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Surface properties command attention

Surface properties command attention

Professor Bilge Yildiz analyzes surfaces of materials to tackle problems as diverse as enabling fuel cells and preventing pipe corrosion.

October 17, 2014Read more

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"Game changer" is a term we hear often in discussions about energy. Hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling have shaken things up lately, triggering a resurgence in oil and natural gas production in the U.S. And researchers across the nation are looking for more breakthroughs that could disrupt conventional ways of supplying and using energy. Robert Armstrong, the deputy director of the MIT Energy Initiative, discusses some technologies to watch with Chris Newkumet.

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Original airdate: March 17, 2013