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  • University of Virginia

    UVA Physicists, Engineers Paving Way for Wider Use of New Solar Cell MaterialsExternal link

    University of Virginia Scientists and engineers, with colleagues at the NIST Center for Neutron Research, the Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Cornell University, have made new inroads on understanding the fundamental physics of the solar cell material -hybrid organic-inorganic perovskites or HOIPS - extremely lightweight, flexible, and efficient materials.

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  • Rice University

    Computer Scientists Find ‘Inexact Computing’ Can Improve AnswersExternal link

    Computer scientists from Rice University, Argonne National Laboratory and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have used one of Isaac Newton’s numerical methods to demonstrate how “inexact computing” can dramatically improve the quality of simulations run on supercomputers.

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  • Carnegie Institution for Science

    Structure of Hydrogen-Stuffed, Quartz-Like Form of Ice RevealedExternal link

    New work from a team led by Carnegie’s Timothy Strobel has identified the structure of a new type of ice crystal that resembles the mineral quartz and is stuffed with over five weight percent of energy-rich hydrogen molecules, which is a long-standing Department of Energy goal for hydrogen storage.

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