May 30, 2019

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Laser Focus Shines Light on How Nanoparticles Form

Titan supercomputer tells origin story of nanoparticle size distributions with large-scale simulations.

May 30, 2019

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Improved Fuel Cell Catalysts with Less Platinum

A new catalyst design meets cost, activity, and durability goals by leveraging ultralow loadings of platinum with platinum-free supports.

April 22, 2019

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Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning Accelerate Efforts to Develop Clean, Virtually Limitless Fusion Energy

The Fusion Recurrent Neural Network reliably forecasts disruptive and destructive events in tokamaks.

April 18, 2019

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Sea Quark Spin Surprise!

Since the 1980s, scientists have known that quark and antiquark spins within a proton account for, at best, a quarter of the overall proton spin.

April 15, 2019

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Team Takes Fluoride from Taps and Toothpaste to Batteries

With user facilities, researchers devise novel battery chemistries to help make fluoride batteries a reality.

February 27, 2019

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How Much Water Does the World Use?

Global data set shows monthly water use by irrigation, manufacturing, and other uses, helping researchers to analyze water use by region and season.

February 26, 2019

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First Observation of Methane’s Increasing Greenhouse Effect at the Earth’s Surface

Predictions of the direct impacts of greenhouse gases must account for local temperature and humidity conditions.

February 25, 2019

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Gust or Bust: Blustery Winds Important for Modeling Tropical Rainfall

Researchers find gusty winds increase surface evaporation that drives summer rainstorms in the Tropical West Pacific.

February 18, 2019

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New Model Sheds Light on Key Physics of Magnetic Islands that Can Halt Fusion Reactions

Surprisingly, a magnetic island does not necessarily perturb the plasma current in a dangerous way and destroy fusion performance.

February 12, 2019

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Pinnacle Engines Develops Efficient, Low-Emission Gasoline Engine Using Supercomputing

Researchers modeled design concepts for innovative, opposed-piston engine on Titan supercomputer.