Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences
Using sand and rock, MIT senior Aviva Intveld tells stories of ancient climates.
Those selected for these positions receive additional support to pursue their research and develop their careers.
Scientists have confirmed that a “stabilizing feedback” on 100,000-year timescales keeps global temperatures in check.
As NASA launches Artemis I, MIT experts weigh in on the importance of the mission to future space exploration.
Up to one-third of the carbon consumed by Prochlorococcus may come from sources other than photosynthesis.
The MIT professor combines geophysics and geology to understand what’s happening beneath the crust.
New MIT tool pinpoints policy combinations that maximize health benefits.
Astronomers have found a way to determine an asteroid’s interior structure based on how its spin changes during a close encounter with Earth.
“The Hunt for Planet B” follows Seager and others on their search for extraterrestrial life; three other nominated films feature MIT affiliates.
Swirling waters replenish nutrients in open ocean, a new study finds, and could mitigate some climate change effects.
A “grazing encounter” may have smashed the moon to bits to form Saturn’s rings, a new study suggests.