Books and authors
AIAA honors David Mindell for ‘Digital Apollo’
January 8, 2013MIT professor’s book earns Gardner-Lasser Aerospace History Literature Award.
Life in BASIC
January 2, 2013Nick Montfort and colleagues examine cultural significance of computer code in new book.
Historian/physicist David Kaiser wins Physics World’s 'Book of the Year Award'
December 20, 2012Kaiser is the head of MIT's Program in Science, Technology, and Society, and a senior lecturer in the Department of Physics.
Three books by MIT authors named to list of 'Greatest Supply Chain Management Books of All Time'
December 18, 2012
Said and Done for November/December 2012
November 29, 2012Digest of humanities, arts and social sciences
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What can logistics do for you?
November 20, 2012In a new book, an MIT professor argues that investment in global transportation hubs can spur a ‘feedback loop’ of regional growth.
Three awards for MIT research in anthropology, economics and political science
November 9, 2012Mikusheva receives Elaine Bennett Research Prize; Petersen wins Distinguished Book Award; Helmreich wins Rachel Carson Prize.
Junot Díaz named finalist for the 2012 National Book Award
October 10, 2012
Said and Done for September 2012
September 17, 2012Digest of MIT humanities, arts, and social sciences.
Q&A: Junot Díaz on his new book
September 11, 2012The MIT professor and Pulitzer-winning writer talks about the people and ideas in his newest work, This Is How You Lose Her — and explains why women form a big part of his core audience.
Said and Done for June/July 2012
July 16, 2012Digest of MIT humanities, arts and social sciences
Engineering a safer world
April 23, 2012Workshop explores safety in nuclear power plants, occupational health, aviation and medicine.
Neal Stephenson on science fiction, building towers 20km high ... and insurance
April 18, 2012