Researchers show that deep reinforcement learning can be used to design more efficient nuclear reactors.
Dec. 17, 2020 • ~5 min
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Seven studies describe progress thus far and challenges ahead for a revolutionary zero-emissions power source.
Sept. 29, 2020 • ~9 min
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Building quantum computers underground or designing radiation-proof qubits may be needed, researchers find.
Aug. 26, 2020 • ~9 min
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Undergraduates Aljazzy Alahmadi, Andrea Garcia, and Quynh Nguyen are sustaining the nuclear science and engineering research mission from around the world.
Aug. 18, 2020 • ~7 min
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Researchers devise a practical solution for preventing corrosive CRUD buildup in nuclear systems.
Aug. 13, 2020 • ~8 min
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Multidisciplinary team uses metal organic frameworks to extract radioactive krypton from fuel-reprocessing gasses.
July 24, 2020 • ~7 min
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In certain alloys, exposure to proton irradiation can extend the material’s lifetime, study finds.
July 9, 2020 • ~5 min
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Using 3D fabrication, researchers develop novel nuclear materials that optimize both accident tolerance and performance.
June 11, 2020 • ~8 min
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Three MIT teams to explore novel ways to reduce operations and maintenance costs of advanced nuclear reactors.
May 27, 2020 • ~8 min
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After delivering novel computational methods for nuclear problems, nuclear science and engineering PhD candidate Pablo Ducru plunges into startup life.
May 20, 2020 • ~7 min
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