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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 »

06.25.13FROM THE LABS

Around the US in 17 LabsExternal link

Use symmetry’s interactive map to learn more about what goes on at the national laboratories, including the 10 institutions under the purview of the DOE Office of Science. Read More »

Two images of microbatteries, right image has casing around it.06.24.13Stories of Discovery & Innovation

“Printing” Tiny Batteries

Researchers use sophisticated 3D printing techniques to create batteries the size of a grain of sand. Read More »

06.24.13FROM THE LABS

Ames Laboratory Scientists Solve Riddle of Strangely Behaving Magnetic MaterialExternal link

Materials scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Ames Laboratory have found an accurate way to explain the magnetic properties of a compound that has mystified the scientific community for decades. Read More »

06.21.13FROM THE LABS

Nigel Lockyer of Canada’s TRIUMF Lab Named Fermilab DirectorExternal link

Nigel Lockyer, director of Canada’s TRIUMF laboratory for particle and nuclear physics and a professor of physics and astronomy at the University of British Columbia, has been selected to become the next director of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory. A suite of new projects awaits Lockyer at Fermilab, which is America’s premier laboratory for particle physics research. Read More »

A photo of Supernova 2011fe in the Big Dipper. 06.19.13FROM THE LABS

Unusual Supernova is Doubly Unusual for Being Perfectly NormalExternal link

The “Backyard Supernova,” sets new standard for normal Type Ia’s. Read More »

06.19.13FROM THE LABS

Scientists Combine X-rays and Microscopes for Precise ExperimentsExternal link

By pairing the capabilities of X-ray analysis and extremely precise microscopy, scientists at Argonne have developed a way to simultaneously determine the physical structure and chemical makeup of materials at close to the atomic level. Read More »

A photo of a diver in the ocean.06.17.13FROM THE LABS

Cracking a Cold Case and Enduring Mystery

Researchers use Berkeley Lab’s advanced technology to reveal the secrets of ancient concrete. Read More »

06.14.13FROM THE LABS

Discovery of New Material State Counterintuitive to Laws of PhysicsExternal link

When you squeeze something, it gets smaller. Unless you’re at Argonne National Laboratory. Read More »

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