3 Questions: Why Richard Feynman’s lectures still mesmerize
April 20, 2011MIT Professor Robert Jaffe reflects on Feynman’s classic lectures five decades later, as the videos are released online.
A celebration of women in science and engineering
April 1, 2011Symposium highlights the work and accomplishments of women at MIT and beyond.
MIT Professor Lewin named award recipient by the OCW Consortium
March 11, 2011Recognized with other leaders of the global OpenCourseWare movement.
Three faculty win Sloan Research Fellowships
February 22, 2011
Frost-free planes: back to the drawing board
December 22, 2010Research from MIT and GE demonstrates that a proposed passive solution for preventing ice on wings won’t work — but suggests an alternative.
Building a list of Earth candidates
December 14, 2010MIT researchers increase their odds of detecting an Earthlike planet by working on a combination of satellite missions.
3 Questions: Sara Seager on the discovery of a ‘new’ form of life
December 3, 2010The MIT planetary scientist discusses what the finding means for life on Earth and elsewhere in the universe.
A step toward fusion power
December 2, 2010MIT advance could help remove contaminants that slow fusion reactions, and may bring practical fusion power plants a bit closer to reality.