Findings suggest the first galaxies in the universe were more massive than previously thought.
MIT-led NASA mission finds a multi-planetary system that could be an “ideal laboratory” to study planetary formation and evolution.
Results significantly narrow the range of possible places to find the hypothetical dark matter particles.
Associate professor of physics shares the honor with colleague Phillip Mocz for their novel dark matter research.
Pioneer in exoplanet research helped transform the burgeoning field into one of the fastest-growing and most exciting in space science.
Knight Science Journalism Program at MIT launches digital handbook for science editors, online fact-checking project
Both free resources are part of an update of the program's website.
Identifying primordial ripples would be key to understanding the conditions of the early universe.
MIT postdoc finds the angle at which we view neutron star collisions could significantly impact age measurements.
William Barletta, Ronald Fernando Garcia Ruiz, Chanda Prescod-Weinstein, Katelin Schutz, and Phiala Shanahan honored for contributions to physics.
The fast radio bursts are likely generated by a magnetar, the most magnetic type of star in the universe.
Nicholas Demos, a first-generation college graduate and MathWorks Fellow in MIT’s Kavli Institute, is improving our ability to listen to the cosmos.
The rocky world, with its baking-hot surface, is likely not habitable.
Evidence indicates phosphine, a gas associated with living organisms, is present in the habitable region of Venus’ atmosphere.
Those selected for these positions receive additional support to pursue their research and develop their careers.