Said and Done for June/July 2012
July 16, 2012Digest of MIT humanities, arts and social sciences
Explained: Near-miss asteroids
June 28, 2012What to do in the event of an asteroid streaking toward Earth? Activate the asteroid ‘fire drill.’
Mysterious electron acceleration explained
February 27, 2012Computer simulation identifies source of aurora-causing high-speed electrons in space
Robots go head to head, 250 miles above Earth
January 25, 2012Third annual Zero Robotics competition pits robots against each other on the International Space Station.
Also labeled: Aeronautical and astronautical engineering, Algorithms, Alumni/ae, Astronauts, Contests and academic competitions, Education, teaching, academics, Robots, Space, astronomy and planetary science, Special events and guest speakers, Students, Video, Volunteering, outreach, public service, International Space Station
From Earth to the Moon
January 6, 2012MIT-led GRAIL mission enters lunar obit
MIT professor, former astronaut Hoffman named to NSBRI Board of Directors
December 29, 2011
Hoffman honored by Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
May 26, 2011Professor of the Practice in aeronautics and astronautics receives Centennial Medal.
3 Questions: Jeffrey Hoffman on the Space Shuttle at 30
April 11, 2011Anniversary of the first shuttle flight comes just as it nears retirement, but the vehicle has changed space travel dramatically.
Building a list of Earth candidates
December 14, 2010MIT researchers increase their odds of detecting an Earthlike planet by working on a combination of satellite missions.