Speed limit for birds
January 20, 2012MIT researchers find critical speed above which birds — and drones — are sure to crash.
Sal Khan to deliver 2012 Commencement address
December 6, 2011Online-education pioneer, MIT alumnus to speak to the Class of 2012 on June 8.
December 2, 2011A computational biologist and physician, Collin Stultz takes a unique approach to studying diseases that could lead to new treatments.
BLOSSOMS announces new contest
November 10, 2011Students invited to create new videos for high school math classes.
MIT announces Professor Gilbert Strang as first MathWorks Professor of Mathematics
September 26, 2011Endowment underscores value commercial industry places on science, technology, engineering and mathematics education
Two from MIT named Goldwater Scholars
May 16, 2011Undergraduates receive top honor in collegiate math, science and engineering education
James Simons on mathematics, common sense and good luck: my life and careers
February 23, 2011Presented by School of Science Dean's Colloquium.
Three faculty win Sloan Research Fellowships
February 22, 2011
2 MIT mathematicians win AMS awards
January 7, 2011
Reflections on decade of open sharing: A new generation of web resources
December 20, 2010Mathematics professor Gilbert Strang looks back at OCW 10 years later.
How wise are crowds?
November 16, 2010By melding economics and engineering, researchers show that as social networks get larger, they usually get better at sorting fact from fiction.
7 win presidential early career honors
November 8, 2010MIT has greatest number of recipients from a single institution.
Public debt concentrated in advanced economies, MIT student’s research finds
November 2, 2010Global financial crisis highlights gulf between advanced and emerging nations.
Can fluid dynamics offer insights into quantum mechanics?
October 20, 2010Experiments in which fluid droplets mimic the odd behavior of subatomic particles recall an abandoned interpretation of quantum mechanics.