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Cloud Chamber

Cloud Chamber

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

Added 6 years ago | 00:02:36 | 85553 views

Subatomic particles such as cosmic ray muons, alpha particles, and high energy electrons are striking our bodies all the time. In the cloud chamber, these particles ionize air molecules, creating delicate cloud trails by condensing supe...

Fallon and Fotini on Afghanistan

Fallon and Fotini on Afghanistan

MIT Center for International Studies

Added 6 years ago | 01:50:00 | 38237 views

On Thursday, April 30, Admiral Willam Fallon, USN (RET), will be giving a public talk on Afghanistan. Joining the discussion will be Fotini Christa, an expert on Afghanistan. Fallon joined the Center for International Studies for the 200...

Orbital Motion

Orbital Motion

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

Added 6 years ago | 00:03:00 | 43620 views

An air puck is attached to a string that passes through the center of an air table. A weight is attached to the end of the string. The ball is set into rotation in a horizontal circle. When the weight is released, creating a constant for...

Science Policy and the Obama Administration

Science Policy and the Obama Admini...

MIT Center for International Studies

Added 6 years ago | 01:35:00 | 26877 views

Science, as it has in the past, will play a vital role in determining America's economic viability. Yet, our global leadership in this crucial area is more vulnerable than ever. Scientists in the U.S. face major roadblocks: a decrease in...

Two Dimensional Collisions

Two Dimensional Collisions

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

Added 6 years ago | 00:01:19 | 45934 views

Two pucks of the same mass are slid at each other on an air table, and their resulting collisions demonstrate conservation of momentum. Notice on the first collision, for example, that when a moving puck hits a stationary puck dead-on, ...

EurekaFest 2008 Design Challenge, "Heavy Metal: Amped on Wind Power"

EurekaFest 2008 Design Challenge, "...

MOS Design Challenge

Added 6 years ago | 00:03:39 | 25498 views

Cardboard, lots of duct tape and four hours to get creative. Using "wind" power, high school students from across the US build devices to lift a garbage can to the ceiling of the Boston Museum of Science during the Lemelson-MIT Program's...

Center of Mass Trajectory

Center of Mass Trajectory

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

Added 6 years ago | 00:01:30 | 50081 views

Odd-shaped objects with their centers of mass marked by orange paint are thrown. While the objects appear to follow very wobbly trajectories when viewed under bright lights, under black lights you can see that their centers of mass trave...

Breaking Glass with Sound

Breaking Glass with Sound

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

Added 6 years ago | 00:02:33 | 60716 views

Rubbing the rim of a wine glass with a wet finger will cause it to resonate at its resonant frequency. The glass is placed in front of a speaker playing a sine wave, created by the function generator, of this same frequency. When the a...

Conversation with Lisa Steiner

Conversation with Lisa Steiner

Conversations with Scientists Series

Added 6 years ago | 01:01:00 | 19253 views

Professor Lisa Steiner talks about her life in science and biology. Part of the "Conversations with..." series sponsored by the MIT Department of Biology and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.

Conversation with Maury Fox

Conversation with Maury Fox

Conversations with Scientists Series

Added 6 years ago | 01:05:00 | 13389 views

Professor Maury Fox talks about his life in science and biology. Part of the "Conversations with..." series sponsored by the MIT Department of Biology and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.

Conversation with Joanne Stubbe

Conversation with Joanne Stubbe

Conversations with Scientists Series

Added 6 years ago | 01:01:00 | 34259 views

Professer Joanne Stubbe talks about her life in science and biology. Part of the "Conversations with..." series sponsored by the MIT Department of Biology and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.

A Conversation with Herman Eisen

A Conversation with Herman Eisen

Conversations with Scientists Series

Added 6 years ago | 01:18:00 | 12575 views

Professor Herman Eisen talks about his life in science and biology. Part of the "Conversations with..." series sponsored by the MIT Department of Biology and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.