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  • 03:07 Understanding neural networks

    Understanding neural networks

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    MIT-IBM Watson AI lab research team member David Bau explains how computers show evidence of learning the structure of the physical world.Watch more videos from MIT: http://www.youtube.com/user/MITNewsOffice?sub_confirmation=1The Massachusetts Institute o

  • 03:27 The language of color

    The language of color

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    Cognitive scientists from MIT and elsewhere have found that people can more easily communicate warmer colors than cool ones. (Learn more: http://news.mit.edu/2017/analyzing-language-color-0918) Watch more videos from MIT: http://www.youtube.com/user/MITNe

  • 00:49 #MacroMonday: Angles

    #MacroMonday: Angles

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    Things aren’t always what they seem . . . or are they? Extreme close-ups often obscure the full picture. Cloaked in mystery, this new video series introduces a variety of objects and moments — found at MIT — that invite you to take a second look. Watch mo

  • 00:54 Extracting drinkable water from the air

    Extracting drinkable water from the air

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    Researchers at MIT and elsewhere have developed a solar-powered device that can extract drinkable water directly from the air even in dry regions. (Learn more: https://news.mit.edu/2020/solar-extracts-drinkable-water-1014) Watch more videos from MIT: http

  • 02:58 Robo-thread

    Robo-thread

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    MIT engineers have developed a magnetically steerable, thread-like robot that can actively glide through narrow, winding pathways, such as the labyrinthine vasculature of the brain. (Learn more: https://news.mit.edu/2019/robot-brain-blood-vessels-0828)Wat

  • 03:36 Possible signs of life on Venus

    Possible signs of life on Venus

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    Scientists at MIT, Cardiff University, and elsewhere have observed what may be signs of life in the clouds of Earth's planetary neighbor, Venus. (Learn more: http://news.mit.edu/2020/life-venus-phosphine-0914)Watch more videos from MIT: http://www.youtube

  • 02:06 How to get conductive gels to stick when wet

    How to get conductive gels to stick when wet

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    A team of engineers at MIT has developed a new way of making polymers adhere to surfaces even with the introduction of moisture, that may enable better biomedical sensors and implants. (Read more: http://news.mit.edu/2020/conductive-gels-stick-wet-0320)Wa

  • 02:13 Sliding through a syringe

    Sliding through a syringe

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    MIT researchers have developed a simple, low-cost technology to administer powerful drug formulations that are too viscous to be injected using conventional medical syringes. (Learn more: https://news.mit.edu/2020/syringe-concentrated-biologic-drugs-0824)

  • 02:17 A light rain can spread soil bacteria far and wide

    A light rain can spread soil bacteria far and wide

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    Using high-resolution imaging, researchers from MIT's Department of Mechanical Engineering observed the effect of raindrops falling on dry soil laden with bacteria. (Learn more: http://news.mit.edu/2017/light-rain-spread-soil-bacteria-0307) Watch more vid

  • 02:34 A new way to mix oil and water

    A new way to mix oil and water

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    A team of researchers in the Varanasi Lab at MIT has developed a way to create nanoscale emulsions, of oil and water, stable enough to last indefinitely, and with no mixing required. (Learn more: http://news.mit.edu/2017/new-way-mix-oil-and-water-1108) Wa

  • 01:45 Backflipping MIT Mini Cheetah

    Backflipping MIT Mini Cheetah

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    MIT'S new mini cheetah robot is the first four-legged robot to do a backflip. At only 20 pounds the limber quadruped can bend and swing its legs wide, enabling it to walk either right side up or upside down. The robot can also trot over uneven terrain abo

  • 02:24 New system can sterilize medical tools using solar heat

    New system can sterilize medical tools using solar heat

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    A team of researchers from MIT and the Indian Institute of Technology has developed a device that could provide pressurized steam to run autoclaves without the need for electricity in off-grid areas such as the developing world. (Learn more: https://news.

