Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

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    • Women's Technology Program at MIT - Duration: 5 minutes, 34 seconds.

      • 3 days ago
      The MIT Women's Technology Program (WTP) is a rigorous four-week summer academic and residential experience where female high school students explore engineering through hands-on classes, labs, and...
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    • Robot with human reflexes - Duration: 2 minutes, 41 seconds.

      • 3 weeks ago
      Researchers from MIT's Department of Mechanical Engineering have designed an interface that takes advantage of a human's split-second reflexes allowing a humanoid to maintain its balance and comple...
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    • Improving robot dexterity - Duration: 62 seconds.

      • 4 weeks ago
      MIT engineers have devised a way to give more dexterity to simple robotic grippers using the environment as a helping hand. Their model predicts the force with which a robotic gripper must push aga...
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    • Rocket into space with MIT professor and astronaut Jeff Hoffman - Duration: 7 minutes, 13 seconds.

      • 1 month ago
      Spaceflight is exciting, and you don’t have to be a “Rocket Scientist” to share in the excitement! 16.00x makes the basics of spaceflight accessible to everyone. Join MIT Professor Jeffrey Hoffman,...
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    • LiquiGlide: Nonstick coatings leave zero waste behind - Duration: 3 minutes, 40 seconds.

      • 1 month ago
      The days of wasting condiments — and other products — that stick stubbornly to the sides of their bottles may be gone, thanks to MIT spinout LiquiGlide, which has licensed its nonstick coating to a...
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    • How air transportation connects the world - Duration: 2 minutes, 9 seconds.

      • 2 months ago
      Every time you’ve seen a plane take off or land at a hub airport, you’ve seen the world growing more connected, according to a new model developed by researchers at MIT. (Learn more about their mod...
    • Explained: Chemical Vapor Deposition (CVD) - Duration: 78 seconds.

      • 2 months ago
      The process of chemical vapor deposition, or CVD, is explained.

      Video produced and edited by Melanie Gonick/MIT

      Computer graphics courtesy of Karen Gleason
      Music sampled from "Nesting" by Blue Do...
    • Robot Origami: Robot self-folds, walks, and completes tasks - Duration: 2 minutes, 44 seconds.

      • 2 months ago
      A team of MIT researchers have developed a printable origami robot that folds itself up from a flat sheet of plastic when heated and measures about a centimeter from front to back. (Learn more: htt...
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    • Vanishing friction - Duration: 97 seconds.

      • 2 months ago
      Physicists at MIT have developed an experimental technique to simulate friction at the nanoscale. (Learn more about this technique: http://mitne.ws/1SYO90t)

      Using their technique, the researchers ...
    • Thank you MIT: Members of The Class of 2015 say goodbye - Duration: 7 minutes, 28 seconds.

      • 2 months ago
      Over the 2013-14 academic year, MIT News profiled several graduating seniors. Here, watch as four of them discuss their time at MIT and what they look forward to in the future.

      Read the full profi...
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    • The Costume Shop at MIT - Duration: 3 minutes, 32 seconds.

      • 3 months ago
      The MIT Costume Shop is where creativity flourishes at the Institute. Courses in both costume design and figure drawing are only a couple of the examples of what is offered. The Costume Shop also d...
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    • MIT cheetah robot lands the running jump - Duration: 108 seconds.

      • 3 months ago
      In a leap for robotic development, the MIT researchers who built a robotic cheetah have now trained it to see and jump over hurdles as it runs — making this the first four-legged robot to run and j...
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