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…Data System with a Central Node located at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory and a set of Discipline Nodes at other sites. The Center housed that part of the Geosciences Node

MIT's Marc Kastner nominated to head DOE Office of Science

…School of Science, which Kastner has led since 2007, includes the departments of Biology; Brain and Cognitive Sciences; Chemistry; Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences; Mathematics; and Physics. The school is…

School of Science honors research staff with 2016 Infinite Kilometer Awards

…Institute for Learning and Memory; Lindsey Powell, postdoc, Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences; Sai Ravela, principal research scientist, Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences; Zach Berta-Thompson, postdoc, MIT…

Gravitational waves detected 100 years after Einstein’s prediction

The following is adapted from a press release issued today by MIT and Caltech, which jointly operate the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) with funding from the National…

Five professors join the School of Science this fall

The School of Science welcomes five new professors in the departments of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences; Mathematics; and Physics. Their research ranges from exploring problems in pure math to…

Meteoritics and Planetary Science Supplement

1 NASA STI/Recon Technical Report N Sears, D.W.G. and Binzel, R.P. and Gaffey, M.J. and Kraehenbuehl, U. and Pieters, C.M. and Shaw, D. and Wieler, R. and…

Testimony: LIGO has “cracked open” a new window to the universe

LIGO’s recent detection of gravitational waves marks the beginning of a new era for astrophysics, and further insights into black holes, neutron stars, supernovae, and other phenomena…

Meet the School of Science’s tenured professors for 2018

…directed the Atmospheric Measurement Laboratory, Cziczo joined the MIT faculty in the Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences in 2011. Matthew Evans focuses on gravitational wave detector…

Nearly 80 exoplanet candidates identified in record time

Scientists at MIT and elsewhere have analyzed data from K2, the follow-up mission to NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope, and have discovered a trove of possible exoplanets amid some…

School of Science welcomes five new professors this spring

The School of Science welcomes five new professors in the departments of Biology; Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences (EAPS); and Physics. Their research ranges from RNA metabolism, to earth processes…