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Susumu Tonegawa on Charles Correa and Building 46

Susumu Tonegawa on Charles Correa a...

Josh Kastorf

Added 13 days ago | 00:02:46 | 274 views

Nobel laureate and MIT BCS/Biology Professor Susumu Tonegawa discusses his friendship with renowned architect and fellow MIT Professor Charles Correa (1931-2015), lead designer of MIT's Brain and Cognitive Sciences Complex, building 46, ...

From Mind to Brain: The Story of Brain & Cognitive Sciences at MIT

From Mind to Brain: The Story of Br...

Josh Kastorf

Added 22 days ago | 00:32:34 | 1178 views |

MIT's Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, now a world leader in neuroscience and cognitive science, evolved from the Department of Psychology founded by Prof. Hans-Lukas Teuber in the early 1960s and based on the revolutionary id...

Letterlocking: Marie Antoinette's removable paper lock, 18th-century France

Letterlocking: Marie Antoinette's r...


Added 1 month ago | 00:02:31 | 466 views

A letter from Marie Antoinette, Queen of France, to Cardinal Ignazio Boncompagni Ludovisi, 1782. The "Removable Paper Lock" format, a ceremonial-type correspondence, was used by French Kings (Louis XIV, Louis XV, and Louis XVI) and Que...

Document in a textile bag

Document in a textile bag


Added 1 month ago | 00:00:27 | 227 views

Letterlocking: Document in a Textile Bag, Italy. 1578. Was this once a locked document? Did the textile bag serve as an envelope and was once sewn shut? The original is found in the Vatican Secret Archives, Fondo Veneto, Sezione II, Con...

Letterlocking: Blank Margin Lock

Letterlocking: Blank Margin Lock


Added 1 month ago | 00:04:45 | 251 views

Letterlocking: Blank margin lock. Model of the highest level of built-in security found in letterlocking since the paper lock remains attached to the actual letter it is securing shut. Sir Robert Harley, Misc 28, Letter 2 of Hry Howard ...

Benjamin Lawrence Magolan: Coding for cooling

Benjamin Lawrence Magolan: Coding f...

NSE Student Research

Added 1 month ago | 00:01:30 | 594 views

Benjamin Magolan discusses his research which focuses on computational fluid dynamics (CFD), Magolan has been devising and testing algorithms to help model the flow of coolant water inside the core of a nuclear reactor.

Prof. Stephen Chorover on Nature vs. Nurture

Prof. Stephen Chorover on Nature vs...

Josh Kastorf

Added 4 months ago | 00:03:37 | 938 views

Prof. Emeritus Stephen Chorover (1933-2015) discusses nature vs. nurture in psychology and neuroscience. This interview was shot for the documentary "From Mind to Brain: The Story of Brain and Cognitive Sciences at MIT". Chorover was a...

Griffelkin Opera

Griffelkin Opera

MIT Music and Theater Arts

Added 7 months ago | 01:28:23 | 2292 views

Lukas Foss, Griffelkin, MIT Concert Choir and Chamber Chorus, William Cutter, Music Director. Lynn Torgove, Stage Director.

Russian Soldier World War II Triangle-Shaped Folded Letter, 1940s

Russian Soldier World War II Triang...


Added 7 months ago | 00:00:22 | 3450 views

This letterlocking format was used exclusively by Russian Soldiers during World War II. Sealing the letter shut was forbidden. The format could be easily identified, opened by censors and reviewed, refolded and send forward to the intend...

Tom and Ray Magliozzi speak at MIT Commencement 1999

Tom and Ray Magliozzi speak at MIT ...

MIT Alumni Association

Added 8 months ago | 00:42:55 | 6885 views

Elizabeth Stuart Deciphering Sir Thomas Roe’s Letter: Cryptography, 1626

Elizabeth Stuart Deciphering Sir Th...


Added 8 months ago | 00:01:53 | 3644 views

Elizabeth Stuart used ciphers, special codes that need a key to unlock them, to hide information from prying eyes. So far seven of her keys, typically alphabets of 24 letters – in seventeenth-century script i/j and u/v were interchangeab...

Elizabeth Stuart’s Holograph Letter to Henry Rich, 1st Earl of Holland: A Sign of Intimacy, 1636

Elizabeth Stuart’s Holograph Letter...


Added 8 months ago | 00:05:42 | 3561 views

Most of Elizabeth Stuart’s letters are holograph, or in her own hand. Secretarial letters were the most likely to be intercepted and opened in the expectation of politically useful content within. From the moment of her husband's death i...

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