  • 02:35 How to mass produce cell-sized robots

    How to mass produce cell-sized robots

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    A team of engineers at MIT have developed a novel method to mass-produce tiny robots, no bigger than a cell, quickly, easily and accurately with little to no external stimulus. (Learn more: http://news.mit.edu/2018/how-mass-produce-cell-sized-robots-1023)

  • 01:04 Robot takes contact-free measurements of patients' vital signs

    Robot takes contact-free measurements of patients' vital signs

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    A team of researchers from MIT and Brigham and Women's Hospital have developed a system that allows a robot to take contact-free measurements of patients' vital signs. (Learn more: http://news.mit.edu/2020/spot-robot-vital-signs-0831)Watch more videos fro

  • 01:57 New method removes micropollutants from water

    New method removes micropollutants from water

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    A team of MIT researchers has developed a new way to clear pollutants from water, even when present in extremely low concentrations. (Learn more about their novel method: http://news.mit.edu/2017/electrochemical-clear-pollutants-water-0510) Watch more vid

  • 04:38 The MIT Intelligence Quest

    The MIT Intelligence Quest

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    The MIT Intelligence Quest seeks to discover the foundations of human and machine intelligence and drive the development of technological tools that can positively influence society. (Learn more: http://news.mit.edu/2018/mit-launches-intelligence-quest-02

  • 02:19 Plug-and-play diagnostics

    Plug-and-play diagnostics

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    Researchers at MIT’s Little Devices Lab have developed a set of modular blocks that can be put together in different ways to produce diagnostic devices. These “plug-and-play” devices, which require little expertise to assemble, can test blood glucose leve

  • 02:39 Make way for Little HERMES, the lightweight bipedal robot

    Make way for Little HERMES, the lightweight bipedal robot

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    Engineers at MIT have designed a new lightweight bipedal robot, that can lean from side to side, walk in place, and jump while keeping its balance. (Learn more: http://news.mit.edu/2019/two-legged-robot-mimics-human-balance-while-running-jumping-1030)Watc

  • 03:02 Particle robots

    Particle robots

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    Researchers from MIT, Columbia University, and elsewhere have developed computationally simple robots that connect in large groups to move around, transport objects, and complete other tasks. (Learn more: https://news.mit.edu/2019/particle-robot-cluster-s

  • 02:32 Jell-O-like, expanding pill

    Jell-O-like, expanding pill

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    MIT engineers have designed an ingestible, Jell-O-like pill that, upon reaching the stomach, quickly swells to the size of a soft, squishy ping-pong ball big enough to stay in the stomach for an extended period of time. (Learn more: http://news.mit.edu/20

  • 02:49 Vision-free MIT Cheetah

    Vision-free MIT Cheetah

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    MIT's Cheetah 3 robot can now leap and gallop across rough terrain, climb a staircase littered with debris, and quickly recover its balance when suddenly yanked or shoved, all while essentially blind. Learn more: http://news.mit.edu/2018/blind-cheetah-rob

  • 02:00 Slime Oobleck - The science of cornstarch and water

    Slime Oobleck - The science of cornstarch and water

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    When you mix cornstarch and water, weird things happen. Sometimes it acts like a liquid and sometimes it acts like a solid. Now, a team of MIT engineers have developed a mathematical model that can accurately predict this material's behavior under various

  • 23:08 Liberty's Kids 131 - Bostonians | History Cartoons for Children

    Liberty's Kids 131 - Bostonians | History Cartoons for Children

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    Sarah and Henri join the Adams family in Massachusetts just as John and his son John Quincy return from France and are reunited with Abigail (8/2/79). John is asked to write the Massachusetts Constitution (8/9/79). James travels to New York where he meets

  • 23:04 Liberty's Kids 131 - Bostonians | History Cartoons for Children

    Liberty's Kids 131 - Bostonians | History Cartoons for Children

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    Sarah and Henri join the Adams family in Massachusetts just as John and his son John Quincy return from France and are reunited with Abigail (8/2/79). John is asked to write the Massachusetts Constitution (8/9/79). James travels to New York where he meets

  • 02:24 Magnetic shape-shifters

    Magnetic shape-shifters

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    MIT engineers have created soft, magnetic 3-D-printed structures that can transform their shape almost instantaneously by the wave of a magnet. The structures are flexible, yet strong and could be used to develop remotely controlled biomedical devices. (L

  • 02:35 Lining the GI tract

    Lining the GI tract

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    By making use of enzymes found in the digestive tract, MIT engineers have devised a way to apply a temporary synthetic coating to the lining of the small intestine. This coating could be adapted to deliver drugs, aid in digestion, or prevent nutrients suc

  • 02:20 Lab on a LEGO

    Lab on a LEGO

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    A team of MIT engineers turned to LEGO bricks as the basis of their new microfluidic design because of their precision and consistency. No matter where in the world they are found, LEGO bricks are guaranteed to line up, and snap seamlessly and securely in

