Our gasoline-free future and how to get there
April 23, 2012Toyota’s Tom Stricker shares his view with the MIT community.
Taking an innovative approach to battery design
April 22, 2012Donald Sadoway’s radical rethinking of electricity storage could revitalize renewable-power technologies.
New method to prevent undersea ice clogs
April 11, 2012Surface coatings developed by MIT researchers could inhibit buildup of methane hydrates that can block deep-sea oil and gas wells.
New nuclear science and engineering faculty drive curriculum expansion into computational science and engineering
April 10, 2012
Powering the Chinese dragon
March 26, 2012China Light and Power’s Peter Littlewood talks with MIT researchers and students about the country’s strengths and the United States’s opportunity to embrace them.
Greenhouse gas can find a home underground
March 19, 2012New MIT analysis shows there’s enough room to safely store at least a century’s worth of U.S. fossil fuel emissions.
Growing population will increase global climate challenges
March 5, 2012MIT report shows China and developing nations will come to dominate emissions that promote climate change
Mysterious electron acceleration explained
February 27, 2012Computer simulation identifies source of aurora-causing high-speed electrons in space
Liquid batteries could level the load
February 14, 2012MIT team makes progress toward goal of inexpensive grid-scale batteries that could help make intermittent renewable energy sources viable.