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Five steel balls of different sizes are dropped into corn syrup. The balls reach a constant velocity shortly after entering the fluid. The velocity is constrained due to the drag balancing the force of gravity in the fluid. This demon...
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05/12/2009 4:00 PM 10"250Steven Chu, Secretary of EnergyDescription: The situation facing our planet could hardly be more dire: There's increasingly dangerous competition among nations for ever scarce energy resources, and climate chang...
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03/29/2011 10:30 AM KresgeSallie Chisholm, Lee and Geraldine Martin Professor of Environmental Studies and Professor of Biology, MIT; Regina Barzilay, Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, MIT:; Anette Hos...
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05/12/2009 6:00 PM MuseumVladimir Bulovic, Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Description: How much energy does it take to turn on a lightbulb? Way too much in the U.S., where 22% of all electricity gets channeled...
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09/30/2010 6:30 PM 32"141Aaron Koblin, Abramowitz Artist in Residence, MITDescription: Where others see just data points and fodder for bar graphs, Aaron Koblin visualizes dynamic systems where information assumes forms both abstract and...
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10/05/2007 1:00 PM Broad InstituteSteven Chu, Secretary of EnergyDescription: This Nobel Prize"winning scientist admits to staying up late the night before his talk to bone up on thermodynamics. He puts his research to good use, discuss...
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10/04/2007 1:30 PM Broad InstituteSeth Lloyd, Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Systems, Engineering Systems Division, MIT; ; Gian Paolo Beretta, SM '80, SCD '82; Jochen Gemmer; Speranta Gheorghiu" Svirschevski; S...
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10/04/2007 10:20 AM Broad InstituteCharles Bennett, IBM Fellow, IBMDescription: In this often droll lecture on a very abstract subject, Charles Bennettexplores entropy, "one of my long loves," and how it relates to quantum information. ...
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03/06/2008 7:00 PM 32"123Evelyn Hu, Scientific Director, California Nanosystems Institute Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering; Description: Evelyn Hu meticulously describes designing and building a new generation of optical mat...
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