Associate professor of physics shares the honor with colleague Phillip Mocz for their novel dark matter research.
Jan. 14, 2021 • ~3 min
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Animators spend hours adding textures to objects. A new machine-learning system simplifies the process.
Dec. 10, 2020 • ~5 min
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MIT is among nine universities selected as part of a program sponsored by the DoE to support science-based modeling and simulation and exascale computing technologies.
Nov. 24, 2020 • ~7 min
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Study suggests sea ice blocks the flow of carbon both into and out of the ocean, in roughly equal measure.
Oct. 1, 2020 • ~6 min
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National Science Foundation awards proposal for space weather modeling.
Sept. 10, 2020 • ~7 min
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A well-known protein family binds to many more RNA sequences than previously thought in order to help neurons grow.
Sept. 8, 2020 • ~7 min
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Jacqueline Thomas PhD ’20 recounts her final academic year at MIT, from once-in-a-lifetime field work to a virtual thesis defense.
June 14, 2020 • ~12 min
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Consortium includes industry, government, and academic institutions.
March 23, 2020 • ~4 min
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With help from spaghetti and color-changing fibers, a new mathematical model predicts a knot’s stability.
Jan. 2, 2020 • ~8 min
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New control system may enable humanoid robots to do heavy lifting and other physically demanding tasks.
Oct. 30, 2019 • ~9 min
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