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Will Metal Powder be the Fuel of the Future?

Will Metal Powder be the Fuel of the Future?
What if we could power our vehicles with metal powder? Aluminium and magnesium have the same energy density as fossil fuels and the waste—metal oxydes—can be recycled with concentrated solar energy.
Director: Marc Aderghal
Producer: CNRS Images (2019)

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2021 - 2022 : La mécanique du futur

Depuis 2016, l’Institut des sciences de l’ingénierie et des systèmes (INSIS) du CNRS définit et affiche des thématiques annuelles prioritaires. Structurantes et fédératrices, elles permettent d’initier de nouvelles actions : appels à projets,…
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At the September 25, 2015 Summit in New York, 193 countries adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, articulated around 17 goals and 169 targets aimed at ending all forms of poverty and combating inequalities in a context of global…
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