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.
7 win presidential early career honors
November 8, 2010MIT has greatest number of recipients from a single institution.
Public debt concentrated in advanced economies, MIT student’s research finds
November 2, 2010Global financial crisis highlights gulf between advanced and emerging nations.
Can fluid dynamics offer insights into quantum mechanics?
October 20, 2010Experiments in which fluid droplets mimic the odd behavior of subatomic particles recall an abandoned interpretation of quantum mechanics.
Rivest wins faculty’s Killian Award
May 19, 2010MIT encryption pioneer recognized for ‘extraordinary’ contributions in computer science
Mysterious quantum forces unraveled
May 11, 2010MIT researchers find a way to calculate the effects of Casimir forces, offering a way to keep micromachines’ parts from sticking together.
Two seniors, one graduate student win $250,000 Hertz Fellowships
March 30, 2010No-strings-attached awards last up to five years
Explained: Linear and nonlinear systems
February 26, 2010Much scientific research across a range of disciplines tries to find linear approximations of nonlinear behaviors. But what does that mean?
Zipporah Levinson, Department of Mathematics’ ‘den mother,’ dies at age 93
February 5, 2010The wife of the late Institute Professor Norman Levinson opened her home to many of the department’s mathematicians
Also labeled: Obituaries
Three professors win top national early-career honors
January 15, 2010Presidential awards to Buehler, Dawson and Sheffield were presented this week at a White House ceremony
Colding, Seidel win 2010 AMS Veblen Prize in Geometry
January 15, 2010
Awards & Honors: Dec. 18, 2009
December 18, 2009
Two from MIT win Marshall Scholarships
December 1, 2009Seniors Tanya Goldhaber and Vinayak Muralidhar will pursue graduate studies in Britain beginning next year.