The new NSE strategy
November 29, 2011Strengthens core, opens boundaries; seeks better integration of technical and societal issues.
October 25, 2011Vast amounts of solar energy radiate to the Earth constantly, but tapping that energy cost-effectively remains a challenge.
Where the wind blows
October 24, 2011How far can wind power go toward reducing global carbon emissions from electricity production?
What can make a dent?
October 23, 2011Given the enormous scale of worldwide energy use, there are limited options for achieving significant reductions in greenhouse gas emissions.
Graphene shows unusual thermoelectric response to light
October 6, 2011Finding could lead to new photodetectors or energy-harvesting devices.
‘I speak MISTI’
September 12, 2011MIT program sends students abroad for experiences tailor-made for their academic and professional interests.
Two from MIT named 2011 Pew Scholars in the Biomedical Sciences
June 14, 2011Physicist Jeff Gore and biologist Mary Gehring receive the prestigious award for their innovative research.
Five from MIT receive DoE early career research grants
June 10, 2011
3 Questions: Why Richard Feynman’s lectures still mesmerize
April 19, 2011MIT Professor Robert Jaffe reflects on Feynman’s classic lectures five decades later, as the videos are released online.
A celebration of women in science and engineering
April 1, 2011Symposium highlights the work and accomplishments of women at MIT and beyond.