India’s culture of coping with cancer

Dwaipayan Banerjee’s new book examines the psychological and social terrain of living with cancer in a country where the disease has long been downplayed.

Peter Dizikes | MIT News Office • mit
Oct. 7, 2020 ~10 min

How growth of the scientific enterprise influenced a century of quantum physics

In a new book, Professor David Kaiser describes dramatic shifts in the history of an evolving discipline.

Peter Dizikes | MIT News Office • mit
April 29, 2020 ~9 min

3Q: Collaborating with users to develop accessible designs

An MIT team discusses the pitfalls of “parachute research” and the importance of “sociotechnical” factors.

Rob Matheson | MIT News Office • mit
March 13, 2020 ~10 min

Putting the “bang” in the Big Bang

Physicists simulate critical “reheating” period that kickstarted the Big Bang in the universe’s first fractions of a second.

Jennifer Chu | MIT News Office • mit
Oct. 24, 2019 ~9 min

Chernobyl: How bad was it?

A scholar’s book uncovers new material about the effects of the infamous nuclear meltdown.

Peter Dizikes | MIT News Office • mit
March 5, 2019 ~9 min

Discovering hidden stories in the Flint water crisis | MIT News

Graduate student Elena Sobrino looks beyond the headlines to study interactions between the city’s people and institutions.

Fatima Husain | MIT News correspondent • mit
June 24, 2018 ~8 min

Ashley Smart named associate director of the Knight Science Journalism Program | MIT News

Smart, a senior editor at Physics Today, was a 2015-16 Knight Science Journalism Fellow.

Knight Science Journalism Program at MIT • mit
May 16, 2018 ~2 min

Professor Emeritus Leon Trilling dies at 93 | MIT News

Aeronautical engineer and historian of technology was an esteemed humanistic thinker and advocate for equality.

Sarah Jensen | Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics • mit
May 15, 2018 ~8 min

Candis Callison SM '02 PhD '10, professor and award-winning journalist, to speak at 2018 Investiture of Doctoral Hoods | MIT News

MIT Institute Events • mit
April 3, 2018 ~6 min

When numbers started counting | MIT News

New book by MIT assistant professor chronicles the birth of statistical arguments in public debate.

Peter Dizikes | MIT News Office • mit
Feb. 5, 2018 ~7 min

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