Earth and atmospheric sciences
Mapping the early history of the moon
March 7, 2013In 41st annual Killian Lecture, Maria Zuber describes looking deep into the moon’s interior to chart its early history.
Bringing life to computer models of marine microbes
February 19, 2013Biogeochemical modeler Mick Follows named tenured associate professor in MIT's Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences
Students witness science policy in action
February 12, 2013MIT students participate in the final mercury talks resulting in an international treaty.
Susan Solomon wins international climate award
January 14, 2013MIT professor honored by BBVA for discovering links between atmosphere, climate and human activity.
MIT students attend international talks on mercury
January 11, 2013Students will blog and tweet about their experiences in Geneva, Switzerland.
Tackling a global warming conundrum
January 11, 2013MIT professor and colleagues address major issue in climate science: greenhouse gases versus aerosols.
Three from MIT named Marine Microbiology Initiative investigators
December 4, 2012Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation awards given to pursue high-risk research in marine microbial ecology.
Maria Zuber appointed vice president for research
November 27, 2012Claude Canizares will take a new role as a vice president with responsibility for international partnerships.
Also labeled: Faculty, Haystack Observatory, Institute for Soldier Nanotechnologies, Global, Koch Institute, Lincoln Laboratory, Masdar, MIT Administration, MIT Energy Initiative (MITEI), Physics, Plasma Science and Fusion Center, President L. Rafael Reif, Research, Research Laboratory of Electronics, Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD), Singapore-MIT, Skolkovo, Skoltech
Ocean currents play a role in predicting extent of Arctic sea ice
November 21, 2012Discovery of feedback between sea ice and ocean improves Arctic ice extent forecast.
Scientists find first evidence of dynamo generation on an asteroid
October 11, 2012A meteorite found in Antarctica holds evidence of a once-active dynamo on Vesta.
What the past teaches: meeting today’s global environmental challenges
September 18, 2012Atmospheric science pioneer Susan Solomon speaks on past environmental accomplishments, technology’s role and how history should be our guide to meeting today’s global challenges.
River networks on Titan point to a puzzling geologic history
July 19, 2012Findings suggest the surface of Saturn’s largest moon may have undergone a recent transformation.
William F. Brace, professor emeritus in EAPS, dies at 86
May 8, 2012Geologist helped develop systematic descriptions of key physical properties of rocks.
Sara Seager named co-winner of the 2012 Sackler Prize
April 18, 2012