Nuclear power and reactors
CANES: Systems-oriented knowledge helps integrate fission beyond the grid
May 8, 2013A look at the Center for Advanced Nuclear Energy Systems
MIT’s Ernest J. Moniz nominated Secretary of Energy
March 4, 2013President Obama’s pick is head of the MIT Energy Initiative and a former undersecretary of energy.
Undergraduate contributes to fusion reactor advancement
February 4, 2013Jake Jurewicz, a nuclear science and engineering-physics double major, received a fellowship to develop new simulation and visualization software at the National Fusion Facility in California.
New experiments, new insights into stress corrosion cracking
December 20, 2012MIT researchers now have new insights into how 'stress corrosion cracking' may be affected by nanoscale disruptions in the crystalline structure of metallic materials.
Lindsey Anne Gilman: Better boiling for more efficient energy production
December 4, 2012
Buongiorno and McKrell awarded more than $400,000 by CEA, France
November 27, 2012The researchers will investigate transient boiling heat transfer phenomena under rapidly escalating heat fluxes.
Ekaterina Paramonova: A nuclear networker
September 5, 2012Undergraduate on a unique career track that intriguingly combines nuclear engineering and diplomacy.
Richard wins 2012 Innovations in Fuel Cycle Research Award
July 5, 2012
Frank Stanton Chair in Nuclear Security Policy Studies established in Department of Political Science
May 29, 2012Endowed chair established with a gift of $5 million from the Stanton Foundation
A new look at prolonged radiation exposure
May 15, 2012MIT study suggests that at low dose-rate, radiation poses little risk to DNA.
Powering the Chinese dragon
March 26, 2012China Light and Power’s Peter Littlewood talks with MIT researchers and students about the country’s strengths and the United States’s opportunity to embrace them.
Sen. Kerry tours Alcator C-Mod tokamak
March 20, 2012Project is at risk of being terminated due to proposed federal budget cuts.
Political science PhD candidate Christopher Clary helping to shape U.S. defense policy
March 5, 2012
Mysterious electron acceleration explained
February 27, 2012Computer simulation identifies source of aurora-causing high-speed electrons in space
How to kick-start new energy technologies
December 22, 2011Three-year study produces proposals for boosting energy innovation to meet growing demand, curb global warming.