Curiosity-driven basic science in the 1970s laid the groundwork for today’s leading vaccines against the novel coronavirus.
Dec. 11, 2020 • ~9 min
In a new book, Professor David Kaiser describes dramatic shifts in the history of an evolving discipline.
April 29, 2020 • ~9 min
A multidecade study shows economics increasingly overlaps with other disciplines, and has become more empirical in nature.
March 3, 2020 • ~10 min
Deaths of prominent life scientists tend to be followed by a surge in highly cited research by newcomers.
Aug. 29, 2019 • ~5 min
From making the lunar landings possible to interpreting the meaning of the moon rocks, the Institute was a vital part of history.
July 18, 2019 • ~15 min
Symposium featuring former astronauts and other Apollo mission luminaries examines the program’s legacy.
March 15, 2019 • ~13 min
A scholar’s book uncovers new material about the effects of the infamous nuclear meltdown.
March 5, 2019 • ~9 min
From digital circuits to ingestible robots, the Institute has helped spearhead key innovations in the technology revolution.
Feb. 25, 2019 • ~9 min
MIT Kavli's John Richardson describes MIT's role in the historic passing of the Voyager 2 craft past the heliopause and into the interstellar medium.
Dec. 10, 2018 • ~4 min
3 Questions: Melissa Nobles and Craig Steven Wilder on the MIT and Legacy of Slavery project | MIT News
MIT Community Dialogue series is underway as multi-year research continues.
April 30, 2018 • ~11 min