Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences
The new findings could explain biodiversity hotspots in tectonically quiet regions.
A new computational tool empowers decision-makers to target interventions.
Like ancient mariners, ancestors of Prochlorococcus microbes rode out to sea on exoskeleton particles
A new study shows the carbon-capturing phytoplankton colonized the ocean by rafting on particles of chitin.
Graduate engineering program is No. 1 in the nation; MIT Sloan is No. 4.
With the support of each other and MIT faculty, students in the MCSC’s Climate and Sustainability Scholars Program are making their impact on real-world climate challenges.
Ali Jadbabaie and Robert van der Hilst discuss how a new joint degree program in climate system science and engineering will prepare students to solve global-scale environmental problems.
A new study shows that simple hand magnets erase a meteorite’s magnetic memory.
If reactors are retired, polluting energy sources that fill the gap could cause more than 5,000 premature deaths, researchers estimate.
Geobiologist Greg Fournier seeks to uncover the conditions leading to the emergence of life.
The fellowship supports research contributing to the field of planetary science and astronomy.