Heat pumps use electricity to transfer warmth from outside to inside a house.
Dec. 8, 2020 • ~7 min
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The University of Cambridge is one of 21 organisations awarded a share of over £7 million in funding meant to put the UK at the forefront of the latest
Dec. 7, 2020 • ~5 min
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Our research found they deploy faster, improve quicker and are more equitable.
Dec. 3, 2020 • ~7 min
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Grad student Chiara Salemi and Professor Lindley Winslow use the ABRACADABRA instrument to reveal insights into dark matter.
Dec. 2, 2020 • ~9 min
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A new method of making perovskite cells for solar modules could be cheap and fast enough to make it scalable, researchers say.
Dec. 1, 2020 • ~8 min
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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
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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
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Choosing former Secretary of State John Kerry as climate envoy is an important first step. To regain trust, the U.S. will also have to take concrete actions to cut its own greenhouse gas emissions.
Nov. 24, 2020 • ~8 min
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Family of compounds could someday be useful for fuel cells, supercapacitors, catalysts, and sensors.
Nov. 23, 2020 • ~6 min
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Joe Biden has sweeping plans for a clean energy revolution. Congress will be a big speed bump, but it can't block everything.
Nov. 23, 2020 • ~9 min
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