Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Cerium's unusual behaviour

(PhysOrg.com) -- Livermore researchers have found that a crystal of cerium -- the chemical element that can be used for catalysts and fuel additives -- behaves in very unique ways when subjected to high pressures.

Jan 27, 2011 4.5 / 5 (6) 11 | with audio podcast

Nuclear expansion in China

As the world's most populous country and fastest growing major economy, it's no surprise that China needs energy - lots of energy. Its thirst for oil has been a major driver for the dramatic increase in crude ...

Nov 08, 2010 5 / 5 (2) 0