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Talk by Trisha Gura, freelance science and medical journalist and author of the book, "Lying in Weight" (http://www.trishagura.com/). Part 4 of 5 of the IAP Science Journalism panel organized by the MIT careers office. NOTE: Part 5 is...
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A light bulb is connected in series with a coil of very fine copper wire and a DC power supply. The voltage is adjusted so that the bulb glows dimly. When the coil is immersed in liquid nitrogen the resistance of the wire decreases causi...
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First, a dipole consisting of two conducting balls connected by an insulating rod swings at the end of a long plexiglass rod. The two balls are charged oppositely by touching it to a conducting rod in the field of a Van de Graaff generat...
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Paper confetti is placed atop a Van de Graaff generator and flies off when the grounding rod is removed. When turned on, a Van de Graaff generator builds up lots of negative charge on its large metal sphere. A grounding rod is used t...
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The MIT Science of Baseball Program (MSBP) is a summer program provided free of charge to talented boys who attend public school in Boston or Cambridge, who will enter the eighth grade in the fall of 2009, and who have a love for math, s...
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Visit the MIT Museum where historic robots, dazzling holograms and kinetic sculpture are showcased in an intimate museum setting. Meet the people behind the exhibits - curators and Museum Director John Durant. Learn about the new Innovat...
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Bestselling author, screenwriter and comics luminary Neil Gaiman, interviewed by Henry Jenkins as part of the Julius Schwartz Memorial Lecture. The lecture was hosted by the Comparative Media Studies program at MIT, and was founded to ho...
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Two identical metal balls are dropped from the same height using an electromagnetic release. One ball is dropped freely, while the other hangs from a string, acting as a simple pendulum. Using two photogates, we see that the vertical v...
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Bestselling author, screenwriter and comics luminary Neil Gaiman, interviewed by Henry Jenkins as part of the Julius Schwartz Memorial Lecture. The lecture was hosted by the Comparative Media Studies program at MIT, and was founded to...
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