'Blue Whirl' Continues to Make Headlines

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FPE Assistant Professor, Michael Gollner, and his research team, Huahua Xiao and Elaine Oran ( both of UMD Aerospace Engineering Dept), published an article in August, 2016, entitled, "From fire whirls to blue whirls and comustion with reduced pollution," which continues to make headlines, and not only State-side. Several international media (e.g. Japan, Czech Republic) have also published this exciting discovery. 


Related Media:

Bemused by the Blue Whirl - APS News

The Blue Whirl: Clark School Research in the News - UMD

Discovering Fire: New Type of Flame Whirls in Engineering Lab - Terp Mag (UMD)

Blue Whirl: Scientists Discover New Type of Fire Tornado - Sci News

Researchers Discover the Blue Whirl, a New Type of Flame  - Smithsonian

Blue Whirl: Scientists Discover New Type of Fire that Could Clean up Oil Spills - Nature World News

New Form of Fire, Inspired by Bourbon, May Help With Oil Spills - NY Times

The Blue Whril is a New Kind of Flame that Always Burns Cleanly - The Wire

Blue Whirl Fire Tornado Burns Cleaner for Reduced Emissions - R&D

Published January 24, 2017