Lewin's online lectures continue to top Youtube,
iTunes and Google [EPA]
Bringing Physics to the masses in an entertaining and educational manner may not be the easiest feat to accomplish, but one professor has done just that.

On Thursday's, Riz Khan we speak with MIT Professor Walter H. Lewin who has sky rocketed to fame, as his online lectures continue to top Youtube, iTunes and Google. Lewin known at MIT for his clear and often dazzling presentations, has long had a cult following worldwide.

Swinging across the classroom and riding a fire-extinguisher powered tricycle are only two examples of the many exciting techniques he has used to get his students to love and understand Physics.

The Professor is part of a new generation of academics who are using cyberspace to educate without charge, while gaining notoriety worldwide.

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