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MIT Physics Demo -- Levitating Magnet

MIT Physics Demo -- Levitating Magnet

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Added 6 years ago | 00:00:47 | 40329 views

A magnet with a very strong magnetic field is held in place on an aluminum disk. The disk is attached to a motor powered by variable AC current. When the disk rotates, the magnet will levitate above it due to eddy currents generated in ...

MIT Physics Demo -- Conductivity of Ionized Water

MIT Physics Demo -- Conductivity of...

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

Added 6 years ago | 00:00:53 | 45745 views

A light bulb is placed in series with two copper plates immersed in de-ionized water. Touching the plates closes the circuit, lighting the bulb.When kosher salt is dropped into the de-ionized water, the salt dissolves, causing ions to b...

MIT Physics Demo -- Conducting Glass

MIT Physics Demo -- Conducting Glass

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

Added 6 years ago | 00:01:11 | 51021 views

A small glass tube, held by copper wire, is placed in series with a light bulb. The glass acts as an insulator at room temperature, meaning the current cannot flow between the copper wires. This leaves an open circuit and the light bulb...

boyancy w/ golf ball

boyancy w/ golf ball

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Added 6 years ago | 00:00:57 | 16778 views

increasing the density of water w/ saltfloating a golf ballMIT Physics 8.01L 2007

exploding wire demo

exploding wire demo

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Added 6 years ago | 00:00:12 | 14022 views

mit physics department lecture demonstration exploding wire a large capacitor ~.1mF is charged to 3kV and then discharged through a short, small diameter wirewire is vaporized

"making of" physics demo movies 1

"making of" physics demo movies 1

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Added 6 years ago | 00:01:38 | 11904 views

electrostatics live version of TEAL visualizations digcam clips from the videoshoot

Bernoulli's Principle (Ping-Pong Ball)

Bernoulli's Principle (Ping-Pong Ball)

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Added 6 years ago | 00:01:30 | 34475 views

MIT Physics demonstration bernoulli's principle: A ping pong ball can be balanced on an air stream from a blowerhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bernoulli%27s_Principlehttp://ocw.mit.edu/OcwWeb/Physics/8-01Physics-IFall1999/VideoLectures/de...

Ice Skaters' Twirl

Ice Skaters' Twirl

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Added 6 years ago | 00:00:19 | 17181 views

MIT Physics lecture demonstration:DYNAMICS - Moment of InertiaA person holding dumbbells in his/her arms spins in a rotating stool. When he/she pulls the dumbbells inward, the moment of inertia changes and he/she spins faster.

Bicycle Wheel & Rotating Stool

Bicycle Wheel & Rotating Stool

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Added 6 years ago | 00:00:00 | 21735 views

MIT Physics lecture demonstration:DYNAMICS - Conservation of Angular MomentumThe demonstrator sits on a rotating stool and holds a spinning bicycle wheel equipped with handles on each end of its axle. The wheel is held in a vertical pla...

MIT Physics Demo -- Dipole Antenna

MIT Physics Demo -- Dipole Antenna

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

Added 6 years ago | 00:00:57 | 39301 views

An RF transmitter is connected to a long antenna, emitting radio waves. A dipole antenna with a light bulb between its elements acts as the receiver. When the receiving antenna is parallel to the transmitter, the radio waves are absor...

MIT Physics Demo -- Microwave Polarization

MIT Physics Demo -- Microwave Polar...

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

Added over 6 years ago | 00:01:14 | 34409 views

A polarized microwave emitter and a polarized microwave receiver face each other on a table. At first, the emitter and receiver are polarized in the same direction (up-down), and all the emitted signal gets received. When a metal comb i...

MIT Physics Demo -- Microwave Interference

MIT Physics Demo -- Microwave Inter...

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

Added over 6 years ago | 00:02:11 | 26746 views

A double-horn microwave emitter faces a microwave receiver. The receiver is also connected to a speaker, which displays the received signal as audio, and an oscilloscope, which displays the signal visually. When the receiver is moved ...