Textbook formulas for describing heat flow characteristics, crucial in many industries, are oversimplified, study shows.
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MIT researchers describe factors governing how oceans and atmospheres move heat around on Earth and other planetary bodies.
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Study finds even the tallest ice cliffs should support their own weight rather than collapsing catastrophically.
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MIT engineers develop a model that predicts how the cornstarch-water mixture turns from liquid to solid, and back again.
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Findings show how to make confined bubbles develop uniformly, instead of in their usual scattershot way.
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Researchers have found a simple formula that could be useful for air purification, space propulsion, and molecular analyses.
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Ubiquitous marine plants dissipate wave energy and could help protect vulnerable shorelines.
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Mechanical engineering professor’s models of granular flow shed light on agriculture, soils, and geology.
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Optical effect could be harnessed for light displays, litmus tests, and makeup products.
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Scientists and engineers will collaborate in a new Climate Modeling Alliance to advance climate modeling and prediction.
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