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"Underwater Photography” (1964) - Science Reporter

"Underwater Photography” (1964) - S...

From The Vault

Added over 4 years ago | 00:29:44 | 25908 views |

This black-and white film features Harold "Doc" Edgerton interviewed by John Fitch about the technology and scientific applications of underwater photography for the “MIT Science Reporter” (National Education Television, 1964). Edgerton ...

Michelson Interferometer

Michelson Interferometer

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

Added over 4 years ago | 00:04:06 | 20712 views

In this setup, an interferometer is used to measure the wavelength of laser light. The incident beam is split into two paths, recombined, and projected on a screen. When one of the path lengths is varied, the interference pattern on th...

About MIT-France

About MIT-France

MIT-France

Added over 4 years ago | 00:02:11 | 24950 views

MIT-France interns discuss their research and experience.

Wooden Block Between Two Strings

Wooden Block Between Two Strings

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

Added over 4 years ago | 00:01:54 | 16532 views

A block of wood is attached vertically between two strings. When the bottom string is pulled slowly, the top string breaks. When the bottom string is pulled quickly, it itself breaks.

Roz Williams: "Communications Forum: Public Communications in Slow-Moving Crises"

Roz Williams: "Communications Forum...

Communications Forum: Public Communications in Slow-Moving Crises

Added over 4 years ago | 00:24:34 | 35159 views

(Full talk, featuring Roz Williams, Abrahm Lustgarten, and Andrea Pitzer: http://techtv.mit.edu/collections/c4fcm:1502/videos/9524-communications-forum-public-communications-in-slow-moving-crises-) Governments, corporations, and communi...

Communications Forum: Public Communications in Slow-Moving Crises

Communications Forum: Public Commun...

Communications Forum: Public Communications in Slow-Moving Crises

Added over 4 years ago | 01:57:00 | 44063 views

Governments, corporations, and communities plan for sudden crises: the White House drafts strong responsive rhetoric for the next terrorist attack; Toyota runs reassuring national TV spots within hours of a product recall; and 32 Massach...

Spring Paradox

Spring Paradox

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

Added over 4 years ago | 00:01:01 | 18414 views

A mass hangs from two identical springs. First, the springs are attached in series by a short string between them. The springs are also connected in parallel by two peripheral strings that are initially slack. The center string is cut...

Halloween in Salem, Massachusetts

Halloween in Salem, Massachusetts

Knight Science Journalism Fellows 2009-10

Added over 4 years ago | 00:07:37 | 15378 views

2009-2010 Fellow Marcin Jamkowski produced this story while learning to shoot and edit video at KSJ. Since then, he's revamped the film and sent it to us from Poland! Enjoy.

Double Cone and Plane

Double Cone and Plane

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

Added over 4 years ago | 00:01:11 | 20731 views

A double cone is placed on the bars of an inclined plane. Instead of rolling down the plane the cone rolls up. Although the plane slants upward, the bars diverge so that the rotational axis of the cone, which passes through the center of...

Cinematic Titanic/MST3K's Trace Beaulieu and Mary Jo Pehl at MIT 10/28/10

Cinematic Titanic/MST3K's Trace Bea...

Singapore-MIT GAMBIT Game Lab

Added over 4 years ago | 01:00:00 | 22120 views

On October 28, 2010, Cinematic Titanic/Mystery Science Theater 3000s Trace Beaulieu and Mary Jo Pehl spoke with Generoso Fierro and Jason Begy of the Singapore-MIT GAMBIT Game Lab about their current project as well as their past efforts...

Feather and Coin in a Vacuum

Feather and Coin in a Vacuum

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

Added over 4 years ago | 00:02:08 | 21783 views

The free fall of a coin and feather are compared, first in a tube full of air and then in a vacuum. With air resistance, the feathers fall more slowly. In a vacuum, the objects fall at the same rate independent of their respective masses.

Double Pendulum

Double Pendulum

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

Added over 4 years ago | 00:02:29 | 29362 views

A double jointed pendulum hangs from a rod. Swinging the pendulum with high energy results in motion that cycles chaotically between normal modes. Swinging it with low energy results in more predictable motion. When viewed under bla...