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August 14, 2020
Explosive Nuclear Astrophysics
An international team has developed a new method to determine origin of stardust in meteorites.
August 14, 2020
Scientists Propose Method for Eliminating Damaging Heat Bursts in Fusion Device
Researchers have developed a model that accurately reproduces the conditions for ELM suppression in the DIII-D National Fusion Facility.
August 14, 2020
A Shining Example of Nature Leading the Way
Review published in Science shows Earth-abundant metals are poised for greater use.
August 13, 2020
A Team of International Physicists Join Forces in Hunt for Sterile Neutrinos
An international group of more than 260 scientists has produced one of the most stringent tests for the existence of sterile neutrinos to date.
August 13, 2020
ESnet Applying Global Networking Expertise to GRETA Spectrometer for Experiments at Michigan Facility
Nuclear physicists at Berkeley Lab are building the GRETA experiment, short for Gamma Ray Energy Tracking Array.
August 13, 2020
Researchers Tease Out the Unique Chemical Fingerprint of the Most Aggressive Free Radical in Living Things
The technique they used will offer insight into many different chemical reactions.
August 12, 2020
Brookhaven Lab Partners in New $40 M Research Center to Convert Sunlight to Liquid Fuels
Scientists aim to advance the design and performance of hybrid molecular-semiconductor photoelectrodes to generate liquid fuel from sunlight.
August 12, 2020
Poison Control: Chasing the Antidote
Andrey Kovalevsky works on a team to develop a new family of antidotes for poisons called organophosphates, which include nerve agents.
August 12, 2020
Aaron Kennedy: The Joy of Snow
A University of North Dakota severe-weather researcher is making a rare deep study of blowing snow―its place in models & how to describe & measure it.
August 11, 2020
Shedding Light on Stellar Evolution
Researchers developed a way to measure the basic properties of matter at the highest pressures thus far achieved in a controlled laboratory experiment
August 11, 2020
A Closer Look at Water-Splitting’s Solar Fuel Potential
Scientists at Berkeley Lab and the Joint Center for Artificial Photosynthesis zero in on bismuth vanadate’s role in renewable energy at the nanoscale.
August 11, 2020
Turning Carbon Dioxide Into Liquid Fuel
New electrocatalyst efficiently converts carbon dioxide into ethanol.
August 10, 2020
Department of Energy Announces $8.5 Million for FAIR Data to Advance Artificial Intelligence for Science
Projects will Advance Artificial Intelligence through Greater Data Access
August 10, 2020
Ultrafast Lasers Probe Elusive Chemistry at the Liquid-Liquid Interface
Real-time measurements captured by researchers at DOE's Oak Ridge National Lab provide missing insight into chemical separations to recover cobalt.
August 10, 2020
Promising New Research Identifies Innovative Approach for Controlling Defects in 3D Printing
Argonne scientists use temperature data to tune — and fix — defects in 3D-printed metallic parts.
August 10, 2020
New Partnership Seeds Microbiome Research
Researchers from Bay Area institutions collaborate on data-driven interdisciplinary projects.
August 7, 2020
Scientists Propose a Novel Method for Controlling Fusion Reactions
Scientists found a way to prevent magnetic bubbles in plasma from interfering with fusion reactions, by managing radio frequency waves.
August 7, 2020
Cementing the Future
Unraveling the centuries-old processes behind cement production can lead to sturdier and more cost-effective concrete.
August 7, 2020
Fermilab Scientist Laura Fields Receives $2.5 Million DOE Award to Study Beams of Shape-Shifting Ghost Particles
The five-year $2.5 million grant will support Fields in identifying and reducing uncertainties in the composition of neutrino beams.
August 6, 2020
Fat-Based Molecules are Key to Zika Virus Infection
The specific type of lipid involved with Zika infection could also be a clue to the virus’ effect on newborns.
August 6, 2020
CERN Experiments Announce First Indications of a Rare Higgs Boson Process
The ATLAS and CMS experiments at CERN have announced new results which show that the Higgs boson decays into two muons.
August 6, 2020
Dark Energy Survey Census of the Smallest Galaxies Hones the Search for Dark Matter
The new results constrain the minimum mass of the dark matter particles, as well as the strength of interactions between dark matter and normal matter
August 5, 2020
Argonne Researchers Use Theta for Real-Time Analysis of COVID-19 Proteins
A pipeline connects ALCF supercomputers to APS experiments, paving the way to elucidate important protein structural dynamics of the coronavirus.
August 5, 2020
Visual Analytics Tool Plucks Elusive Patterns from Elaborate Datasets
The system juggles numerical, categorical and image-based data while providing multiple dynamic, coordinated views of these and other data types.
August 5, 2020
Berkeley Lab Part of Multi-Institutional Team Awarded $60M for Solar Fuels Research
New partnership between DOE national labs and universities builds on JCAP’s advances in artificial photosynthesis, renewable fuels.