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"Reading by Ear" (1966) - Science Reporter TV Series

"Reading by Ear" (1966) - Science R...

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Added over 3 years ago | 00:29:18 | 6189 views

In this 1966 "Science Reporter" television program, MIT Electrical Engineering Professor Samuel Mason discusses cutting-edge technology being used to focus on the challenges of providing education to visually impaired people through impr...

"EDM A Magic Slate" (1962) - Science Reporter TV Series

"EDM A Magic Slate" (1962) - Scienc...

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Added over 3 years ago | 00:29:15 | 24302 views

Norman Taylor (of ITEK Corp. previously with MIT's LIncoln Lab) demonstrates an innovative electronic drafting machine (EDM) that allows engineers to produce computer-based graphic images using a "light pen," He is interviewed by John Fi...

"Sailing by Computer" (1966) - Science Reporter TV Series

"Sailing by Computer" (1966) - Scie...

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Added over 3 years ago | 00:29:37 | 16272 views

Novel approaches to ship design using state-of-the-art computers are presented in a 1966 interview of Halsey Herreshoff, instructor at the MIT Department of Naval Architecture in charge of research in ship model testing, in this "Science...

Kevin Lynch—Full Day

Kevin Lynch—Full Day

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Added over 3 years ago | 00:00:52 | 5206 views

View an excerpt from Full Day, a time-lapse film by urban designer, author, and longtime member of the MIT faculty, Kevin Lynch. Filming from the Memorial Drive side of the MIT campus and looking across the Charles River towards the city...

MIT's Wright Brothers Wind Tunnel

MIT's Wright Brothers Wind Tunnel

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Added over 3 years ago | 00:01:52 | 16434 views

This video includes footage of MIT Professors Judson R. Baron and Eugene E. Covert, pioneers in aeronautics. Filmed in 1997, during an AeroAstro historical presentation, they discuss the early days of MIT's state-of-the-art Wright Brothe...

"The Apollo 4 Mission" (1967)

"The Apollo 4 Mission" (1967)

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Added over 3 years ago | 00:15:48 | 4567 views

This 1967 film depicts the preparation, launch and recovery of the successful flight of the first seven and one-half million pound-thrust Saturn Five vehicle with the Apollo spacecraft. The actual course of the flight is portrayed throu...

1994 MIT Commencement Address - His Highness Karim Aga Khan IV

1994 MIT Commencement Address - His...

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Added over 3 years ago | 00:25:19 | 6674 views

His Highness Karim Aga Khan IV, Spiritual Leader of the Shia Ismaili Muslims, gives the 1994 MIT Commencement Address. The Aga Kahn is the first Muslim to be the guest speak at the MIT Commencement exercises. [T1139]

1993 MIT Commencement Address - Carlos Salinas de Gortari

1993 MIT Commencement Address - Car...

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Added over 3 years ago | 00:24:14 | 5211 views

Dr. Carlos Salinas de Gortari, Constitutional President of the United Mexican States, gives the 1993 MIT Commencement Address on May 28, 1993. [T490]

"The Eye of a Robot: Studies in Machine Vision at MIT" and "TX-O Computer", 1959

"The Eye of a Robot: Studies in Mac...

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Added over 3 years ago | 00:27:31 | 15208 views |

The first of two films shown here, "Eye of a Robot" (to 18:30) summarizes computer vision research being carried out in the 1950s at the MIT Laboratory for Artificial Intelligence, under the direction of Marvin Minsky and with Patrick Wi...

"The Airplane at Play"  (1930s) - Charles S. Draper and Robert M. Love

"The Airplane at Play" (1930s) - C...

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Added over 3 years ago | 00:14:40 | 13211 views

Charles Stark Draper and Robert M. Love `33 give a wonderful pilot's view of early aerial acrobatics and film them from both the ground and the cockpit. Cameramen Draper and Arthur Rossi, pilot C.W. Sutherland. Location: Framingham, MA....

Field Day Competition

Field Day Competition

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Added over 3 years ago | 00:00:53 | 8392 views

Athletics has always played a role at MIT. But back in the early 20th century, no sporting event was more popular than the annual Field Day competition. These matches pitted freshmen against sophomores. The contests included rowing, swim...

One Part in a Trillion — Science Reporter

One Part in a Trillion — Science Re...

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Added over 3 years ago | 00:01:53 | 13295 views

Go back in time and take a tour of the nuclear reactor at the US Army Materials Research Agency in Watertown, MA in this Science Reporter episode from 1964. Host and science reporter John Fitch of MIT goes behind the scenes of this Ameri...