Explore the fascinating world of MIT—cutting-edge research, engineering, and innovations—at performances, talks, programs, hands-on workshops, festivals, and more.
Explore topics in design and engineering with artistic circuits, 3D printing, chain reactions, and a variety of other creative, hands-on activities.
Enjoy a behind-the-scenes look at The Enemy, a cutting edge Virtual Reality (VR) experience that explores three international political conflicts.
Join MIT Professor Ceasar McDowell in a salon-style conversation on interpersonal conflicts, including how empathy can be used to overcome tribalism, and creating human connections across lines of ideological division.
Join MIT Professor Deb Roy, Director of the Laboratory for Social Machines, and Chief Media Scientist at Twitter for an exploartion of ways to see past our differences and understand the humanity of the opposing side.
Join us for a conversation as The Comic Book Story of Video Games author Jonathan Hennessey and MIT Game Lab Creative Director Philip Tan explore the groundbreaking history and social im
Interested in participating in the Friday After Thanksgiving (F.A.T.) Chain Reaction Event? Or just want to try building your own Rube Goldberg-esque machine?
Science on Saturday is a free, 60-minute presentation with fun demonstrations in which students can volunteer. Check back for our fall line-up.
Attention F.A.T. teams! Want help designing your contraption for the Friday After Thanksgiving Chain Reaction Event? Have an idea but not sure how to get started? Looking for feedback on your designs?
Join Sandy Pentland, MIT Professor of Media Arts & Sciences, Director of the MIT Human Dynamics Laboratory, and Co-leader of the World Economic Forum Big Data & Personal Data Initiatives for an discussion on big data. What is it?
In November and March we honor the contributions of women in science and encourage young girls to stay excited about all things STEM.
Help build or just observe this massive chain reaction made up of dozens of individual devices designed by teams from all over the country.
Join Dr. Emile Bruneau, Research Associate and Lecturer at the University of Pennsylvania’s Annenberg School for Communication, to explore how human cognitive habits encourage bias, separation, and conflict.