Making medallions for materials science grads gives students a hands-on experience in MIT’s foundry—and a chance to work with molten metal.
Xylem tissue in sapwood can take bacteria out of contaminated water.
Wirelessly rechargeable device wouldn’t need a skull-mounted sensor.
Experiments reveal how giant underwater waves form.
L. Rafael Reif distills what makes MIT special.
We can process images much faster than expected.
Martin Schmidt, SM ’83, PhD ’88, named provost; Cynthia Barnhart, SM ’85, PhD ’88, named chancellor.
The successful test of a soft touchdown demonstrates a capability that could cut the cost of space launches significantly.
It’s still early days for Google’s modular smartphone effort, but developers and enthusiasts are already thinking about the swappable components they may build.