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First Indirect Evidence of So-Far Undetected Strange BaryonsExternal link

"Invisible" particles containing at least one strange quark lower the temperature at which other particles "freeze out" from quark-gluon plasma. Read MoreExternal linkage


Promising Ferroelectric Materials Suffer From Unexpected Electric PolarizationsExternal link

Brookhaven Lab scientists find surprising locked charge polarizations that impede performance in next-gen materials that could otherwise revolutionize data-driven devices. Read MoreExternal linkage

Members of the Dark Energy Survey collaboration study the southern sky with the world's most advanced digital camera, mounted on a telescope in Chile. 08.18.14FROM THE LABS

Dark Energy Survey kicks Off Second Season Cataloging the Wonders of Deep SpaceExternal link

With its second year under way, the DES team posts highlights and prepares to release images from its first year. Read MoreExternal linkage

Milky Way at 10,000 feet – Mt. Crested Butte, Colorado. 08.15.14FROM THE LABS

Mysteries of Space Dust RevealedExternal link

Berkeley Lab researchers help give a first look at suspected extra-solar particles. Read MoreExternal linkage


SLAC Secures Role in Energy Frontier Research Center Focused on Next-generation MaterialsExternal link

The Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory will play a key role in a research consortium that seeks out new materials for next-generation solar panels, low-energy lighting and other uses. Read MoreExternal linkage


Jefferson Lab Accelerator Upgrade Completed: Initial Operations Set to Begin While Experimental Equipment Upgrades ContinueExternal link

The Department of Energy's Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (“Jefferson Lab”) has just received formal approval from DOE to begin initial operations of the Continuous Electron Beam Accelerator Facility (CEBAF) as part of its ongoing $338 million upgrade. Read MoreExternal linkage

Organic-inorganic “hybrid” perovskites. 08.14.14UNIVERSITY RESEARCH

Getting Insights Into a New Class of Semiconducting MaterialsExternal link

A new paper by University of Notre Dame researchers describes their investigations of the fundamental optical properties of a new class of semiconducting materials known as organic-inorganic “hybrid” perovskites. Read MoreExternal linkage


Eco-friendly ‘Pre-fab Nanoparticles’ Could Revolutionize Nano ManufacturingExternal link

A team of materials chemists, polymer scientists, device physicists and others at the University of Massachusetts Amherst today report a breakthrough technique for controlling molecular assembly of nanoparticles over multiple length scales that should allow faster, cheaper, more ecologically friendly manufacture of organic photovoltaics and other electronic devices. Read MoreExternal linkage


NERSC Launches Next-Generation Code Optimization EffortExternal link

NERSC, Intel, Cray team up to prepare users for transition to exascale computing. Read MoreExternal linkage


Water’s Reaction with Metal Oxides Opens Doors for ResearchersExternal link

In a paper published recently in the journal Nature Communications, Manos Mavrikakis, professor of chemical and biological engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and his collaborators report fundamental discoveries about how water reacts with metal oxides. Read MoreExternal linkage

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