The folks at MIT want you to know what theyre up to, and the new Mark Epstein Innovation Gallery at the MIT Museum is where you can find out. Underwater exploration, cancer research, and stackable cars are among the exhibits. And dont leave the museum without saying hello to Kismet, the worlds first sociable robot.
MIT Museum, 265 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, 617-253-4444, web.mit.edu/museum
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