Highly sensitive trigger enables rapid detection of biological agents

The Rapid Agent Aerosol Detector developed at Lincoln Laboratory has demonstrated excellent accuracy in identifying toxic biological particles suspended in the air.

Dorothy Ryan | MIT Lincoln Laboratory • mit
Sept. 16, 2020 ~7 min

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3 Questions: Areg Danagoulian on a new arms control tool and the future of nuclear security

Danagoulian and his research team developed a system that could greatly improve the process for verifying compliance of nuclear warheads.

Leda Zimmerman | Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering • mit
April 23, 2020 ~7 min

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Advancing nuclear detection and inspection

With new tech, assistant professor of nuclear science and engineering Areg Danagoulian probes deep inside cargo containers and ballistic warheads to ferret out fissile materials.

Leda Zimmerman | Nuclear science and engineering • mit
Nov. 14, 2019 ~8 min

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How to dismantle a nuclear bomb

MIT team successfully tests a new method for verification of weapons reduction.

Peter Dizikes | MIT News Office • mit
Sept. 30, 2019 ~9 min

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Caught between criminals and cops

Using virtual reality, doctoral candidate Andrew Miller gauges citizens' faith in law enforcement in the face of gang violence.

Leda Zimmerman | MIT Political Science • mit
May 13, 2019 ~7 min

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From the Marines to MIT

Brent Minchew has flown presidents and foreign dignitaries on Marine One. Today he studies how ice sheets evolve and respond to changing climate.

Kelsey Tsipis | EAPS • mit
Feb. 8, 2019 ~11 min

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The race to build the Navy’s next fleet of ships | MIT News

Retired Rear Admiral Chuck Goddard OCE ’85, SM ’85 is leading a bid to design the US Navy’s next class of guided-missile frigates.

Mary Beth O'Leary | Department of Mechanical Engineering • mit
June 28, 2018 ~6 min

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Explained: Detecting the threat of nuclear weapons | MIT News

Professor of nuclear science and engineering Scott Kemp describes the science behind the search for clandestine nuclear sites.

Meg Murphy | School of Engineering • mit
June 8, 2018 ~8 min

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