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An image of a supernova next to a galaxy. 01.09.13FROM THE LABS

The Farthest Supernova Yet for Measuring Cosmic HistoryExternal link

Berkeley Lab-based Supernova Cosmology Project uses Hubble Space Telescope data to discover the most distant well-measured Type Ia supernova ever found.
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01.09.13PRESS RELEASE

DOE’s Wanda Ferrell Receives Society Award for Leadership in Atmospheric ScienceExternal link

Today at the 2013 American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting, the U.S. Department of Energy’s Wanda Ferrell is receiving the prestigious “Cleveland Abbe Award for Distinguished Service to Atmospheric Sciences.” Read More »

01.08.13FROM THE LABS

New Path to More Efficient Organic Solar Cells Uncovered at Berkeley Lab’s Advanced Light SourceExternal link

Working at Berkeley Lab's Advanced Light Source (ALS), an international team of scientists found that for highly efficient polymer/organic solar cells, size matters. Read More »

An image of a geyser at Yellowstone National Park.01.07.13Article

Novel Group of Microorganisms Found in Yellowstone Hot Springs

Discovery of a new phylum is key to understanding microbial community structure and function. Read More »

01.07.13FROM THE LABS

Aerodynamic levitator allows samples to "float on air"External link

Method enables in situ structure studies on liquids as they transform into glass. Read More »

An image of computer simulated molecules. 01.03.13FROM THE LABS

How Computers Push on the Molecules They SimulateExternal link

Berkeley Lab bioscientists and their colleagues decipher a far-reaching problem in computer simulations.
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Potential biomass collection areas for cellulosic biorefineries within 10 Midwest states.01.01.13Science Highlights

Using Marginal Lands for Biofuels

Assessment shows Midwest could support biomass production while benefiting climate. Read More »

Silicon photomultiplier array.01.01.13Science Highlights

Advanced 3D Detectors for Research

Gamma-ray detectors built with silicon photomultiplier arrays provide high-resolution 3D imaging for research. Read More »

New conjugated polymers absorb the rainbow of sunlight.01.01.13Science Highlights

Absorbing More of the Rainbow with Polymer-Based Organic Photovoltaics

Using newly synthesized polymers results in enhanced light harvesting capabilities and an unprecedented generation of photocurrent. Read More »

Illustration of infinitely long one-dimensional microporous channels (blue arrow) within the metal-organic framework...01.01.13Science Highlights

Notorious Insulators Are Made Conductive

New porous, electrically conductive materials have potential uses in full cells, batteries, and solar photovoltaics. Read More »

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