3 Questions: Greg Britten on how marine life can recover by 2050

Committing to aggressive conservation efforts could rebuild ocean habitats and species populations in a few decades.

Lauren Hinkel | EAPS
April 3, 2020 | mit

~10 mins

Tags: eaps 3-questions environment research school-of-science climate climate-change sustainability policy government computational-biology pollution ecology graduate postdoctoral oceanography-and-ocean-engineering


A business edge that comes with age

Economist Pierre Azoulay answers three questions about his finding that middle-aged entrepreneurs fare better than twentysomethings.

Peter Dizikes | MIT News Office
March 19, 2020 | mit

~4 mins

Tags: sloan-school-of-management business-and-management entrepreneurship economics research faculty 3-questions

3 Questions: Emre Gençer on the evolving role of hydrogen in the energy system

With support from renewable energy sources, the MIT research scientist says, we can consider hydrogen fuel as a tool for decarbonization.

Nafisa Syed | MIT Energy Initiative
March 5, 2020 | mit

~8 mins

Tags: mit-energy-initiative research energy sustainability alternative-energy infrastructure policy 3-questions staff carbon emissions

3 Questions: How to control biofilms in space

MIT and University of Colorado researchers are collaborating on an experiment to be sent to the International Space Station.

David L. Chandler | MIT News Office
Nov. 1, 2019 | mit

~7 mins

Tags: research microbes nanoscience-and-nanotechnology mechanical-engineering surface-engineering nasa materials-science-and-engineering 3-questions faculty students graduate postdoctoral school-of-science space astronomy-and-planetary-science

3 Questions: How artificial intelligence is supercharging materials science

Associate Professor Juejun Hu shines a light on the impact machine learning and AI are having on materials science and engineering.

Denis Paiste | Materials Research Laboratory
Oct. 3, 2019 | mit

~5 mins

Tags: materials-research-laboratory materials-science-and-engineering school-of-engineering artificial-intelligence machine-learning research dmse 3-questions

3 Questions: Why sensing, why now, what next?

Brian Anthony, co-leader of SENSE.nano, discusses sensing for augmented and virtual reality and for advanced manufacturing.

MIT.nano
Sept. 20, 2019 | mit

~6 mins

Tags: mitnano nanoscience-and-nanotechnology sensors research manufacturing augmented-and-virtual-reality 3-questions data analytics staff mechanical-engineering school-of-engineering industry

3Q: Scientists shave estimate of neutrino’s mass in half

Joseph Formaggio explains the discovery that the ghostly particle must be no more than 1 electronvolt, half as massive as previously thought.

Jennifer Chu | MIT News Office
Sept. 16, 2019 | mit

~6 mins

Tags: astrophysics physics research school-of-science 3-questions space astronomy-and-planetary-science neutrinos laboratory-for-nuclear-science

3 Questions: An experiment illuminates the value of public transportation

Urban studies research from MIT sheds light on the ways low-income riders use mass transit.

Peter Dizikes | MIT News Office
June 19, 2019 | mit

~4 mins

Tags: school-of-architecture-and-planning urban-studies-and-planning transportation policy research 3-questions

3Q: Yet-Ming Chiang on reopening the case of cold fusion

The materials science and engineering professor is part of a multi-institution effort to investigate the possibility of cold fusion in a scientifically rigorous way.

Rachel Kemper | Department of Materials Science and Engineering
May 27, 2019 | mit

~7 mins

Tags: research 3-questions fusion nuclear-science-and-engineering alternative-energy renewable-energy energy nuclear-power-and-reactors physics school-of-engineering

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