  • 01:31 System can 3-D print an entire building

    System can 3-D print an entire building

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    The list of materials that can be produced by 3-D printing has grown to include not just plastics but also metal, glass, and even food. Now, MIT researchers are expanding the list further, with the design of a system that can 3-D print the basic structure

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  • 01:52 Plant-to-human communication

    Plant-to-human communication

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    MIT engineers have transformed spinach plants into sensors that can detect explosives and wirelessly relay that information to a handheld device similar to a smartphone. (Learn more: http://news.mit.edu/2016/nanobionic-spinach-plants-detect-explosives-103

  • 02:08 Glowing plants provide light to read

    Glowing plants provide light to read

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    MIT engineers have been able to induce plants to give off a dim light for nearly four hours. And they believe that, with further optimization, such plants will one day be bright enough to illuminate an entire workspace. (Learn more: http://news.mit.edu/20

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  • 03:09 Forest search-and-rescue

    Forest search-and-rescue

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    A group of researchers from MIT and the NASA Langley Research Center has developed an autonomous system for a fleet of quadrotor drones that enables them to search collaboratively under dense forest canopies using only on-board computation and wireless co

  • 03:49 Testing wastewater to help detect Covid-19

    Testing wastewater to help detect Covid-19

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    In a project that will run through the fall semester, wastewater from seven buildings on campus will be tested each day for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19. The project is designed to determine if wastewater testing can be an effective early wa

  • 01:52 Blood testing via sound waves

    Blood testing via sound waves

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    A multi-disciplinary team of researchers from MIT, Duke University, Magee-Women's Research Institute, and Nanyang Technological University in Singapore has developed a novel way to analyze blood, for signatures of cancer and other diseases, using sound wa

  • 03:08 Making Medallions at MIT

    Making Medallions at MIT

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    Each year, the Department of Materials Science and Engineering gives its graduating students a bronze medallion of the MIT seal. These medallions are entirely prepared, cast, and finished by students in the Merton C. Flemings Materials Processing Laborato

  • 02:21 Robo-picker grasps and packs

    Robo-picker grasps and packs

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    A team of engineers from MIT and Princeton University has developed a robotic system that can successfully localize and pick up any item, amid clutter, and move it to another location. This technology earned them a first place spot at the 2017 Amazon Robo

  • 02:10 Self-folding printable structures

    Self-folding printable structures

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    A team of researchers from MIT and Umass Amherst have designed 3-D printed structures that can fold themselves up without any outside stimulus, and the folding begins the instant it is peeled off the printing platform. (Learn more: http://news.mit.edu/201

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  • 01:57 Movable microplatform floating on droplets

    Movable microplatform floating on droplets

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    A new approach to microelectromechanical systems (MEMS), developed by a team of researchers at MIT, could offer a new way of making movable parts with no solid connections between the pieces, potentially eliminating a major source of wear and failure. (Le

  • 03:37 AUDIO: New AI model detects asymptomatic Covid-19 infections

    AUDIO: New AI model detects asymptomatic Covid-19 infections

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    A team of MIT researchers have developed an AI model that can distinguish asymptomatic people with Covid-19 from healthy individuals without the disease through forced-cough recordings. (Learn more: http://news.mit.edu/2020/covid-19-cough-cellphone-detect

  • 01:38 What Stephen Hawking Thinks of God

    What Stephen Hawking Thinks of God

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    Stephen William Hawking was an English theoretical physicist, cosmologist, and author who was director of research at the Centre for Theoretical Cosmology at the University of Cambridge at the time of his death. He was the Lucasian Professor of Mathematic

  • 03:27 Tunnel Vision: The Borderline Mural Project at MIT

    Tunnel Vision: The Borderline Mural Project at MIT

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    During the 2017 spring semester a group of students organized to design and paint interactive murals covering a 200-foot long stretch of wall in the tunnel system located under the campus of MIT. The interactive portion comes in the form of augmented real

  • 02:17 One of the strongest lightweight materials known

    One of the strongest lightweight materials known

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    A team of MIT engineers has successfully designed a new 3-D material with five percent the density of steel and ten times the strength, making it one of the strongest lightweight materials known. (Learn more: http://news.mit.edu/2017/3-d-graphene-stronges

  • 01:24 Meet Boston Jedi

    Meet Boston Jedi

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    Meet Boston Jedi, a Boston-based lightsaber stage combat club that meets weekly to practice on MIT's campus. Members of the club, which include MIT students and alumni, use lightsaber props to create visually engaging battle sequences to perform for audie

