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MIT Physics Demo -- Centrifugal versus Centripetal Motion

MIT Physics Demo -- Centrifugal ver...

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

Added 6 years ago | 00:01:18 | 33098 views

A wooden ball is attached to the rim of a spinning wheel. The ball is held in place by a string. When the spring is cut, the ball flies in a straight tangent to the wheel.In the camera's frame of reference, the ball constantly acceler...

A labelmaker for the blind

A labelmaker for the blind

MIT News

Added 5 years ago | 00:03:19 | 32735 views

Karina Pikhart '09 and classmates designed a machine to make braille labels. Video: Melanie GonickStill images: Karina Pikhart

Lunch with a Luminary : Angela Belcher

Lunch with a Luminary : Angela Belcher

MIT Museum

Added over 5 years ago | 00:59:26 | 31889 views

The MIT Museum presents MIT Professor Angela Belcher in a Lunch with a Luminary event, part of the 2009 Cambridge Science Festival. Prof. Belcher, Germehausen Professor of Materials Science and Engineering and Biological Engineering, dis...

Breakdown of Air

Breakdown of Air

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

Added over 4 years ago | 00:02:09 | 31851 views

Grounding rod tips of different sizes are used to discharge a large Van de Graaff generator. The larger the curvature of the tip, the more charge must build up to break down the air, resulting in longer sparks. The electricity ionizes ...

MIT Physics Demo -- Inductor Radio

MIT Physics Demo -- Inductor Radio

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

Added over 6 years ago | 00:01:01 | 30852 views

One wire coil is connected to a radio, and another is connected to a speaker. The two coils are not connected to each other. The radio signal is transmitted through the induced magnetic field caused by the current in the wires. The s...

Potential Energy to Kinetic Energy

Potential Energy to Kinetic Energy

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

Added almost 6 years ago | 00:01:11 | 30510 views

Two identical metal balls are dropped from the same height using an electromagnetic release. One ball is dropped freely, while the other hangs from a string, acting as a simple pendulum. Using two photogates, we see that the vertical v...

Addressing Climate Change: Developing a Low-Carbon Economy

Addressing Climate Change: Developi...

Global Initiatives

Added 5 years ago | 01:15:00 | 30475 views

MIT hosted Professor XU Kuangdi, President of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, next Wednesday, October 7. As part of this visit, Professor Xu delivered a lecture at 1:30 pm in the Kirsch Auditorium entitled "Addressing Climate Change...

Troy High School InvenTeam: Presentation

Troy High School InvenTeam: Present...

InvenTeams Presentations

Added almost 6 years ago | 00:11:37 | 29591 views

The Troy High School from Fullerton, Calif., received a 2008 InvenTeam grant from the Lemelson-MIT Program to invent a robotic coconut tree climbing device. The InvenTeam presented its invention at EurekaFest at MIT in June 2008.

SDM 2008 Best Thesis

SDM 2008 Best Thesis

MIT System Design and Management Program (SDM)

Added over 5 years ago | 00:03:36 | 29387 views

MIT's System Design and Management (SDM) Program requires each student to research and write a master’s thesis that addresses a real-world problem using an interdisciplinary approach that incorporates tools from engineering, management, ...

Littleton High School InvenTeam: Showcase

Littleton High School InvenTeam: Sh...

Lemelson-MIT InvenTeams

Added over 6 years ago | 00:02:54 | 29364 views

Littleton High School of Littleton, N.H., was a 2003 pilot InvenTeam grantee that has since sustained a culture of inventiveness. The InvenTeam exhibited the Argus, a remote-sensing network device to monitor the weather, at a showcase h...

Palo Alto High School InvenTeam: Presentation

Palo Alto High School InvenTeam: Pr...

Lemelson-MIT InvenTeams

Added 6 years ago | 00:19:39 | 29102 views

The Palo Alto High School from Palo Alto, Calif., received a 2007 InvenTeam grant from the Lemelson-MIT Program to create a head-mounted remote control for quadriplegics. The InvenTeam presented its project at MIT in June 2007. Henry Ev...

Vehicle Design Summit

Vehicle Design Summit

eng-youth

Added over 7 years ago | 00:03:02 | 28541 views

Students from around the world gather at MIT to build alternatively-powered vehicles.