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05.08.12Announcement

DOE Office of Science Selects 68 Promising Researchers for Early Career Research Awards

Program aims to strengthen America's scientific workforce and focus scientists on critical mission areas. Read More »

NERSC (National Energy Research Scientific Computing) Hopper supercomputer cluster at the OSF (Oakland Scientific Facility). Cray ECOphlex water-cooled supercomputers.05.04.12Article

Turning a Negative into a Positive

IceCube Collaboration searches for new answers at the frozen ends of the Earth. Read More »

05.01.12From the Labs

Latest Issue of Symmetry ReleasedExternal link

The May magazine features everything from the Twinkie of particle physics to one degree of separation and a king connections (who could rival Kevin Bacon). Read More »

Comparison of modeled atmospheric aerosol optical depth versus measured values from satellites.05.01.12Science Highlights

Improving the Aerosol Component of Climate Models

Complex aerosol processes accurately captured in climate models with a new, minimal aerosol module. Read More »

Polar stratospheric clouds over the NASA Radome, McMurdo Station, Antarctica.05.01.12Science Highlights

Towards More Accurate Simulation of Aerosolos in Climate Models

Recent findings reveal that existing climate models overestimate scattering and absorption of sunlight by aerosols at altitudes between 6-10 kilometers. Read More »

Image of microbial pili networks projecting from, and synthesized by, the cell body of Geobacter.05.01.12Science Highlights

Electricity Generation in Microbial Biofilms

Understanding how microbes use cytochromes to generate electricity in biofilms. Read More »

STM-measured anisotropy of energy gaps...05.01.12Science Highlights

Can Magnetism Explain High Temperature Superconductivity?

Visualization of electron pair binding confirms predictions about how high temperature superconductivity works. Read More »

The genome of the polar eukaryotic microalga Coccomyxa subellipsoidea reveals traits of cold adaptation05.01.12Science Highlights

Polar Microbes Make Fat to Keep Warm

A polar alga with lipid metabolism enzymes may prove useful harnessing algae for biodiesel production. Read More »

Distribution of the wintertime differences in the westerly transient moisture flux05.01.12Science Highlights

Models Project Greater Drought Resistance

Regional Climate Models predict greater drought resistance in southwest U.S. than General Circulation Models (GCMs). Read More »

In the EFC, a slurry of activated carbon spheres in a non-toxic electrolyte (water with dissolved sodium sulfate) is pumped from reservoirs into the electrode-contact cell (inset), where the spheres acquire surface charge.05.01.12Science Highlights

Electrical Energy Storage Using Carbon Slurries

New scalable, high power energy storage possible with carbon-electrolyte slurries. Read More »

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