Kelsey Tsipis | Program in Atmospheres, Oceans and ClimateAli Ramadhan recently launched “Project Lovelace,” a website that helps scientists hone their programming skills with interactive problem sets.
Republic of Rwanda Ministry of EducationIn collaboration with MIT, Rwanda launches first African Air Quality and Climate Laboratory equipped to measure more than 50 gases that degrade the ozone layer and affect climate change.
School of ScienceProfessors Raffaele Ferrari and John Marshall, along with colleagues from Caltech, NASA's JPL, and the Naval Postgraduate School, envision a revolution in climate modeling using data assimilation and machine learning.
Kelsey Tsipis | Program in Atmospheres, Oceans and ClimateThe recently renovated library, named for late MIT Professor Jule Charney, now offers a welcoming space for students to interact both socially and academically.
Surface melting across Greenland’s mile-thick ice sheet has ramped up dramatically in the early 21st century, showing no signs of abating, according to new research published Dec. 5, 2018, in the journal Nature.
Kelsey Tsipis | Program in Atmospheres, Oceans and ClimateMaryam Rashed Alshehhi, a visiting assistant professor from the United Arab Emirates, examines the Gulf region's most pressing environmental dilemmas.
Kelsey Tsipis | Program in Atmospheres, Oceans and ClimateThis December, PAOC members will present a wide range of research at the Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union, the largest Earth and space science meeting in the world.
From Simple Separations to Complex Questions
Fatima Husain | Summons LabGirls from the Circle Program in Groton, NH talk about STEM, geologic timescales, astrobiology, chromatography and pursuing STEM careers with Summons Lab member Fatima Husain.
NASA’s TESS Spacecraft Starts Science Operations
TESSNASA’s TESS has started its search for planets around nearby stars, beginning science operations on July 25, 2018. Sara Seager is the Deputy Science Director of the MIT-led NASA Explorer-class mission.
Charting the Future of Decarbonization
Mark Dwortzan | MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global ChangeMIT Joint Program workshop explores economic and environmental impacts of scaling up low-carbon energy.
A Proposed Global Metric to Aid Mercury Pollution Policy
Noelle E. Selin | ScienceNoelle Selin writes about how a global-scale metric to assess the impact of mercury emissions policies would help parties assess progress toward their goals to protect human health and the environment from anthropogenic emissions and releases of mercury in the journal Science.
2018 EAPS Student Awards
EAPS Education OfficeA roll-call of this year’s award recipients presented at the May 18th Student Recognition Dinner. PAOC graduate student Margaret Duffy receives the Award for Excellence in Teaching.
TESS Takes Initial Test Image
School of Science | MIT NewsExoplanet-seeking satellite developed by MIT swings by moon toward final orbit. Prof. Sara Seager is the deputy science director of TESS.
TESS Successfully Launched
Lauren HinkelNASA’s new planet-hunting TESS satellite was successfully launched into space from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida at 6.51pm EST Wednesday April 18. The satellite rode into Earth orbit aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, beginning its two-year mission to study nearby star systems to look for alien worlds that might harbor life.
Urban Planning for a Changing Climate
Science in the News | Harvard UniversityHarvard's Science in the News speaks with John Bolduc, the Environmental Planner for the City of Cambridge, and Professor Kerry Emanuel about what local communities are doing to address the challenges climate change is creating for urban infrastructure.
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