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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 »

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 »

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