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MIT IAP Science Journalism Panel 4 ...

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Added over 7 years ago | 00:09:45 | 20187 views

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...

MIT IAP Science Journalism Panel 3 ...

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Added over 7 years ago | 00:12:57 | 58543 views

Talk by Karen Weintraub, deputy editor of health and science at the Boston Globe. Part 3 of 5 of the IAP Science Journalism Panel organized by the MIT careers office.

MIT IAP Science Journalism Panel 2 ...

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Added over 7 years ago | 00:11:30 | 22206 views

Talk by Jonathan Fildes, BBC News Science and Technology reporter. Part 2 of 5 of the MIT IAP Science Journalism Panel.

MIT IAP Science Journalism Panel 1 ...

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Added over 7 years ago | 00:01:12 | 20752 views

Introductory remarks to the 2009 IAP Science Journalism Panel at MIT, organized by the MIT Careers Office. Part 1 of 5.

Temperature Effect on Resistance

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

Added over 7 years ago | 00:01:10 | 46576 views

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...

Inducing Dipoles with a Van de Graa...

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

Added over 7 years ago | 00:02:51 | 50857 views

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...

Confetti and the Van de Graaff Gene...

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

Added over 7 years ago | 00:00:55 | 44857 views

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...

MIT Science of Baseball Program (MSBP)

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Added over 7 years ago | 00:03:54 | 18337 views

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...

MIT Museum: Ideas in the Making

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Added over 7 years ago | 00:08:14 | 63333 views

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...

Neil Gaiman, part 2

MIT Comparative Media Studies/Writing

Added over 7 years ago | 00:02:46 | 29334 views

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...

Potential Energy to Kinetic Energy

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

Added over 7 years ago | 00:01:11 | 33338 views

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...

Neil Gaiman, part 1

Neil Gaiman, part 1

MIT Comparative Media Studies/Writing

Added over 7 years ago | 00:07:02 | 23177 views

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...