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29. Snell's Law; Refraction; Total Reflection; Dispersion; Prisms; Huygens's Principle; The Illu...

29. Snell's Law; Refraction; Total ...

MIT 8.02 Electricity and Magnetism, Spring 2002

Added over 1 year ago | 00:49:56 | 4427 views

MIT 8.02 Electricity and Magnetism, Spring 2002View the complete materials: http://ocw.mit.edu/high-school/physics/Instructor: Walter LewinLicense: Creative Commons BY-NC-SAMore information at http://ocw.mit.edu/termsMore courses at http...

How Do You Trap an Atom?

How Do You Trap an Atom?

Josh Kastorf

Added over 1 year ago | 00:04:56 | 2180 views

Harvard-MIT Center for Ultra-Cold Atoms Kids Day 2012 3/3: Using very cold liquids is not the only way to cool things down. Single atoms or ions (charged atoms that lack an electron) can actually be cooled down to temperatures close to a...

What is Cold?

What is Cold?

Josh Kastorf

Added over 1 year ago | 00:05:08 | 2390 views

MIT-Harvard Center for Ultra-Cold Atoms Kids Day 2012, 2/3: At very low temperatures, many interesting and new physical effects are found. Physicists find surprises at very low temperatures. But how low is low? To get a feeling for how c...

Center for Ultra-Cold Atoms Kids Day 2012 (Highlights)

Center for Ultra-Cold Atoms Kids Da...

Josh Kastorf

Added over 1 year ago | 00:02:34 | 2198 views

MIT-Harvard Center for Ultra-Cold Atoms Kids Day 2012, 1/1: Local youth visit the Harvard-MIT Center for Ultra-Cold Atoms for demos, lab tours, and talks as part of the Cambridge Science Festival.  In addition to groundbreaking phys...

Curie Point of Iron

Curie Point of Iron

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

Added 2 years ago | 00:01:23 | 3632 views

A piece of iron is suspended with a copper wire at the height of one pole of a magnet. At first the iron is attracted to the magnet. The iron is then heated with a torch and eventually falls from the magnet. As the iron cools it will aga...

Moving Sand Cart Over a Rotating Surface

Moving Sand Cart Over a Rotating Su...

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

Added over 4 years ago | 00:01:13 | 32642 views

A sand-carrying cart on a track leaves a trail of sand when it travels over a rotating table. This demonstrates the Coriolis Effect. For more, watch The Coriolis Effect.

The Coriolis Effect

The Coriolis Effect

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

Added over 4 years ago | 00:03:00 | 74340 views

Two demonstrators sit at either end of a rotating platform and toss a ball back and forth. When viewed from the rest frame (when the camera is mounted to the ground), the ball follow a straight line but doesn't reach its target because ...

Ripple Tank: Single and Double Slit Diffraction and Interference

Ripple Tank: Single and Double Slit...

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

Added almost 5 years ago | 00:03:05 | 56730 views

A ripple tank is placed above a mirror and a projection screen. A horizontal bar, whose frequency can be varied, taps the surface of the water and produces plane waves. The waves are incident on a barrier containing an adjustable openi...

Ripple Tank: Interference of Two Point Sources

Ripple Tank: Interference of Two Po...

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

Added almost 5 years ago | 00:01:41 | 45783 views

A ripple tank is placed above a mirror and a projection screen. Two synchronous point sources, whose frequency can be varied, tap the surface of the water and produce circular waves. The interference pattern of the waves including the li...

Waves on a Chain

Waves on a Chain

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

Added almost 5 years ago | 00:01:26 | 41714 views

A long beaded chain is looped over a motor pulley. When the motor is turned on, a disturbance in the chain causes waves to propagate through it. When the motor is brought up to full speed and the chain is knocked off the pulley it will...

Soap Film Oscillation

Soap Film Oscillation

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

Added almost 5 years ago | 00:04:27 | 44458 views

A wire frame is dipped in bubble solution and placed in front of a speaker. At certain frequencies, the soap film oscillates in symmetrical patterns called normal modes. A light is reflected off the soap film through a lens onto the wall...

Relative Motion Gun

Relative Motion Gun

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

Added almost 5 years ago | 00:01:07 | 50108 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.

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