How do airplanes fly? It's not magic. Learn about the forces that help (and hinder) airplane flight.
What is the best way to repair a heart after a heart attack? Maybe a tissue engineered blood vessel will work.
Understanding electrical circuits using a water analogy.
What is the Greenhouse Effect and what role does carbon dioxide play?
Learn the physics behind how quadrotors fly -- and how they can do it without any human help at all.
How does a spoiler effect the performance of a car?
How does anyone balance on a unicycle? Just keep pedaling!
This video captures the story of the Babadoru 5-chome community and the shelter designed for them by the Japan 3/11 Initiative team
Nearly 300 middle and high school students from four schools worked in teams to address a complex engineering problem using remotely operated underwater vehicles they built themselves.
MIT's Undergraduate Practice Opportunities Program (UPOP) "Class of 2021": Fourth-graders discuss the future of science and engineering
Video slideshow of the Conversations on Quality Symposium, January 24-24, 2012.
This summer, a few dozen Boston-area high school students chose to spend their mornings toiling away with a variety of materials to create working marvels of engineering. Learn more: http://web.mit.edu/newsoffice/2011/video-edgerton-workshop-0805.
Caroline Huang ('10, Course 9) founded the MIT branch of Camp Kesem in her freshman year and has continued to coordinate the summer camp for children of cancer patients for the last three summers.
Ting Shih SM '09 participated in the MIT Paul and Priscilla Gray Value-Added Internship program. Ting traveled to Botswana to implement the ClickDiagnostics telemedicine system she co-founded. The system connects community health workers to remote medical specialists ...
This summer in Genomics, sixteen MITES students were transformed into research scientists. In groups of four, students researched monogenic disorders such as Early Onset Breast Cancer and sequenced the DNA of several individuals to discover novel human genetic ...
"You work all day, you realize it's late at night, and there are still things you want to do - not have to do - want to do." --Kyle Doolan, Senior, Villanova University
Jacques-Yves Cousteau testing Harold 'Doc' Edgerton's underwater camera and flash in the MIT Pool, 1952.
With the right tools and backing, children of the 21st century are set to make their mark on the world.
See Doc Edgerton and crew pulling up the distress lantern from the ironclad Civil War-era ship USS Monitor.