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Videos tagged with light (39)

Biological Large Scale Integration

Biological Large Scale Integration

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added 3 years ago | 01:05:00 | 1538 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...

RLE Investigator Profile Video Series: James G. Fujimoto

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Added 3 years ago | 00:04:36 | 9912 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 over 3 years ago | 00:04:08 | 4115 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 | 8185 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 | 13396 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 | 10733 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 | 11315 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 | 15158 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...

RLE Investigator Profile Video Series: Marc A. Baldo

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Added over 4 years ago | 00:07:08 | 21015 views

Professor Marc A. Baldo of MIT discusses research and education in his group, and the intellectual challenges facing engineering at the frontiers of soft semiconductor materials, excitonics, and energy innovation.

RLE Investigator Profile Video Series: Center for Excitonics

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Added over 4 years ago | 00:00:00 | 23992 views

The Center for Excitonics is a collaboration between the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Harvard University and Brookhaven National Laboratory. Our objective is to supersede traditional electronics with devices that use excitons ...

Breakdown of Air

Breakdown of Air

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

Added almost 5 years ago | 00:02:09 | 31999 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 ...

Ripple Tank: Single and Double Slit Diffraction and Interference

Ripple Tank: Single and Double Slit...

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

Added over 5 years ago | 00:03:05 | 57847 views

A ripple tank is placed above a mirror and a projection screen. A horizontal bar, whose frequency can be varied, taps the surface of the water and produces plane waves. The waves are incident on a barrier containing an adjustable openi...