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A photo of the mira supercomputer. 07.08.13FROM THE LABS

A Technological “Mira”-cleExternal link

Mira, a world-class supercomputer, was recently dedicated at Argonne National Lab. The amazing capabilities and possibilities of this incredible Office of Science machine are highlighted in a new video. Read More »


New Mira Supercomputer Dedicated at Argonne National LaboratoryExternal link

U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) led the dedication of the new Mira supercomputer at Argonne National Laboratory on Monday, underscoring the importance of high-performance computing to scientific research, industrial innovation and our nation’s economic future. Read More »

A photo of three scientists infront of a Center for Functional Nanomaterials instrument.07.02.13FROM THE LABS

Fresh Air That’s as Good as Gold

Brookhaven Lab finds the catalytic mettle in the precious metal. Read More »

Scanning electron micrograph of a new solid electrolyte material (lithium thiophosphate) showing its surface morphology and the nanoscale porosity which are responsible for its high ionic conductivity; Inset shows its crystal structure.07.01.13Science Highlights

New Materials for High-Energy, Long-Life Rechargeable Batteries

Using sulfur-rich, highly ionic compounds as cathodes and electrolytes enables solid-state lithium-sulfur rechargeable batteries. Read More »

The structure of the iron MOF showing iron (orange), nitrogen (blue), and carbon (gray) atoms, as viewed along the triangular channels.07.01.13Science Highlights

Fewer Steps to Higher Octane Gasoline in Petroleum Refining

A novel metal-organic framework (MOF) efficiently separates higher octane components from the low value ones, offering great potential for significant cost reduction in gasoline production. Read More »

Scanning tunneling microscopy (STM) experiments have been used to visualize the formation of composite particles called “heavy electrons” with the lowering of temperature.07.01.13Science Highlights

Visualizing the Onset of “Heavy Electron” Superconductivity

Electrons can behave as if they are a hundred times heavier than free electrons and superconducting. Read More »

The inside of the University of Texas, Austin, vacuum chamber where electrons were accelerated to 2 GeV.07.01.13Science Highlights

Two GeV Electrons Achieved by Laser Plasma Wakefield Acceleration

Scientists at University of Texas, Austin, accelerate electrons to 2 GeV in table top apparatus. Read More »


Tiny Nanocubes Help Scientists Tell Left from RightExternal link

New method could improve drug development, optical sensors and more. Read More »

A photo of three scientists gathered around the SHARP microscope. 06.27.13FROM THE LABS

The Semiconductor Industry Gets a Sharper Vision of the FutureExternal link

Berkeley Lab’s new extreme-ultraviolet microscope to help drive innovation in chip making. Read More »

A reconstructed X-ray computed tomography image that reflects soil core structures.06.26.13FROM THE LABS

Seeking to Better Understand the Carbon Cycle

Office of Science’s Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory does fundamental research on tiny organisms that could have a great impact. Read More »

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