Engineers test effects of fire on steel structures, nuclear plant design


Ten years after 9/11, researchers at Purdue University are continuing work that could lead to safer steel structures such as buildings and bridges and also an emerging type of nuclear power plant design. “I want…

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California’s energy future: Aggressive efficiency and electrification needed to cut emissions


In the next 40 years, California’s population is expected to surge from 37 million to 55 million and the demand for energy is expected to double. Given those daunting numbers, can California really reduce its…

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