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Gabriel Lenz

Gabriel Lenz

MIT Political Science Department

Added over 4 years ago | 00:01:39 | 8108 views |

GABRIEL LENZ: Discusses his research on voting

Fotini Christia

Fotini Christia

MIT Political Science Department

Added over 4 years ago | 00:01:52 | 7184 views |

FOTINI CHRISTIA: Discusses her current research

Akshay Mangla

Akshay Mangla

MIT Political Science Department

Added over 4 years ago | 00:01:45 | 8423 views |

AKSHAY MANGLA: PhD candidate discuses his work in India

Loop the Loop

Loop the Loop

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

Added over 4 years ago | 00:03:18 | 19371 views

A ball rolls down an inclined track and around a vertical circle. All of the ball's initial potential energy is converted into three forms of energy when it reaches the top of the loop: potential energy corresponding to the height of th...

"Looking Back on The Bomb" (1963) - Science Reporter TV Series

"Looking Back on The Bomb" (1963) -...

From The Vault

Added over 4 years ago | 00:29:13 | 18208 views

Vannevar Bush looks back over the years to share his views on some of the great events of his time. He touches on such topics as the role of a science advisor to the nation, the future of the computer, the gap between science and the pub...

"Looking Back on The Bomb" (1963) - Science Reporter TV Series

"Looking Back on The Bomb" (1963) -...

From The Vault

Added over 4 years ago | 00:29:13 | 18208 views

Vannevar Bush looks back over the years to share his views on some of the great events of his time. He touches on such topics as the role of a science advisor to the nation, the future of the computer, the gap between science and the pub...

"One Part in a Trillion" (1964) - Science Reporter TV Series

"One Part in a Trillion" (1964) - S...

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Added over 4 years ago | 00:29:15 | 18965 views

In this 1964 “Science Reporter” program we take a tour of the nuclear reactor at the U.S. Army Materials Research Agency in Watertown, MA, and learn how it is being used as a scientific research tool to detect and fingerprint infinitesim...

"A Solution to Computer Bottlenecks" (1963) - Science Reporter TV Series

"A Solution to Computer Bottlenecks...

From The Vault

Added over 4 years ago | 00:28:55 | 15742 views

Fernando J. Corbató, Associate Director of the MIT Computation Center, discusses the challenges of resolving computer bottlenecks that were becoming an increasingly significant issue around high-speed computers, and the complex problems...

"EDM A Magic Slate" (1962) - Science Reporter TV Series

"EDM A Magic Slate" (1962) - Scienc...

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Added over 4 years ago | 00:29:15 | 26038 views

Norman Taylor (of ITEK Corp. previously with MIT's LIncoln Lab) demonstrates an innovative electronic drafting machine (EDM) that allows engineers to produce computer-based graphic images using a "light pen," He is interviewed by John Fi...

"Sailing by Computer" (1966) - Science Reporter TV Series

"Sailing by Computer" (1966) - Scie...

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Added over 4 years ago | 00:29:37 | 17761 views

Novel approaches to ship design using state-of-the-art computers are presented in a 1966 interview of Halsey Herreshoff, instructor at the MIT Department of Naval Architecture in charge of research in ship model testing, in this "Science...

One Part in a Trillion — Science Reporter

One Part in a Trillion — Science Re...

Elemental MIT

Added over 4 years ago | 00:01:53 | 14477 views

Go back in time and take a tour of the nuclear reactor at the US Army Materials Research Agency in Watertown, MA in this Science Reporter episode from 1964. Host and science reporter John Fitch of MIT goes behind the scenes of this Ameri...

Plate Sliding Under a Soda Can

Plate Sliding Under a Soda Can

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

Added over 4 years ago | 00:00:50 | 17254 views

A can is placed on top of a metal sheet on a stool. A broom hits the sheet causing it to fly from underneath the can, while the can remains stationary. The impulse of the net force is made very small by reducing the time over which the...