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08.06.13FROM THE LABS

ORNL Research Reveals New Challenges for Mercury CleanupExternal link

More forms of mercury can be converted to deadly methylmercury than previously thought, according to a study published Sunday in Nature Geoscience. The discovery provides scientists with another piece of the mercury puzzle, bringing them one step closer to understanding the challenges associated with mercury cleanup. Read More »

08.05.13FROM THE LABS

A Crystal of a Different ColorExternal link

Chemists have unexpectedly made two differently colored crystals - one orange, the other blue - from one chemical in the same flask while studying a special kind of molecular connection called an agostic bond. Read More »

In this rendering, never-before-seen magnetic excitations ripple through a high-temperature superconductor, revealed for the first time by the Resonant Inelastic X-ray Scattering technique. 08.05.13FROM THE LABS

Scientists Discover Hidden Magnetic Waves in High-Temperature SuperconductorsExternal link

Advanced x-ray technique reveals surprising quantum excitations that persist through materials with or without superconductivity. Read More »

08.02.13FROM THE LABS

Ames Laboratory Leads with New Cutting Edge NMR TechnologyExternal link

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Ames Laboratory has announced that it will acquire a Dynamic Nuclear Polarization-NMR spectrometer, a giant step forward in the laboratory’s world-class solid state NMR capabilities. Read More »

08.01.13FROM THE LABS

Argonne Now is NewExternal link

Take a look at the summer issue of the magazine for features on everything from shimmering shingles to cosmological simulations to the story of smart smartphones. Read More »

A toroid SMES system consisting of a number of high field coils made with the High Temperature Superconductors (HTS).08.01.13Science Highlights

Massive Energy Storage in Superconductors (SMES)

Novel high temperature superconductor magnet technology charts new territory. Read More »

A toroid SMES system consisting of a number of high field coils made with the High Temperature Superconductors (HTS).08.01.13Science Highlights

Massive Energy Storage in Superconductors (SMES)

Novel high temperature superconductor magnet technology charts new territory. Read More »

10-m South Pole Telescope at the National Science Foundation’s Amundsen-Scott Research Station.08.01.13Science Highlights

Patterns in the Cosmos Trace Evolution of the Universe

Detection of subtle polarization patterns in the Cosmic Microwave Background opens a new window on fundamental physics and cosmology. Read More »

Photo of Muon g-2 magnet infront of Wilson Hall. 07.31.13FROM THE LABS

The Big Move is Finished … And The Big Experiment Will BeginExternal link

After a 35-day, 3,200 mile journey, the Muon g-2 electromagnet arrived safely at Fermilab. Now for the installation, and then the science. Read More »

07.30.13FROM THE LABS

Scientists Look to Next Decades in U.S. Particle PhysicsExternal link

From the output of an ongoing meeting, U.S. particle physicists – including experts from the Department of Energy’s Office of Science – will chart a path to answering some of science’s most intriguing questions. Read More »

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