Director of the CEBAF user facility Andrew Hutton’s love for accelerators started at age 17.
X-ray study at Berkeley Lab explores atomic structure of tiny traps for heavy metals.
Berkeley Lab-led scientists illuminate protein as it splits water to create oxygen.
12.06.16 Don DiMarzio is an engineering fellow at Northrop Grumman and a senior scientist within the company’s advanced research, development, design, and demonstration group NG Next, where he studies nanomaterials and radio-frequency metamaterials.
12.05.16 As part of an effort to develop drought-resistant food and bioenergy crops, scientists at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have uncovered the genetic and metabolic mechanisms that allow certain plants to conserve water and thrive in semi-arid climates.
12.02.16 Physicist Sam Lazerson of the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) has teamed with German scientists to confirm that the Wendelstein 7-X (W7-X) fusion energy device called a stellarator in Greifswald, Germany, produces high-quality magnetic fields that are consistent with their complex design.
Smart, tough teams help scientists get the best performance from supercomputers to provide the insights needed to understand how everything from clouds to supernovae works. Read More »
International team including Berkeley Lab researcher surprised by complex dynamics in model of quark-gluon plasma. Read More
Research on photosynthetic antenna complexes illuminates how they harvest light in plants, algae and bacteria. Read More »
Cornell researchers have discovered a biological mechanism that helps convert nitrogen-based fertilizer into nitrous oxide, an ozone-depleting greenhouse gas.
Georgia Institute of Technology researchers have observed strong indications of quantum spin liquid inside a new exotic ytterbium crystal, first synthesized one year ago by scientists in China.
Teams led by Thomas F. Rosenbaum of Caltech report how they have combined magnetic fields and large pressures to not only induce states of matter at ultra-low temperatures, but also to nudge them between competing types of quantum order.
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