Alumni Volunteer Connection
Alum Julie Moir Messervy, MAR '78, MCP '78, designs contemplative gardens that feed the spirit.
In recent years the relationship between MIT and the city of Cambridge has grown more collaborative and cordial.
Israeli scientists are teaming mirrors, fiber optics, and photovoltaic cells to bring solar power to a new intensity.
The fantasy of a personal flying machine is lurching toward reality, as companies ready vertical-takeoff aircraft for market, and information technology endows planes with the ability to fly themselves.
Are kinder, gentler weapons more evil than meaner, crueler ones?
Once the marvel of the telecom world, the first undersea fiber optic cables have reached the point of telecom obsolescence. Now they'll serve out their retirement gathering oceanographic data.
As an underground culture in game machine-tweaking hardware runs afoul of federal law, copyright protection is clashing with user innovation.
Q&A: Bruce Lehman, the former head of the U.S. Patent Office, says intellectual property protection is essential for nurturing a knowledge economy in the developing world.
As handheld devices proliferate, so too do the memory chips that they rely on. Here's a field guide.