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New tools in transportation

Many fleet managers are looking at alternative fuels and advanced vehicle technologies to reduce their environmental footprint and save money. The AFLEET Tool, and its newly launched web-based version, AFLEET Online, developed by the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory, can help fleets optimize their purchasing decisions to do exactly that.

Published
Feb 1, 2019

Building a foundation

On October 24, the Chicago Chapter of the International Building Performance Simulation Association (CHIBPSA) introduced a scholarship for undergraduate and graduate students named after Ralph Muehleisen, a building scientist and engineer at the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory.

Published
Jan 31, 2019

Superinsulators to become scientists’ quark playgrounds

Scientists widely accept the existence of quarks, the fundamental particles that make up protons and neutrons. But information about them is still elusive, since  their interaction is so strong that their direct detection is impossible and exploring their properties indirectly often requires extremely expensive particle colliders and collaborations between thousands of researchers.

Published
Jan 30, 2019