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Automatically Steering Experiments Toward Scientific Discovery
Scientists developed an automated approach for experiments to intelligently explore complex scientific problems, with minimal human intervention.
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Argonne scientists has leveraged artificial intelligence to train computers to keep up with the massive amounts of X-ray data taken at the APS.
Berkeley Lab Optical Innovation Could Calm the Jitters of High-Power Lasers
The new system will help users throughout the sciences get the most out of high-power lasers.

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Researchers Reveal Complex Ecosystem Changes Cause More Greenhouse Gases to Be Emitted From Peatlands
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Mastren Receives DOE Award
University of Utah nuclear engineering assistant professor Tara Mastren has been awarded a U.S. Department of Energy Early Career Research Award.
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"Magic-Angle" Trilayer Graphene May Be a Rare, Magnet-Proof Superconductor
New findings might help inform the design of more powerful MRI machines or robust quantum computers.
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Graduate Students Named Recipients of DOE Fellowship
Three Ph.D. students at the University of Georgia were named recipients of the 2020 Office of Science Graduate Student Research fellowship.
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Quantum information science is a key area of research at the Department of Energy’s national labs. Scientists and engineers are working to develop everything from quantum sensors and computers to the quantum internet. Advancements in quantum technology can help us improve things like traffic patterns, financial modeling, cybersecurity, and even weather forecasting and medical procedures. The Superconducting Quantum Materials and Systems Center, hosted by the Department of Energy’s Fermilab, brings together researchers from national labs, universities, and industries.
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