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Advancing knowledge and educating students in science, technology and beyond
Advancing knowledge and educating students in science, technology and beyond

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“I love the creative chaos of MIT.” —Oliver Jagoutz, a geologist in the MIT Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences

#geology #geologist #scientist #science #MIT

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How to Maintain America's Edge by MIT President L. Rafael Reif for +Foreign Affairs: http://mitsha.re/QMZA30aicX6

#science #highered #STEM #innovation #MIT
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Meet MIT senior Lorraine Wong, winner of this year's MIT Collier Medal honoring unsung heroes whose acts of kindness make the Institute a more caring community.

#communityservice #students #hero #MIT

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These devices from two grad students in MIT Mechanical Engineering are helping blind and low-vision learners access STEM.

#BLV #assistivetech #engineering #MIT

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Lourdes Melgar SM ’88 PhD ’92 discusses the need for energy reform, the role of private investors, and the remaining challenges for Mexico moving forward.

#energyreform #energy #Mexico #MIT #MITBetterWorld


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Solar panels have been installed on 650 acres in North Carolina and are now delivering power into the nation’s grid, thanks to an agreement with MIT and two other organizations. The solar farm will offset a substantial portion of MIT's greenhouse gas emissions.

#solar #energy #sustainability #MIT

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In the center of a distant galaxy, almost 300 million light years from Earth, scientists have discovered a supermassive black hole that is “choking” on a sudden influx of stellar debris

#blackhole #space #MIT

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For Women's History Month, a scene featuring chemistry pioneer Ellen Swallow Richards (back row, far left) and the MIT Women's Laboratory in 1888, newly digitized by the MIT Museum. Learn more: http://mitsha.re/645Q30a7nZD

#WHM #WomensHistoryMonth #HistSTM #WomeninSTEM #MIT

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MIT collaborations in art, design, technology find fertile ground in Mexico.

#art #design #collaboration #Mexico #MIT

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Happy #FirstDayOfSpring! Vernal equinox arrived today in the Northern Hemisphere.

Image: Maia Weinstock/ MIT
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