Holdren sees opportunities in energy challenges
October 26, 2010Presidential science adviser calls for increased energy R&D to create jobs and boost business; supports conclusions of MIT nuclear study.
Study sees changing intensity of storms from warming
October 25, 2010Hemispheres will respond to climate change differently, with weaker summer storms in the North, study suggests.
MIT teams dominate national energy contest
October 22, 2010Three MIT-connected teams were among five finalists and won top two prizes in ConocoPhillips award program
Emilio Frazzoli on autonomous vehicles and urban mobility
October 14, 2010Presented by Transportation@MIT
Construction begins on high-performance computing center
October 6, 2010President Hockfield joins Gov. Patrick and others at groundbreaking ceremony.
Better prepared next time
September 29, 2010Lessons learned from the BP oil spill could help both companies and regulators to be more ready for the next emergency.
MIT-led team’s eco-aircraft receives Popular Mechanics Breakthrough Innovator Award
September 28, 2010Unique plane offers significant reduction in emissions, noise and fuel use.
The energy challenge calls on humanities and social-science research
September 23, 2010Courses on energy include economics, political science, history, literature and more.
Frank talk on U.S. energy innovation
September 22, 2010MIT alumnus Steven E. Koonin, DoE under secretary for science, says economics, not technology, is the driver.
Nuclear-fuel report challenges key assumptions
September 16, 2010MIT study finds no shortage of uranium for nuclear energy for decades, but more research is needed to develop improved fuel-cycle options.
Financial impacts of ‘cap and trade’
August 3, 2010Analysis shows that, contrary to some claims, proposed legislation to limit carbon emissions would not disadvantage those with lower incomes.
Technology and Policy Program student named Switzer Environmental Fellow
July 28, 2010Among 21 granted fellowships this year