(Trailer) Common Threads: The Evolving Student Experience at MIT

This trailer includes highlights from Common Threads...

(Trailer) Common Threads: The Evolving Student Experience at MIT

6.270 Autonomous Lego Robot Competition (IAP 2010)

Welcome to the 2010 IAP 6.270 Autonomous Lego Robot...

6.270 Autonomous Lego Robot Competition (IAP 2010)

A. Neil Pappalardo - Reflections on an MIT Education

A. Neil Pappalardo '64, an MIT alumnus with a long...

A. Neil Pappalardo - Reflections on an MIT Education

Aaron Koblin

While the 2010-11 Abramowitz Artist in Residence,...

Aaron Koblin

Alan Lightman—Einstein's Dreams

To celebrate the birthday of Albert Einstein, we turn to...

Alan Lightman—Einstein's Dreams

Anish Kapoor Sculpture Unveiled

With this time-lapse video, view the installation and...

Anish Kapoor Sculpture Unveiled

Artificial Skin—Ioannis V. Yannas

These days, surgeons are trained in implanting...

Artificial Skin—Ioannis V. Yannas

Ashdown House: The Home Where Science and Technology Live

In 2006, two MIT graduate students in the School of...

Ashdown House: The Home Where Science and Technology Live

Automatically Programmed Tools (APT)—Science Reporter TV Series (1959)

In the 1950s, a new system for the computerization of...

Automatically Programmed Tools (APT)—Science Reporter TV Series (1959)

Baker House Piano Drop (2010)

Observing tradition and reducing stress, MIT students...

Baker House Piano Drop (2010)

Building 20: The Magical Incubator

Boston Globe columnist Alex Beam called it "...

Building 20: The Magical Incubator

CBS TV episode: Thinking Machine (1961)

As part of the Tomorrow television series...

CBS TV episode: Thinking Machine (1961)

Charles M. Vest Inauguration

On May 10, 1991, Charles M. Vest was inaugurated as the...

Charles M. Vest Inauguration

Coretta Scott King Keynote Address at Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration

In 1994, Coretta Scott King was the keynote speaker at...

Coretta Scott King Keynote Address at Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration

David H. Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research

Excerpted from the MIT150 Documentary "Conquering...

David H. Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research

Death and the Powers

FAST features Tod Machover's spectacular new opera ...

Death and the Powers

Diderot’s Encyclopédie

MIT Assistant Professor of Art History, Kristel Smentek...

Diderot’s Encyclopédie

Donald R. Sadoway

Professor Donald R. Sadoway teaches 3.091 Introduction...

Donald R. Sadoway

Ellen Swallow Richards

In 1887, the State Board of Health of Massachusetts...

Ellen Swallow Richards

Eric Grimson—Image Guided Surgery

Professor Eric Grimson is internationally recognized for...

Eric Grimson—Image Guided Surgery

Eric Lander—Human Genome Project

Professor Eric Lander, founding director of the Broad...

Eric Lander—Human Genome Project

Experimental Music Studio—MIT Professor Emeritus Barry Vercoe

Founded by Professor Barry Vercoe in 1973, the MIT ...

Experimental Music Studio—MIT Professor Emeritus Barry Vercoe

Founding of MIT Trailer

Excerpted from the 11-minute documentary, The Founding...

Founding of MIT Trailer

From the Farm to MIT

After watching the Infinite History interviews, we...

From the Farm to MIT

Gustavo Dudamel Open Rehearsal (2010)

Conductor Gustavo Dudamel was the recipient of the 2010...

Gustavo Dudamel Open Rehearsal (2010)

Gyorgy Kepes

Founder of MIT’s Center for Advanced Visual...

Gyorgy Kepes

Harold “Doc” Edgerton—How Fast Is Fast?

Called "the man who made time stand still,"...

Harold “Doc” Edgerton—How Fast Is Fast?

Holography Pioneer Stephen A. Benton

In the late 1980s, Stephen A. Benton began generating...

Holography Pioneer Stephen A. Benton

Infra-Red Dating Game—MIT Love Lab

In the mood for fun, students and faculty put a twist on...

Infra-Red Dating Game—MIT Love Lab

Innovation at MIT

MIT faculty, students, and administrators share their...

Innovation at MIT

James R. Killian Jr. Faculty Achievement Award—Noam Chomsky

Since its inception, the James R. Killian Jr. Faculty...

