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December 5th, 2005

Metallic fuels studied as future energy option

An ORNL researcher predicts that a car with a modified engine powered by metallic nanoparticles could drive three times as far as today's gasoline-powered internal combustion engine. Metal fuels also offer great potential for unmanned vehicles and battlefield power sources for military uses. (last article on the page.)

Oak Ridge National Laboratory

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