Expert in fluid dynamics explains how to reduce the risk of COVID-19 airborne transmission inside a car
Keeping windows open while driving at a moderate speed can increase airflow inside the cabin of the car, but which ones should you keep open?
Jan. 27, 2021 • ~4 min
New study suggests waters will become more turbulent as Arctic loses summertime ice.
Dec. 15, 2020 • ~7 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
Work by Professor John Lienhard and Kishor Nayar SM ’14, PhD ’19 was recently recognized by the International Association for the Properties of Water and Steam.
July 9, 2020 • ~7 min
More than 200 scientists wrote to the WHO, warning about aerosol transmission of the coronavirus. The WHO has since acknowledged the evidence but hasn't change its advice yet.
July 9, 2020 • ~9 min
New model answers longstanding question of how these sudden flows happen; may expand understanding of Antarctic ice sheets.
June 12, 2020 • ~7 min
Method may help quickly identify regions where objects — and missing people — may have converged.
May 26, 2020 • ~8 min
Textbook formulas for describing heat flow characteristics, crucial in many industries, are oversimplified, study shows.
April 28, 2020 • ~7 min
MIT researchers describe factors governing how oceans and atmospheres move heat around on Earth and other planetary bodies.
March 19, 2020 • ~8 min
Giant bubble blowers on the street inspired a study that sheds light on new fundamental physics. You can also try the researchers' giant bubble recipe.
Feb. 3, 2020 • ~7 min