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Think all squash balls bounce the same? Think again! John and Bjorn--er--I mean, Aaron and Brad, look into what makes things bounce better than others. Ready for some physics? LET'S BOUNCE! ---------- Awesome MIT videos on planes, aero...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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.
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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 ...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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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