Fuel cells get a boost
October 14, 2009Creating tiny steps to electrode surfaces can double the efficiency of the emissions-free electricity sources, MIT researchers find.
Quantum computing may actually be useful
October 8, 2009A quantum algorithm that solves systems of linear equations could point in a promising new direction.
Magnetism observed in a gas for the first time
September 17, 2009Led by Wolfgang Ketterle and David E. Pritchard, MIT physicists shed new light on magnetism in experiment with ultracold atoms
The hunt for dark matter
September 16, 2009MIT physicists are working on new detectors that may, at last, help them find the elusive particles thought to constitute up to a quarter of the universe.
Echoes of the birth of the universe
August 20, 2009Results of cosmic analysis set new limits on gravitational waves that could have come from the Big Bang, and begin to constrain current theories about universe formation
Physics tackles a complex problem: how to diversify
April 30, 2009
Eight from MIT elected to AAAS
April 20, 2009
To find new worlds
March 6, 2009
Physicists discover surprising variation in superconductors
January 27, 2009Work may lead to understanding of new class of materials
MIT scientists to be key Lunar Institute members
January 12, 2009