald E. Shobrys '75, chair, Alumni Fund Board; Campaign for Students update presented by Jeffrey Newto...
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DYNAMICS - Gravitational Forces A Cavendish balance apparatus is used for the experimental verification of Newton's law of universal gravitation. This video shows a time lapse of the position of a laser beam which is reflected off of ...
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A CO2 fire extinguisher is mounted on the back of a tricycle. When the CO2 is released, the tricycle is propelled forward. Watch Professor Lewin perform this demonstration on the Martha Stewart Show: http://www.marthastewart.com/show/the...
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A ball is dropped in front of a meter stick and lit by a strobe light. A long exposure photograph captures the position of the ball at each evenly spaced flash of light. The acceleration of the ball can then be measured from the photo. ...
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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...
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