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Videos tagged with vacuum (4)

The Energy Problem and the Interplay Between Basic and Applied Research

The Energy Problem and the Interpla...

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added over 2 years ago | 01:10:00 | 8566 views

05/12/2009 4:00 PM 10"250Steven Chu, Secretary of EnergyDescription: The situation facing our planet could hardly be more dire: There's increasingly dangerous competition among nations for ever scarce energy resources, and climate chang...

The Art of Engineering

The Art of Engineering

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added over 2 years ago | 01:15:00 | 2672 views

04/26/2006 4:00 PM WongJames Dyson, Inventor and Founder, Dyson Corporation; Description: Thank goodness some inventors specialize in ways to make our lives a little easier, especially around the house. Borrowing a page from Buckminste...

Feather and Coin in a Vacuum

Feather and Coin in a Vacuum

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

Added almost 4 years ago | 00:02:08 | 20474 views

The free fall of a coin and feather are compared, first in a tube full of air and then in a vacuum. With air resistance, the feathers fall more slowly. In a vacuum, the objects fall at the same rate independent of their respective masses.

The Subminiature Vacuum Tube: The C...

MIT Museum SciTech Films

Added 6 years ago | 00:16:19 | 12438 views

A short documentary of the history of the subminiature vacuum tube. This 16 minute film was produced by the MIT Museum with funding from Raytheon in 1986 for the MIT Industrial Liaison Program. The producer and director was Seichi Tsuts...