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Vladimir Bulovic on Energy Education at MIT

Vladimir Bulovic on Energy Educatio...

MIT Alumni Association

Added almost 5 years ago | 00:06:54 | 22138 views

MIT Professor Vladimir Bulovic talks about the promise of renewable energy sources, and educating MIT students on energy issues.

Paula Hammond on Solar Energy

Paula Hammond on Solar Energy

MIT Alumni Association

Added almost 5 years ago | 00:06:17 | 28078 views

MIT Professor Paula Hammond talks about the promise of solar energy and why MIT is uniquely positioned to help realize that promise. Interview recorded 4/27/2009.

Cloud Chamber

Cloud Chamber

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

Added almost 5 years ago | 00:02:36 | 81707 views

Subatomic particles such as cosmic ray muons, alpha particles, and high energy electrons are striking our bodies all the time. In the cloud chamber, these particles ionize air molecules, creating delicate cloud trails by condensing supe...

Solar: Igniting the Revolution at MIT

Solar: Igniting the Revolution at MIT

MIT Alumni Association

Added almost 5 years ago | 00:07:29 | 43215 views

Solar energy has enormous long-term potential as a large-scale, carbon-neutral source of power. MIT faculty and students share how their research is leading the way for scale-up of new technologies for solar capture, conversion and stora...

Severin Borenstein: Meeting US Energy and Climate Challenges with Rational Policy

Severin Borenstein: Meeting US Ener...

MIT Energy Initiative

Added almost 5 years ago | 01:25:09 | 22254 views

This talk was given on May 5, 2009 as part of the MITEI Seminar Series - Abstract - As US energy challenges mount, the public and political debate continues to demonstrate disturbing misunderstandings of both the problems and potential s...

Recycling Nuclear Waste: Addressing Nuclear Waste in the 21st Century

Recycling Nuclear Waste: Addressing...

MIT Energy Initiative

Added almost 5 years ago | 02:04:00 | 29116 views

Hosted by U.S. Senator Tom Carper, Monday May 18, 2009 One of the long-term questions about nuclear energy is how to manage the waste. For many years, U.S. nuclear utilities have paid fees to the federal government for nuclear waste d...

Dr. Steven Chu, US Secretary of Energy - Compton Lecture

Dr. Steven Chu, US Secretary of Ene...

Compton Lecture Series

Added almost 5 years ago | 01:09:00 | 20919 views

Dr. Steven Chu, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Energy and the co-winner of the 1997 Nobel Prize for Physics gave a lecture entitled "The energy problem and the interplay between basic and applied research"on May 12, 2009 at MIT. Cl...

Dr. Steven Chu, US Secretary of Energy - Compton Lecture

Dr. Steven Chu, US Secretary of Ene...

Compton Lecture Series

Added almost 5 years ago | 01:09:00 | 22939 views

Dr. Steven Chu, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Energy and the co-winner of the 1997 Nobel Prize for Physics gave a lecture entitled "The energy problem and the interplay between basic and applied research"on May 12, 2009 at MIT. Cli...

2009 MIT Energy Conference Workshop:  Nuclear Power: New Markets and New Applications

2009 MIT Energy Conference Workshop...

MIT Energy Conference

Added almost 5 years ago | 03:57:00 | 9982 views

Nuclear Power: New Markets and New Applications A Workshop on the Opportunities for Different Size Reactors in the Global Nuclear Enterprise Date and Time: Friday March 6, 2009, 1:00 - 5:00 PM The MIT Energy Conference 2009 “Nuclear...

Harlan County, Kentucky: What Happened to Elmer's Fishpond?

Harlan County, Kentucky: What Happe...

The Community Innovators Lab

Added 5 years ago | 00:06:14 | 61534 views

Elmer Lloyd, a proud former coal miner, struggles to come to terms with his prize fishpond becoming a polluted acid pond at the hands of a coal company.

Harlan County, Kentucky: McKinley Sumner's Disappearing Backyard

Harlan County, Kentucky: McKinley S...

The Community Innovators Lab

Added 5 years ago | 00:04:06 | 39457 views

McKinley Sumner heard a sound his backyard one day, and realized something wasn't right. When he walked to the edge of his property line, he found tractors from the abutting coal mine digging into his land. Soon he saw his local creek,...

Nate Lewis - Sunlight-driven hydrogen formation by membrane-supported photoelectrochemical water splitting

Nate Lewis - Sunlight-driven hydrog...

MIT Energy Initiative

Added 5 years ago | 01:07:20 | 33618 views

This seminar was presented on March 10, 2009 as part of the MITEI Seminar Series. This talk will discuss the research frontier involved with the development of an integrated system based on semiconductor nanowires that act as artificial ...