Archive: 13/01/2011

Building gasifiers via simulation

A team of scientists from the National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) is using Oak Ridge National Laboratory's (ORNL's) Jaguar supercomputer, located at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF), to conduct ...

dateJan 13, 2011 in Computer Sciences
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Probing Question: Why are resolutions so hard to keep?

For the person who’s trying to quit smoking, it may be a friend’s offer of a cigarette at the bar one Saturday night that knocks them off track. For someone with a weight loss resolution, it may be that piece of ...

dateJan 13, 2011 in Other
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Chandra images torrent of star formation

A new Chandra X-ray Observatory image of Messier 82, or M82, shows the result of star formation on overdrive. At a distance of only 12 million light years, M82 provides a unique cosmic laboratory for studying conditions similar ...

dateJan 13, 2011 in Astronomy
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