April 24, 2012A new twist on pioneering work done by MIT cryptographers almost 30 years ago could lead to better ways of structuring contracts.
13 faculty members elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
April 17, 2012
Differential Equations now available in MIT OpenCourseWare's innovative OCW Scholar format
February 13, 201218.03SC is the second of seven courses OCW will publish this spring specifically to meet the needs of independent learners.
MIT OpenCourseWare publishes Linear Algebra in innovative OCW Scholar format
February 9, 2012One of OCW's most popular courses, Linear Algebra, is now available in a version designed to support independent learning.
Speed limit for birds
January 20, 2012MIT researchers find critical speed above which birds — and drones — are sure to crash.
Sal Khan to deliver 2012 Commencement address
December 6, 2011Online-education pioneer, MIT alumnus to speak to the Class of 2012 on June 8.
December 2, 2011A computational biologist and physician, Collin Stultz takes a unique approach to studying diseases that could lead to new treatments.
BLOSSOMS announces new contest
November 10, 2011Students invited to create new videos for high school math classes.
MIT announces Professor Gilbert Strang as first MathWorks Professor of Mathematics
September 26, 2011Endowment underscores value commercial industry places on science, technology, engineering and mathematics education
Two from MIT named Goldwater Scholars
May 16, 2011Undergraduates receive top honor in collegiate math, science and engineering education
James Simons on mathematics, common sense and good luck: my life and careers
February 23, 2011Presented by School of Science Dean's Colloquium.
Three faculty win Sloan Research Fellowships
February 22, 2011
2 MIT mathematicians win AMS awards
January 7, 2011
Reflections on decade of open sharing: A new generation of web resources
December 20, 2010Mathematics professor Gilbert Strang looks back at OCW 10 years later.
How wise are crowds?
November 16, 2010By melding economics and engineering, researchers show that as social networks get larger, they usually get better at sorting fact from fiction.