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Midnight Concert in Lobby 7—December 1979

Midnight Concert in Lobby 7—Decembe...

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Added over 3 years ago | 00:01:13 | 16255 views

Back in 1979, the lofty interior of Lobby 7 filled with the harmonic majesty of Bach's Magnificat during a special midnight concert by the MIT Chamber Players. The ensemble, conducted by Professor Marcus Thompson, transformed Lobby 7 int...

Julius A. Stratton—Founders' Philosophies

Julius A. Stratton—Founders' Philos...

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Added over 3 years ago | 00:01:43 | 5094 views

In 1976, MIT President Emeritus Julius A. Stratton delivers a talk titled Founders' Philosophies during an IAP event called "They Were There" that captures William Barton Rogers' bold educational mission. Dr. Stratton filled various role...

Ray and Maria Stata Center

Ray and Maria Stata Center

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Added over 3 years ago | 00:02:11 | 4383 views

Hard to believe that the Ray and Maria Stata Center celebrates its seventh anniversary on MIT's campus this March, 2011. Designed by world renowned architect Frank Gehry, this striking building—with its tilting towers, many-angled walls ...

Vehicle Design Summit (2006)

Vehicle Design Summit (2006)

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Added over 3 years ago | 00:02:15 | 8297 views

During the summer of 2006, student engineers representing countries around the world participated in the first Vehicle Design Summit held at MIT. Students used their passion and ingenuity to build electric, hydrogen, and human-powered ve...

Side-Scan Sonar Technology: Harold "Doc" Edgerton and Jacques-Yves Cousteau

Side-Scan Sonar Technology: Harold ...

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Added over 3 years ago | 00:02:17 | 10739 views

Needing advice on underwater photography, oceanographic researcher Jacques-Yves Cousteau went looking for MIT Professor Harold "Doc" Edgerton. With Cousteau, Edgerton produced the first underwater time-lapse photography and developed sid...

Holography Pioneer Stephen A. Benton

Holography Pioneer Stephen A. Benton

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Added over 3 years ago | 00:01:32 | 11753 views

In the late 1980s, Stephen A. Benton began generating synthetic holograms from 3-D digital databases. This video features archive footage of Benton and his early holograms including the iconic 3-D image of a green car floating in front o...

Experimental Music Studio—MIT Professor Emeritus Barry Vercoe

Experimental Music Studio—MIT Profe...

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Added over 3 years ago | 00:01:15 | 4908 views

Founded by Professor Barry Vercoe in 1973, the MIT Experimental Music Studio was the first facility to have digital computers dedicated to full time research of computer music. In this video, Professor Vercoe explains how this burgeoning...

Gyorgy Kepes

Gyorgy Kepes

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Added over 3 years ago | 00:01:44 | 4880 views

Founder of MIT’s Center for Advanced Visual Studies (CAVS), Gyorgy Kepes reflects on how witnessing the horrors of WWI as a youth influenced his work as a painter, designer, photographer, and writer. Born in Hungary in 1906, Kepes emigra...

MIT Media Lab

MIT Media Lab

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Added over 3 years ago | 00:02:01 | 9907 views

In 2010, the world-renowned MIT Media Lab expanded into a new six-floor structure with approximately 163,000 square feet of laboratory, office, and meeting space designed by architect, Fumihiko Maki. This time-lapse video showcases the u...

Innovation at MIT

Innovation at MIT

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Added over 3 years ago | 00:03:07 | 8428 views

MIT faculty, students, and administrators share their thoughts on the importance of innovation in fueling economic growth.  To view complete coverage of MIT's 2010 Innovation Roundtable, visit the Alumni Association collection on ...

MIT Family Weekend Convocation (1989): “Footprints in the Rock” and "The 2.70 Introduction to Design Contest"

MIT Family Weekend Convocation (198...

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Added over 3 years ago | 02:01:00 | 7607 views

MIT Family Weekend (Oct. 21, 1989), featuring speakers Phillip Morrison, Phyllis Morrison, Paul E. Gray and Harry West. In the first presentation titled "Footprints in the Rock" Philip and Phyllis Morrison demonstrate the essence of scie...

EAPS IAP: Father of Chaos - Life and Times of Edward N. Lorenz

EAPS IAP: Father of Chaos - Life an...

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Added over 3 years ago | 01:02:00 | 6122 views

Speaker: MIT Professor Kerry A. Emanuel