"The work was both theoretical and experimental, as well as basic and applied...This mix of the exploration of new ideas and their reduction to practice remains the hallmark of the present-day RLE."
—Jerome WiesnerThird Director of RLE
MIT investigators are inspired by a deep-sea bacterium that is able to harvest tiny amounts of incoming solar energy with exquisite efficiency. « more »
Capturing energy from the sun
MIT–Harvard Center for Excitonics