CDMS result covers new ground in search for dark matter
February 28, 2014The Cryogenic Dark Matter Experiment has set more stringent limits on light dark matter.
Researchers identify one of the earliest stars in the universe
February 9, 2014The discovery suggests that the very first generation of stars may not have been as powerful as previously thought.
NASA selects MIT-led TESS project for 2017 mission
April 5, 2013$200 million project will launch telescopes to perform full-sky search for transiting exoplanets.
A burst of activity in the middle of the Milky Way
November 6, 2012Researchers detect the brightest flare ever observed in our galaxy’s black hole.
MIT's Man Vehicle Laboratory turns 50
September 13, 2012Celebrating anniversary with daylong symposium on Sept. 14
Building a list of Earth candidates
December 14, 2010MIT researchers increase their odds of detecting an Earthlike planet by working on a combination of satellite missions.
Robert J. Butler, former design research engineer at MIT, dies at 89
September 17, 2010An MIT engineer for 25 years, he helped design instruments for NASA’s Voyager spacecraft.
Jacqueline Hewitt reappointed Kavli Institute director
January 22, 2010