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Scientists Accidentally Convert CO2 into Ethanol, Potentially Solve Climate Change

Global warming is largely caused by carbon dioxide. Scientists at Oak Ridge National Laboratory just figured out a way to change it into something better.

Jeff Cornett will be the Chattanooga liaison for Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Oak Ridge National Laboratory opens new office in Chattanooga | WTVC

Clean energy technology, manufacturing, logistics, and computer and data analytics are areas ripe for new partnerships, Chattanooga and Oak Ridge National Laboratory officials said Thursday.

'Scientists can now detect magnetic behavior at the atomic level with a new electron microscopy technique developed by a team from the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Uppsala University, Sweden. The researchers took a counterintuitive approach by taking advantage of optical distortions that they typically try to eliminate.' New electron microscope method detects atomic-scale magnetism:

from Engadget

Chemists officially add new elements to the periodic table

(DGIwire) – What is the largest solid 3D-printed part ever made? According the Guinness Book of World Records, as of August 2016, the record-holder comes from the aerospace industry. That month, Guinness awarded this accolade jointly to the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) in Tennessee and aerospace company Boeing, for a 3D-printed trim tool used for manufacturing the Boeing 777X passenger jet.

from Mail Online

How to stay safe in the atomic age: Charming posters from 1947 which show the health risks from radiation