ORNL story tips: Getting to the root, empowering savings potential and hotter urban hydrology
A new study is the first to calculate exactly how much shaded areas in cities help lower the temperature and reduce the “urban heat island” effect.
ORNL story tips: Un-Earthly ice, buildings in the loop, batteries unbound and 3D printing for geothermal
A team from Cornell University’s Environmental Systems Lab has put forth a new framework for injecting as much information as possible into the pre-design and early design phases of a building project, potentially saving architects and design teams time and money down the road.
ORNL story tips: Volcanic microbes, unbreakable bonds and flood mapping
Scientists combined solar cell technology with a novel optimization approach to develop a smart window prototype that maximizes design across a wide range of criteria.
New Brunswick, N.J. (Oct. 29, 2019) – Rutgers University–New Brunswick Professor Robert E. Kopp is available to discuss “New Jersey’s Rising Coastal Risk,” a report released today on the seventh anniversary of Superstorm Sandy’s devastating arrival in the Garden State. The research…
Science Snapshots – Waste to fuel, moiré superlattices, mining cellphones for energy data