Supported by the Space Exploration Initiative, the student-run HUMANS project aims to increase global representation in space.
Founded in 2016 and now in our fifth year, we set our sights on space. The Space Exploration Initiative has since grown to...
Researchers + artists reflect on the partnerships that have created career opportunities and forged a deeper public understanding of science
This year, SEI joined the Ars Electronica In Kepler’s garden online program and presented three workshops and an online lecture.
A 48-hour creative exchange between more than 40 artists and creative technologists.
A cohort of transdisciplinary researchers will study effects of sustained microgravity
At Sundance New Frontiers 2020, Xin Liu and Qinya (Jenny) Guo debuted Living Distance, a VR piece about the journey of Liu’s wisdom tooth.
Nine groups of artists are selected to be on board Sojourner 2020, which will be launched into low Earth orbit for about 30 days.
This mission marks the Media Lab's second ever rocket launch, and first launch to the ISS .
The Space Exploration Initiative’s latest research flight explores work and play in zero gravity
Ars Electronica FestivalSeptember 5-9, 2019 at POSTCITY, Linz, Austria 50 years after the Apollo 11 lunar landing, we are seein...
This mission included participation from several departments at MIT and outside collaborators from across the globe.
Impenetrable darkness, extreme pressure, cold water, and disorienting equilibrium. Deep sea creatures live in a world that is closer to o...
What are the opportunities and challenges in the creation of art for space, and art depicting space and space technologies?
Space Exploration Initiative research aboard Blue Origin’s New Shepard experiment capsule crossed the Karman line for three minutes
The projects on board the Media Lab's first suborbital rocket flight
A glitch in the stars: Space Exploration Initiative exhibition at Ars electronica Festival 2018
Xin Liu discusses the Space Exploration Initiative's upcoming arts exhibition at Ars Electronica
A new MIT Media Lab device takes a page from Spiderman to help astronauts navigate while weightless.
Masque induces psychological changes by altering how users perceive their breathing.
The 21st annual SXSW Interactive Innovation Awards honored DermalAbyss with the Scifi No Longer Award, given to "the coolest sc...
Reimagining research for life in space
TreeSense, a sensory VR experience that allows users to experience the full lifecycle of a tree, was featured in the Global Grad Sh...
Labbers honored in Fast Company's Innovation By Design Awards 2017.
Nest caterpillars in your arms, and watch the days pass.
Updates on the DermalAbyss project
TreeSense è un simulatore di alberi per umani, ovvero un’interfaccia in realtà virtuale che permette di trasformare la persona in un albe...
Core77 Design Awards 2017: Student Runner Up Interaction Award
Combining tattoos and biotech to create biosensing ink that could one day give us information about our health via our skin.
Researchers from MIT's Media Lab have developed a tattoo ink that changes colour according to varying glucose and pH levels inside the body.
Researchers at MIT Media Lab and Harvard Medical School teamed up to create tattoo ink that reacts to your body’s chemistry.
Virtual reality creates a new perspective in storytelling and engagement.
Skrin has been selected to be screened at ASVOFF9 Sofia, Bulgaria, 9th-11th June, in the section Wearable Technology in Fashion Film cura...