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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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 ...
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(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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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