The 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry was awarded for research in lithium ion battery technology.
Staircase to the Stars: Turbulence in Fusion Plasmas May Not Be All BadLearn More
Researchers find that enhanced turbulence in the edge of the plasma may actually improve the thermal insulation required to achieve fusion energy.
Bio-circuitry Mimics Synapses and Neurons in a Step Toward Sensory ComputingLearn More
Researchers demonstrate bio-inspired devices that accelerate routes to neuromorphic, or brain-like, computing.
Argonne’s Ian Foster named SC Distinguished Scientists FellowLearn More
Newly established DOE award will provide $1 million in funding to support Foster’s pioneering research on data, computing and artificial intelligence.
Barbara Jacak Receives 2019 Distinguished Scientists Fellow AwardLearn More
Berkeley Lab scientist's $1M award will support research collaborations with academic institutions.
Fermilab and University of Chicago Scientist Josh Frieman Awarded $1 Million by DOE Office of ScienceLearn More
Frieman says he will use the funding to support his cosmic research program and to foster tighter connections in cosmic frontier research.
InnovationXLab Summit Brings Industry, National Laboratories Together Around Artificial IntelligenceLearn More
Summit kicks off the conversation between laboratories, companies about how AI can transform society.
Two Brookhaven Lab Scientists Named DOE Office of Science Distinguished FellowsLearn More
Sally Dawson and Jose Rodriguez will each receive $1 million in funding over 3 years to pursue new research objectives within their respective fields.
Bob Ellis: New Chief Engineer Has Designed Components for Fusion Experiments Around the WorldLearn More
Ellis has spent almost four decades designing and overseeing construction of components of some of the world’s biggest fusion experiments.
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One Small Step for Electrons, One Giant Leap for Quantum ComputersLearn More
Researchers have demonstrated their method of transferring the state of electrons, showing a viable approach to relaying information over distance.
Core Leaf-bound Microbes Identified for Two Key Bioenergy CropsLearn More
Scientists have focused on understanding more about the plant regions above the soil where these microbes can live, called the phyllosphere.
Gem-like Nanoparticles of Precious Metals Shine as CatalystsLearn More
A research team has developed a new method for making highly desirable catalysts from metal nanoparticles that could lead to better fuel cells
Tough Errors Are No Match for APL Team Exploring Quantum ScienceLearn More
The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has been tapped by the DOE to develop advanced quantum computing and networking technologies.
BBCE’s Hammond Lands Distinguished Department of Energy AwardLearn More
Karl Hammond earned recognition for his project, “Lithium–Divertor Interactions and Helium/Hydrogen Trapping in Lithiated Metals.”
UCI Scientists Project Northward Expansion of Valley Fever By End of 21st CenturyLearn More
Climate change expected to accelerate spread of sometimes-fatal fungal infection.
KATRIN Cuts the Mass Estimate for the Elusive Neutrino in HalfLearn More
An international team of scientists has announced a breakthrough in its quest to measure the mass of the neutrino.
Team Discovers Polymorph Selection During Crystal Growth Can Be Thermodynamically DrivenLearn More
Lehigh University scientists show that kinetic effects may be unable to fully explain the appearance of structural transformations.
Paramagnetic Spins Take Electrons for a Ride, Produce Electricity from HeatLearn More
A team of researchers have observed that local thermal perturbations of spins in a solid can convert heat to energy even in a paramagnetic material.