Understanding electrical circuits using a water analogy.
Self-oscillating gels are materials that continuously change back and forth between different states — such as color or size — without provocation from external stimuli. These changes are caused by the Belousov-Zhabotinsky chemical reaction, which was discovered during the 1950s. Without ...
Media Lab students and Director Joi Ito provide an overview of the uniqueness, impact, and magic that goes into Media Lab research, as part of the Lab's participation in the Aspen Ideas Festival 2012.
Sal Khan gives advice about making educational videos.
Satra Ghosh is a research scientist in John Gabrieli's lab at the McGovern Institute for Brain Research at MIT. In this video, Satra talks about his research on mild traumatic brain injury in U.S. soldiers. [Stock footage/music: U.S. Department of Defense, Satra Ghosh, shockwave-sound.com]
“So what exactly could you do with a bachelor’s degree from NSE?” Read more at the Nuclear Science & Engineering website.
Robert C. Merton, School of Management Distinguished Professor of Finance, talks about the value of the Master of Finance degree. For more information: http://mitsloan.mit.edu/mfin/
A CSAIL team — graduate students Michael Rubinstein and Neal Wadhwa, alumni Eugene Shih SM '01, PhD '10 and Hao-Yu Wu MNG '12, associate professor Frédo Durand, and professors William T. Freeman and John Guttag — earned honorable mention for this video at the 10th annual ...
Make your own mirage using a tank, fresh water, salt water, and a laser.
Go behind the scenes as MIT sends a team to compete in a steel bridge building contest.
Ever wonder how NASA gets the space shuttle on top of a 747? They use pulleys! License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA More information at http://k12videos.mit.edu/terms-conditions
Meet a few of the members of MIT's Class of 2012 who are continuing their public service projects after graduation.
Doctoral student Zach Hartwig applies physics, teamwork to create new tools for fusion energy science .
Meet Miles Barr, the 2012 $30,000 winner of the Lemelson-MIT Student Prize for his inventive work with paper solar cells.
Meet Finan, a PhD candidate in MIT's Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering.
A clip from President's L. Rafael Reif's Inaugural Address. Video courtesy of The Office of the Vice President for Institute Affairs and MIT Video Productions.
How to make a baseball diamond with chalk, a rope, and some basic geometry.