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Light can “heal” defects in some solar cells

Light can “heal” defects in some solar cells

Defects in some new electronic materials can be removed by making ions move under illumination.

May 24, 2016Read more
Hot new solar cell

Hot new solar cell

System converts solar heat into usable light, increasing device’s overall efficiency.

May 24, 2016Read more
Porkolab honored by Hungarian Academy of Sciences

Porkolab honored by Hungarian Academy of Sciences

HAS cites Miklos Porkolab as an “internationally recognized scientist in plasma physics, nuclear fusion, and fusion energy, and a mentor for fusion research in Hungary."

May 23, 2016Read more
MIT joins Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition

MIT joins Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition

Led by World Bank and IMF, coalition seeks to price emissions to tackle climate change.

May 20, 2016Read more
New nanoparticle catalysts could reduce need for precious metals

New nanoparticle catalysts could reduce need for precious metals

Process from MIT provides improved reactivity with much less platinum.

May 20, 2016Read more
Original MIT building restored for another 100 years

Original MIT building restored for another 100 years

Century-old campus “Main Group” gets first major modernization, including efficient modern windows.

May 19, 2016Read more
Metals aficionado

Metals aficionado

A new faculty member in materials science and engineering is creating healable metals.

May 19, 2016Read more
The geography of carbon pricing

The geography of carbon pricing

Study looks at why some states could be impacted more than others if a price is put on carbon.

May 19, 2016Read more
New model from Masdar Institute-MIT collaboration to support a cooler, more  
sustainable Abu Dhabi

New model from Masdar Institute-MIT collaboration to support a cooler, more sustainable Abu Dhabi

Tool will help urban planners reduce Abu Dhabi’s heat island and carbon footprint.

May 17, 2016Read more
Carbon pricing under binding political constraints

Carbon pricing under binding political constraints

MIT's Jesse Jenkins and Valerie Karplus discuss challenges of emissions pricing in new working paper.

May 17, 2016Read more