Second Fridays


 

Busy As A ... Beaver

Friday, May 8, 2015 from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m.


When the world needs help MIT students step up! Learn about recent projects developed at Beaver Works in MIT's Lincoln Laboratory. Imagining new structures, building underwater vehicles, and improving assitive devices are the subject of this evening's talks and demonstrations.

Free with Museum admission.


Past Programs for 2015:

Jan | Feb | March | April |

1/9

Small Instruments

Meet Pawel Romanczuk, composer, instrument builder and founder of Male Instrumenty (Small Instruments), and the MIT students he worked with to create new instruments and musical compositions. MIT Sounding is curated by Evan Ziporyn, faculty director of the MIT Center for Art, Science & Technology.

2/13

A Good Night for a Bad Date

Anybody can be in a relationship, but why don't they always work? Have a little fun and some laughs this Friday the 13th while learning about neurological, physiological, and social behavior research studies of gender differences. Hear from Mina Cikara (Harvard University), Shiri Cohen (Harvard Medical School), Alexa Veenema (Boston College), and actors from the Underground Railway Theater!

3/13

Nautical Night

"Sea" research in a new light! Delve into ocean science, learn about the MIT Museum's nautical collections, and try your hand at some "knotical" challenges.

4/10

The Art of Designing Electronic Music

Join CAST Visiting Artist Ge Wang and Harmonix co-founder Eran Egozy to explore the transformative possibilities of combining music & computers, and art & technology. Learn about the innovative tools, toys and social experiences that are being developed to make music in new ways, and use some of those tools to participate in such experiences yourself.

Produced in collaboration with the MIT Center for Art, Science, and Technology.

- Previous years' programs