There’s not much you can fathom that MIT won’t plunge in to figure out, fix, get right, or get to the bottom of. We’ve done it since our start: developing radar, helping to land a man on the moon, playing a key role in cracking the human genome. MIT experts view today’s huge, interconnected problems as exhilarating opportunities for action.

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Here Comes the Sun

Solar technology has rapidly transitioned to a point where it is increasingly competitive as a source of electricity.

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Securing the Digital Landscape

Daniela Rus says: "Cybercrime may seem inevitable today, but with the right people, resources, and approach, we can change that."

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Sparking a New Generation of Power

Scores of young alumni are dreaming up fresh ways to harness nuclear, wind, and solar power; optimize our use of fossil fuels; and support development of energy solutions.

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Ongoing Progress

Arup Chakraborty, Bruce Walker, and Darrell Irvine are in pursuit of an HIV vaccine.

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Data in a Major Key

Michael Scott Cuthbert advances musical analysis with his new music21 software.

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The Future of Education

Mark ’88, SM ’89 and Jill McDowell support MITx, the Institute's approach to massive open online courses.

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Champions of the Student Experience

Karen '85, SM '87 and Perry '85, SM '87 Ha support the Public Service Center and MISTI-Korea because they provide students an opportunity to make a global impact.