Scientists discover water ice on Mercury
Funneling the sun's energy. A visualization of the broad-spectrum solar energy funnel. Image: Yan Liang. MIT engineers propose a new way of harnessing photons for electricity, with the potential for capturing a wider spectrum of solar energy.
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RIC downs no. 1-ranked MIT, 68-44
Junior guard Tom DeCiantis (North Kingstown, R.I.) poured in a career-high 19 points, while senior guard Tahrike Carter (Brooklyn, N.Y.) added 16 points, five rebounds and three steals, as the Rhode Island College men's basketball team knocked off no.
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David Ignatius: Challenge for Obama is to think big
“Why We Can't Solve Big Problems” says the provocative headline in the current issue of MIT Technology Review. This package ought to go in President Barack Obama's reading pile as he ponders his January inaugural address and second-term agenda.
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