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How Do Ships Float?

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The technology that keeps huge cargo ships afloat is amazingly simple. A student in Naval Construction and Engineering at MIT explains just how simple it really is. Part of the "Science Out Loud" series.

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Runtime: 3 minutes 4 seconds

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Episode 1
4 minutes
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Episode 2
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Episode 3
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Episode 6
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Episode 7
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Episode 8
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