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ExxonMobil marine engine

When ExxonMobil was searching for a research partner to operate a one-of-a-kind experimental engine that would enable the development of next-generation lubricants for the marine industry, one place topped the international oil and gas company’s list

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ORNL’s story in element discovery began in secret during the Manhattan Project, as scientists analyzed fission products from the X-10 Graphite Reactor. 

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Thomas Friedman is an award-winning journalist and author. In nearly four decades with the New York Times, he has won three Pulitzer Prizes, the first in 1983 for coverage of the war in Lebanon, the second in 1988 for coverage of Israel, and the third in 2002 for commentary on the impact of terroris...

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ORNL is proud of its role in fostering the next generation of scientists and engineers. We bring in talented young researchers, team them with accomplished scientists and engineers, and put them to work at the lab’s one-of-a-kind facilities. The result is research that makes us proud and prepares th...

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ORNL is proud of its role in fostering the next generation of scientists and engineers. We bring in talented young researchers, team them with accomplished scientists and engineers, and put them to work at the lab’s one-of-a-kind facilities. The result is research that makes us proud and prepares th...

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ORNL is proud of its role in fostering the next generation of scientists and engineers. We bring in talented young researchers, team them with accomplished scientists and engineers, and put them to work at the lab’s one-of-a-kind facilities. The result is research that makes us proud and prepares th...

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Modern technology has made it far more efficient, flexible, and environmentally friendly to produce and consume electricity.

We no longer rely on energy from large electromechanical machines alone. Instead, the nimbleness provided by power electronics, computing, sensors, and the internet has ope...