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. 

There’s Something in the Air
Higher Coal Use in Asia Could Increase Water Stress
How much of a difference will the Paris Agreement make?
Oysters, Beer, and a Meteorological Breakthrough
MIT Energy Initiative Awards Nine Seed Fund Grants for Early-Stage Energy Research
Shaking Up the Ice Age
The Planet Hunter Searching for Another Earth
Celebrating the Peter H. Stone and Paola Malanotte Stone Professorship