MIT Media Lab

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology officially opened the doors to its MIT Media Lab Complex, the school's most famous interdisciplinary program. The new building, designed by architect Fumihiko Maki and his "Maki and Associates" firm, broke ground in 2007. Influences on the building's design included the artists Piet Mondrian and George Seurat, as… Lire la suite MIT Media Lab

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The Copenhagen Wheel

Scientists at MIT’s Senseable City Laboratory have designed a bicycle wheel that can give riders a boost when they need it most. Kinetic energy is released when a rider hits the brakes, and the new wheel, called the Copenhagen Wheel, captures that energy for later use. The new wheel uses a kinetic energy recovery system, the same… Lire la suite The Copenhagen Wheel