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Massachusetts Institute of Technology

  • Cambridgeport, United States
  • 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA, United States 
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    In 1861, was approved by the Charter of William Burton Rogers, suggesting the establishment of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Society of Natural Science in Boston. The authors of the document sought to create a new form of education that would meet the challenge of science at that time was going through a rapid leap in its development.

    Soon, however, the civil war and the first classes in the new school took place only in 1865.

    MTI first building was built in 1866 and located in the Back Bay area, and since 1916 the Institute campus is located in Cambridge. After the Second World War was a tremendous blossoming of the Institute, because the US government started to invest heavily in the development of the nuclear industry and other high-tech projects and programs.

    Currently, as part of Institute of Technology are 5 departments: architecture and urban planning, engineering, humanities and social sciences, management, natural sciences. At the institute operates a lot of mіzhfakultetskіya laboratories research centers, institutes and libraries.

    Massachusetts Institute of Technology - the whole scientific community, whose 77 members are Nobel laureates - a record.
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Sights nearby

Panopticon Gallery Back Bay
Boston University
Stadium "Fenway Park" Back Bay
Longfellow Bridge East Cambridge
Prudential Shopping Center Back Bay
Prudential Tower, Back Bay
Old South Church Back Bay
Copley Square Bay Village
Church of the Covenant Bay Village
First Church of Christ Back Bay
Christian Science Complex Back Bay
Trinity Church in Boston Bay Village
Троицкая церковь Bay Village
Quest Tomb Longwood Station
Symphony Hall Back Bay
Old districts Beacon Hill and North End Beacon Hill
Soldiers and Sailors Monument Beacon Hill
Harvard University City of Cambridge
City Garden Beacon Hill
Massachusetts State House Boston
Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral of New England Roxbury Crossing
TD Garden sports complex North End, Boston, MA
North Station North End, Boston, MA
Harvard Stadium Allston
Boston City Hall Boston

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