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Climate Change in a Changing World: Meeting the Needs of Humanity and the Planet

Climate Change in a Changing World:...

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added almost 3 years ago | 00:59:57 | 7901 views

04/22/2009 7:00 PM Simmons HallSteven Hamburg, Chief Scientist, Environmental Defense FundDescription: The "dominant story of the next century" will be one of either gloom or redemption, says Steven Hamburg, depending on how humanity cho...

Fluorescent and Neon Tubes in an Electric Field

Fluorescent and Neon Tubes in an El...

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

Added over 4 years ago | 00:02:02 | 33425 views

A fluorescent tube swings at the end of a long plexiglass rod. It is made to rotate and then brought near the Van de Graaff generator. The tube lights up when there is a potential difference between its ends. This happens when it is poi...

Two Dimensional Collisions

Two Dimensional Collisions

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

Added over 5 years ago | 00:01:19 | 44506 views

Two pucks of the same mass are slid at each other on an air table, and their resulting collisions demonstrate conservation of momentum. Notice on the first collision, for example, that when a moving puck hits a stationary puck dead-on, ...