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Professor Michael Short’s research is focused the study of unwanted deposits, known as CRUD (Chalk River Unidentified Deposits). CRUD accumulates on fuel cladding during reactor operation and can interfere with the reactor’s cooling pro...
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Professor Jacopo Buongiorno discusses a new offshore floating nuclear power plant concept that achieves unprecedented levels of safety. This is a plant that can be entirely built on a floating rig in a shipyard, towed to the site, where ...
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Small fluctuations in tokamak plasmas lead to turbulence, and turbulent eddies can very effectively transport heat from the hot core across confining magnetic field lines out to the cooler plasma edge. Predicting this phenomenon of turbu...
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How does hydraulic fracturing work? Can chemicals in fracturing fluid contaminate fresh water supplies? Can we recycle all the waste water and other fluids from fracturing? What can prevent methane escaping into the atmosphere? Can fract...
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Investors have learned, sometimes bitterly, that the investment life cycle for certain technology and/or manufacturing-based clean technology companies is not the same as software and information technology. Time horizons are longer and...
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Novel materials design has become a critical capability to address several urgent societal problems. The Materials Genome Project, originally started at MIT (materialsproject.com), has as its objective to use high-throughput first princi...
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10/28/2013 Progress in Energy Efficiency: Technology, Policy and Market in China’s Automobile Sectors Yang Yu, Stanford University Abstract: The recent growth of China's automobile industry has been tremendous. From 2005 to 2011...
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MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change combines scientific research with innovative policy analysis to confront the global climate challenge. Joint Program researchers know that meeting our 21st century global chall...
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The Spring 2013 shrinking cities studio BALTIMORE INVERSIONS questioned the current peculiar condition where urbanity is outmatched by reality. Taking a former petroleum refinery site whose owners themselves wish to invert the site’s his...
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