MIT is no famous name without a reason. Its mission is to advance knowledge and educate students in science, technology, and other areas of scholarship that will best serve the nation and the world in this new age.
Committed to generate, disseminate and preserve knowledge, while working with others to bring this knowledge, it bears on the world’s great challenges. MIT is dedicated to provide its students with an education that combines rigorous academic study and the excitement of discovery, with the support and intellectual stimulation of a diverse campus community. They strive to develop in each member of the MIT community the ability and passion to work wisely, creatively, and effectively for the, betterment of humankind.
They have several educational initiatives on MIT You Tube, with hundreds of thousands visitors from the globe. Here are some of them:
The TV series Fringe has used MIT as its grounds where discovering the unbelievable mysteries was presented in a fictional way, but apart from this good PR of the MIT, it is really worth visiting their free courses or lectures, as they are coming from the top world professors.