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The Proteus project is the challenge of pragmatically applying highly efficient natural fish propulsion technologies to conventional vessels. Just as a penguin or sea turtle are a rigid body with fish-like flapping fins, Proteus is a bo...
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In spring 2000, 13 graduating MIT seniors developed and tested three mini-satellites that could lead the way to similar devices that fly in formation, much like Thunderbirds in an Air Force show. The range of potential applications inc...
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Institute Professor, Harold "Doc" Edgerton revolutionized photography with his high speed strobe lighting techniques. He came to MIT as a student in 1926. By the time of his passing in 1990 he had profoundly affected MIT and the world wi...
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The humble snail, trailed by its ribbon of slime, now has its first robotic counterpart in research at MIT that could lead to new forms of locomotion for machines. Assistant Professor Annette "Peko" Hosoi and her colleagues in the Mech...
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Widely considered the nation's leading expert on aviation safety, Arnie Barnett uses his background in applied math to help conquer his own fear of flying. He calms himself — and sometimes even fellow passengers — during turbulence by r...
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The MIT Science of Baseball Program (MSBP) is a summer program provided free of charge to talented boys who attend public school in Boston or Cambridge, who will enter the eighth grade in the fall of 2009, and who have a love for math, s...
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Tom Brokaw, former anchor and managing editor of NBC Nightly News, delivered a 2008 Compton lecture titled "Life Is Not Virtual" April 2nd, in Kirsch Auditorium. An internationally respected journalist, Brokaw served as the NBC anchor f...
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