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MIT in Service

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"The mission of MIT is to advance knowledge and educate students in science, technology, and other areas of scholarship that will best serve the nation and the world in the 21st century." This 13 minute video provides...

Common Threads: The Evolving Student Experience at MIT

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Common Threads: The Evolving Student Experience at MIT presents an exciting overview of MIT's changing public face and the growing diversity of its student body. Drawing upon interviews with MIT presidents, professors...

Outside the Box: Crossing Disciplines at MIT

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Outside the Box: Crossing Disciplines at MIT profiles three prominent interdisciplinary researchers at MIT. Profiles include Maria Zuber, a geophysicist renowned for her research on planetary surfaces; Vladimir Bulovi...

Founding of MIT: Persistence of Vision

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This 11-minute documentary — Founding of MIT: Persistence of Vision — examines the challenges faced by MIT's founder William Barton Rogers and explores how his founding principles continue to influence today's MIT.

“Quicker ‘n a Wink” (1940) — Prof. Harold E. Edgerton

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Directed by George Sidney, Quicker 'n a Wink introduces MIT Professor Harold "Doc" Edgerton who demonstrates strobe photography. This film allows us to see what happens at speeds too fast to be discerned by the naked ...

“How Fast Is Fast?” (1994) — Harold “Doc” Edgerton

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Take a look at the life and effect that Harold "Doc" Edgerton had on MIT and the world in "How Fast is Fast?", produced by the Edgerton Foundation in 1994. The film presents a wide-ranging compilation of film clips an...

“The Social Beaver” (1956)

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A promotional film for prospective students and visitors to MIT, "The Social Beaver" focuses on the community living and range of social and cultural activities that round out a student's life at MIT, from music group...

“Underwater Photography” (1964) — Science Reporter TV Series

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This black and white film features Harold "Doc" Edgerton interviewed by John Fitch about the technology and scientific applications of underwater photography for the "MIT Science Reporter" (National Education Televisi...

“Making Electrons Count” (c.1950)

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This early 1950s film provides a fascinating tour of the WHIRLWIND I computer facilities at MIT, illustrating daily routines, problem-shooting and step-by-step procedures that computer programmers and other users go t...

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