Multimedia Archive 2013

Stories from the School—
in 02139 and around the globe.

Story Collider | Professor Alan Lightman 

"Poisons and Passion" — Professor of the Practice of Humanities Alan Lightman novelist, essayist, physicist, and educator, and was one the first people to receive dual faculty appointments in science and in the humanities. In this audio clip, Lightman discusses his former poisons and passions with Story Collider.  Listen


 Awakening Watch

 A Conversation with New York Times Columnist Nate Silver

Statistician and political polling analyst Nate Silver discussed his career and—perhaps the most influential political blog in the world—in conversation with acclaimed writer Seth Mnookin, who co-directs MIT's Graduate Program in Science Writing. Watch