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How Fuel Processors Work

A brief description of how Fuel Processors work. This site is part of Marshall Brain's HowStuffWorks.com.

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How Fuel Injection Systems Work

A brief description of how Fuel Injection Systems work. This site is part of Marshall Brain's HowStuffWorks.com.

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How Fuel Cells Work

A brief description of how Fuel Cells work from HowStuffWorks.com.

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Proton Fusion

This is the process which fuels the Sun and other stars which have core temperatures less than 15 million Kelvin. A reaction cycle yields about 15 MeV of energy.

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Fast Breeder Reactor

Under appropriate operating conditions, the neutrons given off by fission reactions can "breed" more fuel from otherwise non-fissionable isotopes.

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Magnetohydrodynamics

A magnetohydrodynamic generator has been described as a magnet on the tail of a jet engine. A super-hot plasma is created, ionizing the atoms of the fuel mixture.

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Why do Microgravity Research?

A brief summary of why microgravity is an interesting place to do research, including looking at how solids form, burning fuels, making foams and heat transfer.

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Hydrogen and Future Energy Sources

Where will our energy come from in the future? Find out about hydrogen fuel cells and other ideas that might change the way we produce energy.

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Here's What Happens When You Light a Fire in Space

Strange things happen when you light a fire in space; candles burn with spherical flames and fuel burns without flames.

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How Hydrogen Cars work

Hydrogen fuel cells are one of the most exciting green technologies around. Here's how hydrogen powered cars work.

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