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Relative Motion Gun

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

Added over 6 years ago | 00:01:07 | 55060 views

A cart moving at constant velocity shoots a ball straight upwards. Since the ball has the same translational velocity as the cart, it is caught when it comes back down.

Spray Paint Oscillator

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

Added over 7 years ago | 00:00:51 | 29315 views

A can of spray paint is attached to a spring oscillator. A roll of paper is run past the oscillating can. The result is a sine wave on the paper.

A new hearing mechanism

MIT News

Added over 8 years ago | 00:00:18 | 23598 views

Using a stroboscopic imaging system developed in MIT Professor Dennis Freeman's lab, Freeman's team obtained this video of wave motion along the ear's tectorial membrane (at top, the actual video showing nanometer-scale displacements, a...

Nuclear Explosions and the Effect o...

Old Versions

Added 8 years ago | 00:11:34 | 22393 views

Watch this video of multiple different nuclear detonations from different angles as well as shots designed to see the effect of shock waves on smoke trails in this film by Doc Edgerton. For more on Doc Edgerton, go to the Edgerton Digita...

Internal Waves - Knife Edge

endlab

Added over 6 years ago | 00:00:07 | 17640 views

The internal wave field generated by a knife edge, as viewed using Synthetic Schlieren.

Internal Waves - Small Gaussian

endlab

Added over 6 years ago | 00:00:06 | 17332 views

The internal wave field generated by a small Gaussian ridge, as viewed using Synthetic Schlieren

Internal tide V

Internal Waves

Added over 6 years ago | 00:00:10 | 13726 views

An internal wave field (red arrows) produced by a novel internal wave generator with sinusoidal boundary conditions.

Internal tide II

Internal Waves

Added over 6 years ago | 00:00:14 | 12499 views

The velocity field for an internal tide attractor between a pair of Gaussian ridges.

Internal tide I

Internal Waves

Added over 6 years ago | 00:00:18 | 9429 views

The experimental internal-tide velocity field generated by a Gaussian ridge.

Internal Waves - Attractor

endlab

Added over 6 years ago | 00:00:14 | 9101 views

An experimental internal wave attractor between two Gaussian ridges.