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The Science of Bouncing (Science Out Loud S1 Ep7)

The Science of Bouncing (Science Ou...

MIT+K12: FINALS

Added 1 month ago | 00:05:05 | 402 views

Think all squash balls bounce the same? Think again! John and Bjorn--er--I mean, Aaron and Brad, look into what makes things bounce better than others. Ready for some physics? LET'S BOUNCE! ---------- Awesome MIT videos on planes, aero...

How the Atmosphere Affects Climate Change - Professor Dan Cziczo - MIT - MIT Club of Northern California

How the Atmosphere Affects Climate ...

Energy and Clean Tech Series

Added 2 months ago | 01:23:19 | 534 views

What are the roles of greenhouse gases, small particles and clouds? It has been known for over a century that greenhouse gases such as carbon dioxide and methane warm the planet by trapping heat. What is not as well known is that part...

What We KNOW About Climate Change - Prof. Kerry Emanuel - MIT Club of Northern California

What We KNOW About Climate Change -...

Energy and Clean Tech Series

Added 5 months ago | 01:29:59 | 599 views

Professor Kerry Emanuel has been known for his "Show me the data!" approach to climate science. In this talk, he will present a long term, evidence-driven view of Earth's climate change, culminating in a discussion of current risks and i...

Dennis Whyte

Dennis Whyte

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Added 5 months ago | 00:03:14 | 604 views

Professor Dennis Whyte discuses a methodological breakthrough that allows measurement of patterns and changes in materials in the fusion environment.

Ju Li

Ju Li

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Added 5 months ago | 00:02:16 | 836 views

Professor Ju Li talks about recent work using in situ transmission electron microscopy to study electrochemical reactions simultaneously with microstructure evolution and mechanics.

Pioneers in Clean Technology - Marc Tarpenning - Tesla Motors - MIT Club of Northern California

Pioneers in Clean Technology - Marc...

Energy and Clean Tech Series

Added 6 months ago | 01:43:22 | 1490 views

Please join us at one of our two convenient locations for this exciting new series which will explore the challenges faced by founders and CEOs of well-known clean tech companies, who will describe the early years of their company. Aime...

Michael Short

Michael Short

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Added 6 months ago | 00:01:26 | 829 views

Professor Michael Short’s research is focused the study of unwanted deposits, known as CRUD (Chalk River Unidentified Deposits). CRUD accumulates on fuel cladding during reactor operation and can interfere with the reactor’s cooling pro...

Jacopo Buongiorno

Jacopo Buongiorno

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Added 7 months ago | 00:03:13 | 783 views

Professor Jacopo Buongiorno discusses a new offshore floating nuclear power plant concept that achieves unprecedented levels of safety. This is a plant that can be entirely built on a floating rig in a shipyard, towed to the site, where ...

Anne White

Anne White

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Added 7 months ago | 00:01:24 | 1023 views

Small fluctuations in tokamak plasmas lead to turbulence, and turbulent eddies can very effectively transport heat from the hot core across confining magnetic field lines out to the cooler plasma edge. Predicting this phenomenon of turbu...

Hydraulic Fracturing: Boon or Bane? - George King, P.E. - MIT Club of Northern California

Hydraulic Fracturing: Boon or Bane?...

Energy and Clean Tech Series

Added 7 months ago | 01:25:32 | 1339 views

How does hydraulic fracturing work? Can chemicals in fracturing fluid contaminate fresh water supplies? Can we recycle all the waste water and other fluids from fracturing? What can prevent methane escaping into the atmosphere? Can fract...

Clean Tech Investing: Emerging Trends - New Strategies - MIT Club of Northern California

Clean Tech Investing: Emerging Tren...

Energy and Clean Tech Series

Added 9 months ago | 01:31:06 | 1315 views

Investors have learned, sometimes bitterly, that the investment life cycle for certain technology and/or manufacturing-based clean technology companies is not the same as software and information technology. Time horizons are longer and...

 The Materials Genome Initiative - Gerbrand Ceder - MIT Club of Northern California

The Materials Genome Initiative - ...

Energy and Clean Tech Series

Added 10 months ago | 01:16:56 | 2191 views

Novel materials design has become a critical capability to address several urgent societal problems. The Materials Genome Project, originally started at MIT (materialsproject.com), has as its objective to use high-throughput first princi...

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