MIT expert: U.S. rules make chances of cockpit takeover slim

Mar 27, 2015

MIT expert: U.S. rules make chances of cockpit takeover slim

U.S. flight regulations make it unlikely that a single jetliner pilot could barricade himself or herself inside the cockpit like French prosecutors says the Germanwings co-pilot did before crashing his airliner into the French Alps, a Massachusetts Institute of Technology aviation analyst said Thursday. ...

May 11, 2013

MIT finds 'green' way to smelt iron

Scientists have unveiled a new method for extracting metallic iron from its ore while curbing emissions of carbon dioxide. This is achieved with electrolysis and has the added benefit of releasing oxygen as a byproduct, a team from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology reported ...