'Blue Whirl' Continues to Make Headlines
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.
Bemused by the Blue Whirl - APS News
Discovering Fire: New Type of Flame Whirls in Engineering Lab - Terp Mag (UMD)
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
Published January 24, 2017