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rocket on a wire

rocket on a wire

wrenow

Added over 5 years ago | 00:00:09 | 12554 views

Air Spring with Oscillating Steel Ball

Air Spring with Oscillating Steel Ball

wrenow

Added 6 years ago | 00:00:27 | 12388 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

technical services group presentation

wrenow

Added over 5 years ago | 00:07:51 | 10503 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

Velocity of Light Demonstration

Doc Edgerton films

Added almost 7 years ago | 00:01:41 | 9648 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

marc's demo presentation

wrenow

Added over 6 years ago | 00:23:41 | 6939 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...

Curie Point of Iron

Curie Point of Iron

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

Added over 2 years ago | 00:01:23 | 4403 views

A piece of iron is suspended with a copper wire at the height of one pole of a magnet. At first the iron is attracted to the magnet. The iron is then heated with a torch and eventually falls from the magnet. As the iron cools it will aga...

A Heat Gun

A Heat Gun

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

Added over 1 year ago | 00:01:17 | 2727 views

A small amount of water is placed inside an airtight copper tube, with the end sealed by a rubber stopper. The tube is heated using a blowtorch, causing the water inside to boil. As the water changes from a liquid to a gas the pressure i...

Death of a Gummy Bear

Death of a Gummy Bear

Chemistry Behind the Magic

Added 2 years ago | 00:06:18 | 1702 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 ...

Science is Fun and the Joy of Learning

Science is Fun and the Joy of Learning

Chemistry Behind the Magic

Added 2 years ago | 01:11:31 | 1060 views

View the complete course: http://ocw.mit.edu/behindthemagicInstructor: Bassam ShakhashiriLicense: Creative Commons BY-NC-SAMore information at http://ocw.mit.edu/termsMore courses at http://ocw.mit.eduWARNING NOTICE:The experiments descr...

Let It Snow

Let It Snow

Chemistry Behind the Magic

Added 2 years ago | 00:04:50 | 965 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 2 years ago | 00:06:10 | 885 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 2 years ago | 00:07:01 | 871 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...