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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 ...
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The Brillion High School from Brillion, Wis., received a 2008 InvenTeam grant from the Lemelson-MIT Program to invent an electric all-terrain multi-purpose lifting machine. The InvenTeam presented its invention at EurekaFest at MIT in ...
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On November 18, a exclusive group of students in the Bernard M. Gordon-MIT Engineering Leadership Program enjoyed a presentation from Ray Stata regarding his "systems approach to engineering leadership." This is a uncut video (1:33) of h...
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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...
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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...
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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.
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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...
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A can of spray paint is attached to a spring oscillator. A roll of paper is run past the oscillating can. The result is a sine wave on the paper.
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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, ...
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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...
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