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03.11.16User Facility

Boeing Catches Caution from the WindExternal link

Through the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) ASCR Leadership Computing Challenge, via the OLCF’s HPC Industrial Partnerships Program, Boeing used the Jaguar supercomputer, aiming to establish more reliable computational methods for estimating high-lift (takeoff/landing) characteristics for its commercial transport aircraft. Read More »

Princeton University 03.11.16University Research

Down the Rabbit Hole: How Electrons Travel Through Exotic New MaterialExternal link

Researchers at Princeton University have observed a bizarre behavior in a strange new crystal that could hold the key for future electronic technologies. Read More »

03.11.16From the Labs

5 Ways SLAC’s X-ray Laser Can Change the Way We LiveExternal link

Since it began operation in 2009, the SLAC Linac Coherent Light Source has generated molecular movies, gotten a glimpse of the birth of a chemical bond, traced electrons moving through materials and made 3-D pictures of proteins that are key to drug discovery. Read More »

03.11.16From the Labs

Chromium Breaks the Toughest of Bonds, with the Right SupportExternal link

At the Center for Molecular Electrocatalysis, scientists showed what it takes to make long-overlooked chromium help form ammonia; this work is a critical step in controlling a reaction that could store electrons from intermittent wind and solar stations in use-any-time fuels. Read More »

The City University of New York 03.10.16University Research

Riedo Leads Novel Study on Designing Reconfigurable Magnetic NanopatternsExternal link

A team of international scientists led by researchers of the CUNY Advanced Science Research Center (ASRC) and the Politecnico of Milan in Italy has demonstrated a novel approach for designing fully reconfigurable magnetic nanopatterns whose properties and functionality can be programmed and reprogrammed on-demand. Read More »

03.10.16From the Labs

Birth and Growth of an AerosolExternal link

Scientists led by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory are finding new ways to more accurately model the birth of tiny aerosol particles that impact climate. Read More »

A yarn spun of boron-nitride nanotubes suspends a quarter.03.09.16Science Highlight

Nuclear Physics Accelerator Technology Yields New Process for Producing Boron-Nitride Nanotubes

Using tools that enable nuclear physics research into the heart of matter, scientists created a material for applications from aerospace to solar panels. Read More »

03.09.16From the Labs

Illuminating the Universe’s IgnitionExternal link

A multi-institution team is using the supercomputing resources at Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility to simulate 10 million years of cosmic time, tracking evolving properties of galaxies to understand the epoch of reionization as galaxies formed after the Big Bang. Read More »

03.09.16From the Labs

Mix and Match MOFExternal link

Researchers working at two DOE’s user facilities have created a composite of a MOF and a helper molecule in which the two work in concert to separate oxygen from other gases simply and cheaply. Read More »

03.08.16From the Labs

UT and ORNL Scientists Gain New Insights Into Atomic Disordering of Complex Metal OxidesExternal link

A research team led by University of Tennessee scientists have discovered a novel atomic disordering mechanism in an important class of complex metal oxides, using the SNS Nanoscale-Ordered Materials Diffractometer for an in-depth look at the material samples. Read More »

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