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OLCF Researcher to Work with Clean Combustion Center at Saudi University


High-fidelity simulations to help determine how engine knock develops and assist in predicting how the transition from smooth combustion to knocking occurs.
17-Sep-2014 1:00 PM EDT

Predicting Performance


Lignin, a low-cost byproduct of the pulp, paper and biofuels industries, could be transformed into a cheaper version of highly engineered graphite through a simple and industrially scalable manufacturing process.
17-Sep-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Best of Two Worlds


The Bredesen Center is the beginning of a new way of doing graduate education.
12-Sep-2014 3:00 PM EDT

Imaging Fuel Injectors with Neutrons


Researchers are using neutrons to study the formation of these damage-causing bubbles in fuel injectors.
12-Sep-2014 3:00 PM EDT

High Flux Isotope Reactor Named Nuclear Historic Landmark


The High Flux Isotope Reactor, or HFIR, has been designated a Nuclear Historic Landmark by the American Nuclear Society.
11-Sep-2014 3:00 PM EDT

Story Tips from the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, September 2014

1) Precision projectile tracker. 2) Microscopic needles to imprint the patient’s corneal tissue. 3) Connecting vehicles could save nearly 3 billion gallons of fuel. 4) Tiny Titan can help middle and high school students explore the fundamental...
3-Sep-2014 1:00 PM EDT

Rubber Meets the Road with New ORNL Carbon, Battery Technologies


Recycled tires could see new life in lithium-ion batteries.
27-Aug-2014 2:00 PM EDT

ORNL Scientists Uncover Clues to Role of Magnetism in Iron-Based Superconductors


New measurements of atomic-scale magnetic behavior in iron-based superconductors are challenging conventional wisdom about superconductivity and magnetism.
21-Aug-2014 2:00 PM EDT

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