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Amalia von Solms’s Holograph Letter to Eleonore de Volvire: A Letter of Condolence, 1670

Amalia von Solms’s Holograph Letter...

Letterlocking

Added 1 day ago | 00:04:28 | 98 views

Amalia’s letter to Eleonore de Volvire is one of condolence, as Eleonore’s husband, François de l’Aubespine (1584-1670), Marquis de Hauterive-Châteauneuf and governor of Breda since 1639, has just died. The black sealing wax and black fl...

Elizabeth Stuart’s Deciphering Sir Thomas Roe’s Letter: Cryptography, 1626

Elizabeth Stuart’s Deciphering Sir ...

Letterlocking

Added 1 day ago | 00:01:53 | 120 views

Elizabeth Stuart used ciphers, special codes that need a key to unlock them, to hide information from prying eyes. So far seven of her keys, typically alphabets of 24 letters – in seventeenth-century script i/j and u/v were interchangeab...

Elizabeth Stuart’s Holograph Letter to Henry Rich, 1st Earl of Holland: A Sign of Intimacy, 1636

Elizabeth Stuart’s Holograph Letter...

Letterlocking

Added 1 day ago | 00:05:42 | 254 views

Most of Elizabeth Stuart’s letters are holograph, or in her own hand. Secretarial letters were the most likely to be intercepted and opened in the expectation of politically useful content within. From the moment of her husband's death i...

Iron Gall Ink: A Quick and Easy Method

Iron Gall Ink: A Quick and Easy Method

Letterlocking

Added 1 day ago | 00:04:45 | 125 views

2.0g gum arabic crystals 10.0g of oak galls 2.5g iron sulfate 1. Dissolve the gum arabic in water making a light, sticky solution, set aside. 2. Crush two galls (they look like nuts) with a hammer. Place them in a litre beaker a...

Sir Francis Nethersole and Elizabeth Stuart, sometime Queen of Bohemia: A Secretarial Letter, 1628

Sir Francis Nethersole and Elizabet...

Letterlocking

Added 1 day ago | 00:06:06 | 121 views

Writing an early modern letter was often a co-operative enterprise, and a queen might just as well delegate the entire job to her secretary as dictate it to him. Here Sir Francis prepares a letter for Elizabeth's approval, writing the co...

Constantijn Huygens and Amalia von Solms: A Tiny Spy Letter, 1635

Constantijn Huygens and Amalia von ...

Letterlocking

Added 1 day ago | 00:04:43 | 116 views

Complete with silk floss and wax, this is on of the smallest pleated letters known to exist. Keeping Amalia von Solms informed of her husband's mental deterioration required great discretion: that Frederick Henry, the High Commander of t...

Bringing Wireless Power to Industry

Bringing Wireless Power to Industry

Faculty Short-Clips

Added 9 days ago | 00:02:54 | 155 views

WiTricity CTO Morris Kesler discusses engaging with other companies to incorporate WiTricity technology into their products.

Connecting Through MIT

Connecting Through MIT

Faculty Short-Clips

Added 9 days ago | 00:02:08 | 159 views

WiTricity CTO Morris Kesler discusses his company's MIT roots and the value of being connected to the larger MIT community.

Major Application Areas

Major Application Areas

Faculty Short-Clips

Added 9 days ago | 00:04:02 | 131 views

WiTricity CTO Morris Kesler discusses major applications for wireless charging technology.

A Wireless World

A Wireless World

Faculty Short-Clips

Added 9 days ago | 00:02:57 | 144 views

WiTricity CTO Morris Kesler discusses the technology behind wireless charging of personal electronics, automobiles, and medical devices.

The Growth Imperative: Plotting a Sustainable Energy Future for India

The Growth Imperative: Plotting a S...

MIT Energy Initiative

Added 18 days ago | 01:09:30 | 319 views

MITEI Energy Colloquium with Jairam Ramesh, Former Indian Minister for Rural Development, Visiting Fellow at Harvard Kennedy School Abstract The revival of rapid economic growth is an urgent imperative for India. At the same time, it is ...

2014 MIT Alumni Leadership Conference: Professor John A. Ochsendorf

2014 MIT Alumni Leadership Conferen...

MIT Alumni Association

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At the 2014 MIT Alumni Leadership Conference, Professor John A. Ochsendorf, one of MIT’s rising faculty stars, shared interesting facts about MIT’s historic architecture and discussed the history and future of the Institute’s oldest buil...

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