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Detailed electron microscopy images.11.01.12Science Highlights

Turning Down the Heat on Carbon

Unusual reaction eschews high temperatures and water to lock away climate-changing carbon dioxide. Read More »

Millimeter wavelength cloud radar, located at the Southern Great Plains site, probes the extent and composition of clouds at millimeter wavelengths.11.01.12Science Highlights

Low Clouds Contribute to Weather Prediction Model Bias

Long-term measurement records improve the representation of clouds in climate and weather forecast models. Read More »

The composition of solvents, such as chloroform and toluene, during nanoparticle fabrication can alter the internal aggregate structure of polymer P3HT...11.01.12Science Highlights

Bridging the Nano-World and the Real World in Polymer Solar Cells

Discovering how polymer organization on the molecular level affects electric charge movement in organic solar cells. Read More »

Array of gallium nitride (GaN) nanowires fabricated by Sandia-developed top-down method.11.01.12Science Highlights

Fabricating Nanowire Lasers

Precise control of nanowire geometry and optical environment enables tuning of lasing properties. Read More »

An image of a sunsetting and a smokestack.10.31.12Stories of Discovery & Innovation

Profiting from Waste?

Researchers fashion a record-breaking material to recycle waste heat into electricity. Read More »

10.31.12FROM THE LABS

ORNL Debuts Titan SupercomputerExternal link

The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Oak Ridge National Laboratory launched a new era of scientific supercomputing with Titan, a system capable of churning through more than 20,000 trillion calculations each second—or 20 petaflops. Read More »

3-D image of Type la supernova.10.29.12Article

Essential Ingredients for Discovery and Innovation

Exceptional supercomputers – including Titan, the world's most powerful machine for open science – and the just-announced INCITE Awards. Read More »

10.26.12Presentations & Testimony

Balancing Basic and Applied Research Presentation.pdf file (2.6MB)

Netherlands National Academy of Sciences, presentation by Dr. W. F. Brinkman, Director, Office of Science, U.S. Department of Energy.

10.25.12FROM THE LABS

Measuring Table-Top Accelerators’ State-of-the-Art BeamsExternal link

Studies by Berkeley Lab scientists of electron beam quality in laser plasma accelerators include novel tests for slice-energy spread.
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A factory machine in a lab 10.24.12FROM THE LABS

Training Your Robot the PaR-PaR WayExternal link

Berkeley Lab and JBEI Researchers Develop a Biology-Friendly Robot Programming Language. Read More »

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