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Semaphore spinning wheel, 1960s

Semaphore spinning wheel, 1960s

MIT Libraries. Movable Messages in Books: Spinning Wheels, Coded Disks, and Volvelles

Added 13 days ago | 00:00:13 | 236 views

This small pocket-sized device shows the alphabet as it’s signaled using semaphore flags. Turn the dial, and look in the window by the sailor’s right foot to see the letter he’s signaling. (Turn the disk around, and you’ll see what the f...

The Mariner's Compass' rectifier as a spinning wheel in a book, 1756

The Mariner's Compass' rectifier as...

MIT Libraries. Movable Messages in Books: Spinning Wheels, Coded Disks, and Volvelles

Added 15 days ago | 00:00:06 | 321 views

Andrew Wakely, a mathematician, first published The Mariner’s Compass Rectified in 1694. The book was extremely popular; dozens of editions were printed over the course of nearly a century. The “rectifier,” shown here, is used to “readil...

Charles Wheatstone's "The harmonic diagram" spinning wheel, 1824

Charles Wheatstone's "The harmonic ...

MIT Libraries. Movable Messages in Books: Spinning Wheels, Coded Disks, and Volvelles

Added 15 days ago | 00:00:14 | 223 views

This device was used in the 19th century for teaching music theory, and was created by a notable inventor and physicist, Sir Charles Wheatstone (1802-1875). Among other things, the Harmonic Diagram could be used for transposing music fro...

Le Grand Guidon et tresor journalier des astres, 1680s

Le Grand Guidon et tresor journalie...

MIT Libraries. Movable Messages in Books: Spinning Wheels, Coded Disks, and Volvelles

Added 15 days ago | 00:00:11 | 175 views

This double-sided volvelle is from Le Grand Guidon et Tresor Journalier des Astres, published in Rouen in 1680 by Jean Oursel. One side of the volvelle is a perpetual calendar; the other gives the phases of the moon and astrological info...

Pierre Galtier-Boissière spinning wheel in Procèdés et applications de la sématotechnie, 1883

Pierre Galtier-Boissière spinning w...

MIT Libraries. Movable Messages in Books: Spinning Wheels, Coded Disks, and Volvelles

Added 15 days ago | 00:00:06 | 267 views

Pierre Galtier-Boissière wrote on a wide range of topics including alcoholism, gout, and language. This book on a new form of shorthand was supposed to make learning “fun,” and presumably this volvelle, with its unique design, supplied a...

The many spinning wheels in Le grand guidon et tresor journalier des astres, 1680?

The many spinning wheels in Le gran...

MIT Libraries. Movable Messages in Books: Spinning Wheels, Coded Disks, and Volvelles

Added 15 days ago | 00:00:19 | 190 views

This double-sided volvelle is from Le Grand Guidon et Tresor Journalier des Astres, published in Rouen in 1680 by Jean Oursel. One side of the volvelle is a perpetual calendar; the other gives the phases of the moon and astrological info...

Johannes Hevelius' spinning moon in Selenographia, 1647

Johannes Hevelius' spinning moon in...

MIT Libraries. Movable Messages in Books: Spinning Wheels, Coded Disks, and Volvelles

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Johannes Hevelius (1611-1687) published the first atlas of the moon, Selenographia, in 1647. The volvelle shown here could be used to determine the moon’s position relative to the stars that appeared around it. MIT’s copy is missing a st...

The MIT Sloan Initiative for Health Systems Innovation

The MIT Sloan Initiative for Health...

New York: MIT Health Systems Innovation Conference

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Joe Doyle, Retsef Levi, and Janet Wilkinson, Directors of HSI

Welcome Remarks

Welcome Remarks

New York: MIT Health Systems Innovation Conference

Added 1 month ago | 00:09:33 | 257 views

David Schmittlein, John C Head III Dean, MIT Sloan School of Management

Ellen Swallow Richards

Ellen Swallow Richards

MIT Alumni Association

Added 1 month ago | 01:04:13 | 430 views

The Remarkable Life and Career of Ellen Swallow Richards Date: 3/8/2015 Time: 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM EDT Location: The Broad Institute, 415 Main St., Cambridge, MA

MIT Drupal Group Meetup

MIT Drupal Group Meetup

Boston Drupal Group

Added 2 months ago | 00:05:28 | 254 views

A demo video from a past meetup just to get a sense of the audio and visual quality.

Making Glucose Molecules

Making Glucose Molecules

AgileAtoms Curriculum Videos

Added 5 months ago | 00:05:52 | 687 views

Video instructions for building a glucose molecule from the Photosynthesis lesson, using the AgileAtoms Molecules Set, made from LEGO® bricks.

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