3 Questions: John Marshall on the Gulf of Mexico oil spill
May 31, 2010An MIT oceanographer discusses why ‘we have never had a spill like this’ — and what that means for cleanup efforts.
Slideshow: Mapping the oil spill
May 16, 2010MIT student leads project using balloons and kites to provide aerial documentation of the Gulf oil slick’s extent and effects
In the World: Clean Water for Ghana
April 28, 2010MIT students help a researcher build a factory that could provide water filters for 1 million people in northern Ghana
Fund helps energy efficiency bloom across campus
April 21, 2010Alumni gifts support the greening of MIT, and the resulting savings are being reinvested in similar projects.
Monaco’s Prince Albert visits MIT and discusses his film
April 14, 2010
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