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"Computer For Apollo" (1965) - Science Reporter TV Series

"Computer For Apollo" (1965) - Scie...

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Added over 3 years ago | 00:29:20 | 15381 views |

This 1965 “Science Reporter” television program features the Apollo guidance computer and navigation equipment, which involve less than 60 lbs of microcircuits and memory cores. Scientists and engineers Eldon Hall, Ramon Alonzo and Alber...

"Food For Space Travelers" - Science Reporter TV Series (1966)

"Food For Space Travelers" - Scienc...

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Added over 3 years ago | 00:28:46 | 13806 views

This 1966 “Science Reporter” television program showcases the challenges of ensuring proper nutrition for astronauts on prolonged journeys. The film covers metabolic and caloric consumption in particular conditions of space flight, the s...

Vannevar Bush—Looking Back on the Bomb (1963)

Vannevar Bush—Looking Back on the B...

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Added over 3 years ago | 00:02:45 | 9819 views

In 1963, Vannevar Bush PhD ’16 was interviewed at his Belmont home for the MIT/WGBH television program Science Reporter and asked to reflect on the weapon he helped create, the atomic bomb. Bush, an inventor, engineer, and former profess...

Automatically Programmed Tools (APT)—Science Reporter TV Series (1959)

Automatically Programmed Tools (APT...

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Added over 3 years ago | 00:02:31 | 18487 views

In the 1950s, a new system for the computerization of numerical control was developed at the MIT Electronic Systems Laboratory, called Automatically Programmed Tools or APT. In this 1959 MIT Science Reporter television program, researche...

"Automatically Programmed Tools" (1959) - Science Reporter TV Series

"Automatically Programmed Tools" (1...

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Added over 3 years ago | 00:29:09 | 19734 views |

In this 1959 MIT Science Reporter television program, researchers John Francis Reintjes and Douglas Taylor Ross present the APT project, a novel system for the computerization of numerical control being developed at the new MIT Electroni...

"Looking Back on The Bomb" (1963) - Science Reporter TV Series

"Looking Back on The Bomb" (1963) -...

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Added over 3 years ago | 00:29:13 | 16542 views

Vannevar Bush looks back over the years to share his views on some of the great events of his time. He touches on such topics as the role of a science advisor to the nation, the future of the computer, the gap between science and the pub...

"One Part in a Trillion" (1964) - Science Reporter TV Series

"One Part in a Trillion" (1964) - S...

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Added over 3 years ago | 00:29:15 | 17411 views

In this 1964 “Science Reporter” program we take a tour of the nuclear reactor at the U.S. Army Materials Research Agency in Watertown, MA, and learn how it is being used as a scientific research tool to detect and fingerprint infinitesim...

"A Solution to Computer Bottlenecks" (1963) - Science Reporter TV Series

"A Solution to Computer Bottlenecks...

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Added over 3 years ago | 00:28:55 | 14410 views

Fernando J. Corbató, Associate Director of the MIT Computation Center, discusses the challenges of resolving computer bottlenecks that were becoming an increasingly significant issue around high-speed computers, and the complex problems...

"EDM A Magic Slate" (1962) - Science Reporter TV Series

"EDM A Magic Slate" (1962) - Scienc...

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Added over 3 years ago | 00:29:15 | 24614 views

Norman Taylor (of ITEK Corp. previously with MIT's LIncoln Lab) demonstrates an innovative electronic drafting machine (EDM) that allows engineers to produce computer-based graphic images using a "light pen," He is interviewed by John Fi...

"Sailing by Computer" (1966) - Science Reporter TV Series

"Sailing by Computer" (1966) - Scie...

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Added over 3 years ago | 00:29:37 | 16528 views

Novel approaches to ship design using state-of-the-art computers are presented in a 1966 interview of Halsey Herreshoff, instructor at the MIT Department of Naval Architecture in charge of research in ship model testing, in this "Science...

One Part in a Trillion — Science Reporter

One Part in a Trillion — Science Re...

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Added over 3 years ago | 00:01:53 | 13510 views

Go back in time and take a tour of the nuclear reactor at the US Army Materials Research Agency in Watertown, MA in this Science Reporter episode from 1964. Host and science reporter John Fitch of MIT goes behind the scenes of this Ameri...

"Underwater Photography” (1964) - Science Reporter

"Underwater Photography” (1964) - S...

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Added over 3 years ago | 00:29:44 | 24860 views |

This black-and white film features Harold "Doc" Edgerton interviewed by John Fitch about the technology and scientific applications of underwater photography for the “MIT Science Reporter” (National Education Television, 1964). Edgerton ...

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