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A photo of a scientist holding a battery. 11.30.12FROM THE LABS

Team Led by Argonne National Lab Selected as DOE’s Advanced Battery and Energy Storage Hub

Energy Department Announces Team to Receive up to $120 Million Over 5 Years.


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11.29.12FROM THE LABS

X-ray Laser Helps Fight Sleeping SicknessExternal link

An international group of scientists working at the Department of Energy's (DOE) SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory has mapped a weak spot in the parasite that causes African sleeping sickness, pinpointing a promising new target for treating a disease that kills tens of thousands of people each year.

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11.28.12FROM THE LABS

DOE researchers advance scientific computing with record-setting simulationsExternal link

Breaking new ground for scientific computing, two teams of Department of Energy (DOE) scientists have for the first time exceeded a sustained performance level of 10 petaflops (quadrillion floating point operations per second) on the Sequoia supercomputer at the National Nuclear Security Administration’s (NNSA) Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL).

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Image of two physicists looking through a microscope. 11.28.12FROM THE LABS

Brookhaven Scientists Capture Lithium-Ion Batteries in Nanoscale ActionExternal link

New imaging techniques track lithium-ion reactions in real-time, offering clues to engineering more powerful, longer-lasting batteries.

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11.27.12FROM THE LABS

ORNL recipe for oxide interface perfection opens path to novel materialsExternal link

By tweaking the formula for growing oxide thin films, researchers at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory achieved virtual perfection at the interface of two insulator materials. Read More »

11.26.12FROM THE LABS

Fermilab's first physics slam a smash hitExternal link

Five scientists spent a Friday night on stage competing to see who could best convey the fun of particle physics. Read More »

Two images of a simulation of crack initiation in a metallic glass. 11.26.12FROM THE LABS

Modeling the Breaking Points of Metallic GlassesExternal link

Berkeley Lab provides new insights into these ultra-tough materials with many potential applications.

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11.20.12FROM THE LABS

How to make a Neutrino BeamExternal link

Neutrinos are elusive particles that are difficult to study, yet they may help explain some of the biggest mysteries of our universe. Using accelerators to make neutrino beams, scientists are unveiling the neutrinos’ secrets. Read More »

A technician working on the BaBar detector. 11.19.12FROM THE LABS

BaBar Experiment Confirms Time AsymmetryExternal link

Time's quantum arrow has a preferred direction, new analysis shows.
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Two images of light from quasars being absorbed through clouds of hydrogen gas. 11.15.12FROM THE LABS

BOSS Quasars Unveil a New Era in the Expansion History of the UniverseExternal link

Berkeley Lab scientists and their Sloan Digital Sky Survey colleagues use quasars to probe dark energy over 10 billion years in the past.
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