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Matt Guthmiller completed his solo circumnavigation of the world on Monday night. (CBS News)

MIT Sophomore Could Be New Solo Flight Record Holder

Matt Guthmiller flew 29,000 miles around the world solo.

07/15/2014

Solar-powered benches like this one are coming to Boston parks complete will cell-phone charging ports. (Photo courtesy of Mayor's Office)

Boston Park Visitors Will Get Charge Out Of Solar-Powered Benches

The high-tech benches will allow visitors to sit down, relax and charge their cell phones.

06/29/2014

(Photo from Margaret Fuller Neighborhood House/Facebook)

Boston’s Best Upcoming Summer Charity Events

In Boston, no one has to choose between having a good time and giving to a cause that could use some help. Charity events let Bostonians do both.

06/16/2014

MIT student Matt Guthmiller, 19, is attempting to be the youngest pilot to fly solo around the world. (WBZ-TV)

MIT Student Eyes Record For Youngest Pilot To Fly Solo Around The World

A 19-year-old MIT student will take off soon on a solo flight around the world to break a record and raise money for technology education.

05/23/2014

MIT's Lego version of Kendall Square in Cambridge. (WBZ-TV)

MIT Researchers Use Legos To Solve Real-Life Problems

MIT, through a partnership with Lego, has about one million Legos to be used for real-life problem solving.

05/14/2014

Sean Collier

Inspired By MIT Officer, Team Collier Strong Will Run Boston Marathon

Sean Collier’s brother and sister are training to run the Boston Marathon with Team Collier Strong.

04/04/2014

The sun rises behind the CMB telescopes at the National Science Foundation’s South Pole Station. (Photo courtesy: Steffen Richter, Harvard University)

Harvard-Smithsonian Astrophysicists: Evidence For Universe’s Early Growth

The universe was born almost 14 billion years ago, exploding into existence in an event called the Big Bang. Now researchers say they’ve spotted evidence that a split-second later, the expansion of the cosmos began with a powerful jump-start.

03/17/2014

(WBZ-TV)

MIT Aviation Expert Says Terrorism Is Possible In Malaysian Air Crash But It’s Too Early To Tell

John Hansman said terrorism is one possible explanation for the lack of communication from the plane before it went down.

03/10/2014

Massachusetts Institute of Technology.  (Photo by William B. Plowman/Getty Images)

Authorities Investigating Death Of MIT Graduate Student

A 23-year-old graduate student at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has been found dead in his room.

03/08/2014

Massachusetts Institute of Technology.  (Photo by William B. Plowman/Getty Images)

MIT Applicants Receive Email Falsely Stating They Were Admitted

MIT is apologizing for sending an email to applicants that read, “You are on this list because you are admitted to MIT!”

02/11/2014

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