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March 4, 2021
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Aaron S. Chou: Then and Now / 2011 Early Career Award Winner
Aaron S. Chou’s search for holographic noise has led to more precise studies of galactic dark matter and quantum information science devices.
March 4, 2021
Scientists Improve Understanding of Plasma Source for Synthesis of Nanomaterial for Microchips and Numerous Products
The research by scientists at DOE's Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory could ensure that fabrication forms nanotubes as efficiently as possible.
March 4, 2021
The Right Stuff to Find the Right Materials
PNNL physicist Vijayakumar "Vijay" Murugesan’s research—destined for Energy Sciences Center—adds to PNNL’s battery technology contributions
March 4, 2021
Testing Wraps Up for First Fermilab-Designed Cryomodule for PIP-II Accelerator
When the beam has passed through all 23 cryomodules, the particles will be traveling at 84% the speed of light — over 560 million miles per hour.
March 4, 2021
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Engineers Go Microbial to Store Energy, Sequester CO2
Microbial electrosynthesis, in which incoming electrons are fed to an engineered microbe, would convert carbon dioxide into non-carbon molecules.
March 4, 2021
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'Magic' Angle Graphene and the Creation of Unexpected Topological Quantum States
Using a material known as magic-angle twisted bilayer graphene, the team explored how interacting electrons give rise to surprising phases of matter.
March 4, 2021
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Researchers Find a Better Way to Design Metal Alloys
System uses machine learning to analyze boundaries between crystal grains, allowing for selection of desired properties in a new metal.
March 3, 2021
Join us: National Labs in the Fight: Marshalling DOE’s Scientific Prowess to Combat COVID-19
Join us: National Labs in the Fight: Marshalling DOE’s Scientific Prowess to Combat COVID-19
March 3, 2021
Chemistry Goes Under Cover
Scientists at Brookhaven Lab discover that covering metal catalyst surfaces with thin two-dimensional oxide materials can enhance chemical reactions.
March 3, 2021
On the Line: Watching Nanoparticles Get in Shape
A research team led by Berkeley Lab has captured real-time high-resolution videos of liquid structures taking shape as nanoparticle surfactants.
March 3, 2021
After 20 Years, Physicists Find a Way to Keep Track of Lost Accelerator Particles
Mitigating beam loss - using a new measurement technique - is paramount to realizing more powerful accelerators at smaller scales and lower costs.
March 3, 2021
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A Cool Advance in Thermoelectric Conversion
A quantum effect in topological semimetals demonstrated by MIT researchers could allow for the utilization of an untapped energy source.
March 3, 2021
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Faraday Fabric? MXene Coating Could Prevent Electromagnetic Interference in Wearable Devices
The discovery is a key development for efforts to weave technological capabilities into clothing and accessories.
March 3, 2021
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IN-Q-NET Testbeds at Caltech and Fermilab Publish Results on Quantum Teleportation Systems
The CQNET/FQNET collaboration presents results on state-of-the art quantum teleportation fidelity.
March 2, 2021
HPC Explorations of Supernova Explosions Help Physicists Reach New Milestones
The capacity for more simulations allows teams to overlap and form consensus, yielding a clearer picture of the mechanisms behind the explosions.
March 2, 2021
Extreme-Scale Computing and AI Help Forecast a Promising Outlook for Divertor Heat-Loads in Next-Step Fusion Reactors
The XGC code produces kinetic simulations using trillions of particles on extreme-scale computers and suggests that there might be hidden parameters.
March 2, 2021
PNNL Energy Sciences Center Will Help Realize Clean Energy Future
The new facility will foster research collaborations to accelerate scientific discovery and technological innovation
March 2, 2021
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Bacteria Release Climate-Damaging Carbon from Thawing Permafrost
The team found that microorganisms use iron as a food source, thereby releasing the bound organic carbon into the water in the soil.
March 2, 2021
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Scholes Group Reports Role of Quantum Vibrations in Electron Transfer
Princeton researchers set out to map with ultrafast laser spectroscopy the progress of a photoinduced electron transfer reaction.
March 2, 2021
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Stanford Ecologists Study How Soil Fungi Respond to Wildire
The research analyzed two ecosystems and showed the oak woodland soil fungal community was less altered by fire than those in the evergreen forests.
March 1, 2021
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Joint Initiative to Enhance Energy Resiliency, Naval Energy Resources
Researchers will investigate more efficient and resilient energy generation, storage, and system operations, particularly in shore-based environments.
March 1, 2021
Pioneering Frontier: Planning Ahead
David Grant guides both design and construction of the mechanical systems that will be serving OLCF's incoming exascale supercomputer, Frontier.
March 1, 2021
Nuclear Physicists on the Hunt for Squeezed Protons
Nuclear physicists at DOE's Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility crank up the energy to put the squeeze on the proton and its quarks.
March 1, 2021
Argonne's First Black Director Reflects on Science, Inequality and a New Honor
Walter Massey looks back on his time at Argonne & talks about inequities of minorities in science in light of a new Argonne Fellowship named for him.
March 1, 2021
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Aquatic Robot Inspired by Sea Creatures Walks, Rolls, Transports Cargo
Northwestern University researchers have developed a first-of-its-kind life-like material that acts as a soft robot.