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Obama visits Florida to talk hurricanes and raise cash

Obama visits Florida to talk hurricanes and raise cash

The president attended two Democratic National Committee fundraisers and visited the National Hurricane Center during his stay

May 29, 2015Read more
Terawatt solar farms by 2050?

Terawatt solar farms by 2050?

MITEI Future of Solar Energy report outlines what's coming down the innovation pipeline in renewable energy

May 29, 2015Read more
Do we need to go nuclear on climate change?

Do we need to go nuclear on climate change?

Nuclear energy holds great promise, but still makes many uneasy

May 29, 2015Read more
Using desalination to address drought

Using desalination to address drought

Developed by Carlos Riva '75, a California water plant will be the largest seawater desalination facility in the Western Hemisphere

May 29, 2015Read more
The world needs post-silicon solar technologies

The world needs post-silicon solar technologies

A solar revolution, though difficult, may not be impossible

May 28, 2015Read more
Bladeless wind turbines may offer more form than function

Bladeless wind turbines may offer more form than function

Startup Vortex Bladeless makes a turbine that looks intriguing, but it may not solve wind power's challenges

May 27, 2015Read more
SuperUROP class of 2015 graduates with high accomplishment and promise

SuperUROP class of 2015 graduates with high accomplishment and promise

Chancellor Cynthia Barnhart thanks SuperUROP students for their research and innovation contributions; praises program's quintessential "MIT-ness"

May 26, 2015Read more
A better way to deliver innovation to the world

A better way to deliver innovation to the world

"To tackle our biggest societal challenges, we need an innovation pipeline that delivers every drop," Reif writes

May 26, 2015Read more
Should the British expand Heathrow Airport?

Should the British expand Heathrow Airport?

Balancing a growing demand for air travel with concerns over air pollution

May 22, 2015Read more
Coding for cooling

Coding for cooling

Nuclear science and engineering graduate student Benjamin Magolan helps model improved coolant flow inside the core of a nuclear reactor

May 21, 2015Read more