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  • 00:42 Neutron stars collide

    Neutron stars collide

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    For the first time, scientists have directly detected gravitational waves – ripples in space-time – in addition to light from the spectacular collision of two neutron stars. This marks the first time that a cosmic event has been viewed in both gravitation

  • 03:25 3D printing with living organisms

    3D printing with living organisms

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    A method for printing 3D objects that can control living organisms in predicable ways has been developed by an interdisciplinary team of researchers at MIT and elsewhere. This technique may lead to 3D printing of biomedical tools that can be customized to

  • 04:45 Light-based therapy for Alzheimer's disease

    Light-based therapy for Alzheimer's disease

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    Researchers in Li-Huei Tsai's laboratory at the Picower Institute for Learning and Memory have shown that disrupted gamma waves in the brains of mice with Alzheimer’s disease can be corrected by a unique non-invasive technique using flickering light. (Lea

  • 01:20 Fast and forceful gel robots

    Fast and forceful gel robots

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    Engineers at MIT have fabricated transparent gel robots that can perform a number of fast, forceful tasks, including kicking a ball underwater, and grabbing and releasing a live fish. (Learn more:https://news.mit.edu/2017/transparent-gel-robots-catch-rele

  • 04:38 Curious about Curling? Meet the MIT club

    Curious about Curling? Meet the MIT club

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    For many people, including those that participate, the sport of curling is somewhat of a mystery. "There's a lot of science behind curling, including some that's actually not so well understood," says graduate student Nate Bailey, a member of the MIT Curl

  • 02:39 Furry Wetsuits

    Furry Wetsuits

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    Inspired by hairy, semiaquatic mammals such as beavers and sea otters, a group of MIT engineers are fabricating fur-like rubbery pelts learn how these mammals stay warm and even dry while diving underwater. (Learn more: http://news.mit.edu/2016/beaver-ins

  • 01:55 Muscles made of nylon

    Muscles made of nylon

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    MIT researchers have come up with one of the simplest and lowest-cost systems yet for developing artificial muscles, in which a material reproduces some of the bending motions that natural muscle tissues perform. The key ingredient? Nylon fiber. (Learn mo

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  • 02:05 Secrets of the conch shell and its toughness

    Secrets of the conch shell and its toughness

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    The shells of marine organisms take a beating from impacts due to storms and tides, rocky shores, and sharp-toothed predators. But as recent research has demonstrated, one type of shell stands out above all the others in its toughness: the conch. Now, res

  • 01:39 Robots learn to use their hands

    Robots learn to use their hands

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    Having robots learn dexterous tasks requiring real-time hand-eye coordination is hard. Many tasks that we would consider simple, like hanging up a baseball cap on a rack, would be very challenging for most robot software. What's more, for a robot to learn

  • 02:48 New coating could prevent pipeline clogging

    New coating could prevent pipeline clogging

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    Researchers at MIT have developed a coating that could stop the buildup of hydrate ices that slow or block oil and gas flow. These hydrates are potentially explosive and are largely responsible for the initial failure to contain the oil spill that rocked

  • 03:37 Scaffolding of the Galaxies

    Scaffolding of the Galaxies

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    In the Center for Theoretical Physics at MIT, researchers develop ideas for describing the fundamental physical laws governing our universe, from perspectives spanning nuclear and particle physics, string theory, gravity, and quantum information. (Learn m

  • 04:19 Why Do We Move Our Hands When We Talk?

    Why Do We Move Our Hands When We Talk?

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    Gestures are a really important part of language. But how do we use them, and why? MORE LANGUAGE FILES: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL96C35uN7xGLDEnHuhD7CTZES3KXFnwm0Written with Gretchen McCulloch and Molly Ruhl, with an assist from Lauren Gawn

  • 01:01 Building a soft robotic cube

    Building a soft robotic cube

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    Researchers from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) have developed a soft robotic cube that uses a series of spring-loaded metal tongues to jump, bounce, and roll. In this video, we watch the process of building a

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  • 12:26 When is Thanksgiving? Colonizing America: Crash Course US History #2

    When is Thanksgiving? Colonizing America: Crash Course US History #2

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    In which John Green teaches you about the (English) colonies in what is now the United States. He covers the first permanent English colony at Jamestown, Virginia, the various theocracies in Massachusetts, the feudal kingdom in Maryland, and even a bit ab

  • 02:53 1949 - Streetcar Station and Ride in Boston, MA

    1949 - Streetcar Station and Ride in Boston, MA

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    Old film of East Boston, Massachusetts, USA in 1949. Set to a natural rate and added in sound for ambiance

  • 04:51 Plastic: the new fantastic?

