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Ekaterina Botchkina
Former MIT professor Steven A. Pinker delivers a talk on “Communicating Science and Technology in the 21st Century,” on Wednesday afternoon in 34-101. The talk, which was the first annual Nuclear Science and Engineering lecture on scientific communication, was attended by over 300 people.
September 14, 2012
Over the summer, LaVerde’s Market reset its shelves, switched up the grill’s sandwich menu, and installed a shiny new beverage section. But along with those changes, the convenience store has upped its prices.
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STAFF REPORTER
September 14, 2012
Fresco’s Cafe and Grille, a restaurant on the northwest corner of Vassar and Mass. Ave., will be closing after 21 years of operation.
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September 14, 2012
MIT is tied with Stanford for the sixth place spot in the U.S. News and World Report’s 2013 national college rankings. Ranked ahead of the Institute stand Columbia tied for fourth with University of Chicago, Yale in third, and Princeton tied for first with Harvard.
HOUSTON CHRONICLE
September 14, 2012
The destruction wrought by Hurricane Isaac — with its 11-foot surge, seven dead, power knocked out in half of Louisiana and nearly $2 billion in damage - has renewed debate among forecasters about how best to warn people of coming storms.




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