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.
Reporter’s Notebook: How to spur energy storage innovations
December 17, 2009Proposed X-Prizes for energy storage could produce key enabling technologies to make renewable energy development more practical
Harnessing the world’s collective intelligence to deal with climate change
December 15, 2009Climate Collaboratorium lets the public review the impacts of plans now being discussed and debated internationally
MIT Energy Initiative awards fourth round of seed grants
December 15, 2009
Energy, environment, health care discussed at annual Systems Thinking Conference
November 6, 2009On Oct. 22-23, MIT faculty and industry leaders discussed the need for a systems-based approach to tackle complex challenges such as health care, energy, and the environment at the 2009 MIT conference on systems thinking for contemporary challenges.
Energy, behavior, and climate: Many answers, no miracles
November 6, 2009BP CEO Tony Hayward Discusses the Harsh Realities at MITEI Colloquium
IDEAS Competition team Lebônê Solutions wins Popular Mechanics award
October 29, 2009A dirt-powered battery developed by Lebônê Solutions Inc., a 2009 MIT IDEAS Competition team, was recently named one of the 10 Most Brilliant Innovations of 2009 by Popular Mechanics Magazine.
Of Note: BP chief Tony Hayward to address MITEI Colloquium
October 27, 2009
Also labeled: Special events and guest speakers
Energy researchers find Obama an eager student
October 26, 2009In the President's visit to MIT labs he showed keen interest, quick understanding and warm appreciation, say his hosts
President Obama lights up MITSubscribe
October 23, 2009Calls for America to lead the world in clean energy.