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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
- Melissa Garren sets up a replicated experiment on Heron Island Research Station (Great Barrier Reef, Australia) to test the effects of heat-stress on the chemical signals released by corals.
- Dresselhaus receives the von Hippel award from Materials Research Society President Orlando Auciello, of the University of Texas at Dallas, during the MRS fall meeting in Boston. The award includes a crystal trophy and cash prize.
- MIT Institute Professor Emeritus Mildred S. Dresselhaus delivers the MRS Von Hippel Award talk on Dec. 4 at the Grand Ballroom of the Sheraton Boston Hotel.
- Entrepreneur and MIT trustee Desh Deshpande (left) listens to Matt Susskind, '15, a VMware Undergraduate Research and Innovation Scholar, explain his work with CSAIL principal researcher Una May O’Reilly on best online learning practices in building MOOCs.
- Dennis Freeman, MIT dean for undergraduate education and instructor for a SuperUROP class, talks with Benoit Landry, '14, about his work developing advanced agility for unmanned aerial vehicles, supported by the automotive technology company DENSO.