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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 | 32982 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 | 32659 views

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

Breakdown of Air

Breakdown of Air

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

Added over 4 years ago | 00:02:09 | 31706 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 ...

Lunch with a Luminary : Angela Belcher

Lunch with a Luminary : Angela Belcher

MIT Museum

Added over 5 years ago | 00:59:26 | 31670 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...

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 | 30711 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...

Addressing Climate Change: Developing a Low-Carbon Economy

Addressing Climate Change: Developi...

Global Initiatives

Added 5 years ago | 01:15:00 | 30426 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...

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 | 30390 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: Presentation

Troy High School InvenTeam: Present...

InvenTeams Presentations

Added over 5 years ago | 00:11:37 | 29514 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.

Littleton High School InvenTeam: Showcase

Littleton High School InvenTeam: Sh...

Lemelson-MIT InvenTeams

Added 6 years ago | 00:02:54 | 29313 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...

SDM 2008 Best Thesis

SDM 2008 Best Thesis

MIT System Design and Management Program (SDM)

Added over 5 years ago | 00:03:36 | 29308 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: Presentation

Palo Alto High School InvenTeam: Pr...

Lemelson-MIT InvenTeams

Added 6 years ago | 00:19:39 | 29034 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 | 28467 views

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