March 21, 2022
Workers at Idaho National Laboratory’s Advanced Test Reactor have completed an 11-month outage for a core overhaul that occurs about every 10 years to maintain peak performance. During the overhaul, operators and maintenance teams replaced components that wear out over...
March 14, 2022
When Kyle Schroeder began his nuclear engineering degree at Idaho State University, he relied on his personal computer to run complex simulations required for his job as a research assistant. Specifically, Schroeder was trying to model how fluid might flow...
March 4, 2022
For about a year, Kaleb Houck spent an hour every day after work walking on a treadmill at maximum incline with a 65-pound pack on his back. He was also working out an additional two or three hours each workday...
February 28, 2022
IDAHO FALLS, Idaho — Students and faculty at Idaho’s three public research universities will soon have access to one of the nation’s fastest academic supercomputers thanks to an agreement signed in January. The memorandum of understanding between Boise State University,...
January 31, 2022
Machinists at INL’s Materials and Fuels Complex (MFC) have successfully fabricated a full-scale, electrically heated prototype for the Department of Energy’s Microreactor Applications Research Validation and Evaluation (MARVEL) project in just nine months. The machine shop team with the completed prototype DOE initiated the MARVEL project last year to support the...
December 23, 2021
Idaho National Laboratory researchers are focused on innovations that are changing the world. From discoveries in advanced nuclear energy to carbon-free energy options and to protecting our nation’s most critical infrastructure assets, our talented teams at INL are constantly pushing the limits to redefine what is possible. Check...
November 30, 2021
It’s been more than 25 years since the U.S. Navy had sailors training on prototype reactors in Idaho, but its ties with Idaho National Laboratory remain strong. Any time a job applicant can mention nuclear Navy experience, managers at INL’s...
November 22, 2021
NASA, INL take next step toward developing dynamic radioisotope power system IDAHO FALLS, Idaho – Idaho National Laboratory (INL) has selected Aerojet Rocketdyne as the lead subcontractor for the first of three phases toward the development of a dynamic radioisotope...
November 19, 2021
Battelle Energy Alliance, NASA seek industry partners to design nuclear power system for lunar applications Battelle Energy Alliance, contractor for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Idaho National Laboratory, and NASA are seeking proposals from nuclear and space industry leaders to...
November 18, 2021
Southern Company signs agreement with U.S. Department of Energy to demonstrate world’s first fast-spectrum salt reactor in collaboration with TerraPower, Idaho National Laboratory The Molten Chloride Reactor Experiment will provide crucial operational data for fast-spectrum salt reactors and unlock this...
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