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
Don Sadoway on innovation in energy storage
July 19, 2010"What I Learned in 3.091 was All I Needed to Know" from Technology Day 2010
Small-scale understanding, large-scale enhancement
July 12, 2010Better fuel cells and reactors, built from the atomic level
MITEI-led study offers comprehensive look at the future of natural gas
June 25, 2010Researchers find significant potential for gas to displace coal, reducing greenhouse-gas emissions as a transition to a low-carbon future.
May 27, 2010Ambitious collaboration between MIT and NSTAR aims to cut campus electricity use by 15 percent over 3 years.