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Warning: Physics Envy May be Hazardous to Your Wealth

Warning: Physics Envy May be Hazard...

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added almost 3 years ago | 00:57:18 | 7640 views

06/05/2010 1:00 PM Wong AuditoriumAndrew W. Lo, Harris & Harris Group Professor, Director, MIT Laboratory for Financial EngineeringDescription: In this talk Andrew Lo addresses the problem of finding the right level of abstraction with w...

The Art of Science Television

The Art of Science Television

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added almost 3 years ago | 01:16:00 | 4943 views

10/15/2009 4:15 PM 10"250Paula S. Apsell, Senior Executive Producer, PBS"NOVA, and Director of Science Unit, WGBHDescription: Paula Apsell, NOVA's senior executive producer laments the sad state of science journalism and discusses how NO...

Wooden Block Between Two Strings

Wooden Block Between Two Strings

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

Added almost 4 years ago | 00:01:54 | 15786 views

A block of wood is attached vertically between two strings. When the bottom string is pulled slowly, the top string breaks. When the bottom string is pulled quickly, it itself breaks.

Coupled Air Carts

Coupled Air Carts

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

Added over 5 years ago | 00:07:38 | 48896 views

Two or more air carts are connected by springs on an air track. When this system is at resonant frequency, symmetrical patterns called normal modes appear. The normal modes are shown in both undriven and driven cases. In the undriven ...