Grab a friend—and a beer—and enjoy an evening of tinkering and building a Rube Goldberg-esque device. We’ll supply the materials you’ll need to construct your link. Then, at the end of the evening all of the devices will be connected to set off one giant chain reaction.
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 a discussion on big data.
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?
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
Join Nabeel Gillani, graduate student and research assistant in the Laboratory for Social Machines at the MIT Media Lab for an exploration of ways to see past our differences and understand the humanity of the opposing side.
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.
Enjoy a behind-the-scenes look at The Enemy, a cutting edge Virtual Reality (VR) experience that explores three international political conflicts.
How do today's technologies reflect what we've seen on the big screen?
Both/And, an inventive one-act play is part comedy, part poetry, and all inquiry into a major scientific experiment taking place right now.
Prepare your taste buds for a night of food, science, and culture during this two-part evening! Join the MIT Museum as we make our way around the block in a progressive dinner adventure that could include freshly brewed coffee, sticky buns, tacos, local wine, burgers, or sake!
Spring into Science Saturdays with MIT students as they "show and tell" the amazing work they are creating on campus. Topics for additional sessions will be announced, so check back here to see the latest schedule and plan your visit. Join us from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Every April, as part of this city-wide festival, enjoy performances, learn about cutting-edge research, and meet scientists and engineers of all kinds.
Take a peep at some unusual holograms rarely before shown in public. Arouse your interest in these mesmerizing 3-D images and hear from art & scientific experts. Crafted cocktails and other decadent treats on hand. 7:00 - 9:30 p.m.
An evening of conversation, demonstrations, and celebration of the sea.
Join us for a pre-Valentine’s Day warm-up event featuring stories, live music and a little theater.
Love a good discussion? Join us for an oratory competition on the topic "How Change Happens" with participants from the MIT community!
Challenge your science side! Join us for a night of science trivia and short talks by science researchers. See how you'll fare with categories ranging from anatomy to astronomy!
Grab a friend and a beer, and enjoy an evening of tinkering and building a Rube Goldberg device. Whether you are a novice or master builder we’ll have the supplies you need to construct your link.
Join us for a book-talk and signing with Douglass Shand-Tucci, author of MIT: The Campus Guide.
When Science Fiction Meets Science Reality
Explore the interactive clothing solutions that student teams in Open Style Lab worked intensively to develop this summer, and meet the unique clients who inspired their user-centered designs. Included wit
Join us for engaging videos produced by Cambridge Community Television's Summer Media Institute students. Free.
Explore wonderful works of art created this summer by teens supported by Cambridge's Community Arts Center. Free.
What do you get when you combine the TARDIS, a sonic screwdriver, and local scientists? An evening dedicated to exploring the science of Doctor Who! Hear from researchers who will share how their work is bringing our world closer to that of the Doctor’s.
There's more than meets the eye when it comes to microbiomes: the microscopic communities of bacteria that live in our bodies, food and environment. Come to "speed geek" your way through the MIT Museum and learn from the experts about the microbiomes that shape our world!
Why are we fearful and what do we fear? What happens in our bodies and minds when we are frightened? And, can we create some of those changes this evening?