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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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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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Brookhaven Lab chemists Kotaro Sasaki, Miomir Branko Vukmirovic, and Radoslav Adzic work on developing catalysts for fuel cells at the National Synchrotron Light Source.03.28.11Stories of Discovery & Innovation

New Catalyst Opens Way to Next-Generation Fuel Cells

A new highly stable catalyst developed at Brookhaven Lab lowers barriers to commercial use of fuel cells in vehicles and stationary applications.
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Stanford's Roger Kornberg in his laboratory03.28.11Stories of Discovery & Innovation

Premier Tools of Energy Research Also Probe Secrets of Viral Disease

Advanced light sources peer into matter at the atomic and molecular scales, with applications ranging from physics, chemistry, materials science, and advanced energy research, to biology and medicine.
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Team of engineers sitting around a table with the MINDS device03.28.11Stories of Discovery & Innovation

Detecting Nuclear Threats

Plasma physics challenge yields portable nuclear detector for homeland security.
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