#MIT

MIT Engineers believe their Fusion Reactor design is “Very Likely to Work”

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After months of intensive research and engineering work, the team from MIT behind the newest “SPARC” compact fusion reactor have revealed the reasons they believe it will actually work. SPARC is designed to be a compact, high-field, DT burning tokamak. It is currently being developed by a team...

Engineering Podcasts – In Machines We Trust

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Produced by the MIT Technology Review, each episode of In Machines We Trust looks at a different aspect of the automation of.. well... everything Some of the most important decisions in our lives are being made by artificial intelligence, determining things like who gets into college, lands a...

MIT Device Promises to Hack Your Dreams

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A team of MIT Scientists are creating a device to hack your dreams so you can experience everything from flying to singing. While the teams' goal sounds like something out of "Inception" its real-world application could be achieved with something that looks just like the iconic Nintendo...

Engineers develop a new way to remove carbon dioxide from air

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A team of engineers from MIT have developed a new way to remove carbon dioxide from the air. The new tech could work on the green-gas at any concentration which means it could be used to capture not just CO2 from power plant emissions but from the open...

New 3-D imaging technique reveals stunning images of the brain at work

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Engineers at MIT have revealed a stunning new 3-D imaging technique which reveals how neurons connect throughout the brain. The researchers released this image of the entire fruit fly brain. The new method allows researches to perform large-scale, 3D imaging of brain tissue with unprecedented resolution and speed....

MIT sets its sights on the future of fusion

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The Massachusetts Institute of Technology is looking to fast-track the development of practical fusion power. Our Born to Engineer video featuring Kim Cave-Ayland looks at FUSION In a recent blog post, the US Engineering powerhouse revealed more about how it had partnered with private company, Commonwealth Fusion...