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Breakdown of Air

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

Added almost 7 years ago | 00:02:09 | 36162 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 ...

Brillion High School InvenTeam: Pre...

InvenTeams Presentations

Added almost 8 years ago | 00:08:34 | 36023 views

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 ...

Ray Stata's "Systems Approach to En...

Shaping the Future: The Gordon-MIT Engineering Leadership Program

Added 7 years ago | 00:05:52 | 35801 views

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...

A labelmaker for the blind

MIT News

Added 7 years ago | 00:03:19 | 34640 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

MIT Museum

Added over 7 years ago | 00:59:26 | 34611 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...

Potential Energy to Kinetic Energy

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

Added almost 8 years ago | 00:01:11 | 34119 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...

Troy High School InvenTeam: Present...

InvenTeams Presentations

Added almost 8 years ago | 00:11:37 | 32278 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.

Addressing Climate Change: Developing a Low-Carbon Economy

Addressing Climate Change: Developi...

Global Initiatives

Added 7 years ago | 01:15:00 | 32042 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...

Vehicle Design Summit

eng-youth

Added over 9 years ago | 00:03:02 | 31882 views

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

Spray Paint Oscillator

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

Added 8 years ago | 00:00:51 | 31591 views

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.

SDM 2008 Best Thesis

MIT System Design and Management Program (SDM)

Added over 7 years ago | 00:03:36 | 31457 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, ...

Palo Alto High School InvenTeam: Pr...

Lemelson-MIT InvenTeams

Added over 8 years ago | 00:19:39 | 31238 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...