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11.26.12FROM THE LABS

Fermilab's first physics slam a smash hitExternal link

Five scientists spent a Friday night on stage competing to see who could best convey the fun of particle physics. Read More »

Two images of a simulation of crack initiation in a metallic glass. 11.26.12FROM THE LABS

Modeling the Breaking Points of Metallic GlassesExternal link

Berkeley Lab provides new insights into these ultra-tough materials with many potential applications.

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11.20.12FROM THE LABS

How to make a Neutrino BeamExternal link

Neutrinos are elusive particles that are difficult to study, yet they may help explain some of the biggest mysteries of our universe. Using accelerators to make neutrino beams, scientists are unveiling the neutrinos’ secrets. Read More »

A technician working on the BaBar detector. 11.19.12FROM THE LABS

BaBar Experiment Confirms Time AsymmetryExternal link

Time's quantum arrow has a preferred direction, new analysis shows.
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Two images of light from quasars being absorbed through clouds of hydrogen gas. 11.15.12FROM THE LABS

BOSS Quasars Unveil a New Era in the Expansion History of the UniverseExternal link

Berkeley Lab scientists and their Sloan Digital Sky Survey colleagues use quasars to probe dark energy over 10 billion years in the past.
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11.14.12FROM THE LABS

Study Provides Recipe for 'Supercharging' Atoms with X-ray LaserExternal link

Researchers using the Linac Coherent Light Source (LCLS) at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory have found a way to strip most of the electrons from xenon atoms, creating a “supercharged,” strongly positive state at energies previously thought too low. Read More »

Globe image of north america with connecting dots running across11.13.12Article

Carrying ‘Elephants’ and ‘Mice’ at the Speed of Light:

World’s fastest science network accelerates discovery and innovation. Read More »

Image of titan supercomputer 11.12.12FROM THE LABS

New Titan Supercomputer Named Fastest in the World

System at Office of Science’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory Delivers Unprecedented Power to Accelerate Scientific Discoveries.

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11.08.12Presentations & Testimony

The many uses of Synchrotrons Presentation.pdf file (7.2MB)

The many uses of Synchrotrons, presentation by Dr. W. F. Brinkman, Director, Office of Science, U.S. Department of Energy.

Two scientists in a lab studying plants.11.05.12Article

Plants Multiply . . . But How Do They Add?

Brookhaven Lab shows how rapeseed plants ‘balance the books’. Read More »

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