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Elizabeth Stuart’s Holograph Letter to Henry Rich, 1st Earl of Holland: A Sign of Intimacy, 1636

Elizabeth Stuart’s Holograph Letter...

Letterlocking

Added 1 month ago | 00:05:42 | 1524 views

Most of Elizabeth Stuart’s letters are holograph, or in her own hand. Secretarial letters were the most likely to be intercepted and opened in the expectation of politically useful content within. From the moment of her husband's death i...

Monkey and a Gun

Monkey and a Gun

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

Added over 6 years ago | 00:01:16 | 59417 views

A stuffed monkey is suspended from a rod at one end of a lecture hall by an electromagnet. A golf ball gun aimed directly at the monkey cuts power to the electromagnet when fired. Thus, the monkey begins falling at the same instant th...