David Kaiser, Professor of the History of Science, senior lecturer in physics, and editor of Becoming MIT, is coming out with a new book, How the Hippies Saved Physics.  Photo: Len Rubenstein
Spring 2011

MIT Historian’s Tale

David Kaiser’s upcoming book contends that a group of hippie physicists helped launch a new field.

Ernest Moniz, director of the MIT Energy Initiative. Photo: Ed Quinn
Spring 2009

Here Comes the Sun

MIT’s faculty and students are working to make affordable easy-to-use solar power a reality, and have already made impressive contributions to this critical effort.