Archived Features for 2010
- HTML, HFIR team with industry to find hidden stresses in materials
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Dec. 28, 2010 — Whether it's that klunky new Hummer you bought for a song, that honey of a BMW sports coupe, farm equipment from John Deere, or a pressurized water nuclear reactor, the materials from which they are made contain hidden stresses that affect safety, longevity, even energy efficiency and the environment.
- DARPA Challenge
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Dec. 10, 2010 —The crushing of 180 digitally manufactured (DM) titanium mesh spheres has culminated in a $50,000 DARPA prize for a University of California at Santa Barbara team, who came up with the most accurate predictive model of the components' properties.