Textbook formulas for describing heat flow characteristics, crucial in many industries, are oversimplified, study shows.
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New understanding of heat transfer in boiling water could lead to efficiency improvements in power plants.
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Thomas McKrell, research scientist and mentor in nuclear science and engineering, dies at 47 | MIT News
Lauded director of the MIT Thermal Hydraulics and Materials in Extreme Environments Laboratory was a consummate experimentalist and passionate teacher.
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New formula identifies limits to nanoscale heat transfer, may help optimize devices that convert heat to electricity.
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