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04.15.15From the Labs

Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST) Construction BeginsExternal link

On April 14th a group gathered in northern Chile to participate in a traditional stone-laying ceremony. The ceremony marks the beginning of construction for a telescope that will use the world’s largest digital camera to take the most thorough survey ever of the Southern sky. Read More »

04.14.15From the Labs

X-ray Ptychography, Fluorescence Microscopy Combo Sheds New Light on Trace ElementsExternal link

Scientists using the Advanced Photon Source, a U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science User Facility at Argonne National Laboratory have developed a new approach that combines ptychographic X-ray imaging and fluorescence microscopy to study the important role trace elements play in biological functions on hydrated cells. Read More »

04.14.15From the Labs

Long-Sought Magnetic Mechanism Observed in Exotic Hybrid MaterialsExternal link

The elusive quantum phenomenon—called van Vleck magnetism—may allow scientists to manipulate topological insulators and engineer new electronics. Read More »

04.14.15From the Labs

On the Road to Spin-orbitronicsExternal link

Berkeley Lab researchers find new way to manipulate magnetic domain walls; results that could one day revolutionize the electronics industry. Read More »

Boston University 04.14.15University Research

A New Map For a Greenhouse GasExternal link

Scientists at Boston University supported by NASA, the National Science Foundation and the Department of Energy, have developed a more precise way to tally the carbon dioxide emissions of vehicles. Read More »

04.13.15From the Labs

Mapping the Cosmos: Dark Energy Survey Creates Detailed Guide to Spotting Dark MatterExternal link

Scientists on the Dark Energy Survey have released the first in a series of dark matter maps of the cosmos that will help scientists understand the role that dark matter plays in galaxy formation. Read More »

04.13.15From the Labs

Bacteria Tracked Feeding Nitrogen to Nutrient-Starved PlantsExternal link

An international team of researchers, including three from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Brookhaven National Laboratory, measured accelerated growth in plants colonized by bacteria that pull nitrogen from the air and release it into soil. Read More »

04.13.15From the Labs

Atmospheric Rivers, Finely ModeledExternal link

PNNL scientists are helping global climate models more accurately predict the movement of atmospheric rivers, which carry as much as 90 percent of the world’s moisture from the tropics to the poles. Read More »

George Vardaxis was a National Science Bowl competitor and volunteer.04.13.15Profile

Champions in Science, Whose Stars Are Still Rising: Profile of George Vardaxis, National Science Bowl

For the run up to the 2015 National Science Bowl Finals April 30th to May 4th, this story is the third of five profiles on previous National Science Bowl competitors and champions. Read More »

Clemson University 04.10.15University Research

New Material Could Boost Batteries, Fuel Cells and Power PlantsExternal link

Researchers at Clemson, the University of South Carolina and Brookhaven’s Center for Functional Nanomaterials have developed a new material that could make for more powerful batteries and more efficient power plants. Read More »

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