The honor recognizes the "stellar achievement" of the people behind the exoplanet-seeking satellite.
Planetary system orbiting an unusually quiet star is ideal for future habitability searches.
MIT has completed the installation of its newest exoplanet-hunting telescope, Artemis, in the Canary Islands, joining the SPECULOOS network.
Physics professor brought leadership, resources, and an intellectual focus to the MIT astrophysics faculty and research staff during 15 years at the helm.
The planetary system’s dense configuration gives clues to its formation
Satellite’s cameras have been delivered by MIT researchers and passed NASA inspection.
Some 40 light-years away, "super-Earth" identified as new target for atmospheric study.
High school girls learn to construct cameras and program image filters at Lincoln Laboratory event.