MIT Stories

  • MIT, MIT EAPS, News | October 16, 2017

    Environmental Successes: How We Can Make Them Happen Again

    Atmospheric scientist Susan Solomon speaks with Living Lab Radio/WGBH about our track record of environmental success stories that deserve more attention.
  • Featured Stories, MIT, News, WHOI | October 16, 2017

    SCARF 2017: A Modern-Day Transatlantic Crossing

    Graduate student Hannah Mark reflects on the SCARF (Student-led Cruise Along a Ridge Flowline) voyage as they crossed the Atlantic from the Azores to Woods Hole.
  • Featured Stories, MIT, MIT News, News | October 16, 2017

    Hydrogel that Extracts Uranium from Water Wins MADMEC

    Teams developing materials solutions for ships and buildings split second and third prizes.
  • Featured Stories, MIT, MIT EAPS, News, WHOI | October 10, 2017

    Who’s Who? Who’s New?

    MIT-WHOI Joint Program members Kevin Archibald, Camrin Braun, Christina Hernandez, and Andrew Hirzel join the EAPS department's as its first Biological Oceanography graduate students.
  • Featured Stories, MIT, MIT News, News | September 22, 2017

    Technique Spots Warning Signs of Extreme Events

    Method may help predict hotspots of instability affecting climate, aircraft performance, and ocean circulation.
  • Featured Stories, MIT, MIT EAPS, News | September 21, 2017

    What Do Hurricanes Harvey and Irma Portend?

    MIT prominent meteorologist and climate scientist Kerry Emanuel discusses projections of changing hurricane activity over the rest of this century and what such projections tell us about how the probabilities of hurricanes like Harvey and Irma have already changed and are likely to continue to do so.
  • Featured Stories, MIT, MIT EAPS, MIT News, News | September 21, 2017

    Mathematics Predicts a Sixth Mass Extinction

    By 2100, oceans may hold enough carbon to launch mass extermination of species in future millennia.
  • Featured Stories, MIT, MIT EAPS, News | September 20, 2017

    Deep Waters Spiral Upward Around Antarctica

    New research reveals upwelling pathways and timescales of deep, overturning waters in the Southern Ocean.
  • MIT, MIT EAPS, News, WHOI | September 13, 2017

    WHOI To Present Public Scientific Symposium In Spanish & Portuguese

    Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution to host its first bilingual (Spanish/Portuguese) ocean science symposium, “Oceanos: WHOI en Español e Português”, arranged by MIT-WHOI Joint Program graduate student, Gabriela Farfan, and WHOI research assistant Luis Valentin-Alvarado.
  • Featured Stories, MIT, MIT EAPS, News | September 7, 2017

    “EarthArt” exhibit at Hayden Library

    See your art and data displayed on the illuminated iGlobe
  • Featured Stories, MIT, MIT EAPS, News, WHOI | September 7, 2017

    Back to School 2017

    MIT's Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences welcomes 28 new graduate students. Sixteen join the Program in Atmospheres, Oceans and Climate; fourteen, the MIT-WHOI Joint Program.
  • Featured Stories, MIT, MIT EAPS, News, WHOI - Oceanus | September 6, 2017

    How Do Fish Find Their Way?

    Hatched in the ocean, larvae may use sound to settle on reefs. MIT-WHOI Joint Program in Oceanography graduate student Justin Suca is investigating whether tiny larval fish use sound to navigate from the open oceans where they hatch to coral reefs where they will settle down and live.
  • Featured Stories, MIT, MIT News, News | August 31, 2017

    Neighboring Exoplanets May Hold Water, Study Finds

    Observations and modeling suggest TRAPPIST-1 exoplanets may have held onto water, billions of years after their formation.
  • Featured Stories, MIT, MIT EAPS, News | August 25, 2017

    Paola Malanotte-Rizzoli to Give Rachel Carson Lecture at AGU’s Fall 2017 Meeting

    The chosen female scientist exemplifies Rachel Carson’s work with cutting-edge ocean science, especially science relevant to societal concerns.
  • Featured Stories, MIT, MIT EAPS, MIT News, News | August 24, 2017

    Saving Venice, MIT-style

    MISTI interns and MIT faculty tackle rising sea level challenges at Italian research camp this summer.
  • MIT News | August 23, 2017

    For the Love of Ice: Journeys to the Remote and Inhospitable

    Alison Criscitiello PhD '14 seeks ice cores in inhospitable locations, sometimes camping on ice sheets and sleeping with a shotgun in case of bear attacks.
  • MIT, MIT EAPS, News, WHOI | August 22, 2017

    Ancient Earth’s Hot Interior Created “Graveyard” of Continental Slabs

    Higher mantle temperatures caused subducting tectonic plates to sink much further than they do today.
  • MIT, MIT EAPS, News | August 14, 2017

    MIT-WHOI Joint Program Graduate Students Launch a Blog

    Posts will comment on future of ocean science and engineering, experiences in the field and more.
  • Featured Stories, MIT, MIT EAPS, News | August 14, 2017

    New Study Details Ocean’s Role in Fourth-Largest Mass Extinction

    Global oceanic dead zones persisted for 50,000 years after end-Triassic extinction event
  • MIT News, News | August 9, 2017

    Six from MIT awarded 2017 Fulbright grants

    Grantees will spend the 2017-2018 academic year conducting research abroad. Jorlyn Le Garrec '17, who graduated this spring with a BS in mechanical and ocean engineering, will pursue a research-based mechanical engineering master’s degree through the University of Auckland. Le Garrec’s research focuses on underwater robotics.
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