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On a mission to find the most ancient stars in the universe, Professor Anna Frebel mines the night sky for light.
For most people, becoming chief anesthesiologist at a major teaching hospital would leave no time for anything else. But Warren Zapol ’62 also managed to develop a life-saving medical treatment and lead Antarctic research expeditions.
Coughs and sneezes create gas clouds, spreading germs farther than you think.
Computer system finds—and solves—algebraic equations in text.
Innovations need a shorter route to market.
Researchers turn sun’s heat into chemical form for later use.
Researchers use MRI to track dopamine and map neural activity.
MIT Strong team honored Sean Collier by taking on the Boston Marathon.
Familiar math symbols are surprisingly recent inventions.
Student stress dates back to the 1800s.
At most schools, 10 students show up for the prestigious math competition. At MIT, it’s a major event.
Mementos motivate and inspire alumni.
For Donald Shobrys ’75, MIT means very personal connections.
Geophysicist advances underground mapping.
Building a new winemaking tradition.
Extending a textile tradition.
Singular coach leads boathouse renewal.
Think of him as you scroll.
Becoming a space explorer—and a meme.