MIT serves as a laboratory for a multifaceted approach to address the Institute’s own contributions to climate change.
Dec. 18, 2020 • ~10 min
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MIT researchers develop novel EV emissions model to quantify importance of vehicle charging patterns and impact of ambient temperature on EV emissions levels.
Dec. 17, 2020 • ~8 min
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Researchers show that deep reinforcement learning can be used to design more efficient nuclear reactors.
Dec. 17, 2020 • ~5 min
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The MISTI Career Conversations: Energy program serves as an innovative pivot from international internships to a virtual seminar series.
Dec. 8, 2020 • ~7 min
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Family of compounds could someday be useful for fuel cells, supercapacitors, catalysts, and sensors.
Nov. 23, 2020 • ~6 min
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Carbon capture and storage are key to achieving climate goals.
Nov. 18, 2020 • ~6 min
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Inspired by camel fur, a new two-layered material could provide extended cooling to preserve the freshness of perishable goods.
Nov. 11, 2020 • ~6 min
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MIT Energy Fellow David Fischer irradiates high-temperature superconducting tape to test its resilience and prepare for the first pilot fusion plant.
Nov. 6, 2020 • ~6 min
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Electrically switchable system could continuously separate gases without the need for moving parts or wasted space.
Oct. 16, 2020 • ~5 min
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MIT-Commonwealth Fusion Systems demonstration of new superconducting cable is a key step on the high-field path to compact fusion.
Oct. 13, 2020 • ~9 min
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