Massachusetts Institute Of Technology

M.I.T. Media Lab, Already Rattled by the Epstein Scandal, Has a New Worry

Former researchers for a “food computer” initiative at the lab say the project’s leader misled outsiders about how it was going.

A Harvard Professor Doubles Down: If You Take Epstein’s Money, Do It in Secret.

A conversation with Lawrence Lessig about Jeffrey Epstein, M.I.T. and reputation laundering.

M.I.T. President Says He Thanked Jeffrey Epstein for Gift in Letter

L. Rafael Reif said top administrators at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology had allowed donations as long as Mr. Epstein gave anonymously.

Brown University Puts Official Tied to Jeffrey Epstein’s M.

Internal M.I.T. emails suggest that the official, Peter Cohen, was deeply involved in efforts to conceal donations coordinated by the disgraced financier.

M.I.T.’s Media Lab Hid Its Ties to Jeffrey Epstein

Emails reviewed by The Times indicate that lab officials recorded the disgraced financier’s donations as anonymous, and kept quiet about his role in a donation from Bill Gates.

Jeffrey Epstein’s Donations Create a Schism at M.I.T.’s Revered Media Lab

The proudly contrarian lab has been divided since its director disclosed that he had taken money from the disgraced financier. Its efforts at healing demonstrate lingering cultural questions.

Behold Mortichnia, the Death Trail of an Ancient Worm.

A 500-million-year-old fossil offered a rare treasure: The imprint of an animal that literally died in its tracks.

Jeffrey Epstein Donations to M.I.T. Will Be Focus of University Inquiry

In an initial tally, the school says it accepted approximately $800,000 from the disgraced financier over a 20-year period.

2 Prominent Academics to Cut Ties to M.I.T. Media Lab Over Epstein Link

The academics, Ethan Zuckerman and J. Nathan Matias, said they were protesting the institute’s connection to the financier, who was facing sex-crime charges when he killed himself this month.

Fernando Corbató, a Father of Your Computer (and Your Password), Dies at 93.

In a breakthrough in the 1960s, he showed that computers could be used interactively with quick results, and also made secure from others’ using them.