Suck, Squeeze, Bang, and Blow With Baratunde Thurston in GE’s Master Class Webseries

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Comedian Baratunde Thurston is a really smart guy — philosophy degree from Harvard, Director’s Fellow for MIT’s Media Lab, best-selling author — but as far as we know jet engine physics aren’t really his field. That’s why he went to GE’s Global Research Center to learn about sucking, squeezing, banging, and blowing… for science.

But wait, there’s more! Thurston also looked at how wind turbines work:

And locomotives:

There’s even “Extra Credit” videos if you want a deeper look. Just head over to GE’s YouTube channel to check those out.

I kind of want to be buds with Baratunde Thurston now.

Previously in General Electric

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