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Washington University 04.30.15University Research

UW Apparatus Measures Single Electron’s Radiation to Try to Weigh a NeutrinoExternal link

University of Washington physicists are part of a team that made a step forward in their efforts to pin down the mass of a neutrino, an elusive subatomic particle that played a role in the formation of the universe. Read More »

04.29.15From the Labs

Ten Things You Might Not Know About AntimatterExternal link

Antimatter has fueled many a supernatural tale. It's also fascinating all by itself. Read More »

04.29.15From the Labs

Chirping Electrons: Cyclotron Radiation From Single Electrons Measured Directly For First TimeExternal link

A group of almost 30 scientists and engineers from six research institutions reported the direct detection of cyclotron radiation from individual electrons April 20 in Physical Review Letters. Read More »

Texas A&M University 04.29.15University Research

Physics of Heavy Ion Induced Damage in Nanotwinned Metals Revealed by Researchers at Texas A&M UniversityExternal link

A group of researchers in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University led by Dr. Xinghang Zhang has investigated defect dynamics in heavy ion (Krypton) irradiated nanotwinned Ag and revealed twin boundary-defect clusters interactions via in situ radiation. Read More »

04.28.15From the Labs

Energy Department to Provide $75 Million for ‘Fuels from Sunlight’ HubExternal link

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Energy today announced $75 million in funding to renew the Joint Center for Artificial Photosynthesis (JCAP), a DOE Energy Innovation Hub originally established in 2010 with the goal of harnessing solar energy for the production of fuel. Read More »

04.28.15From the Labs

Galaxy-Gazing Telescope Sensors Pass Important Vision TestsExternal link

Results give scientists additional confidence that the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST) will detect effects of dark matter and dark energy. Read More »

University California San Diego 04.28.15University Research

Engineering the Smallest Crack in the WorldExternal link

A new procedure developed by nanoengineers at the University of California, San Diego will enable researchers to fabricate smaller, faster, and more powerful nanoscale devices ─ and do so with molecular control and precision. Read More »

04.28.15From the Labs

ALCF Supercomputer Helps Identify Materials to Improve Fuel ProductionExternal link

With access to supercomputing resources at the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF), a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science User Facility, a research team from the University of Minnesota and Rice University has demonstrated a predictive modeling capability that can help accelerate the discovery of new materials to improve biofuel and petroleum production. Read More »

Southern Methodist University 04.28.15University Research

1st Proton Collisions at the World’s Largest Science Experiment Expected to Start the First or Second Week of JuneExternal link

First collisions of protons at the world’s largest science experiment are expected to start the first or second week of June, according to a senior research scientist with CERN’s Large Hadron Collider in Geneva. Read More »

04.27.15From the Labs

Brookhaven Lab Construction Technology Poised for CommercializationExternal link

Long Island start-up company SulfCrete, Inc. has been exploring commercialization of sulfur polymer, a unique and affordable construction material developed at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory that has a very small carbon footprint compared to the existing concrete products it might one day replace. Read More »

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