Professor Walter Lewin on OpenCourseWare

MIT Professor Walter H. G. Lewin's videotaped physics lectures, available on OpenCourseWare, have won him fans around the world. See why The New York Times calls him a "web star" in this video which highlights his popular teaching style during 8.01, a first-semester freshman physics class.

Highlights include Professor Lewin demonstrating the physics of pendulums and riding a fire-extinguisher-propelled tricycle across his classroom to show how a rocket lifts off. Watch Lewin's complete set of 8.01 physics lessons at OpenCourseWare.