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Down to the nanoscale
Video: Greg Hren; additional editing: Melanie Gonick
Professor Karl K. Berggren of MIT discusses research and education in his group, and the intellectual challenges facing engineers at the frontiers of nanotechnology and quantum information science.
- Self-oscillating gels
- Self-oscillating gels are materials that continuously change back and forth between different states — such as color or size — without provocation...
- As part of the Festival of Art, Science and Technology the IceWall instillation consists of blocks of ice stacked on each other, with seeds frozen in ...
- Green Grease
- Students from MIT's Biodiesel team organizes the project, called Green Grease, and they traveled to Sao Paulo, Brazil last summer to begin the impleme...
- The origins of 2.007
- Professor of Engineering Woodie Flowers discusses course 2.70 and how it evolved into MIT's annual 2.007 Mechanical Engineering Robot Contest.
- Remembering Ron McNair
- On the 25th anniversary of the Challenger Space Shuttle disaster, AeroAstro professor Jeffrey Hoffman remembers his colleague.
- Holographic TV
- Using a single Kinect camera and standard graphics chips, MIT researchers demonstrate the highest frame rate yet for streaming holographic video.
- Infinity, transformed
- MIT community members discuss the planning and development of the Institute's architecture, focusing on the Infinite Corridor and the recent opening o...
- Medical mirror
- PhD candidate Ming-Zher Poh discusses a system he designed that could measure vital signs just by having a person sit in front of a low-cost camera.
- Media lab complex
- A peek into the new Media Lab complex which opened last month.
- Nobel laureate
- MIT Institute Professor Peter A. Diamond speaks at a press conference following the announcement that he won this year's Nobel Prize in Economics.
- Autonomous parking
- Research Scientist at MIT's AgeLab and Associate Director of New England University Transportation Center Bryan Reimer discusses and demos a car that ...
- Bill Gates on bright minds and big problems
- Video from his visit to MIT on April 21
- Desh Deshpande (center) confers with Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship Managing Director Bill Aulet, Professor Sanjay Sarma, and Associate Dean Vladimir Bulovic (right).
- Chancellor Eric Grimson (center) and MIT Sloan Dean David Schmittlein talk with Philip Budden, MIT REAP’s diplomatic advisor, and Associate Dean Fiona Murray.
- Shown here are XL Hybrids' electric powertrain components (in brown) that attach to traditional gas and oil powertrains. These components include the traction motor (nearest the front), the drive motor (on the side), and the lithium-ion battery (at the rear).