Taking the pulse of local politics

Asya Magazinnik finds disparate implementation of national policies in jurisdictions across the United States.

Leda Zimmerman | Department of Political Science • mit
Nov. 19, 2020 ~8 min

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Mini-satellite maker

With her students, aerospace engineer Kerri Cahoy is developing small, affordable “CubeSats” to monitor weather and search for exoplanets.

Jennifer Chu | MIT News Office • mit
Nov. 17, 2020 ~9 min

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Feeling stressed about the election? It’s not your imagination

Feeling stressed about the election? It’s not your imagination, Harvard psychologists say, offering ways to help.

Alvin Powell • harvard
Nov. 5, 2020 ~6 min

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