Featured Video: President Obama at MIT
March 15, 2010In October 2009, the president toured MIT research labs and delivered a major address about energy.
March 11, 2010MIT analysis suggests generating electricity from large-scale wind farms could influence climate — and not necessarily in the desired way.
3 Questions: Hunt Allcott on behavioral economics and the energy crisis
March 5, 2010Can understanding human irrationality help solve our energy problems? An MIT researcher explains
Power from motion and vibrations
February 16, 2010Forget about batteries. The ability to harness electricity from tiny vibrations could power a new generation of electronic devices.
February 11, 2010Harvesting electricity from small temperature differences could enable a new generation of electronic devices that don’t need batteries
Gulati hopes to power up nuclear energy for the U.S. and developing nations
February 5, 2010Introducing Saaransh Gulati, EDF-MIT Energy Fellow
Awards and Honors: February 5, 2010
February 5, 2010Faculty awarded early career grants; win investment research prize
Moniz named to Blue Ribbon Commission on America’s Nuclear Future
January 29, 2010Department of Energy panel will provide recommendations on managing used fuel and nuclear waste
Gaining visibility into campus buildings’ real-time energy performance
January 29, 2010
Levitating magnet brings space physics to fusion
January 25, 2010Tests on a machine that mimics a planet’s magnetic field show that it may offer an ‘alternative path’ to taming nuclear fusion for power generation.
Carbon-capturing enzyme: MIT chemists learn from nature
January 19, 2010
Arun Majumdar, ARPA-E director, announces Energy Fellows Program during MIT talk
January 11, 2010
Figuring out where to put the carbon
January 11, 2010If we plan to keep using fossil fuels, we need to figure out how to sequester the resulting carbon dioxide. New tools from MIT could help evaluate where to do it — and how to keep it contained.