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Cutting-edge science images from Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Beautiful science at Oak Ridge National Laboratory

All of the images and captions in this gallery are from the collection of Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee. Scientists at ORNL's facilities perform cutting edge reseach in the fields of astrophysics, neutron science, nanotechnology, supercomputing, energy and other fields, collaborating with universities and researchers worldwide. It is the home of the world's fastest supercomputer, the Cray XT "Jaguar."

Image: ITER 3D plasma equilibrium with ripple contours

Courtesy of Oak Ridge National Laboratory, U.S. Dept. of Energy

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