New MITx online physics course combines latest in learning technology with classic videos
May 30, 2013MOOC pairs cutting-edge online assessments with legendary lectures and demonstrations by MIT professor Walter Lewin.
SA+P faculty, alumni make their mark in TED
February 5, 2013A collection of TEDTalks videos featuring researchers and innovators with ties to MIT's School of Architecture + Planning.
System improves automated monitoring of security cameras
June 5, 2012New approach uses mathematics to reach a compromise between accuracy, speed.
MITx: What the students think
April 27, 2012From Buenos Aires to Honolulu to Montreal, a virtual community grows up around the online initiative’s prototype course.
MIT launches student-produced educational video initiative
April 25, 2012Original short videos, in collaboration with Khan Academy, aim to fuel K-12 students’ interest in engineering and science.
Robots go head to head, 250 miles above Earth
January 25, 2012Third annual Zero Robotics competition pits robots against each other on the International Space Station.
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Seeing through walls
October 18, 2011Researchers at MIT’s Lincoln Lab have developed new radar technology that provides real-time video of what’s going on behind solid walls.
Faster computer graphics
June 10, 2011Digitally mimicking the photographic blur caused by moving objects is surprisingly hard, but new research offers ways to make it easier.
Waste-conversion startup Sanergy bowls over competition
May 12, 2011Wild-card entry takes top prize in $100K Business Plan Competition
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.