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    • Synthetic nano-waste does not disappear (Phys.Org)- May 28, 2012
    • They remain intact on combustion residues or in the incineration system, as a new study by Swiss researchers from ETH Zurich reveals. Over 100 million tons of waste are incinerated worldwide every year. Due to the increasing use of nanoparticles in ... More...
    • NASA scramjet accelerates hypersonic flight (TG Daily)- May 14, 2012
    • At Mach 6 the inlet compression and combustion process was designed to reduce the flow to below Mach 1 - subsonic combustion," explained NASA Hypersonics Project Scientist Ken Rock, based at NASA'S Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va. More...
    • Patented 'Noise Sponge' Quiets Combustion (Science Daily (press release))- May 7, 2012
    • ScienceDaily (May 1, 2012) - A sponge-like material employed by a University of Alabama engineering professor can significantly quiet combustion, possibly making work environments safer and extending the life of equipment. Dr. Ajay K. Agrawal, ... More...
    • URBAN COMBUSTION: When Morality & Politics Mix (Brooklyn Rail)- May 7, 2012
    • by David Rosen History is unpredictable. Not unlike today, late 19th century America was an age of robber barons, of white, Christian moral absolutists, of foreign immigration and domestic migration, and of a "progressive" movement contesting ... More...
    • New Solar Collector Heralds New Era in CSP (Energy Collective)- May 7, 2012
    • Solar thermal energy technology has taken an important step further with a new collaboration between 3M's Renewable Energy Division and Gossamer Space Frames. The companies yesterday unveiled a new parabolic trough solar collector technology designed ... More...
    • UA professor develops combustion engine noise-reducing 'sponge' (al.com (blog))- May 7, 2012
    • Ajay Agrawal, a mechanical engineering professor at UA, has developed a sponge-like foam material designed to reduce noise in the combustion process. The composite material, made of hafnium carbide and silicon carbide, is formed into a ring and placed ... More...