    Plastic: the new fantastic?

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    Plastic has become a malevolent symbol of our wasteful society. Its also one of the most successful materials ever invented: its cheap, durable, flexible, waterproof, versatile, lightweight, protective and hygienic. During the coronavirus pandemic, plasti

  • 15:23 Streets Around the World

    Streets Around the World

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    Thanks to everyone who submitted what their streets look like around the world! Look below for credits! CREDITS IN ORDER OF APPEARANCE ● Sandra Kao from Houston, Texas, USA (Youtube video link: https://youtu.be/fTzjpLW637I, Youtube Channel: https://www.yo

  • 02:09 Trust in Physics - Walter Lewin

    Trust in Physics - Walter Lewin

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    Walter Hendrik Gustav Lewin is a Dutch astrophysicist and former professor of physics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Lewin earned his doctorate in nuclear physics in 1965 at the Delft University of Technology and was a member of MIT's physi

  • 02:38 Drones help scientists study Guatemalan volcanoes

    Drones help scientists study Guatemalan volcanoes

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    A team of volcanologists and engineers from the Universities of Cambridge and Bristol has collected measurements from directly within volcanic clouds, together with visual and thermal images of inaccessible volcano peaks at Volcán de Fuego and Volc

  • 14:36 English Civil War: Crash Course European History #14

    English Civil War: Crash Course European History #14

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    The English Civil War. We'll talk about England after Elizabeth, in which things didn't go that smoothly. We'll talk about James I, Charles I, Oliver Cromwell, Charles II, and James II, all of whom ruled England, (and tried to rule all of Britain and Irel

  • 1:25:34 Investigating the Periodic Table with Experiments - with Peter Wothers

    Investigating the Periodic Table with Experiments - with Peter Wothers

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    We celebrate 150 years of the Periodic Table and Mendeleev's genius by braving the elements from Argon to Zinc in this demonstration filled show.Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibeYou can pre-order Peter's book "Antimony, Gold,

  • 04:42 The Sentences Computers Can't Understand, But Humans Can

    The Sentences Computers Can't Understand, But Humans Can

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    The Winograd schema is a language test for intelligent computers. So far, they're not doing well. MORE LANGUAGE FILES: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL96C35uN7xGLDEnHuhD7CTZES3KXFnwm0 Written with Gretchen McCulloch and Molly Ruhl. Gretchen's podc

  • 13:49 What is Mathematics and What Can It Do? - Roger Penrose

    What is Mathematics and What Can It Do? - Roger Penrose

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    Sir Roger Penrose is an English mathematical physicist, mathematician, philosopher of science and Nobel Laureate in Physics. He is Emeritus Rouse Ball Professor of Mathematics at the University of Oxford, an emeritus fellow of Wadham College, Oxford and a

  • 06:21 The Largest Collection of Cephalopods

    The Largest Collection of Cephalopods

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    http://www.patreon.com/scifri - Please Help Support Our Video Productions! Brett Grasse lovingly calls the Cephalopod Operations division at the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) the “cephalopod empire.” The lab in Woods Hole, Massachusetts h

  • 01:58 World's Largest Van de Graff Generator

    World's Largest Van de Graff Generator

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    Science Bob visits the world's largest Van de Graaff generator on display at the Museum of Science in Boston, USA. The generator was generously donated to the Museum by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Designed and built by Dr. Robert J. Van de

  • 08:44 Why Computers Can't Count Sometimes

    Why Computers Can't Count Sometimes

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    Sometimes, numbers on sites like YouTube and Twitter jump up and down; subscriber counts lag, like-counts bounce all over the place. Why is it so hard for computers to count? To answer that, we need to talk about threading, eventual consistency, and cachi

  • 23:08  Liberty's Kids 110 | Washington Takes Command | History Cartoon

    Liberty's Kids 110 | Washington Takes Command | History Cartoon

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    Learn about the history of George Washington for Kids!George Washington arrives in Boston to take command of the army (7/3/75). He has no idea if the New Englanders will follow a Virginian, but he is a born leader and quickly takes charge of the defense o

  • 05:53 Never-Before-Seen Footage Uncovers Antarctica’s First Scientific Missions

    Never-Before-Seen Footage Uncovers Antarctica’s First Scientific Missions

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    During the Cold War, Antarctica was primed for conquest. Here’s how it became an international science laboratory. This NASA Mission Uses Cold War Planes to Map the World's Largest Island https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oiQq9kWhGxI Subscribe! https://www.

