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The origins of 2.007
Video: AMPS MIT Video Productions; additional editing: Melanie Gonick
Professor of Engineering Woodie Flowers discusses course 2.70 and how it evolved into MIT's annual 2.007 Mechanical Engineering Robot Contest.
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- The origins of 2.007
- Professor of Engineering Woodie Flowers discusses course 2.70 and how it evolved into MIT's annual 2.007 Mechanical Engineering Robot Contest.
- Infinity, transformed
- MIT community members discuss the planning and development of the Institute's architecture, focusing on the Infinite Corridor and the recent opening o...
- Medical mirror
- PhD candidate Ming-Zher Poh discusses a system he designed that could measure vital signs just by having a person sit in front of a low-cost camera.
- Autonomous parking
- Research Scientist at MIT's AgeLab and Associate Director of New England University Transportation Center Bryan Reimer discusses and demos a car that ...
- MIT Toy Lab
- The MIT Toy Lab was founded in 2004 by Professor David Wallace and graduate student Barry Kudrowitz. It is a lab dedicated to the exploration of creat...
- Healing Haiti
- Danielle Zurovcik SM '07 shows how the negative pressure pump can help seal a wound.
- Quantum information
- Professor Seth Lloyd discusses research and education in his group, and the challenges of quantum information science.
- Manipulating molecules
- Professor Jongyoon Han discusses research and education in nonfluidic devices for biological applications.
- Moon hopping
- A team of MIT students led by Professor of the Practice of Astronautics and former NASA astronaut Jeffrey Hoffman have designed and built a prototype ...
- Solar paper airplane
- MIT Professor Karen K. Gleason explains how graduate student Miles Barr folds a solar cell into a paper airplane - research that is part of the Eni-MI...
- Models that monitor
- Professor George C. Verghese discusses research and education in his group that develops and applies computational models of human physiology for clin...
- Networks and behaviors
- Assistant professor at MIT Sloan Damon Centola describes research in which he compared the dissemination of public-health information through social n...
- Massachusetts State Senator Katherine Clark (left) discusses the importance of the Alcator C-Mod Project with Assistant Professor Anne White.
- U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Alcator C-Mod Head Earl Marmar and Nuclear Engineering Assistant Professor Anne White view the Alcator C-Mod Project from atop the tokamak.
- A student from Team Lobster demonstrates "The Cube," a variation on the Rubik's Cube in which metal balls inside the cubes must be guided through a set of internal mazes.
- Team Hippo introduces a haunted house game in which "ghosts" (actually ping pong balls) shoot out from the roof of the house, where they must be caught by a special arm-mounted catcher.
- Students from Team Panda present their skit introducing a scary toy owl with glowing eyes called "Who-Who," which they described as "traumatizing toy technology."
- A student from Team Hedgehog sets up the Light Tracers toy, in which remote-controlled toy cars leave a trail of light on the tabletop.
- Team Koala introduced its toy, a variation of a ring-toss game with lighted towers whose colors change when rings are tossed around them.