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Nuclear Operators, Industry Helped With Virtual Control Room
2013-08-08 13:23:23

DOE/Idaho National Laboratory Modernizing nuclear power plants to help extend their operating lifetimes is no small task. But the endeavor offers an opportunity to improve control-room design and layout. The Department of Energy's new Human System Simulation Laboratory (HSSL) at Idaho National Laboratory is a full-scale virtual nuclear control room that can test the safety and reliability of proposed technology replacements before they are implemented in commercial nuclear control...

Simulations Study Helping With Earthquake Dampers For Structures
2013-07-31 08:47:43

Researchers have demonstrated the reliability and efficiency of "real-time hybrid simulation" for testing a type of powerful damping system that might be installed in buildings and bridges to reduce structural damage and injuries during earthquakes.

2012-03-29 09:03:42

Sandia National Laboratories is using its Ion Beam Laboratory (IBL) to study how to rapidly evaluate the tougher advanced materials needed to build the next generation of nuclear reactors and extend the lives of current reactors.

Image 1 - Reliable Nuclear Device To Heat, Power Mars Science Lab
2011-11-22 04:33:19

NASA's Mars Science Laboratory mission, which is scheduled to launch this week, has the potential to be the most productive Mars surface mission in history. That's due in part to its nuclear heat and power source.

2011-05-20 00:00:31

Appro Supercomputers will Support DOE’s Missions in Nuclear and Energy Research Milpitas, CA (PRWEB) May 18, 2011 Appro (http://www.appro.com), a leading provider of supercomputing solutions, today announced the final installation of a new 12,512-processor core Appro Xtreme-X™ supercomputer at the Idaho National Laboratory (INL).

2011-01-04 06:45:00

PASADENA, Calif., Jan. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.

2010-09-15 08:58:00

TEL-AVIV, Israel, September 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Waterfall Security Solutions, the leading provider of Unidirectional Security Gateways, announced today the successful completion of a security assessment, undertaken by the Idaho National Laboratory (INL), of Waterfall's Unidirectional Security Gateway's technology and products.


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