Aerogels for solar devices and windows are more transparent than glass.
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Whisk-shaped device absorbs trace contaminants, preserves them in dry state that can be shipped to labs for analysis.
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New research provides a look at how India could meet its climate targets while maintaining economic growth
July 31, 2019 • ~5 min
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A new concept for thermal energy storage involves a material that absorbs heat as it melts and releases it as it resolidifies.
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New design can be tuned to an individual’s body weight and size.
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Technology captures water evaporating from cooling towers; prototype to be installed on MIT’s Central Utility Plant.
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Tata Center for Technology and Design program "aims to close the gap between ideas and implementation," says program director Jason Prapas.
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New principled approach helps autonomous underwater vehicles explore the ocean in an intelligent, energy-efficient manner.
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MIT principal investigators will receive funding and support for projects seeking an impact in the developing world.
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The Tata Center is building a high-efficiency, affordable electric motor that could have a huge impact in India, home to as many as half a billion ceiling fans.
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