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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Curiosity-driven basic science in the 1970s laid the groundwork for today’s leading vaccines against the novel coronavirus.
Dec. 11, 2020 • ~9 min
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The systems engineer focuses on making transportation, electricity, and water infrastructure more resilient against disruptions.
Dec. 6, 2020 • ~7 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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Asya Magazinnik finds disparate implementation of national policies in jurisdictions across the United States.
Nov. 19, 2020 • ~8 min
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MIT Task Force on the Work of the Future identifies ways to align new technologies with durable careers.
Nov. 17, 2020 • ~17 min
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With her students, aerospace engineer Kerri Cahoy is developing small, affordable “CubeSats” to monitor weather and search for exoplanets.
Nov. 17, 2020 • ~9 min
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By developing novel electrochemical reactions, he hopes to find new ways to generate energy and reduce greenhouse gases.
Oct. 23, 2020 • ~6 min
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Political science professor will spearhead the Institute’s interdisciplinary center that studies high-impact, complex societal challenges.
Oct. 14, 2020 • ~3 min
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