James R. Killian Jr. Faculty Achievement Award—Noam Chomsky

Jeffrey Hoffman

MIT Professor Jeffrey Hoffman made five flights as a...

Jeffrey Hoffman

JFK Tribute at MIT Centennial—April 8, 1961

On April 6, 1961, President John F. Kennedy recorded a...

JFK Tribute at MIT Centennial—April 8, 1961

Julius A. Stratton—Founders' Philosophies

In 1976, MIT President Emeritus Julius A. Stratton...

Julius A. Stratton—Founders' Philosophies

Kevin Lynch—Full Day

View an excerpt from Full Day, a time-lapse film...

Kevin Lynch—Full Day

Marine Detective: Professor Jerry Milgram

This video highlights the "detective" work of...

Marine Detective: Professor Jerry Milgram

McGovern Institute for Brain Research

The McGovern Institute for Brain Research at MIT is led...

McGovern Institute for Brain Research

Midnight Concert in Lobby 7—December 1979

Back in 1979, the lofty interior of Lobby 7 filled with...

Midnight Concert in Lobby 7—December 1979

Mildred S. Dresselhaus—CAES ILP Distinguished Lecture Series

In 1996, while a guest speaker for the CAES ILP...

Mildred S. Dresselhaus—CAES ILP Distinguished Lecture Series

MIT Announces OpenCourseWare—April 4, 2001

On April 4, 2001, MIT announced it would publish...

MIT Announces OpenCourseWare—April 4, 2001

MIT Black Students' Union

In 1968, a small group of MIT students formed the Black...

MIT Black Students' Union

MIT Excellence Awards

Hard work. Passion. Commitment. Welcome to the MIT...

MIT Excellence Awards

MIT Field Day

Athletics has always played a role at MIT. But back in...

MIT Field Day

MIT Hawkcam (Spring 2004)

Spring has arrived in Cambridge, which often marks the...

MIT Hawkcam (Spring 2004)

MIT in Service (Trailer)

Excerpted from the MIT IN SERVICE documentary,...

MIT in Service (Trailer)

MIT Institute Professor Sheila Widnall

From 1993 to 1997, MIT Institute Professor Sheila...

MIT Institute Professor Sheila Widnall

MIT Media Lab

In 2010, the world-renowned MIT Media Lab expanded into...

MIT Media Lab

MIT Museum — Ideas in the Making

The MIT Museum is a place that explores invention, ideas...

MIT Museum — Ideas in the Making

MIT Nobel Laureates

Through the years, numerous MIT professors have been...

MIT Nobel Laureates

MIT Professor Susan Lindquist

Professor Susan Lindquist remembers unexpected moments...

MIT Professor Susan Lindquist

MIT Professor Tunney Lee

With the Boston Chinatown Master Plan, Chinatown...

MIT Professor Tunney Lee

MIT's Wright Brothers Wind Tunnel

This video includes footage of MIT Professors Judson R....

MIT's Wright Brothers Wind Tunnel

MIThenge

In a time-honored tradition, the MIT community gathers...

MIThenge

MLK Celebration 2001—Christopher M. Jones

The annual Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast celebration...

MLK Celebration 2001—Christopher M. Jones

Next Century Convocation—April 10, 2011

All MIT alumni, faculty, staff, and students are invited...

Next Century Convocation—April 10, 2011

Nobel Prize-winning Economists

This video captured a rare appearance of MIT's Nobel...

Nobel Prize-winning Economists

Oath of Office

Military instruction has existed at MIT from its very...

Oath of Office

Ocean Engineering

MIT is at the forefront of ocean science and engineering...

Ocean Engineering

One Part in a Trillion - Science Reporter

Go back in time and take a tour of the nuclear reactor...

One Part in a Trillion - Science Reporter

Outside the Box—Crossing Disciplines at MIT

MIT is known for breaking down barriers. Its scientists...

Outside the Box—Crossing Disciplines at MIT

Paul E. Gray Inauguration (Sept. 26, 1980)

For more than 60 years, Paul E. Gray has been a part of...

Paul E. Gray Inauguration (Sept. 26, 1980)

President Barack Obama visits MIT

MIT was honored by the visit of President Barack Obama...

