Research Portfolio | Public Science Education 

New era in science engagement  


"A sea change is underway in how people learn about science. One of our goals is to ensure that MIT remains on the vanguard of public science education.” 

— Thomas Levenson, Director MIT Graduate Program in Science Writing  



Image: Little Sun


Little Sun Challenge: Create Light for Everyone

How do we get clean, affordable light to the 1.6 billion people in the world without access to electricity? The Little Sun solar-powered lamp, developed by artist Olafur Eliasson and engineer Frederik Ottesen, is addressing this challenge.
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