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  • A Farewell to Arms

    As the Cold War ended, MIT researcher Thomas Neff came up with a plan to fuel U.S. nuclear plants with uranium from Russian bombs. With more than a decade of quiet diplomacy, he pulled it off.

  • Rock-Solid Science

    After doing fieldwork that brought her to the ocean floor, geologist Ro Kinzler ’84, SM ’85, PhD ’91, takes earth science to the public.

  • A Champion for Supernerds

    Faster than a speeding robot, able to bend rebar with the whack of a sledgehammer, Woodie Flowers is on a mission to promote hands-on engineering education.

  • Hubble's Mr. Fix-It

    Astronomer and astronaut John Grunsfeld ‘80 helped give the Hubble Space Telescope its final makeover–but the adventure isn’t over for either stargazer.

  • TR35: James Carey

    Jim Carey, co-founder of SiOnyx, explains how his company makes “black silicon” and how it could be used to make devices such as inexpensive night-vision equipment.

  • Looking Back, Hopping Forward

    The Talaris vehicle is being tested at 50%, 65%, and 75% throttle, hovering at each level before increasing to the next thrust threshold. The test vehicle will be able to simulate the moon’s gravity by removing 5/6 of its own weight, which will help develop guidance, navigation and control algorithms for the Next Giant Leap team’s lunar hopper.

  • How to Land Safely Back on the Moon

    NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory recently tested the LIDAR sensors and algorithms that will translate raw data into a 3-D terrain map of the moon’s surface for future lunar-landing expeditions. This video describes the test and the technology used for autonomous landings and hazard detection.

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