Earth and atmospheric sciences
3 questions: Ben Weiss discusses what a wet moon might mean
September 30, 2009The planetary scientist explores the implications of the recent discovery of water on the lunar surface.
Oddball stars explained
September 17, 2009New observations solve longstanding mystery of tipped rotation. In addition to shedding light on how binary stars form, the explanation knocks down a possible challenge to Einstein's theory of relativity.
Echoes of the birth of the universe
August 20, 2009Results of cosmic analysis set new limits on gravitational waves that could have come from the Big Bang, and begin to constrain current theories about universe formation
Taking space in stride
August 13, 2009New analysis could lead to better lunar, Mars spacesuits
Jupiter, solar system's 'big bully,' takes a punch
July 30, 2009Apparent strike by comet highlights planet's benefit to Earth, MIT professor says
Greenhouse gases made visible
June 22, 2009Fed by MIT data, display shows extent of human-caused emissions
MIT research is moon-bound
June 19, 2009
In space, past is prologue
June 12, 2009Giant Leaps celebrates Apollo, looks to future missions.
Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences awards
June 3, 2009
Eight from MIT elected to AAAS
April 20, 2009
Bras to deliver Killian Award lecture on March 30
March 25, 2009
Near miss, but no threat
March 16, 2009Asteroid in close pass was smaller than thought, astronomer shows
Astronomers crack longstanding lunar mystery
January 15, 2009Ancient rock's magnetic field shows that moon once had a dynamo in its core
MIT scientists to be key Lunar Institute members
January 12, 2009
Math professor discovers chaos on a 'fluid trampoline'
December 22, 2008Latest milestone in MIT's contributions to chaos theory
Developing a better flight plan for weather forecasting
December 11, 2008Flying robots could give people more time to prepare for the worst