Musical conversation with Samantha Farrell (Podcast)

Samantha Farrell is the assistant to Vladimir Bulović, the director of MIT.nano, as well as a professional musician. Here, she talks about how music is keeping her focused, productive, and sane and how in times like these, “. . . the arts really shine, people’s humanity can really shine, and musicians and filmmakers and artists … Read more Musical conversation with Samantha Farrell (Podcast)

Can cloud-brightening help save the Great Barrier Reef? Trials have begun

Teams of Australian marine scientists have tested a technique they hope may give the Great Barrier Reef respite from coral bleaching caused by global heating. The experiment used a modified turbine with 100 high-pressure nozzles to spray trillions of nano-sized ocean salt crystals into the air from the back of a barge. The researchers hope … Read more Can cloud-brightening help save the Great Barrier Reef? Trials have begun

How This Artist Makes Mesmerizing Magnetic Fluid Sculptures | Obsessed | WIRED

Ferrofluid is a liquid with nano-sized iron particles that was developed by NASA in the 1960s. Artist Eric Mesplé has been experimenting with this magnetic liquid in his art for the past dozen years, and the results are mesmerizing. Still haven’t subscribed to WIRED on YouTube? ►► http://wrd.cm/15fP7B7 Get more incredible stories on science and … Read more How This Artist Makes Mesmerizing Magnetic Fluid Sculptures | Obsessed | WIRED

Spanning the distance: Maintaining a sense of community with John Dozier

The MIT community, in doing its part to fight the Covid-19 pandemic, is physically distancing like most of the world. Here, Tom Gearty, from MIT.nano, checks in with John H. Dozier, MIT’s new Institute Community and Equity Officer. Dozier began his post right before campus was largely evacuated, forcing him to return home to South … Read more Spanning the distance: Maintaining a sense of community with John Dozier

Maker Break and the MIT Makersystem

The MIT Makersystem is made up of 45+ maker spaces open to everyone at MIT. Spaces within the makersystem are tailored for entrepreneurship, the arts, class projects, metal working, wood working, glass working, and micro/nano making, totaling over 130,000 Square feet of safe making space on campus. (Learn more: http://news.mit.edu/2018/maker-break-celebration-of-making-at-mit-0504) MIT Project Manus: http://project-manus.mit.edu/mit-makersystem Watch … Read more Maker Break and the MIT Makersystem

Embedded Memories for SoC: Overview of Design, Test, and Applications and Challenges in the Nano-Scale CMOS

Harold Pilo is a Senior Technical Staff member at IBM Systems and Technology Group. He will present “Embedded Memories for SoC: Overview of Design, Test, and Applications and Challenges in the Nano-Scale CMOS” at the International Solid-State Circuits Conference 2011 on Sunday 20th February in San Francisco. The slides below form part of the presentation … Read more Embedded Memories for SoC: Overview of Design, Test, and Applications and Challenges in the Nano-Scale CMOS