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Air Spring with Oscillating Steel Ball

wrenow

Added almost 9 years ago | 00:00:27 | 14291 views

OSCILLATIONS - Harmonic Motion A glass column is attached to a large flask. A highly machined steel ball in the glass column acts as an air spring. The ball oscillates in the column with simple harmonic motion. The motion of the ball ...

technical services group presentation

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Added over 8 years ago | 00:07:51 | 12014 views

a keynote presentation describing what the MIT Physics technical services group does, is working on, and including a highlight of our cambridge science festival event__ __to elaborate: video of the Keynote presentation i made describing...

Velocity of Light Demonstration

Doc Edgerton films

Added over 9 years ago | 00:01:31 | 11716 views

Watch this silent film with descriptive boards of a demonstration on the velocity of light as performed by Doc Edgerton and some of his assistants. Likely related to an MIT Open House event in 1957.

marc's demo presentation

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Added 9 years ago | 00:23:41 | 8413 views

marc kastner presents an elaborate and impressive selection of some of the more popular physics demonstrations in the lecture demo group's repertoire to the dept staff during a get together a few years back, when he was still serving as...

Death of a Gummy Bear

Death of a Gummy Bear

Chemistry Behind the Magic

Added almost 5 years ago | 00:06:18 | 5911 views

View the complete course: http://ocw.mit.edu/behindthemagicInstructor: John Dolhuh, Jessica Harrop A gummy bear may not be big, but its few grams of sugar contain a lot of energy. Find out how much by combusting one lone gummy in a test ...

Let It Snow

Let It Snow

Chemistry Behind the Magic

Added almost 5 years ago | 00:04:50 | 3359 views

View the complete course: http://ocw.mit.edu/behindthemagicInstructor: John Dolhuh, Jessica Harrop Discover what disposable diapers and fake snow have in common. License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SAMore information at http://ocw.mit.edu/te...

Midas' Magic

Midas' Magic

Chemistry Behind the Magic

Added almost 5 years ago | 00:06:10 | 3331 views

View the complete course: http://ocw.mit.edu/behindthemagicInstructor: Bassam Shakhashiri, Jessica Harrop Mix these two clear and colorless liquids—that both look just like water—and the result is anything but clear and color...

Let’s Drink To That

Let’s Drink To That

Chemistry Behind the Magic

Added almost 5 years ago | 00:07:01 | 2878 views

View the complete course: http://ocw.mit.edu/behindthemagicInstructor: John Dolhuh, Jessica Harrop Dr. John Dolhun is thirsty. But when he asks his assistant for a drink, he gets more than he bargained for…License: Creative Common...

Elements on Fire

Elements on Fire

Chemistry Behind the Magic

Added almost 5 years ago | 00:05:06 | 2868 views

View the complete course: http://ocw.mit.edu/behindthemagicInstructor: John Dolhuh, Jessica Harrop Discover what happens when you burn different elements of the periodic table… License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SAMore information at...

Colorful Indicators

Colorful Indicators

Chemistry Behind the Magic

Added almost 5 years ago | 00:09:26 | 2823 views

View the complete course: http://ocw.mit.edu/behindthemagicInstructor: Bassam Shakhashiri, Jessica Harrop Colorful indicators tell the story of acids, bases, and the places in between. License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SAMore information a...

Anatomy of a Glowstick

Anatomy of a Glowstick

Chemistry Behind the Magic

Added almost 5 years ago | 00:04:59 | 2810 views

View the complete course: http://ocw.mit.edu/behindthemagicInstructor: John Dolhuh, Jessica Harrop Discover the colorful chemistry that makes a good party glow. License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SAMore information at http://ocw.mit.edu/ter...

Mirror Mirror

Mirror Mirror

Chemistry Behind the Magic

Added almost 5 years ago | 00:06:45 | 2425 views

View the complete course: http://ocw.mit.edu/behindthemagicInstructor: John Dolhuh, Jessica Harrop Mix two mystery ingredients with some table sugar, and the result is . . . mirror, mirror, fairest of them all. License: Creative Commons ...