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. 

Faculty Promotions
3Q: Kerry Emanuel on a “Parexit” and the Serious Risks of Climate Change
2017 Crosby Postdoctoral Fellowship - Call for Applicants
Faculty Opening in Geophysics
MIT’s REXIS is bound for asteroid Bennu
Faculty Opening in Planetary Science
Introducing New Faculty: Prof. Tim Cronin
2015 & 2016 Rossby Awards Announced
Computing the Ocean’s True Colors
Celebrating the Peter H. Stone and Paola Malanotte Stone Professorship