Mysterious electron acceleration explained
February 27, 2012Computer simulation identifies source of aurora-causing high-speed electrons in space
Liquid batteries could level the load
February 14, 2012MIT team makes progress toward goal of inexpensive grid-scale batteries that could help make intermittent renewable energy sources viable.
Jake Whitcomb, SDM '12: Sustainability Requires Systems Engineering
January 30, 2012
Seminar challenges with systems approach to climate change
January 20, 2012Energy Systems and Climate Change Mitigation tackles the multidimensional challenges of climate change.
David White, founding director of the MIT Energy Laboratory, dies at 89
January 18, 2012
The case of the missing gas mileage
January 4, 2012Automakers have made great strides in fuel efficiency in recent decades — but the mileage numbers of individual vehicles have barely increased. An MIT economist explains the conundrum.
A shale gas revolution?
January 3, 2012MIT report shows prosperous shale gas market could hurt future R&D, if we let it.
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.
Five-year effort by Campus Energy Task Force saves MIT millions of dollars, kilowatt-hours
December 21, 2011
Need a new material? New tool can help
December 20, 2011Exhaustive reference system and interactive toolkit could revolutionize materials research, potentially enabling new types of manufacturing.