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. 

Addressing Energy Technologies and Policies that Shape Future Sustainability
Maria Zuber Elected as Chair of the National Science Board
Greening the Summons Lab
Happy Birthday to the Father of Chaos Theory
Southern Ocean Cooling in a Warming World
Study Pinpoints Timing of Oxygen’s First Appearance in Earth’s Atmosphere
Jagoutz Awarded Tenure
Tracking Greenland's Ice Melt with Seismic Waves
Celebrating the Peter H. Stone and Paola Malanotte Stone Professorship