Berkeley Lab researchers provide “roadmap” and tools for finding and studying Type Ia supernovae in their natural habitat.
Specialized network connects distant researchers and facilities in immediate collaboration.
Academy Award winner Doug Roble described the art – and science – of movie visualizations to the 2015 Science Bowl finalists.
05.22.15 Scientists from General Atomics and the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) have discovered a phenomenon that helps them to improve fusion plasmas, a finding that may quicken the development of fusion energy.
05.22.15 The handling of agricultural crop residues appears to have a large impact on soil's ability to retain carbon, making land management practices increasingly important, especially under a scenario where cellulosic materials become more heavily used as a feedstock for ethanol production, according to a recently published study led by researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory.
05.21.15 In a study at Berkeley Lab, exposure to alpha-particle radiation has been shown to transform certain thermoelectric materials into far more powerful versions of themselves.
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The US Department of Energy has named Brian Wirth, a joint UT College of Engineering and Oak Ridge National Laboratory appointee, an Ernest Orlando Lawrence Award winner for 2014.
University of Oklahoma Professor Jizhong Zhou will receive the U.S Department of Energy’s highest scientific award from U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz in a ceremony in Washington, D.C., later this year.
Solar power has been around for decades, but the high cost of solar panels has kept them out of reach for most homeowners. That could change thanks to technology developed at Oregon State University that’s being commercialized by Corvallis-based startup Beet Inc.
The Office of Science (SC) is the single largest supporter of basic research in the physical sciences in the United States.