|An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
– Benjamin Franklin The MIT Benjamin Franklin Project is a new educational initiative with the aim of training engineers more broadly, the measure being the education of Benjamin Franklin. The Project offers students an opportunity to consider thoughtfully and in a sustained manner how engineering is part of the human good. The approach is a careful consideration of the ethical, philosophical, political, and historical, all within the context of engineering. The goal is to understand engineering as it fits into the whole. Read more >>
“The Mastery of Nature:
Promises and Problems”
May 12 – May 13, 2016
“For nature is not conquered, if not by obeying.”