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06/10/2006 11:00 AM KresgeEsther Duflo, PhD '99, Abdul Latif Jameel Prof of Poverty Allev & Develop Department of EconomicsDescription: Esther Duflo hopes to take the measure of a wide range of anti-poverty programs. Applying scientifi...
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Athletics has always played a role at MIT. But back in the early 20th century, no sporting event was more popular than the annual Field Day competition. These matches pitted freshmen against sophomores. The contests included rowing, swim...
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This light-hearted silent film shows life at the Phi Beta Epsilon fraternity at MIT during the 1926-1927 academic year. It is filled with silly gags and activities, from house-cleaning to house parties and sports events – a wonderful com...
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Alan P. Kuritsky, AT&T John D.C Little, MIT Alvin J. Silk, MIT Emily Bassman, MIT AT&T developed a new marketing strategy for its residential long distance market place. The five year program of market segmentation, ad copy testin...
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A fluorescent tube swings at the end of a long plexiglass rod. It is made to rotate and then brought near the Van de Graaff generator. The tube lights up when there is a potential difference between its ends. This happens when it is poi...
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ELECTROSTATICS - Electric Fields A conducting ping-pong ball is suspended by thread and placed on the outer surface of one of the plates of a parallel-plate capacitor. As the plates are charged with the Wimshurst machine, the ball fol...
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An cathode ray tube (CRT) television is connected to a video camera. When a strong magnet is brought close to the television screen, the image becomes warped and discolored.While many new televisions use flat screen technology, older C...
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One wire coil is connected to a radio, and another is connected to a speaker. The two coils are not connected to each other. The radio signal is transmitted through the induced magnetic field caused by the current in the wires. The s...
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A large solenoid is connected to DC power through a knife switch. When the switch is closed, the current builds up to approximately 30 amps. When the switch is opened, the solenoid attempts to keep the current flowing, creating a huge...
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