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Tuesday, August 9, 2022

Facility Highlight

Uncovering the Past

INL researchers recently imaged several fossils using a powerful X-ray microscope. The 3D images will be used to create exhibits for Wyoming’s Fossil Butte National Monument and help experts gain insight into the origins of these and other relics.

Aase mounts one of the fossils in the X-ray microscope for imaging.By Matt Fisher, INL Communications & OutreachIdaho National Laboratory is perhaps best known for innovative research that helps shape the clean energy economies of today and tomorrow – and for good reason. But while much of the laboratory’s work is focused on building a sustainable future, INL is also doing its part to preserve the past.  INL researchers recently imaged several fossils using a powerful X-ray microscope. The 3D images will be used to create exhibits for Wyoming’s Fossil Butte National Monument and help experts gain insight into the origins of these...

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Friday, July 15, 2022

Users Org

Executive Committee Plans Successful Users Organization Meeting

The Executive Committee of the NSUF Users Organization planned another successful Users Organization Meeting. This meeting was held virtually on July 12th and 13th and featured a fantastic talk from the Assistant Secretary for Nuclear Energy, Dr. Kathryn Huff. Not only did this meeting include an exceptional keynote speaker, but it also had segments that covered new NSUF Capabilities and Upgrades. This includes presentations such as High Performance Computing, the new Transmission Electron Microscope (TEM) in the Center for Advanced Energy Studies, the Activated Materials Laboratory at Argonne National Laboratory, and more. Attendees heard presentations from students at universities such as Auburn...

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