National Academies study says fusion can help decarbonize US energy, calls for public-private approach to pilot plant operation by 2035-40.
Feb. 24, 2021 • ~9 min
A quantum effect in topological semimetals demonstrated by MIT researchers could allow for the utilization of an untapped energy source.
Dec. 11, 2020 • ~7 min
System uses machine learning to analyze boundaries between crystal grains, allowing for selection of desired properties in a new metal.
Dec. 10, 2020 • ~7 min
Grad student Chiara Salemi and Professor Lindley Winslow use the ABRACADABRA instrument to reveal insights into dark matter.
Dec. 2, 2020 • ~9 min
Leakage from frozen layers was a puzzle, but a new study shows how the potent greenhouse gas breaks through icy barriers.
Nov. 30, 2020 • ~8 min
MIT is among nine universities selected as part of a program sponsored by the DoE to support science-based modeling and simulation and exascale computing technologies.
Nov. 24, 2020 • ~7 min
Device could provide pressurized steam to run autoclaves without the need for electricity in off-grid areas.
Nov. 18, 2020 • ~7 min
Building quantum computers underground or designing radiation-proof qubits may be needed, researchers find.
Aug. 26, 2020 • ~9 min
Multidisciplinary team uses metal organic frameworks to extract radioactive krypton from fuel-reprocessing gasses.
July 24, 2020 • ~7 min
New work on 2D and 3D meshing aims to address challenges with some of today’s state-of-the-art methods.
July 20, 2020 • ~7 min