About Lincoln Laboratory

MIT Lincoln Laboratory is a federally funded research and development center that applies advanced technology to problems of national security. Research and development activities focus on long-term technology development as well as rapid system prototyping and demonstration. These efforts are aligned within key mission areas. The Laboratory works with industry to transition new concepts and technology for system development and deployment.  
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Laboratory Status

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2014 Annual Report

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Beaver Works

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Visit the Beaver Works website to learn more about project-based learning collaborations between Lincoln Laboratory and MIT campus.


Community Outreach

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2014 Lincoln Laboratory Community Involvement Report

The Community Involvement report provides a "year-in-review" look at all of the outreach events offered at Lincoln Laboratory.

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New LLCipher Summer Program

LLCipher provides an introduction to theoretical cryptography to high-school students. This summer STEM program is a free one-week enrichment class for students interested in cyber security. The workshop will be held August 3–7, 2015. Student applications are due on 26 June.

Technology News

Ingestible Biosensors

An electronic "pill" that could optimize physiological status monitoring of a soldier's core temperature, heart rate, and breathing rate could lead not only to risk mitigation and preventive medicine, but also to operational performance enhancement and post-combat injury monitoring.

Training game developed by MIT Lincoln Laboratory and the Office of Naval Research earns accolade at international conference 

Replicating a simple but elegant experiment:

At MIT Lincoln Laboratory's new pendulum exhibit, Foucault's seminal demonstration of Earth's rotation is re-created daily.