MIT Faculty Newsletter

November/December 2023Vol. XXXVI No. 2

Gaza: What Have We Learned from the bin Salman Scandal?

The war in the Middle East is forcing us to confront the often-silenced dialogue around Israel and Palestine.

Sending MIT Students to War with Water Pistols

I am strolling along my wormhole – a hypothetical cylinder from the theory of general relativity that is a topological shortcut between different points in spacetime . . .

From The Faculty Chair
A High Bar in Hard Times

This column is being written in late November, into a future of several weeks from now that seems especially unpredictable.