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Two images of light from quasars being absorbed through clouds of hydrogen gas. 11.15.12FROM THE LABS

BOSS Quasars Unveil a New Era in the Expansion History of the UniverseExternal link

Berkeley Lab scientists and their Sloan Digital Sky Survey colleagues use quasars to probe dark energy over 10 billion years in the past.
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Study Provides Recipe for 'Supercharging' Atoms with X-ray LaserExternal link

Researchers using the Linac Coherent Light Source (LCLS) at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory have found a way to strip most of the electrons from xenon atoms, creating a “supercharged,” strongly positive state at energies previously thought too low. Read More »

Globe image of north america with connecting dots running across11.13.12Article

Carrying ‘Elephants’ and ‘Mice’ at the Speed of Light:

World’s fastest science network accelerates discovery and innovation. Read More »

Image of titan supercomputer 11.12.12FROM THE LABS

New Titan Supercomputer Named Fastest in the World

System at Office of Science’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory Delivers Unprecedented Power to Accelerate Scientific Discoveries.

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11.08.12Presentations & Testimony

The many uses of Synchrotrons Presentation.pdf file (7.2MB)

The many uses of Synchrotrons, presentation by Dr. W. F. Brinkman, Director, Office of Science, U.S. Department of Energy.

Two scientists in a lab studying plants.11.05.12Article

Plants Multiply . . . But How Do They Add?

Brookhaven Lab shows how rapeseed plants ‘balance the books’. Read More »


You pick the winner in the Fermilab Arts & Lecture Series’ first Physics Slam on Nov. 16External link

On Nov. 16, five of Fermilab’s best and brightest will duke it out in the Fermilab Arts & Lecture Series’ first ever Physics Slam. It’s similar to a poetry slam – each of the five physicists will get 12 minutes to explain a complex scientific concept to the audience in the most clear and entertaining way possible. Read More »

Detailed electron microscopy images.11.01.12Science Highlights

Turning Down the Heat on Carbon

Unusual reaction eschews high temperatures and water to lock away climate-changing carbon dioxide. Read More »

Millimeter wavelength cloud radar, located at the Southern Great Plains site, probes the extent and composition of clouds at millimeter wavelengths.11.01.12Science Highlights

Low Clouds Contribute to Weather Prediction Model Bias

Long-term measurement records improve the representation of clouds in climate and weather forecast models. Read More »

The composition of solvents, such as chloroform and toluene, during nanoparticle fabrication can alter the internal aggregate structure of polymer P3HT...11.01.12Science Highlights

Bridging the Nano-World and the Real World in Polymer Solar Cells

Discovering how polymer organization on the molecular level affects electric charge movement in organic solar cells. Read More »

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