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6.270 Autonomous Lego Robot Competition

6.270 Autonomous Lego Robot Competi...

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Added over 3 years ago | 00:01:20 | 12097 views

Welcome to the 2010 IAP 6.270 Autonomous Lego Robot competition. In teams of three, MIT students design and compete machines that are totally autonomous and free of human intervention. The robot must navigate its way around a playing sur...

Founding of MIT

Founding of MIT

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Added over 3 years ago | 00:00:00 | 8822 views

Excerpted from the 11-minute documentary, The Founding of MIT: Persistence of Vision, this video trailer describes the challenges faced by MIT's founder William Barton Rogers and explores how his founding principles continue to influence...

Remembering Martin Luther King, Jr.

Remembering Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Added over 3 years ago | 00:00:00 | 13341 views

Shirley Ann Jackson PhD '73 was an MIT undergraduate preparing for graduate school when Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated. In this video, which is excerpted from the Infinite History project, Jackson remembers how King's life ...

Anish Kapoor Sculpture Unveiled

Anish Kapoor Sculpture Unveiled

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Added over 3 years ago | 00:01:45 | 10495 views

With this time-lapse video, view the installation and unveiling of a precious addition to MIT’s Public Art collection—a sculpture by internationally acclaimed artist Anish Kapoor. Located In the Ray and Maria Stata Center, the untitled s...

Diderot’s Encyclopédie

Diderot’s Encyclopédie

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Added over 3 years ago | 00:01:35 | 14189 views

MIT Assistant Professor of Art History, Kristel Smentek describes the significance of one of the most provocative publications of the 18th century, Diderot's Encyclopédie. In 2010, the MIT Libraries featured the Encyclopédie during an ex...

MIT Museum: Ideas in the Making

MIT Museum: Ideas in the Making

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Added over 3 years ago | 00:01:37 | 6390 views

The MIT Museum is a place that explores invention, ideas, and innovation. Here is a behind the scenes look at this special museum and its unique collections. To view this video in its entirety, visit the MIT Museum collection on TechTV.

Seeing Machine

Seeing Machine

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Added over 3 years ago | 00:01:06 | 10316 views

After more than 20 years of research, Elizabeth Goldring, a senior fellow at MIT's Center for Advanced Visual Studies, developed a remarkable "seeing machine" that allows people who are blind or visually challenged to access the Internet...

Waterproof - Soldier Nanotechnology

Waterproof - Soldier Nanotechnology

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Added over 3 years ago | 00:01:49 | 15368 views

At the MIT Institute for Soldier Nanotechnologies (ISN), Professor Karen Gleason works to find a way to coat fine objects. Researchers in her lab use a process called hot filament chemical vapor deposition (HFCVD) to deposit nanolayers o...

Coretta Scott King Keynote Address at Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration

Coretta Scott King Keynote Address ...

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Added over 3 years ago | 00:01:47 | 8129 views

In 1994, Coretta Scott King was the keynote speaker at MIT's annual celebration of the birth of her late husband, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. She addressed the MIT community in Kresge Auditorium, following the traditional silent march th...

Marine Detective Professor Jerry Milgram

Marine Detective Professor Jerry Mi...

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Added over 3 years ago | 00:01:33 | 10846 views

This video highlights the "detective" work of legendary MIT Ocean Engineering Professor Jerry Milgram, maritime accident investigator and research scientist. Footage was excerpted from a video, produced for the MIT Museum, that traces th...

Remembering Doc Draper

Remembering Doc Draper

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Added over 3 years ago | 00:01:35 | 11220 views

Known as the “father of inertial navigation,” Dr. Charles Stark Draper was a professor of aeronautics and astronautics at MIT, where he founded the Institute’s Instrumentation Laboratory in the 1930s. Today this lab functions as a separa...

BLOSSOMS - The Physics of Boomerangs

BLOSSOMS - The Physics of Boomerangs

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Added over 3 years ago | 00:30:58 | 6627 views

This learning video explores the mysterious physics behind boomerangs and other rapidly spinning objects. Students will get to make and throw their own boomerangs between video segments!