Many believe that without Fred Salvucci '61, SM '62, tearing down Boston's elevated Central Artery would still be just a crazy idea.
Since the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency discovered thousands of violations on campus, the Institute has committed itself to being a responsible steward of the environment.
The biggest danger from radiological weapons is the misplaced panic that they would cause.
As outsourcing turns a once-secure career option into a roll of the dice, it's time for engineers to lose their political inhibitions.
Though their work is dismissed by most physicists, a determined cadre of scientists is still chasing after what could be an energy jackpot-and their experiments are producing heat and nuclear byproducts that can't be otherwise explained.
Treaties that mandate emissions reductions aren't the ultimate solution. R&D on efficiency technologies is.
For all the buzz about future highways filled with hydrogen-powered fuel-cell cars, the technological-and environmental-high ground will belong to gasoline-electric hybrids for decades to come.
More research on nuclear waste storage won't reassure the public
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Need power but don't want to plug into a central electrical utility? Microturbines are flexing their muscles in niche applications.