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
Report: China’s actions are crucial on climate change
May 24, 2012Research shows China’s impact on climate change, as well as its potential to shape the path forward.
Civil engineers find savings where the rubber meets the road
May 23, 2012Study shows that pavement deflection under vehicle tires makes for a continuous uphill drive that increases fuel consumption.
No crystal ball for natural gas
May 22, 2012Traditionally, oil prices have been used to gauge the natural gas market; but new research shows that the future of what is currently a cheap fuel is really anyone's guess.
MIT awarded more than $2 million in NEUP grants, fellowships
May 21, 2012Includes $1.65 million in Department of Energy Nuclear Energy University Programs grants and $450,000 in graduate student fellowships.
Nuclear science and engineering graduate students win NEUP fellowships
May 18, 2012Black, Boyd and Shaner among 31 recipients
CloudTop takes top $100K competition prize
May 17, 2012A record 215 teams competed in this year’s business plan competition.
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A new look at prolonged radiation exposure
May 15, 2012MIT study suggests that at low dose-rate, radiation poses little risk to DNA.
DOE, MITEI announce a women in clean energy program for the U.S.
April 26, 2012Announced at the Third Clean Energy Ministerial in London today.
Our gasoline-free future and how to get there
April 23, 2012Toyota’s Tom Stricker shares his view with the MIT community.
Taking an innovative approach to battery design
April 23, 2012Donald Sadoway’s radical rethinking of electricity storage could revitalize renewable-power technologies.
New method to prevent undersea ice clogs
April 12, 2012Surface coatings developed by MIT researchers could inhibit buildup of methane hydrates that can block deep-sea oil and gas wells.
New nuclear science and engineering faculty drive curriculum expansion into computational science and engineering
April 10, 2012
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.
Greenhouse gas can find a home underground
March 20, 2012New MIT analysis shows there’s enough room to safely store at least a century’s worth of U.S. fossil fuel emissions.