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April 3, 2020
NERSC, ESnet Continue to Deliver Supercomputing, Networking Support for Nation’s Scientists During Pandemic
NERSC and ESnet are providing critical computing and networking resources to scientists, including some exploring ways to fight the pandemic.
April 3, 2020
A New Explanation for Sudden Collapses of Heat in Plasmas Can Help Create Fusion Energy on Earth
Researchers at PPPL have proposed a new theory to explain the swings that occur in doughnut-shaped tokamaks, or fusion facilities.
April 2, 2020
Argonne and CERN Weigh in on the Origin of Heavy Elements
An experiment conducted at CERN utilizes novel techniques developed at Argonne to study the nature and origin of heavy elements in the universe.
April 2, 2020
Meet the Engineers Whose Programming Helps Enhance Climate Research
Meng Wang, Tami Fairless, and Karen Lee Johnson use teamwork to bring atmospheric data into focus while also improving their work environment.
April 1, 2020
Upgrading Biomass with Selective Surface-Modified Catalysts
Scientists have designed a catalyst composed of very low concentrations of platinum on the surface of titanium dioxide.
April 1, 2020
ORNL Scientists Tap into AI to Put a New Spin on Neutron Experiments
A team at Oak Ridge National Lab trained an artificial neural network to analyze scattering data for quantum materials discoveries.
March 31, 2020
Argonne's Researchers and Facilities Playing a Key Role in the Fight Against COVID-19
Argonne is bringing the power of its scientific leadership and state-of-the-art user facilities to bear in the global battle against COVID-19.
March 31, 2020
New Technique Looks for Dark Matter Traces in Dark Places
Study knocks down some theories for the origin of a mysterious light signature that has puzzled physicists for years.
March 30, 2020
An Arctic Sea Ice Surprise
Researchers find that more cracks in the ice lead to fewer—not more—low clouds.
March 30, 2020
Looking Up From the Mountaintop: Q&A With a Telescope Instrument’s Lead Observer
Satya Gontcho A Gontcho sets her sights on millions of galaxies and quasars that will be mapped in 3D by the Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument.
March 27, 2020
Quantum Effect Triggers Unusual Material Expansion
Findings open new avenues for designing alloys for aviation and other applications.
March 27, 2020
Solving the Mysteries of a Trojan-Horse Mosquito Toxin
An LCLS imaging technique reveals how a mosquito-borne bacterium deploys a toxin to kill mosquito larvae.
March 26, 2020
Defense Against Coronavirus Starts With Prevention
PNNL scientists are on the front lines fighting against biological threats through early detection, diagnosis, and prevention strategies.
March 26, 2020
SLAC Researcher Discover Giant Cavity in Key Tuberculosis Molecule
The giant cavity, in a protein that transports nutrients across the cell membrane, is unlike anything researchers have seen before.
March 25, 2020
ARM Returning to the Rockies
A new Surface Atmosphere Integrated Field Laboratory (SAIL) campaign aims to improve modeling of processes affecting mountainous water cycles.
March 25, 2020
Earlier Spring Foliage Brings Warmer Air to the North
A group of researchers recently used supercomputers at NERSC to explore how early leaf growth, or “leaf-out,” affects the earth’s ecosystem.
March 25, 2020
PNNL Starts $90 Million Energy Sciences Research Building in North Richland
It will allow PNNL to co-locate its cutting-edge capabilities in chemistry, materials and computing to accelerate research in energy sciences.
March 24, 2020
Department of Energy to Provide $16 Million for Isotope Production R&D
Awards Will Go to Universities and National Laboratories on a Competitive Basis
March 23, 2020
Atomic Defect Lines Suppress Deactivation of Iron Oxide Catalysts
Understanding and directing the formation of defects could enable inexpensive, widely available metals like iron to be efficient and stable catalysts.
March 23, 2020
A Landmark Plan for Realizing Fusion Energy and Advancing Plasma Science
The report, Community Plan for Fusion Energy and Discovery Plasma Sciences, proposes immediate steps to accelerate development of fusion power.
March 20, 2020
Nature-Inspired Green Energy Technology Clears Major Development Hurdle
A new design has put the long-sought idea of artificial photosynthesis within reach.
March 20, 2020
General Atomics Expresses Support for Fusion and Plasma Sciences Community Plan
A landmark report details a set of milestones that the U.S. fusion community has agreed should be pursued in its effort to create fusion energy.
March 20, 2020
The Power of Attraction: Magnets in Particle Accelerators
The accelerator magnets at Fermi National Laboratory bend and shape particle beams as they shoot at velocities close to the speed of light.
March 19, 2020
Self-Assembly Required: Neutrons Probe Novel Polymer Behavior for Biomedical Materials
A better understanding of the polymer's self-assembly process could lead to improved drug delivery methods for the human body.
March 19, 2020
An Advance in Molecular Moviemaking Reveals the Subtle, Complex Ways a Simple Molecule Can Shimmy and Fly Apart
Hitting molecules with two photons of light at once set off unexpected processes that were captured in detail with SLAC’s X-ray laser.