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Solar Pumps: India's Potential to Link Electricity Access and Irrigation  
Needs?

Solar Pumps: India's Potential to Link Electricity Access and Irrigation Needs?

Tata Fellow Varun Mehra on how solar pumps could make farming more profitable and lead the way toward rural electrification.

March 2, 2015Read more
Lulu Li: Modeling the Maelstrom inside a Reactor

Lulu Li: Modeling the Maelstrom inside a Reactor

Reactor physicist Lulu Li wants to make reactors safer by studying the "kinetic choreography" of the rapidly moving neutrons inside of them.

February 26, 2015Read more
New Titanium-Making Process Could Result in Lighter Aircraft

New Titanium-Making Process Could Result in Lighter Aircraft

A new process could extend the use of titanium for lightweight, more fuel-efficient airplanes.

February 26, 2015Read more
Does Obama's Keystone Veto Matter?

Does Obama's Keystone Veto Matter?

The Keystone XL pipeline is a distraction from what's really needed to solve climate change.

February 24, 2015Read more
Radio Chip for the "Internet of Things"

Radio Chip for the "Internet of Things"

Circuit that reduces power leakage when transmitters are idle could greatly extend battery life.

February 22, 2015Read more
U.S. Prepared to Halt Iran Nuclear Negotiations, Kerry Says

U.S. Prepared to Halt Iran Nuclear Negotiations, Kerry Says

U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz and Head of the Atomic Energy Agency of Iran Ali Akbar Salehi, both MIT alumni, arrived in Geneva last week to discuss policy.

February 21, 2015Read more
Japan's Adherence to Nuclear Power Critical at Home and Overseas: MIT  
Luminary

Japan's Adherence to Nuclear Power Critical at Home and Overseas: MIT Luminary

Professor Richard Lester, head of the Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering at MIT, spoke to reporters recently in Tokyo.

February 21, 2015Read more
Ernest Moniz and Ratan Tata Talk Energy Innovation at ARPA-E Summit

Ernest Moniz and Ratan Tata Talk Energy Innovation at ARPA-E Summit

“The time is now for countries to use new technologies to solve old problems.”

February 19, 2015Read more
Sylvia Ceyer Elected to NAS Governing Council

Sylvia Ceyer Elected to NAS Governing Council

Professor and head of the MIT Department of Chemistry will serve on the governing council of the National Academy of Sciences for a three-year term.

February 19, 2015Read more
Changing How India Builds, One Brick at a Time

Changing How India Builds, One Brick at a Time

Tata Center Fellow Michael Laracy is reimagining India's most basic building material and helping factories reduce their waste footprint in the process.

February 18, 2015Read more