The Oleo Sponge, a patent-pending technology to clean oil spills invented at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory, has lived up to its promise in an experiment conducted off the coast of Southern California in April.
No doubt the emergence of connected and autonomous vehicles (CAVs) will have new and exciting effects on patterns and modes of transportation, but when it comes to measuring those effects, the future gets a little hazier.
The United States’ hypersonics program recently was reinvigorated, by both the threat of being surpassed by rival nations and increased investment by the U.S. Department of Defense to accelerate new innovations, including hypersonic technology.
A novel model developed at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory allows industry, the Department and others to gauge the impact of recycling batteries in electric vehicles. It could further energize this market.