News Archives

Low temperature plasma in air creates a variety of ionized and chemically reactive oxygen and nitrogen species.10.01.12Science Highlights

Controlling Plasmas for a Cleaner World

New findings indicate that ionized plasmas like those in neon lights and plasma TVs can be used to sterilize water, making it antimicrobial for as long as a week after treatment. Read More »

Saul Perlmutter pictured with a view of the supernova 1987a in the background10.01.12Science Highlights

LBNL Scientist Shares 2011 Physics Nobel Prize

Astrophysicist Saul Perlmutter wins Nobel “for the discovery of the accelerating expansion of the universe through observations of distant supernovae.” Read More »

09.27.12From the Labs

Brookhaven Lab Astrophysicist Named One of Popular Science's "Brilliant 10"External link

How do you get named one of the 10 most exciting and innovative young scientists of the year? Start by pioneering a new way to map the cosmos, a thousand quasars at a time. Read More »

In studying the MOF, the team used microscopes and other instruments at EMSL, a DOE scientific user facility at PNNL.09.26.12Article

Celebrating, Molecular Style

New molecule discovered by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory can expand to take in its metallic guests. Read More »

Using polymers to develop new low work function materials, EFRC researchers created the first completely plastic solar cell, where not just the cell itself but also its electrodes are made of plastic.09.24.12Stories of Discovery & Innovation

Just One Word—Plastics

A “universal” plastic coating could lead to lower cost, more flexible electronic devices. Read More »

Argonne scientist Chris Benmore demonstrates his acoustic levitator, which could help to improve the efficiency and quality of pharmaceutical development. 09.20.12From the Labs

The Sound Science of Improved Drug DevelopmentExternal link

Argonne Lab uses acoustic levitation to make more effective medicines. Read More »

Manhattan Project 09.19.12From OSTI

Memories of the Manhattan Project

OSTI honors the 70th anniversary of its establishment. Read More »

Zoomed-in image from the Dark Energy Camera of the barred spiral galaxy NGC 1365, in the Fornax cluster of galaxies, which lies about 60 million light years from Earth.09.18.12Article

An Eye-Opening Look at Dark Energy

Dark Energy Camera takes in its first light Read More »

Mike and Ryan Lily, from Glen Ellyn, watch droplets of liquid being levitated using sound waves. 09.17.12From the Labs

A Scientific Showcase in Chicago-landExternal link

Argonne Lab opens its doors for a day of discovery. Read More »

Dr. Joseph Incandela, Senior Spokesperson for the Compact Muon Solenoid experiment at CERN's Large Hadron Collider 09.17.12Science Lecture Series: Video

Heard about the Higgs Boson But Wondering What It Is?

Find the answer at this special lecture by Dr. Joe Incandela, Senior Spokesperson for the Compact Muon Solenoid experiment at the Large Hadron Collider. Read More »

Last modified: 11/20/2013 6:03:07 AM