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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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Humanoid intelligence requires humanoid interactions with the world, according to Professor Rodney Brooks, director of the MIT Artificial Intelligence Lab. By building a robot with a human-like form that can experience the world in the ...
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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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Welcome to the Laboratory for Human and Machine Haptics, less formally known as the Touch Lab, at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The Touch Lab was founded by Dr. Mandayam A. Srinivasan in 1990. The goals of research conducte...
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Spinal cord injuries, serious stroke and severe traumatic brain injuries affect more than 5 million Americans at a total cost of $65 billion a year in treatment. Rodents blinded by a severed tract in their brains' visual system had the...
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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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Leaving stabilization of the helicopter to an automatic control system, the pilot issued high-level commands – go higher, move sideways and turn, go slightly lower. Although the feat appeared simple, Associate Professor Eric Feron, Depa...
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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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During the last year we completed the development of a small, high-performance robotic gripper to be used in brain-controlled grasping experiments. The 1 degree-of-freedom (dof) back-driveable gripper is designed to be mounted on the e...
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Meredith Ward (MIT, Fall 2004) travels to Cornell University in upstate New York for an ROTC (Reserve Officers Traing Corps) competition. The video, which is in Spanish and English, includes scenes of the beautiful Cornell campus as wel...
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