Designs for the largest wind turbine blades ever were inspired by palm trees.
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Home to some of the world’s most powerful lasers, fastest supercomputers and talented researchers, the Department of Energy’s National Laboratories are a powerhouse of science and technology. This system of 17 labs pushes the frontiers of scientific knowledge, keeps our nation secure and fuels our clean energy economy. See for yourself:
June 27, 2016
Gravitational waves were observed for the first time in 2016, confirming Einstein’s theory.
June 22, 2016
Scientists at the National Labs may have found a cheaper, lighter more efficient replacement for silicon in computer chips.
June 21, 2016
The LCLS-II at SLAC Lab is the latest record-breaking scientific research tool from the National Labs.
June 14, 2016
Magnetic levitation, or maglev, trains can trace their roots to technology developed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.
June 7, 2016
With a growing risk of cyber attacks from hackers, researchers at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory built a test bed to experiment with cybersecurity tools for the nation’s electric grid.