Grab a friend—and a beer—and enjoy an evening of tinkering, knot-tying and building a Rube Goldberg-esque device.
Want help designing your contraption for the Friday After Thanksgiving Chain Reaction? Join us for contraption construction building help sessions.
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.
Get the ball rolling with a night of Family FUNstruction! Develop your own Rube Goldberg-esque contraption, then at the end of the evening, link your contraption with others to form one mega-chain reaction.
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!
Learn from MIT students as they "show and tell" the amazing work they are creating on campus.
Every April, as part of this city-wide festival, enjoy performances, learn about cutting-edge research, and meet scientists and engineers of all kinds.
Explore the science of sound and music at our Teen Science Cafe, a fun event connecting local teens with scientists and each other.
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 Feb Fest, our annual celebration during February school vacation, with daily hands-on activities, workshops, and more.
Join us for a pre-Valentine’s Day warm-up event featuring stories, live music and a little theater.
Watch MIT students, staff, and community members compete for over $1000 in cash and prizes as they each share a five-minute talk in the theme of "Back to Square One.” Vote for your favorite competitor and hear tales by local storytellers.
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.