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February 26, 2021
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A Quantum Leap
Professor Bane Vasic will work with the Superconducting Quantum Materials and Systems Center group – a program to accelerate quantum innovation.
February 26, 2021
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URI Director of Research Computing Awarded Time on United States' Fastest Supercomputer
Professor Gaurav Khanna was awarded 880,000 core-hours of supercomputing time to evaluate different computational methods for black hole simulations.
February 26, 2021
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Understanding COVID-19 Infection and Possible Mutations
Researchers computationally assessed how changes to the virus spike can affect binding with ACE2 and compared results to those of the original virus.
February 25, 2021
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New Stanford Study Allows Regional Prediction of Uranium in Groundwater
Researchers identified calcium concentrations and soil alkalinity as key factors of uranium groundwater contamination in California’s Central Valley.
February 25, 2021
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The Breakdown on Broken Polymers
The project combines in situ small-angle neutron scattering measurements, to develop theories for deformations at extreme shear rates.
February 25, 2021
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New Catalyst Resolves Hydrogen Fuel Cell Cost, Longevity Issues
The non-platinum catalyst may lead to cheaper, longer-lasting power.
February 24, 2021
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The Journey to Georgia Tech: Jess Eskew Shares Struggles, Learning Lessons, and Advice
This past summer, physics major Jess Eskew interned virtually at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory through the SULI program.
February 24, 2021
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ASU Physics Professor Receives $300,000 Grant
DOE has awarded Arizona State University physics Assistant Professor Siddharth Karkare a $300,000 grant to develop more intense electron sources.
February 24, 2021
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Titanium Atom That Exists in Two Places at Once in Crystal to Blame for Unusual Phenomenon
Researchers at Caltech, USC, and Oak Ridge National La discover why a perfect crystal is not good at conducting heat, although it seemingly should be.
February 23, 2021
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UWM Physicists to Work with Argonne National Lab on a Breakthrough Battery Material
Hirschmugl and Gajdardziska have been awarded funding to research and commercialize their material that boosts batteries’ energy storage capacity.
February 23, 2021
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Understanding Bacteria's Metabolism Could Improve Biofuel Production
Scientists at UC Riverside and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory reveal how cells control what they produce after eating.
February 23, 2021
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Iowa State Researchers Find Biochar Mitigates Manure-related Odors and Emissions
New study shows that carbon-rich biochar could be used to mitigate many odors & potentially toxic volatile organic compounds emitted from swine manure
February 22, 2021
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UIC Researchers Identify New Process to Produce Ammonia with a Smaller Carbon Footprint
Researchers have developed a method to produce ammonia, using a mesh screen coated in copper and electrifying the screen to drive the reactions.
February 22, 2021
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New Platform Generates Hybrid Light-Matter Excitations in Highly Charged Graphene
Columbia researchers are the first to use static charge between 2D atomic layers to provide a new route for generating graphene plasmon polaritons.
February 22, 2021
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FSU Chemistry Professor Uses Old Materials to Make Newer, Better Solar Cells
Biwu Ma published a new study on how a novel structure could create blue light in a type of material called a perovskite.
February 19, 2021
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Supernova Surprise Creates Elemental Mystery
Michigan State University researchers show that the innermost regions of supernovae can forge carbon atoms over 10x faster than previously thought.
February 19, 2021
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Turning a Weed Into a Profit-Yielding Crop
Two researchers at Ohio State University have began a study to create the most resilient, high-yielding varieties of pennycress for farmers to grow.
February 19, 2021
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New Method Sees Fibers in 3D, Uses it to Estimate Conductivity
A two-part study at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign developed a method to create 3D models of the fibers within composite materials.
February 18, 2021
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An Escape Route for Seafloor Methane
Leakage from frozen layers was a puzzle, but a new study shows how the potent greenhouse gas breaks through icy barriers.
February 18, 2021
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Discoveries Highlight New Possibilities for Magnesium Batteries
Researchers reported a breakthrough in developing a new cathode and electrolyte, increasing power density comparable to that in li-ion batteries.
February 18, 2021
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Inside the Black Box of Iron Oxide Formation
An engineer at the McKelvey School of Engineering at Washington U in St. Louis observes iron hydroxide’s moment of creation on a quartz substrate.
February 17, 2021
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Pitt Researchers Create Nanoscale Slalom Course for Electrons
Professors from the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Pittsburgh have created a serpentine path for electrons.
February 17, 2021
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Researchers Develop a Computer Model to Optimize Vaccinations
A newly developed fast, scalable algorithm can optimize the distribution of vaccines in a simulated epidemic network.
February 17, 2021
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Engineering Researcher Receives EPSCoR Grant for Electrocatalysis Work
Lauren Greenlee received a $750,000 award from DOE to investigate the chemical and electronic structure of iron and oxygen atoms.
February 16, 2021
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ISU Physics Professor McNulty Gets $539K Grant to Support Students, Researchers to Study Fundamental Nuclear Structure
McNulty’s research essentially supports fundamental experimental physics projects that take place primarily at Jefferson Lab.