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New prediction tool gives warning of incoming rogue waves
New prediction tool gives warning of incoming rogue waves

A new prediction tool developed by MIT engineers may give sailors a 2-3 minute warning of an incoming rogue wave, providing them with enough time to shut down essential operations on a ship or offshore platform.

Sea sponge could be the first animal on Earth
Sea sponge could be the first animal on Earth

New genetic analyses led by MIT researchers confirm that sea sponges are the source of a curious molecule found in rocks that are 640 million years old.

LIGO Detects Gravitational Waves
LIGO Detects Gravitational Waves

After a decades-long quest, The MIT-Caltech collaboration LIGO Laboratories has detected gravitational waves, opening a new era in our exploration of the universe.Read more: http://news.mit.edu/2016/ligo-first-d...Produced by MIT Video Productions and MIT News OfficeProducer/Editor: Bill ...

Material may offer cheaper alternative to smart windows
Material may offer cheaper alternative to smart windows

MIT scientists have come up with a theory to predict exactly how much light is transmitted through a material, given its thickness and degree of stretch. Using this theory, they accurately predicted the changing transparency of a rubber-like polymer structure as it was ...

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