Rensselaer Research Review Winter 2007-08
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Audio Podcast
Designing Safer Nuclear Reactors
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Rensselaer Will Lead a Three-year Project to Improve the Safety of Tomorrow's Re

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Rensselaer has the most powerful university-based supercomputer in the world. Now, a $3 million project joins Rensselaer’s supercomputer with the supercomputer found at Brookhaven National Laboratory, to boost the safety and reliability of next-generation nuclear power reactors. The project calls for the creation of highly detailed computer models of a new proposed type of nuclear reactor.  More...
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Undergraduate Research at Rensselaer
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Student Research: Interaction Between the Earth's Core and Mantle
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* Leslie Hayden, who recently earned her Ph.D. at Rensselaer, didn’t shy away from a controversial topic in her studies. *
Leslie Hayden
FOCUS ON: NANOTECHNOLOGY RESEARCH
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Magnesium Nanoblades Challenge Conventional Wisdom
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* Researchers at Rensselaer have created a razor-like material that is truly on the “cutting edge” of nanotechnology. *
Nano Blades
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Using Nanotubes To Detect and Repair Cracks in Aircraft Wings
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* Adding even a small amount of carbon nanotubes can go a long way toward enhancing the strength and safety of polymer composites. *
Nanotubes in Polymer
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The Sensitive Side of Carbon Nanotubes: Creating Powerful Pressure Sensors
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* Blocks of carbon nanotubes can create effective and powerful pressure sensors, according to a new study. *
Nanotube Pressure Sensing
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