An astronaut with local ties is one of two astronauts making a hastily planned spacewalk Saturday to try to fix an ammonia leak in the power system of the International Space Station.
Middlesex County prosecutors say they’re building a murder case against the suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings for the death of an MIT police officer.
An MIT police officer was shot on campus near the Stata Center Thursday night.
Swartz, an Internet activist, was facing prosecution for hacking MIT’s system when he committed suicide earlier this year.
The president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has announced that the school will voluntarily make public some documents related to the prosecution of late Internet freedom activist Aaron Swartz.
Nikolai Begg has invented a mechanical device for doctors that helps with minimally invasive surgery.
The caller identified MIT President Rafael Reif as the target, and said the alleged gunman was retaliating against people involved in the suicide of Aaron Swartz.
The MIT campus was put on lockdown Saturday morning following what turned out to be an unfounded report of a person with a long rifle and body armor spotted inside a campus building.
A federal prosecutor who has been sharply criticized following the suicide of an Internet freedom activist appeared to fight back tears as she defended her office’s handling of a hacking case against him.
Computers in cars can already detect subtle changes in the driver’s body and in driving patterns.