President Barack Obama visits MIT

Professor Walter Lewin on OpenCourseWare

MIT Professor Walter H. G. Lewin's videotaped physics...

Professor Walter Lewin on OpenCourseWare

Ray and Maria Stata Center

Hard to believe that the Ray and Maria Stata Center...

Ray and Maria Stata Center

Remembering Doc Draper

Known as the "father of inertial navigation,"...

Remembering Doc Draper

Remembering Margaret MacVicar

Margaret L. A. MacVicar '64 was a cherished educator and...

Remembering Margaret MacVicar

Remembering Martin Luther King, Jr.

Shirley Ann Jackson PhD '73 was an MIT undergraduate...

Remembering Martin Luther King, Jr.

Robert W. Mann—The "Boston Arm"

MIT professor Robert W. Mann, an engineer and former...

Robert W. Mann—The "Boston Arm"

Salman Rushdie named Honorary Visiting Professor of the Humanities

On November 23, 1993, author Salman Rushdie made an...

Salman Rushdie named Honorary Visiting Professor of the Humanities

Science Reporter—Computer for Apollo (1965)

In this 1965 Science Reporter episode, reporter...

Science Reporter—Computer for Apollo (1965)

See It Now — Jay Forrester and Whirlwind

During a 1951 episode on Edward R. Murrow's See It...

See It Now — Jay Forrester and Whirlwind

Seeing Machine

After more than 20 years of research, Elizabeth Goldring...

Seeing Machine

SHASS 50th Anniversary

In 2000, the School of Humanities and Social Science...

SHASS 50th Anniversary

Side-Scan Sonar Technology: Harold "Doc" Edgerton and Jacques Cousteau

Needing advice on underwater photography, oceanographic...

Side-Scan Sonar Technology: Harold "Doc" Edgerton and Jacques Cousteau

Sloan Energy Finance Forum (2010)

This video was produced for the 2010 Sloan Energy...

Sloan Energy Finance Forum (2010)

Susan Hockfield Inauguration (May 6, 2005)

When Dr. Susan Hockfield was inaugurated as the 16th...

Susan Hockfield Inauguration (May 6, 2005)

Susan Hockfield selected 16th president of MIT

On the morning of August 26, 2004, MIT announced that...

Susan Hockfield selected 16th president of MIT

Symposium on Management in the Year 2000 (1988)

Lester Thurow is a former dean of MIT’s Sloan...

Symposium on Management in the Year 2000 (1988)

Take Me Back to Tech (Montage)

This montage highlights the narrative history featured...

Take Me Back to Tech (Montage)

The Ecosystem: Nurturing Entrepreneurship at MIT (Trailer)

From its founding, MIT has been an engine of both local...

The Ecosystem: Nurturing Entrepreneurship at MIT (Trailer)

The Eye of a Robot: Studies in Machine Vision at MIT

The Eye of a Robot shows some of the early...

The Eye of a Robot: Studies in Machine Vision at MIT

The Legacy of Katharine D. McCormick

Champion of women’s rights, Katharine D. McCormick...

The Legacy of Katharine D. McCormick

The Life and Legacy of Ronald E. McNair

Twenty-five years ago, MIT and the nation mourned the...

The Life and Legacy of Ronald E. McNair

Under the Dome: Come Explore MIT

MIT's first open house in more than 30 years provided...

Under the Dome: Come Explore MIT

Vannevar Bush—Looking Back on the Bomb (1963)

In 1963, Vannevar Bush PhD ’16 was interviewed at...

Vannevar Bush—Looking Back on the Bomb (1963)

Vehicle Design Summit (2006)

During the summer of 2006, student engineers...

Vehicle Design Summit (2006)

Vignettes of Early Radiation Workers (1978)

Moderated by Lauriston S. Taylor, Vignettes of Early...

Vignettes of Early Radiation Workers (1978)

Waterproof - Soldier Nanotechnology

At the MIT Institute for Soldier Nanotechnologies (ISN...

Waterproof - Soldier Nanotechnology

Why So Slow? The Advancement of Women—Virginia Valian

Author of Why So Slow? The Advancement of Women (...

Why So Slow? The Advancement of Women—Virginia Valian

William J. Mitchell: Revitalization of MIT campus

William J. Mitchell, the former dean of MIT's School of...

William J. Mitchell: Revitalization of MIT campus