The Chandra Astrophysics Institute is an opportunity for students in grades 9-11 from a wide range of academic backgrounds to train for and undertake astronomy projects. The students are mentored by MIT scientists and use observations from the Chandra X-Ray space ...
Speakers: Stephen Van Evera, Elizabeth Wood, Carol Saivetz, Bakyt Beshimov, Peter Krause, Jeanne Guillemin and Silvia DominguezModerator: Richard Samuels, Ford International Professor of Political Science at the MIT Dept of Political Science and director of CIS.
On April 24, 2013 in Briggs Field, thousands of law enforcement officials joined the MIT community in honoring fallen MIT Police Officer Sean Collier.
MIT's Phillip Sharp on Kendall Square's growth over the last four decades.
Jacqueline Durazo, a mechanical engineering major, discusses her work building robots and participating in pageants.
A discussion hosted by the MIT Energy Initiative and the Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change.
Toys-for-Tickets and Fill-a-Cruiser, are just two of the many ways MIT gives back to the community each year.
Architect Christoph Reinhart’s work is all about daylight and its effects: how people respond to light in buildings, and how it might be used more effectively.
MIT, Intel, Mass. Gov. Patrick push to make Bay State a hotbed for next-wave information-science companies.
Due in part to the poor state of the economy, the number of homeless has been on the rise. This is part of the story of just a few of those in Central Square, Cambridge.
FAST Light, the finale event of the three-month-long Festival of Art + Science + Technology, illuminated MIT's campus and the Charles River on May 7-8, 2011.
LightBridge is a 10,000 pixel dynamic display created for the FAST Festival of Art, Science and Technology in celebration of MIT's 150th anniversary.
Thoughts on Fieldwork From Three Research SitesCultural Anthropology is a social science that explores how people understand - and act in - the world. But what, exactly, is it that Cultural Anthropologists do? How do they approach their research? In this short film, ...