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Winter is My Favorite Season

Winter is My Favorite Season

Knight Science Journalism Fellows 2009-10

Added 4 years ago | 00:06:41 | 13091 views

Produced by Marzena Hmielewicz. Knight Science Journalism, 2009-10

Marcus Kronforst's Life With Butterflies

Marcus Kronforst's Life With Butter...

Knight Science Journalism Fellows 2009-10

Added 4 years ago | 00:06:01 | 18671 views

Produced by Susan Moran, Knight Science Journalism Fellow, 2010-11

The Perfect Oyster

The Perfect Oyster

Class of 2010

Added 4 years ago | 00:10:19 | 18507 views

The definition of a "perfect oyster" depends a lot on whether you're a fisherman or a conservationist. But can conservation efforts create an environment that will preserve everyone's perfect oyster? By Scott Berdahl, Camille Carlisle, ...

The Engineer's Burden?

The Engineer's Burden?

medoh

Added 4 years ago | 00:05:59 | 6890 views

Lately, seeing flyers about technology-oriented development projects targeting Africa around MIT has had me reflecting on the history of "technology transfer" in Africa; mainly because the language of international development often soun...

MIT Intelligent Wheelchair Project: A Voice-Commandable Robotic Wheelchair

MIT Intelligent Wheelchair Project:...

MIT/The Boston Home Collaboration

Added over 4 years ago | 00:05:04 | 28896 views

For more information, visit http://rvsn.csail.mit.edu/wheelchair. New engineering developments offer opportunities to develop assistive technology that can improve the lives of many people who use wheelchairs. In our work, we are design...

MITEI Press Briefing - Part 2 - Hammond, Chen, Strano

MITEI Press Briefing - Part 2 - Ham...

MIT Energy Initiative

Added over 4 years ago | 01:10:09 | 23393 views

Presentations made on MIT energy research at a press briefing on March 5, 2010. Paula Hammond: Materials for Energy Applications Using Electrostatic Assembly Gang Chen: Nanostructured Materials for Energy Applications Michael Strano: Dis...

Transforming Infinity: The new Laboratory for Advanced Materials

Transforming Infinity: The new Labo...

School of Engineering

Added over 4 years ago | 00:06:36 | 20994 views

The Laboratory for Advanced Materials (LAM) was officially opened on March 17, 2010. The LAM is the third in a series of renovation projects at the eastern end of the Infinite Corridor in the Main Group that have created public-facing ma...

Voice-Commandable Autonomous Helicopter

Voice-Commandable Autonomous Helico...

garrett hemann

Added over 4 years ago | 00:01:59 | 13763 views

This autonomous helicopter has been equipped with voice activation technology. A user can give voice commands to the helicopter and the helicopter is able to respond or navigate to a requested location. More info here: http://du.tkollar....

Fluorescent and Neon Tubes in an Electric Field

Fluorescent and Neon Tubes in an El...

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

Added over 4 years ago | 00:02:02 | 32910 views

A fluorescent tube swings at the end of a long plexiglass rod. It is made to rotate and then brought near the Van de Graaff generator. The tube lights up when there is a potential difference between its ends. This happens when it is poi...

"Sampling MIT" at the MIT Museum

"Sampling MIT" at the MIT Museum

MIT Museum

Added over 4 years ago | 00:05:17 | 13801 views

Sampling MIT will directly connect visitors to some of the thousands of research topics currently being explored at the Institute. In typical MIT fashion, the questions being asked are large, and the techniques used to discover answers ...

Sampling MIT at the MIT Museum:  Water Splitting

Sampling MIT at the MIT Museum: Wa...

MIT Museum

Added over 4 years ago | 00:01:13 | 18523 views

MIT Professor Daniel Nocera and his research team are in a race to make inexpensive energy from the sun – and they want to do it soon. Using plant photosynthesis as their inspiration, this exhibit shows how they can now use the sun’s ene...

Sampling MIT at the MIT Museum: The Future of Human Spaceflight

Sampling MIT at the MIT Museum: The...

MIT Museum

Added over 4 years ago | 00:00:52 | 14965 views

Research by the MIT Space Policy and Society group has the possibility of shaping the most important human space policy decisions in a generation. On view in this exhibit is the space suit designed by Professor Dava Newman, as well as ot...