With funding from MISTI, physicists at MIT and in Israel collaborate to improve understanding and use of quantum light.
July 27, 2020 • ~8 min
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EAPS graduate student Meghana Ranganathan zooms into the microstructure of ice streams to better understand the impacts of climate change.
June 17, 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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Danielle Frostig, a physics graduate student, is developing an instrument to study how the heaviest elements in the universe are produced.
June 12, 2020 • ~8 min
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After delivering novel computational methods for nuclear problems, nuclear science and engineering PhD candidate Pablo Ducru plunges into startup life.
May 20, 2020 • ~7 min
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Committing to aggressive conservation efforts could rebuild ocean habitats and species populations in a few decades.
April 3, 2020 • ~10 min
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Entrepreneurial groups around the Institute have launched initiatives to address challenges brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic.
April 2, 2020 • ~8 min
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A new study suggests a path to more efficient error correction, which may help make quantum computers and sensors more practical.
Feb. 18, 2020 • ~6 min
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Wielding complex algorithms, nuclear science and engineering doctoral candidate Nestor Sepulveda spins out scenarios for combating climate change.
Jan. 15, 2020 • ~8 min
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Postdoc Héctor De Jesús-Cortés works to build up the STEM pipeline from his homeland to MIT and beyond.
Dec. 13, 2019 • ~9 min
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