Energy & Green Tech

'A necessity': Lebanon's forced conversion to solar

Thanks to solar energy, residents of the northern Lebanese village of Toula are finally able to enjoy ice cream again—a treat in a sun-baked country plagued by power cuts.

Engineering

Engineers introduce the Oreometer

When you twist open an Oreo cookie to get to the creamy center, you're mimicking a standard test in rheology—the study of how a non-Newtonian material flows when twisted, pressed, or otherwise stressed. MIT engineers have ...