MIT Energy Fellow David Fischer irradiates high-temperature superconducting tape to test its resilience and prepare for the first pilot fusion plant.
Nov. 6, 2020 • ~6 min
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MIT-Commonwealth Fusion Systems demonstration of new superconducting cable is a key step on the high-field path to compact fusion.
Oct. 13, 2020 • ~9 min
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Seven studies describe progress thus far and challenges ahead for a revolutionary zero-emissions power source.
Sept. 29, 2020 • ~9 min
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“Our mission here is to save humanity from extinction due to climate change,” says MIT professor.
Aug. 10, 2020 • ~7 min
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MIT and Northwestern researchers create hybrid perovskite materials that could help improve the quality of solar cells and light sources.
July 16, 2020 • ~6 min
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How energy-intensive economies can survive and thrive as the globe ramps up climate action.
July 15, 2020 • ~4 min
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Energy companies are marketing a new fuel: 'renewable' natural gas. But it's not the same from a climate change perspective as wind or solar energy.
July 6, 2020 • ~9 min
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Modeling study shows battery reuse systems could be profitable for both electric vehicle companies and grid-scale solar operations.
May 22, 2020 • ~7 min
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Fusion energy community makes unified statement on priorities in report for Department of Energy Policy Advisory Group.
March 18, 2020 • ~9 min
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With support from renewable energy sources, the MIT research scientist says, we can consider hydrogen fuel as a tool for decarbonization.
March 5, 2020 • ~8 min
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