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.
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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
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New model answers longstanding question of how these sudden flows happen; may expand understanding of Antarctic ice sheets.
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Method may help quickly identify regions where objects — and missing people — may have converged.
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Textbook formulas for describing heat flow characteristics, crucial in many industries, are oversimplified, study shows.
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MIT researchers describe factors governing how oceans and atmospheres move heat around on Earth and other planetary bodies.
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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.
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The "Cheerio effect," a phenomenon that causes small objects to cluster on the surface of a liquid, could help design small aquatic robots, researchers say.
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Study finds even the tallest ice cliffs should support their own weight rather than collapsing catastrophically.
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MIT engineers develop a model that predicts how the cornstarch-water mixture turns from liquid to solid, and back again.
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