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. 

"The World Sees Me as the One Who Will Find Another Earth"
Bosak Receives GSA Award
Madonna Yoder is Recognized for Excellence in Undergraduate Research
Climate models may be overestimating the cooling effect of wildfire aerosols
Advocating. Educating. Inspiring.
Saharan Dust on the Wind
Forging ahead on climate action
Pluto’s icy, slushy heart
Faculty Opening in Geophysics
Celebrating the Peter H. Stone and Paola Malanotte Stone Professorship