Earth and atmospheric sciences
Study sees changing intensity of storms from warming
October 26, 2010Hemispheres will respond to climate change differently, with weaker summer storms in the North, study suggests.
Construction begins on high-performance computing center
October 6, 2010President Hockfield joins Gov. Patrick and others at groundbreaking ceremony.
Better prepared next time
September 30, 2010Lessons learned from the BP oil spill could help both companies and regulators to be more ready for the next emergency.
15 MIT students awarded DOE-funded Science Graduate Fellowships
August 10, 2010Among 150 students nationwide awarded fellowships in program's first year
3 Questions: Richard Binzel on astronomers’ powerful new tool
July 13, 2010Pan-STARRS, a telescope designed to reveal the ‘unexpected surprises’ in our solar system, including possible threats to Earth, just became fully operational.
3 Questions: John Marshall on the Gulf of Mexico oil spill
June 1, 2010An MIT oceanographer discusses why ‘we have never had a spill like this’ — and what that means for cleanup efforts.