Rapid charging and draining doesn’t damage lithium ion electrode as much as thought.
Scientists at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory craft two exotic forms of carbon into a molecule for steering electron flow.
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.
09.15.14 A team from the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory is attempting to make the first-ever neutron images of cavitation, the physical event that leads to bubble/gas formation, inside the body of a gasoline fuel injector.
09.11.14 Berkeley Lab researchers achieve highest resolution ever with x-ray microscopy.
09.10.14 New semiconducting material created at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory works at temperatures low enough to improve fuel cell efficiency.
Scientists at MIT find interfaces within materials can be patterned as a means of controlling the properties of composites. Read More
‘Fragility’ provides a clue to the mystery of what happens when a liquid turns into a glass. Read More
New Fermilab experiment will test the nature of the universe. Read More
Understanding how reconnection transforms magnetic energy into explosive particle energy has been a major unsolved problem in plasma astrophysics.
Rice University physicists find2-D form pays no heed to defects.
Team will help develop a new, highly precise particle detector that will be used to investigate the fundamental properties of elementary particles.
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