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To map the oceanic subsurface at a scale and resolution previously unknown, EMGeo unites the latest in computing power with advanced geophysical imaging techniques.10.01.12Science Highlights

Finding Hidden Oil and Gas Reserves

Supercomputers + Software + electromagnetic images yield new way to discriminate underground deposits from surrounding geology. Read More »

The 3D helical structure in the core of the plasma is revealed in the measurements of...10.01.12Science Highlights

A New Twist on the Magnetic Equilibrium of a Toroidal Plasma

The reversed field pinch’s helical state reveals nonlinear physics of plasma self-organization. Read More »

Elementary molecular model of Plutonium Dioxide.10.01.12Science Highlights

A Major Advance in Understanding Plutonium

Observation of a plutonium nuclear magnetic resonance ends 50-year search and provides a key to deciphering its complex properties. Read More »

Supercomputer simulation of the evolution of the universe10.01.12Science Highlights

Universe in a (Blue) Bottle

Simulating the evolution of the universe on the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility’s IBM Blue Gene/Q. Read More »

Supercomputer simulation of the evolution of the universe10.01.12Science Highlights

Universe in a (Blue) Bottle

Simulating the evolution of the universe on the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility’s IBM Blue Gene/Q. Read More »

The Magnetic Recoil Neutron Spectrometer on the OMEGA laser facility during operation.10.01.12Science Highlights

Using Nuclear Fusion Reactions to Peer Inside the Core of a Dense Hot Plasma

Studies of different fusion reactions have shown unexpected plasma behavior in inertial fusion implosions. Read More »

Di-photon (γγ) invariant mass distribution for the CMS data of 2011 and 201210.01.12Science Highlights

New Particle Discovered May be the Long-Sought Higgs

Particle may help explain the origins of mass. Read More »

Snowflake divertor10.01.12Science Highlights

A Snowflake-Shaped Magnetic Field Holds Promise for Taming Harsh Fusion Plasmas

Recent experiments have confirmed the great potential of a novel plasma-material interface concept. Read More »

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 »

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