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12.08.15From the Labs

High-Energy X-Rays Give Industry Affordable Way to Optimize Cast IronExternal link

Synchrotron X-ray analysis by researchers at the Advanced Photon Source has shown why compacted graphite iron can conduct heat better than ductile iron while maintaining good ductile strength. Read MoreExternal linkage

12.08.15User Facility

RHIC Particle Smashups Find that Shape MattersExternal link

Peering into the seething soup of primordial matter created in particle collisions at the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC)—an "atom smasher" dedicated to nuclear physics research at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory—scientists have come to a new understanding of how particles are produced in these collisions. Read MoreExternal linkage

John Walsh of Brookhaven's Instrumentation Division adjusts a photocathode assembly for the apparatus the team is using to test the cathode preparation process, while Triveni Rao loads sample photocathode discs into a 12.07.15From the Labs

Producing Cold Electron Beams to Increase Collision Rates at the Relativistic Heavy Ion ColliderExternal link

Engineers and physicists team up on new technology for keeping particle beams tightly packed, with possible applications at a future electron ion collider and other facilities. Read MoreExternal linkage

University of Wisconsin-Madison 12.07.15University Research

New Way to Make Yeast Hybrids May Inspire New Brews and BiofuelsExternal link

The makers of beer, wine, biofuels and other products that depend on yeasts may soon have many more strains of the microorganism to work with, thanks to a new method for making interspecies yeast hybrids in the lab. Read MoreExternal linkage

12.07.15From the Labs

Ames Laboratory-Developed Titanium Powder Processing Gains International Customer BaseExternal link

Scientists at Ames Lab developed a new technology for producing large amounts of titanium powder and granted a license for this technology to produce low-cost, high-volume manufacturing. Read MoreExternal linkage

North Carolina State University 12.04.15University Research

Researchers Simulate Scattering of Helium Nuclei within StarsExternal link

A team of researchers, including NC State physicist Dean Lee, used lattice simulations and a theoretical framework called chiral effective field theory to describe the low-energy interactions of protons and neutrons, leading to improved calculations to describe how nature produces elements. Read MoreExternal linkage

12.04.15From the Labs

The Truth About MicrodiversityExternal link

PNNL researchers found a surprising diversity among genomes within a microbial community, proving that microdiversity plays an important role. Read MoreExternal linkage

12.03.15User Facility

Brookhaven Lab Climate Scientists Embark on New Efforts to Study Ocean Clouds and Mountain StormsExternal link

ARM's Eastern North Atlantic observation facility on Graciosa Island in the Azores will collect data on the interaction of clouds, aerosols, and precipitation as part of the ACE-ENA field campaign to investigate the impact of aerosols on low-lying marine clouds. Read MoreExternal linkage

The high school championship match between Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology against Mira Loma High School at the 2015 National Science Bowl finals.12.02.15Press Release

Inspiring and Challenging the Nation's Future Leaders in Science and Technology

Middle school and high school students begin competing next month in the 2016 National Science Bowl, sponsored by the Department of Energy and managed by DOE’s Office of Science, leading up to the national championship in May 2016. Read More »

12.01.15User Facility

Translucent and Tough: Mollusk Shells Inspire New Materials DesignExternal link

MIT researchers working with the Advanced Photon Source x-ray beamline have determined why the Placuna placenta mollusk shell is damage resistant, leading to new designs of transparent, super-tough ceramics for use in electronics, automobiles, armor, and a host of other applications. Read MoreExternal linkage

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