Books and authors
3 Questions: Evelyn Fox Keller on the nature-nurture debates
November 30, 2010In a new book, prominent historian of science dismisses the ‘unanswerable’ question of whether heredity or the environment matter more in human development.
Dower's Cultures of War named finalist for 2010 National Book Award
October 26, 2010Historian's book examines roots, causes of war through four historic events.
Andrew Bacevich on Washington Rules: America's Path to Permanent War
October 18, 2010Presented by the Center for International Studies Starr Forum
Mary Fuller awarded the Levitan Prize in the Humanities
October 11, 2010Annual award includes $25,000 to support innovative and creative scholarship in the humanities.
Stefan Helmreich wins Gregory Bateson Book Prize for Alien Ocean
October 4, 2010Research examines the world of deep sea marine microbiologists
Nightingale named director of Center for Technology, Policy and Industrial Development
October 1, 2010
New book, 'Bright Boys,' chronicles MIT’s pioneering of IT age
June 1, 2010Foreword by Professor Emeritus Jay Forrester shares insight on team’s early work
Saša Stanišić on "How the Soldier Repairs the Gramophone"
May 4, 2010authors@MIT, presented by The MIT Libraries and the MIT Press Bookstore
Also labeled: Special events and guest speakers
February 24, 2010By mimicking cells, MIT researcher designs electronic circuits for ultra-low-power and biomedical applications.
Haldeman receives highest honor in science fiction
January 15, 2010Damon Knight Memorial Grand Master for 2010
Also labeled: Awards, honors and fellowships