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Celebrating Science and Engineering Breakthroughs III

Celebrating Science and Engineering...

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added over 2 years ago | 01:36:00 | 6849 views

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...

Newton and the Counterfeiter: The Unknown Detective Career of the World's Greatest Scientist

Newton and the Counterfeiter: The U...

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added over 2 years ago | 01:03:00 | 4651 views

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...

The Evolution of Trichromatic Color Vision

The Evolution of Trichromatic Color...

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added over 2 years ago | 01:07:00 | 3773 views

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 ...

MIT Alumni Leadership Conference 2010 – Alumni Association and Campaign Updates

MIT Alumni Leadership Conference 20...

MIT Alumni Association

Added over 3 years ago | 01:07:00 | 16608 views

Updates from the Alumni Association and Resource Development leadership.

MIT Alumni Leadership Conference 2010 – Alumni Association and Campaign Updates

MIT Alumni Leadership Conference 20...

MIT Alumni Association

Added over 3 years ago | 01:07:00 | 16380 views

Updates from the Alumni Association and Resource Development leadership.

Moving Sand Cart Over a Rotating Surface

Moving Sand Cart Over a Rotating Su...

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

Added almost 5 years ago | 00:01:13 | 32905 views

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.

Alumni Association and Campaign for Students Update

Alumni Association and Campaign for...

MIT Alumni Association

Added over 5 years ago | 00:49:06 | 25679 views

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...

Cavendish Experiment

Cavendish Experiment

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Added almost 6 years ago | 00:00:22 | 20988 views

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 ...

Fire Extinguisher on a Tricycle

Fire Extinguisher on a Tricycle

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

Added almost 6 years ago | 00:00:53 | 36365 views

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...

Strobe of a Falling Ball

Strobe of a Falling Ball

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

Added almost 6 years ago | 00:00:41 | 37493 views

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. ...

Monkey and a Gun

Monkey and a Gun

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

Added almost 6 years ago | 00:01:16 | 57454 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...