Float Your Boat in the Idea Hub

Learn how to create an efficient boat design. Build and test your own boat hull in the Museum’s makerspace. Cost: Included with museum admission. Drop in. […]

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MIT’s Infinite Solar System

Bring your curiosity and tour our Solar System from the Sun to Pluto, scaled to their actual sizes and distances. Experience for yourself what it is like to be a planetary explorer as you arrive and examine each world in fine detail. Located in MIT Bldg 7 , third floor. […]

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Float Your Boat in the Idea Hub

Learn how to create an efficient boat design. Build and test your own boat hull in the Museum’s makerspace. Cost: Included with museum admission. Drop in. […]

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MIT’s Infinite Solar System

Bring your curiosity and tour our Solar System from the Sun to Pluto, scaled to their actual sizes and distances. Experience for yourself what it is like to be a planetary explorer as you arrive and examine each world in fine detail. Located in MIT Bldg 7 , third floor. […]

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MIT Nano Observatory

The event will take visitors through a tour of how we make very small things using a process called lithography. We start with the idea of traditional lithography using light, and end with advanced techniques that use electrons. In addition, new techniques that take advantage of self-assembling processes and materials such as block copolymer will […]

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Gestural Engineering Tour

Join Brindha Muniappan, Director of Programs, to explore the work of kinetic artist Arthur Ganson, whose moving sculptures are among the most beloved features of the Museum. Cost: Included with museum admission. Space limited, first-come, first-served. […]

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Center for Ultracold Atoms Hands-on Demos

At extremely low temperatures, the fundamental building blocks of the universe behave unexpectedly. Discover this hidden world at The Center for Ultracold Atoms (CUA). Activities include a gum-drop model Ion Trap, a 6-foot Tornado Simulator, experiments with Liquid Nitrogen to see how ultracold temperatures change everyday objects, and a station to make your own holograms. […]

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Chain Reaction FUNstruction

Work in teams to create a unique chain reaction contraption with physical items such as ramps, string, tape, and motors. Cost: Included with museum admission. Drop in. […]

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