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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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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...
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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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02/09/2011 7:30 AM Walker Morss HallKhalea Robinson, '11; Pierre Fuller, 'GDescription: In their brief remarks honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., two students strike the theme of collaboration. They touch on the importa...
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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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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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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'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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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...
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