Antikythera Mechanism, Part 1
Part 1 of a Nature Channel video about an ancient Greek device called the Antikythera Mechanism. Scientists have discovered that it could be used to predict eclipses, and that it had a dial recording the dates of the ancient Olympiads.
Antikythera Mechanism, Part 2
Part 2 of a Nature Channel video about an ancient Greek device called the Antikythera Mechanism. Scientists have discovered that it could be used to predict eclipses, and that it had a dial recording the dates of the ancient Olympiads.
Obama's call for engineers: 14 April 2009
An excerpt of a speech on the economy by President Obama to students at Georgetown University.
Gauri Nanda on the Big Idea Show
Destroyed in Seconds
An explosion at a Nevada rocket fuel plant generates a massive, earthquake-like shockwave.
Engineering a Roller Coaster
The Discovery Channel show Build it Bigger launches headlong into scream engineering --- building, designing and riding some of the greatest roller coasters on the planet.
Tufts University video about the global importance of chemical engineers.
Wheelchair Controlled Only by Thoughts
Engineering students at the University of Illinois developed an amazing thought-controlled wheelchair using LabVIEW. In fact, this application is so cool that Michael Callahan won the Lemelson-Illinois Student Prize, which is awarded to the most outstanding student inventors. This is an example of how innovators use virtual instrumentation to make significant improvements in everyday life.
DARwIn by RoMeLa
The Robotics and Mechanisms Lab (RoMeLa) at Virginia Tech University developed DARwIn, a soccer playing humanoid robot, for RoboCup. Watch DARwIn in action.
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