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Technology &amp; Culture Forum - <i>The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind</i>

Technology & Culture Forum - Th...

Technology & Culture Forum at MIT

Added almost 5 years ago | 01:17:00 | 59461 views

William Kamkwamba & Bryan MealerThe Boy Who Harnessed the WindRecorded on 10/21/2009

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 | 57532 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...

Center of Mass Trajectory

Center of Mass Trajectory

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

Added over 5 years ago | 00:01:30 | 48240 views

Odd-shaped objects with their centers of mass marked by orange paint are thrown. While the objects appear to follow very wobbly trajectories when viewed under bright lights, under black lights you can see that their centers of mass trave...

To Conjure with the Fullness of Truth: The Technology & Culture Forum

To Conjure with the Fullness of Tru...

Technology & Culture Forum at MIT

Added almost 5 years ago | 00:08:08 | 46369 views

For 45 years The Technology and Culture Forum (TAC) has been an on-going, Institute-wide arena for the discussion of ethical issues related to science, technology and innovation.

Crossroads 2009: From Doom To Boom - Getting Ready for the Upturn

Crossroads 2009: From Doom To Boom ...

Crossroads 2009

Added over 5 years ago | 00:48:14 | 45616 views

CTL Crossroads Conference held on March 26, 2009 featured this presentation by Kevin Smith, President & CEO of Sustainable Supply Chain Consulting.

Stephen Selkowitz: Zero Energy Buildings - Potentials and Realities

Stephen Selkowitz: Zero Energy Buil...

MIT Energy Initiative

Added almost 6 years ago | 01:37:00 | 42960 views

This seminar was given on November 18, 2008 as part of the MITEI Seminar Series. Abstract: To address growing concerns about energy supply, carbon emissions, and the workplace, buildings are increasingly asked to meet higher and potentia...

RLE Investigator Profile Video Series: Joel Voldman

RLE Investigator Profile Video Seri...

RLE

Added 6 years ago | 00:00:00 | 42313 views

Professor Joel Voldman of MIT discusses research and education in his group, and the intellectual challenges facing engineers at the frontiers of applying microtechnology to cell biology.

Communications Forum: Public Communications in Slow-Moving Crises

Communications Forum: Public Commun...

Communications Forum: Public Communications in Slow-Moving Crises

Added almost 4 years ago | 01:57:00 | 41242 views

Governments, corporations, and communities plan for sudden crises: the White House drafts strong responsive rhetoric for the next terrorist attack; Toyota runs reassuring national TV spots within hours of a product recall; and 32 Massach...

Strobe of a Falling Ball

Strobe of a Falling Ball

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

Added 6 years ago | 00:00:41 | 38105 views

A ball is dropped in front of a meter stick and lit by a strobe light. A long exposure photograph captures the position of the ball at each evenly spaced flash of light. The acceleration of the ball can then be measured from the photo. ...

Ride.Link - Making of

Ride.Link - Making of

MIT Mobile Experience Lab

Added almost 6 years ago | 00:01:28 | 36585 views

The MIT Mobile Experience Laboratory, in partnership with the Provincia di Brescia - Italy - is developing a sustainable ride-sharing system for youth that utilizes wearable media. The system, with its main components of social networki...

Crossroads 2009: Focus Sessions Review

Crossroads 2009: Focus Sessions Review

Crossroads 2009

Added over 5 years ago | 01:33:00 | 33946 views

CTL Crossroads Conference held March 26, 2009 - CTL Researchers and Directors summarize the issues that were discussed during the day's focus sessions.

Fluorescent and Neon Tubes in an Electric Field

Fluorescent and Neon Tubes in an El...

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

Added over 4 years ago | 00:02:02 | 33425 views

A fluorescent tube swings at the end of a long plexiglass rod. It is made to rotate and then brought near the Van de Graaff generator. The tube lights up when there is a potential difference between its ends. This happens when it is poi...

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