An emerging class of atomically thin materials known as monolayer semiconductors has generated a great deal of buzz in the world of materials science.
Lori Diachin at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory discusses her path in computer science.
Wang Hall takes advantage of Lab’s hillside location for advanced energy efficiency.
11.30.15 Researchers at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory found that when miniscule particles of airborne dust, thought to be a perfect landing site for water vapor, are modified by pollution, they change cloud properties via ice crystal number concentration and ice water content.
11.27.15 Although Alesha Harris’ graduate work was in nanoparticles—materials just a billionth of a meter in size—she joined the U.S. Department of Energy’s Brookhaven National Laboratory as an postdoc to work on something she had never heard of before: invisible subatomic particles called neutrinos.
11.27.15 More than 190 countries are meeting in Paris next week to create a durable framework for addressing climate change and to implement a process to reduce greenhouse gases over time.
An unprecedented blend of intense magnetic and x-ray laser pulses produces surprising 3-D effect. Read More
Claudio Pellegrini and Chuck Shank receive the 2014 Enrico Fermi Presidential Award. Read More
Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility users employ Titan to understand circulating tumor cells, sickle cell anemia, and drug delivery. Read More
Researchers at Northwestern University have found that adding sodium produces material that is more efficient at converting heat to electricity.
Called Isotopolis, the game is a joint venture of MSU’s National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory and the Games for Entertainment and Learning Lab to get the public, including children as young as middle schoolers, interested in science.
In a study published in the journal Nature Geoscience, a Yale-led research team explored differences in ocean temperatures over the last 5 million years.
The Office of Science (SC) is the single largest supporter of basic research in the physical sciences in the United States.