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October 21, 2020
DOE to Provide $14.6 Million for New Atmospheric Studies
Research Aims at Improving Accuracy of Earth System Models
October 21, 2020
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New Soil Models May Ease Atmospheric CO2, Climate Change
Researchers propose developing new soil carbon-persistence models to better reflect the carbon-storage processes to draw down atmospheric CO2.
October 21, 2020
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Research Could Save Years of Breeding for New Miscanthus Hybrids
Researchers have now mined the crop’s vast genomic potential in an effort to speed up the breeding process and maximize its most desirable traits.
October 21, 2020
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Study: Mapping Crystal Shapes Could Fast-Track 2D Materials
Scientists are calling for a collective, global effort to fast-track the mass production of 2D materials like graphene and molybdenum disulfide.
October 21, 2020
Chasing Their Tails but Getting Somewhere: Reimagining the Shape of Noise Leads to Improved Molecular Models
A Berkeley Lab intern and his mentor develop an algorithm that will extract better structures from low-quality diffraction data.
October 20, 2020
Department of Energy Announces Early Career Research Program for FY 2021
Awards Will Support University and National Laboratory Scientists
October 20, 2020
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Diamonds, Pencils Inspire Scientists to Create Multipurpose Protein Tool
Researchers’ protein crystals generate surprising electrical charge useful for various materials.
October 20, 2020
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CCNY is Named Top Physics School, Joins $115M DOE-Funded Brookhaven Quantum Research Center
City College will work with other experts to resolve performance issues with quantum computers by simultaneously designing software and hardware.
October 20, 2020
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UCI-Led Study Rules Out Dark Matter Destruction as Origin of Extra Radiation in Galaxy Center
Exhaustive emissions modeling by global physicists narrows down particle candidates.
October 20, 2020
The High-Tech Evolution of Scientific Computing: A Slight Return
Argonne is combining simulation, data science and machine learning approaches to help realize the promise of exascale computing.
October 20, 2020
Pinning Down the Ampere with a Supersensitive Particle Detector
A device called the skipper CCD, developed by Fermi and Berkeley laboratories scientists, could spark an advance in measurement science.
October 19, 2020
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Q-NEXT Collaboration Awarded National Quantum Initiative Funding
The White House and DOE announced the Q-NEXT collaboration -- a five-year, $115 million collaboration with 10 universities including UW–Madison.
October 19, 2020
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Caltech Faculty to Advance Future Quantum Science Efforts
New Department of Energy centers will apply quantum information science to emerging technologies.
October 19, 2020
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Quantum Future
Researchers partner with national labs in DOE-funded collaborations to expand research in quantum sciences.
October 19, 2020
Berkeley Lab Scientists Contribute to New Exploration of Higgs Boson Interactions
Team uses NERSC supercomputer simulations to achieve high-sensitivity analysis of Higgs bosons decaying into pairs of muons.
October 19, 2020
Preparing for Science in the Exascale Era
Argonne National Laboratory has been ramping up efforts to ready the Aurora supercomputer and its future users for science in the exascale era.
October 16, 2020
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Seeing Green: Computational Chemistry Leads to Eco-Friendly Technology Advances
A multidisciplinary team using computational chemistry expertise analyzed a newly synthesized 2D material that may be important in carbon capture.
October 16, 2020
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Department of Energy Selects Argonne, Fermilab to Lead Two Multi-Million-Dollar National Quantum Research Centers
Chicago area’s growing quantum ecosystem to host two of five centers to boost discovery.
October 16, 2020
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Cosmic Rays May Soon Stymie Quantum Computing
Building quantum computers underground or designing radiation-proof qubits may be needed, researchers find.
October 16, 2020
A First-of-its-Kind Catalyst Mimics Natural Processes to Break Down Plastic and Produce Valuable New Products
A team led by Ames Lab developed a catalyst that is able to process the types of polymers used in plastic bags, milk jugs, and food containers.
October 16, 2020
Adele Igel: Investigator of Arctic Clouds and Their Elusive Microphysics
During a three-year ASR project, a California researcher is doing foundational work that will improve models of cloud cover in polar regions.
October 15, 2020
DOE to Provide $6 Million for U.S.-Japan Cooperative Research in High Energy Physics
Plan will provide funding for collaborative research in high energy physics that involves substantial collaboration with Japanese investigators.
October 15, 2020
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Taking the Guesswork Out of Twistronics
A new model explores the design space of twisted 2D materials.
October 15, 2020
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Seismic Waves Help Scientists 'See' Chemical Changes Beneath a Watershed
A research team found that seismic waves can "see" chemical reactions occurring deep below ground and help to protect groundwater resources.
October 15, 2020
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Louise Skinnari Wins Department of Energy Physics Grant
Physics Professor Louise Skinnari was recently awarded a multi-year grant from the United States Department of Energy.