Mark Vogelsberger wins 2020 Buchalter Cosmology Prize for simulating a “fuzzy” universe

Associate professor of physics shares the honor with colleague Phillip Mocz for their novel dark matter research.

Kelso Harper | MIT Kavli Institute for Astrophysics and Space Research • mit
Jan. 14, 2021 ~3 min

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Designing new mirror materials for better gravitational-wave detection

Nicholas Demos, a first-generation college graduate and MathWorks Fellow in MIT’s Kavli Institute, is improving our ability to listen to the cosmos.

Kelso Harper | MIT Kavli Institute • mit
Oct. 28, 2020 ~7 min

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How a worm may yield insights into the gut-brain relationship

Gurrein Madan, brain and cognitive sciences graduate student and MathWorks Fellow, studies gut–brain signaling with implications for human health.

Alison Gold | School of Science • mit
Oct. 27, 2020 ~6 min

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Elegance in C. elegans

Gurrein Madan, brain and cognitive sciences graduate student and MathWorks Fellow, studies gut–brain signaling with implications for human health.

Alison Gold | School of Science • mit
Oct. 27, 2020 ~6 min

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3 Questions: Anat Biletzki on the Human Rights and Technology Fellowship Program

Designed for students, the program explores on a grand scale how technology can aid or hinder human rights.

Center for International Studies • mit
Oct. 13, 2020 ~6 min

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Timothy Grove awarded AGU's Harry H. Hess Medal | MIT News

American Geophysical Union honors EAPS professor's “outstanding achievements in research on the constitution and evolution of the Earth and other planets.”

EAPS • mit
Sept. 10, 2018 ~3 min

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Julien de Wit and TRAPPIST-1 science team receive NASA award | MIT News

Assistant professor in EAPS and colleagues from the University of Liège were honored for groundbreaking planetary system discovery.

EAPS • mit
Sept. 6, 2018 ~2 min

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Paying it forward: Fellowship boosts women in physics | MIT News

Four students are first beneficiaries of grant program established by Assistant Professor Lindley Winslow with support from the Heising-Simons Foundation.

Sandi Miller | Department of Physics • mit
Aug. 2, 2018 ~6 min

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School of Science appoints eight faculty members to named professorships | MIT News

School of Science • mit
July 23, 2018 ~7 min

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Michale Fee receives McKnight Technological Innovations in Neuroscience Award | MIT News

The McKnight technology award supports scientists using novel and creative approaches to understanding brain function.

Sabbi Lall | McGovern Institute for Brain Research • mit
July 20, 2018 ~3 min

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