Nuclear energy

Physicist honored with Argonne’s 2013 WIST Diversity AwardJanuary 28, 2014

Physicist Kawtar Hafidi is the recipient of Argonne’s 2013 Women in Science and Technology Diversity Award. The annual award acknowledges employees who have demonstrated extraordinary commitment to diversity in an inclusive workplace.

Mindboggling Science: The Leidenfrost Edition
Abstract:
Water flows uphill? Liquid nitrogen skitters across a table? A hand immersed in hot molten lead emerges unscathed? Are these cinematic tricks? Are the laws of physics being broken? Alas, science saves the day with a very simple explanation of these phenomena: the Leidenfrost effect.
Nuclear engineer Li wins Presidential Early Career AwardJanuary 15, 2014

Argonne nuclear engineer Meimei Li has received a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers for her contributions to the understanding of nuclear reactor materials.