An animation showing the Ares V rocket, NASA’s next launch vehicle to carry heavy cargo to the moon and beyond, in flight.
A look at NASA’s Constellation Program and its plan to travel to the moon, Mars, and beyond.
The panel presented highlights of technologies and approaches to energy-efficient building, featuring John Sterman, Jay W. Forrester Professor of Management and engineering systems director, System Dynamics Group; Nicholas Gayeski, doctoral candidate in Building Technology Program; Walt Henry, Department of Facilities; and Harvey Michaels, Department of Urban Studies and Planning and MITEI. This discussion took place on January 14, 2009, as part of Energy Futures Week.
Panel session with Harvey Michaels (MIT, moderator), Tim Healy (EnerNOC), Bernard Neenan (EPRI), and Sue Coakley (Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships).
Sustainability@MIT copresident and Sloan student Adam Siegel interviews Leon Glicksman ’59, PhD ’64, cochair of the MIT Campus Energy Task Force, and gains his input on campus sustainability.
Four kinds of search engines.
Kevin Bullis, Technology Review’s energy editor, spoke with Frank Weber and Tony Posowatz, GM executives, about GM’s new plug-in hybrid electric car called the Volt, and then took a test version of the vehicle for a rare test drive. (Note: The speed of the car, referenced in the video, is kilometers per hour.)
Engineers at Kennedy Space Center, in Florida, are constructing Ares I-X, a test flight rocket that is part of NASA’s plan to return humans to the moon, and then travel to Mars and beyond.
Kevin Bullis, Technology Review’s energy reporter, received a tour of GM’s new battery lab and learned new details about the GM Volt battery pack.
David Merrill, inventor of Siftables, interactive electronic building blocks, demonstrates his technology at the 2009 TED conference.