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Videos tagged with light (43)

Whales to Wood, Wood to Coal/Oil" What's Next?

Whales to Wood, Wood to Coal/Oil" W...

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added over 2 years ago | 00:54:13 | 2776 views

10/09/2007 2:15 PM 10"250Daniel Nocera, The Henry Dreyfus Professor of Energy and Professor of Chemistry; ; ; Description: In 1845, the Dietz Company of New York introduced the sperm oil lantern, which nearly wiped out some whale spec...

The Perfect Lens: Resolution Beyond the Limits of Wavelength

The Perfect Lens: Resolution Beyond...

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added over 2 years ago | 01:14:00 | 3159 views

03/13/2007 4:00 PM 32"123Sir John Pendry, Chair in Theoretical Solid State Physics Faculty NATURAL SCIENCES Division/Department Department of Physics, Imperial College, LondonDescription: According to 1 Corinthians, "For now, we se...

Biological Large Scale Integration

Biological Large Scale Integration

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added over 2 years ago | 01:05:00 | 1439 views

02/23/2007 4:00 PM 32-123Stephen Quake, Professor of Bioengineering and Applied Physics, Stanford UniversityDescription: Though Stephen Quake's research is confined to the smallest of scales, his achievements have already made a large im...

The Mystery of Light

The Mystery of Light

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added over 2 years ago | 01:22:00 | 2702 views

07/19/2005 26-100Walter Lewin, Professor of Physics; Description: An alternate title for this talk might be "Walter's World of Waves." First, Lewin methodically explores how water and sound move in traveling waves. With a pan of water...

The Birth and Death of Stars

The Birth and Death of Stars

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added over 2 years ago | 01:13:00 | 2619 views

05/07/2003 Northwestern UniversityWalter Lewin, Professor of Physics; Description: We know that some stars exist because we can see them with our own eyes. In this lecture Walter Lewin provides illuminating evidence of stars we cannot s...

RLE Investigator Profile Video Series: James G. Fujimoto

RLE Investigator Profile Video Seri...

RLE

Added almost 3 years ago | 00:04:36 | 9382 views

Professor James G. Fujimoto of MIT discusses research and education in his group, and the intellectual challenges facing engineers at the frontiers of optics and biomedical imaging.

Making Waves with Sound and Light (MIT Engineering K-12 Video Pilot)

Making Waves with Sound and Light (...

MIT Engineering K-12 Video Pilot 1

Added 3 years ago | 00:04:08 | 3967 views

The video explains the differences between sound and light waves.

Suzanne Seitinger: LightBridge at FAST Light 2011

Suzanne Seitinger: LightBridge at F...

Arts at MIT

Added over 3 years ago | 00:00:56 | 7981 views

In 1916, MIT crossed the river from its original location in Boston’s Back Bay to Cambridge, taking up residence on the banks of the Charles. Since then, generations of students have trekked across the bridge, including Oliver Smoot and ...

Optogenetics: Controlling the brain with light

Optogenetics: Controlling the brain...

McGovern Institute for Brain Research

Added over 3 years ago | 00:04:50 | 13024 views

(04:50) This animation illustrates optogenetics -- a radical new technology for controlling brain activity with light. Ed Boyden, the co-inventor of this technology, is a professor at the MIT Media Lab and at the McGovern Institute for B...

Nick Gelpi: Unflat Pavilion/Feather-Weight House at FAST Light 2011

Nick Gelpi: Unflat Pavilion/Feather...

Arts at MIT

Added over 3 years ago | 00:00:26 | 10523 views

A freestanding pavilion, created by flexing two dimensions into three, this house deploys a fabrication system used to create a membrane, which is simultaneously structural, functional and representational in a single act. Entirely cons...

Nader Tehrani and Gediminas Urbonas: Liquid Archive at FAST Light 2011

Nader Tehrani and Gediminas Urbonas...

Arts at MIT

Added over 3 years ago | 00:00:35 | 10864 views

Liquid Archive, a floating, interactive artwork, imaginatively extends MIT’s Killian Court beyond Memorial Drive into the Charles River, to celebrate the Institute’s 150th anniversary. Consisting of an inflatable screen anchored to a flo...

 Otto Piene: SKY Event at FAST Light 2011

Otto Piene: SKY Event at FAST Ligh...

Arts at MIT

Added over 3 years ago | 00:00:35 | 14588 views

Rising above the Great Dome of MIT, immense inflatable stars soared over Killian Court on the evening of May 7 during FAST Light, the culminating event of the MIT150 Festival of Art, Science and Technology. The sculptures celebrated – a...