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Plasma Rocket (coke bottle)

Plasma Rocket (coke bottle)

MIT News

Added over 3 years ago | 00:00:13 | 7486 views

The testing of a prototype plasma rocket being developed at MIT that is much smaller than other rockets of its kind and runs on gases that are much less expensive than conventional propellants. This test involved a used coke bottle. Vid...

Plasma rocket

Plasma rocket

MIT News

Added over 3 years ago | 00:00:08 | 7116 views

The testing of a prototype plasma rocket being developed at MIT that is much smaller than other rockets of its kind and runs on gases that are much less expensive than conventional propellants. (WARNING: audio is loud) Video: Oleg V. Ba...

Orbital Motion

Orbital Motion

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

Added over 5 years ago | 00:03:00 | 42308 views

An air puck is attached to a string that passes through the center of an air table. A weight is attached to the end of the string. The ball is set into rotation in a horizontal circle. When the weight is released, creating a constant for...