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"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 | 13214 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

Elemental MIT

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...

Elemental MIT

Added over 3 years ago | 00:01:53 | 13298 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...

Gordon Engineering Leadership Program

Gordon Engineering Leadership Program

What It's Like to Be in The Bernard M. Gordon-MIT Engineering Leadership Program

Added over 3 years ago | 00:04:21 | 6715 views

Discover what makes GEL unique in this short (four minute) video. See what students do and learn in GEL, and how they benefit from the program's interactive, hands-on, immersive engineering leadership activities.

Victor Weisskopf and Philip Morrison, Compton Lecture, 1985 “Forty Years After Los Alamos: MIT and the Bomb"

Victor Weisskopf and Philip Morriso...

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Added over 3 years ago | 01:57:00 | 5196 views

Victor Weisskopf and Philip Morrison give presentations for the Karl Taylor Compton Lecture series on the topic “Forty Years After Los Alamos: MIT and the Bomb". Moderator is Francis Lowe. April 17, 1985 [T16093]

"Artificial Intelligence: Learning and the TEIRESIAS Program" (1981) - Randall Davis

"Artificial Intelligence: Learning ...

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Added over 3 years ago | 00:58:45 | 7448 views

Professor Randall Davis (MIT Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science), a seminal contributor in the field of knowledge-based systems, gives a talk titled "Artificial Intelligence: Learning and the TEIRESIAS Program", o...

Oath of Office

Oath of Office

Elemental MIT

Added over 3 years ago | 00:02:07 | 11638 views

Military instruction has existed at MIT from its very first classes in 1865. Established in 1917, MIT's ROTC program was the first in the nation. Today the ROTC tradition continues at MIT. In this video, dated June 5 2009, GEN David H. P...

"Soft Machine" (1984) - Architecture Machine Group

"Soft Machine" (1984) - Architectur...

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Added over 3 years ago | 00:08:47 | 12359 views

In this video the Architecture Machine Group (a think-tank laboratory that preceded MIT's current Media Lab) introduces the Interactive Graphical Robot System and Video Slidathon. As the computer states, “The man-computer interface has e...

Founding of MIT

Founding of MIT

Documentary Shorts

Added over 3 years ago | 00:12:27 | 22043 views |

This 11-minute documentary — Founding of MIT: Persistence of Vision — examines the challenges faced by MIT's founder William Barton Rogers and explores how his founding principles continue to influence today's MIT.

Scenes from Two Programs about Victor Weisskopf by Glorianna Davenport and Richard Leacock (2002)

Scenes from Two Programs about Vict...

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Added over 3 years ago | 00:18:59 | 4965 views

Scenes from two programs about Victor Weisskopf by Glorianna Davenport and Richard Leacock, presented on the occasion of a memorial event in 2002 celebrating his life. The first excerpt is taken from the film "Remembering Niels Bohr,...

Compton Lecture (1998) - John H. Gibbons, "Governance of Science and Technology: Theory, Myth, Reality"

Compton Lecture (1998) - John H. Gi...

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Added over 3 years ago | 01:24:00 | 7073 views

For his second of three Karl Taylor Compton Lectures Dr. John H. Gibbons delivers a talk on October 22, 1998 titled “The Governance of Science and Technology: Theory, Myth, Reality”, in which he discusses the role of the government in i...

Mildred S. Dresselhaus, CAES ILP Distinguished Lecture Series (1996)

Mildred S. Dresselhaus, CAES ILP Di...

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Added over 3 years ago | 01:10:00 | 16453 views

MIT Institute Professor Mildred S. Dresselhaus, guest speaker for the CAES ILP Distinguished Lecture Series, gives a talk titled "New Frontiers in Carbon Research - A Discussion of Recent Discoveries" on March 6, 1996. Renowned for her r...