Mementos motivate and inspire alumni.
On a mission to find the most ancient stars in the universe, Professor Anna Frebel mines the night sky for light.
Familiar math symbols are surprisingly recent inventions.
For most people, becoming chief anesthesiologist at a major teaching hospital would leave no time for anything else. But Warren Zapol ’62 also managed to develop a life-saving medical treatment and lead Antarctic research expeditions.
At most schools, 10 students show up for the prestigious math competition. At MIT, it's a major event.
Computer programmers won't stop making dangerous errors on their own. It's time they adopted an idea that makes the physical world safer.
How a California father made an end run around medicine to decode his son’s DNA.
One documentary filmmaker believes an immersive experience will make a more lasting impression on audiences.
A new way to make the most efficient and powerful types of solar cells could help solar power compete with fossil fuels.