A possible sign of dark matter will eventually become clear, according to promising signs from the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer experiment.
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory has developed a sleek, simple and inexpensive way to turn a cell phone into a high powered, high quality microscope that can be used to identify biological samples in the field.
Rapid charging and draining doesn’t damage lithium ion electrode as much as thought.
09.18.14 Researchers at ORNL and the University of Tennessee are studying the structure of plant-based battery materials by combining neutron experiments and supercomputer simulations.
09.18.14 Manufactures of turbine engines for airplanes, automobiles and electric generation plants could expedite the development of more durable, energy-efficient turbine blades thanks to a partnership between the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory, the German Aerospace Center and the universities of Central Florida and Cleveland State.
09.17.14 A group of researchers from multiple institutions including EMSL, the Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Sandia National Laboratories and Los Alamos National Laboratory have developed models of how water and chemicals flow in soils, which could help capture the spread of underground contaminants.
Scientists at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory craft two exotic forms of carbon into a molecule for steering electron flow. Read More
Optical and material scientists at the University of Rochester and Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich find a new combination of materials can efficiently guide electricity and light along the same tiny wire. Read More
Scientists at MIT find interfaces within materials can be patterned as a means of controlling the properties of composites. Read More
Rice University theorists determine factors that give tubes their chiral angles.
Work could inform research that leads to longer-lasting batteries or higher-capacity memory devices.
Understanding how reconnection transforms magnetic energy into explosive particle energy has been a major unsolved problem in plasma astrophysics.
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