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  • Saturday, July 21, 2012

    5 - 6 a.m. The Saturday Morning Show with Orion Samuelson and Max Armstrong  6 - 9 a.m. Mr. Fix-It with  Lou Manfredini  9 a.m.  - 1 p.m.  WGN Weekend with Bill Moller 9:07 a.m.  A scientist from Argonne National Laboratory tells Bill Moller about a...
  • BP says it won't increase pollution

    BP says it won't increase pollution
    BP backed down Thursday from its plans to dump more pollution into Lake Michigan, but critics want the oil giant to ensure its promises are legally binding. Responding to a month of unrelenting criticism from politicians and the public, BP pledged it...
  • Birth of the Atomic Age

    Birth of the Atomic Age
    After months of preliminary work, the scientists at the University of Chicago's new Metallurgical Laboratory were ready to run their first experiment. The experiment did not involve metallurgy. In fact, there were no metallurgists in the Metallurgical...
  • Alternative energy cars for the future

    25-miles Southwest of Chicago, at Argonne National Laboratory...research engineers are figuring out what kind of car you'll likely be driving soon. "So that's the future. That' a plug-in hybrid." Argonne's Advanced Powertrain Research Facility is part...
  • Albert V. Crewe dies at 82; physics professor captured first image of an atom

    Albert V. Crewe dies at 82; physics professor captured first image of an atom
    Albert V. Crewe, a physics professor who captured the first image of a single atom and later obtained the first images of atoms in motion, has died. He was 82. A former director of Argonne National Laboratory near Chicago, Crewe died Nov. 18 of...
  • Extension 720 Audio Archives, December 2006

    We name the best (and worst) books of 2006 with Ron Grossman, top features writer for the Chicago Tribune, and Joe Morris, a frequent guest on Extension 720 and a partner in the Morris and De La Rosa law firm. (12/27/06) Books of the Year (75:29) Four...
  • Will Lithium-Air Battery Be the Silver Bullet?

     
    Currently, the lithium-ion battery is the most effective battery composition and the one being deployed by automakers in the Toyota Prius, Chevy Volt and Nissan Leaf. It provides the most energy while taking the least amount of space. However,...
  • Your Tax Dollars at Work: Argonne Lab's Diesel Research

     
    The U.S. Department of Energy???s Argonne National Laboratory outside of Chicago is synonymous with the rise of nuclear power in the last century, but it's currently improving a technology that could already be sitting in your garage: the diesel engine......
  • Alternative fuels

    Alternative fuels Biodiesel [B99 or B100] Made from: Vegetable oils or animal fat. Most common sources are soy or canola oils as well as used restaurant grease. Use: In any diesel vehicle, but use with caution in vehicles built before 1996 because...
  • GM challenges students to think green under the hood

    The ground floor of the Petersen Automotive Museum's parking garage looked like pit row at a NASCAR race. Vehicles covered in brightly colored decals were strewn about, motors revving, while folks poked about beneath hoods and discussed various aspects of...
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