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. 

Global Trekker
Storied Women of MIT: Pauline Morrow Austin
Volcanic Eruption Expanded Ozone Hole to Record Size
World’s lakes may be much shallower than previously thought
Future of African Corn
Outstanding Contribution Honored
16th Annual Kendall Lecture with Thomas R. Karl
MIT Media Lab event, Beyond the Cradle, sets sights on space
Preparing for Extremes: How Models Can Help Agriculture Adapt to Climate Change Uncertainties
New Worlds, New Discoveries