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Big Chill Sets in as RHIC Physics Heats UpExternal link

Run 14 promises highest collision rates enabling exploration of detailed properties of early-universe matter Read More »

Argonne materials scientists announced a new technique to grow these little forests at the microscale (the scale shows 100 micrometers, which is about the diameter of a single human hair). 02.03.14FROM THE LABS

Good Hair DayExternal link

New technique developed by scientists at Argonne National Laboratory grows tiny 'hairy' materials at the microscale. Read More »


Fourteen Teams Win Regional National Science Bowl Competitions, Secure Spots in National Finals in Washington, D.C.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz today announced that 14 teams of middle and high school students won their regional competitions for the 2014 National Science Bowl this past weekend and are advancing to the National Finals in Washington, D.C., in April. Read More »


Letting in the LightExternal link

Self-cleaning solar panel coating optimizes energy collection, reduces costs. Read More »


‘Digital Alchemists’ Design New MaterialsExternal link

University of Connecticut researchers supported by the Office of Science are using computers to create custom-tailored compounds. Read More »


Berkeley Lab Researcher Proposes Phones and Other Devices as Energy-Saving ToolsExternal link

Putting a smartphone to use even when it’s just sitting in your pocket. Read More »


A Look Inside Argonne’s Center for Nanoscale MaterialsExternal link

New video gives inside look at user facility dedicated to bringing out the great potential of materials at minuscule scales. Read More »

An artist's conception of the measurement scale of the universe.01.29.14ARTICLE

A Map Made in the Heavens

Scientists pair precise observations with incredible computing power to create an astonishingly accurate map of the universe. Read More »


Plastic Proteins and New Possibilities for InsightExternal link

Berkeley Lab’s Peppytides, interactive models of polypeptide chains, offer new ways to understand nature’s essential machines. Read More »

A nanophotonic solar thermophotovoltaic device composed of an array of multi‑walled carbon nanotubes as the absorber, a one‑dimensional silicon/silicon dioxide photonic crystal as the emitter, and a 0.55 eV photovoltaic cell.01.27.14Stories of Discovery & Innovation

Harvesting the Sun’s Energy Through Heat as Well as Light

New approach developed at MIT could generate power from sunlight efficiently and on demand. Read More »

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