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Molten droplet of Ames Lab lead free solder, an alloy of tin, silver, and copper04.01.11Science Highlights

A Revolutionary Advance in Solders – the “Glue” for Electronic Components

Ames Laboratory invented a non-toxic, “lead-free” solder that is now used to manufacture electronic components worldwide. Read More »

Anti-nuetrons and anti-protons formed in very high energy collisions at RHIC are observed to combine to form anti-alpha particles.04.01.11Science Highlights

Anti-Alpha Particles Observed for the First Time

Observation of these particles in cosmic rays with space based detectors would imply large amounts of anti-matter somewhere in the universe. Read More »

Metallic glass03.28.11Stories of Discovery & Innovation

Glass Stronger than Steel

A new type of damage-tolerant metallic glass, demonstrating a strength and toughness beyond that of steel or any other known material, has been developed and tested by a collaboration of researchers from Berkeley Lab and Caltech.
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03.28.11Article

Simulation and High-Performance Computing

Dr. Steven E. Koonin, Under Secretary for Science, writes about Simulation and High Performance Computing.
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RHIC user Christine Aidala checks connections inside the PHENIX detector.03.28.11Stories of Discovery & Innovation

Cooking Up Hot Quark Soup

Near-light-speed collisions of gold ions provide a recipe for in-depth explorations of matter and fundamental forces.
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Map of the US03.28.11Article

Universities and DOE National Laboratories Join Forces to Understand the Nucleus of an Atom

Find out about this collaboration's efforts and accomplishments toward completing a portrait of the nuclear landscape.
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Anchoring of barium oxide on a gamma-alumina surface03.28.11Stories of Discovery & Innovation

Ladies and Gentlemen, Start Your Engines

Fundamental studies in catalysis enabled the use of efficient “lean-burn” engines for vehicle transportation. Read More »

Element 11703.28.11Stories of Discovery & Innovation

Nations Work Together to Discover New Element

The discovery of element 117 increases evidence for the "island of stability" in super-heavy nuclei, opening new frontiers of chemistry.
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Smart truck03.28.11Stories of Discovery & Innovation

Firm Uses DOE’s Fastest Supercomputer to Streamline Long-Haul Trucks

Sophisticated simulation on the world’s fastest computer for science makes trucks more aerodynamic, saves fuel, helps environment.
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Microscopic image of E. coli03.28.11Stories of Discovery & Innovation

From Gasoline to Grassoline: Microbes Produce Fuels Directly from Biomass

A microbe that can produce an advanced biofuel directly from biomass was developed by researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy’s Joint BioEnergy Institute.
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