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After almost two decades with NASA, including two space shuttle missions, astronaut Mike Massimino left the space agency Monday for a full-time position with Columbia University in New York.
Harold Edgerton, a professor of electrical engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, invented the strobe flash in the nineteen-thirties.
Kilby was on a mission to make a better circuit than those in transistors. The existing contraption took up too much space in gadgets and was vulnerable to breakage due to parts being soldered together.
A team of researchers has created a new way of manufacturing microstructured surfaces that have novel 3-D textures.
The visually challenged may soon have a technology-driven product to help them in their daily lives.
MOOCs haven't stolen students away from brick-and-mortar universities. Instead, they've become a genre of their own.
Graduates of Webb Institute throwing their caps in the air and popping open champagne bottles after the ceremony of it's 118th commencement exercise of graduation in Glen Cove on June 21, 2014.
Basic biology has it that girls are girls because they have two X chromosomes - the things inside cells that carry our genes.
Many studies have shown the potential for global climate change to cut food supplies.
The magnets cluttering the face of your refrigerator may one day be used as cooling agents, according to a new theory formulated by Massachusetts Institute of Technology researchers.
The environment can produce sudden shocks to the life of our planet through impacting space rocks, erupting volcanoes and other events.
Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology unveiled a new material this week that provides a highly efficient way to convert sunlight into steam and holds major potential for improving technologies like desalination of water and solar thermal power - all with a four-inch graphite 'sponge.'
NEWS ANALYSIS: The richest troves of unexplored data can be found inside corporations, but only if the data's value and veracity is protected, said an MIT Sloan School IT professor.
A teen that may have become the youngest person to fly solo around the world has returned home to South Dakota.
Updated: Wed Jul 30, 2014 03:57 am
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