This black-and white film features Harold "Doc" Edgerton interviewed by John Fitch about the technology and scientific applications of underwater photography for the MIT Science Reporter.
Fernando J. Corbató, associate director of the MIT Computation Center, discusses the challenges of resolving computer bottlenecks that were becoming an increasingly significant issue around high-speed computers, and the complex problems involved in setting up a ...
A “cheetah” robot designed at MIT may soon outpace its animal counterparts in running efficiency: In treadmill tests, the researchers have found that it wastes very little energy as it trots continuously for up to an hour and a half.
MIT's annual 2.007 mechanical engineering robot contest has been dubbed the mother of all robot contests.
As media makers and members of the public, we increasingly have access to rich data sets that contain information about our communities, our politics and our government. Our panelists explore their strategies for finding and sharing stories embedded within sets of ...
Dr. Angela Belcher received the 2013 $500,000 Lemelson-MIT Prize for applying lessons in nature to design environmentally-friendly batteries, solar cells and clean transportation fuel, among other inventions.
MIT’s third annual Diversity Summit addressed the complexities of meritocracy on Jan. 30, 2013.
On March 6, 2013, 19 recipients of this year's MIT Excellence Awards were presented with their honors during a ceremony in Kresge Auditorium.
Learn what 2D Equilibrium is and how it effects the balance of life
MIT Media Lab researchers Steven Keating and Neri Oxman demonstrate some of their work around 3-D printing.
A collaboration between Stratasys & The Self-Assembly Lab at MIT, which is headed by Skylar Tibbits, a lecturer in the Department of Architecture.
A recording of the webcast of the competition, which took place on Jan. 30, 2013.
The statistician and political polling analyst Nate Silver discussed his career and the ways in which statistics are changing the face of journalism.
Amy Robinson is a research affiliate in MIT's Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences.
A device that started out as a class project last fall is moving rapidly toward becoming a commercial product that could make the lives of millions of visually impaired people a bit easier. Karina Pikhart '09 and classmates designed a machine to make braille labels.
Now in its 75th year, we take a look back how the Hobby Shop began, and how it evolved to what it is today.
MIT researchers are using graphene, a one-atom-thick form of the element carbon, in the quest to make the earth's oceans a viable source of potable water.
Why do bones get weaker with less gravity and how can we prevent bone loss in space?
Learning the difference between kinetic and static friction.
A brief discussion by César Hidalgo, the Asahi Broadcast Corporation Career Development Professor of Media Arts and Sciences.