Earth. Planets. Climate. Life.


The Department of Earth, Atmospheric
and Planetary Sciences (EAPS) is the place at MIT where the turbulent oceans and atmosphere, the inaccessible depths of the inner Earth, distant planets, and the origins of life all come together under one intellectual roof. 

Lucky Seven
New Worlds, New Discoveries: A major leap in the search for life beyond our solar system
Getting their hands dirty: Students experience fieldwork in Hawaii
Modeling the unequal benefits of U.S. environmental policy
The Heart of a Far-off Star Beats for its Planet
State of EAPS
Faculty News
Faculty Promotions
Solomon is 2017 National Academy of Sciences Medalist
Aerocene Soars at the 47th World Economic Forum Meeting