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A cutout of Massachusetts is hung in several orientations and a line is drawn straight downwards. The lines intersect at the center of mass.
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This demonstration illustrates the earliest form of steam engine, as described by Hero of Alexandria around 150 B.C. A small amount of water is heated to produce steam, which accelerates out of small tubes. In turn, the steam creates t...
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A pendulum swings from a support post and another post is added to interrupt its swing. We desire to know the maximum height at which the pendulum will perform a full loop around the post. The pendulum requires both potential and kinet...
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(39:56) Robert Desimone introduces keynote speaker Alan Alda at the 10th anniversary celebration of the McGovern Institute for Brain Research at MIT. As the former host of the long-running PBS series, "Scientific American Frontiers," Ald...
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Two wood boards are connected by a hinge. A small cup is mounted near one end of the upper board with a tee for a ball on the end. The board is lifted to a certain height, and when released the ball ends up in the plastic cup. This sh...
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A row of candles are placed inside a see-through dome on a rotating platform. When the platform rotates, air inside the dome gets swung to the outer part of the dome, creating higher density air at the outer rim, and lower density air i...
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Professor Ronald G. Prinn, Co-Director, MIT Joint Program; Director, Center for Global Change Science
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Professor William F. Pounds, Dean Emeritus, MIT Sloan School of Management
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Assistant Professor Mort D. Webster, MIT Engineering Systems Division
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Dr. Brian P. Flannery, Exxon Mobil Corp., Environmental Policy and Planning
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Dr. Paul L. Eckbo, CEO, and Dr. Arlie G. Sterling, President, Marsoft Inc.
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