  • 14:59 18th Century Warfare: Crash Course European History #20

    18th Century Warfare: Crash Course European History #20

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    European powers had a lot of wars in the 18th century, and they weren't confined to Europe. Conflict raged across the globe, in what might be called a World War...but we don't call it that, because we already have a couple of those coming up in the 20th c

  • 04:12 Why Old Screens Make A ᴴᶦᵍʰ ᴾᶦᵗᶜʰᵉᵈ Noise

    Why Old Screens Make A ᴴᶦᵍʰ ᴾᶦᵗᶜʰᵉᵈ Noise

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    Last week I made a video surrounded by old-school CRT monitors and televisions - cathode ray tubes. And I completely forgot to remove the high pitched whine they produce. Here's why: why they make that noise, and why I didn't notice it. Thanks again to th

  • 01:01 Amazon made its first drone delivery

    Amazon made its first drone delivery

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    Prime Air is Amazon's latest beta test for package delivery via drones. The company is hosting a trial in Cambridge, England with two customers, with plans to broaden reach in the UK and beyond. -------------------------------------------------- Follow BI

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  • 01:01 Disambiguating #theDress

    Disambiguating #theDress

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    Finalist of the Best Illusion of the Year Contest 2015Rosa Lafer-Sousa: Disambiguating #theDress. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (USA)Typically the visual system does a remarkable job of inferring the spectral-content of ambient light in a scene an

  • 15:08 Scientific Revolution: Crash Course European History #12

    Scientific Revolution: Crash Course European History #12

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    There was a lot of bad stuff going on in Europe in the 17th century. We've seen wars, plagues, and unrest of all types. But, there is some good news. Huge advances were underway in the scientific community in Europe at this time. In this video we'll look

  • 06:31 How Computers Compress Text: Huffman Coding and Huffman Trees

    How Computers Compress Text: Huffman Coding and Huffman Trees

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    Computers store text (or, at least, English text) as eight bits per character. There are plenty of more efficient ways that could work: so why don't we use them? And how can we fit more text into less space? Let's talk about Huffman coding, Huffman trees,

  • 04:56 The Story of the Mayflower and the First Thanksgiving for Children: History for Kids

    The Story of the Mayflower and the First Thanksgiving for Children: History for Kids

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    https://patreon.com/freeschool - Help support more content like this! In 1620 the Mayflower crossed from England to North America. Filled to the brim with passengers, livestock, and supplies, they faced many delays before finally reaching the shores of th

  • 47:59 Why Do Things Spin? - with Hugh Hunt

    Why Do Things Spin? - with Hugh Hunt

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    Why does a spinning top stand up? Why doesn't a rolling wheel fall over? And how does a falling cat always manage to land on its feet?You can find more of Hugh's work on his website here: http://www2.eng.cam.ac.uk/~hemh1/From topspin in tennis, to angular

  • 08:12 Why You Should Turn On Two Factor Authentication

    Why You Should Turn On Two Factor Authentication

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    The short answer is: "because it'll make things more secure". The long answer involves Ronald Reagan. MORE BASICS: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL96C35uN7xGLLeET0dOWaKHkAlPsrkchaWritten with Sean Elliott https://twitter.com/SeanMElliott/ Camera b

  • 04:09 This Is How Aliens Might Contact Us

    This Is How Aliens Might Contact Us

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    Could Aliens Be Trying To Contact Earth Without Us Knowing? To create your stunning website & support Life Noggin, go to https://www.wix.com/go/lifenoggin Subscribe: https://bit.ly/SubLifeNoggin | Get your exclusive Life Noggin merch: http://keeponthinkin

  • 04:05 What if robots were in charge of the world? | BBC Ideas

    What if robots were in charge of the world? | BBC Ideas

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    Could artificial intelligence do a better job at governing than humans? What is the future of AI? How does artificial intelligence compare to human intelligence? Will AI one day take over the world? A thought experiment, made with the help of Haydn Belfie

  • 02:35 This Man Protects the World's Rarest Colors

    This Man Protects the World's Rarest Colors

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    The materials collection, at the Harvard Art Museums in Cambridge, MA, houses thousands of pigments, including some of the world’s rarest. Dragon's blood, mummy, Indian yellow: these are but a few flashy highlights from the museum's collection. SUBS

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