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06.08.15FROM THE LABS

Scientists See Ripples of a Particle-Separating Wave In Primordial PlasmaExternal link

Scientists in the STAR collaboration at the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC) have new evidence for what’s called a “chiral magnetic wave” rippling through the soup of quark-gluon plasma created in RHIC’s energetic particle smashups. Read More »

Purdue University 06.08.15University Research

Purdue Professors and Students Part of Record-Breaking Collider RestartExternal link

The Purdue team works on the Compact Muon Solenoid, or CMS, experiment at the LHC. The CMS is one of three detectors at the LHC capturing traces of collisions between protons as they are flung together at nearly the speed of light. Read More »

06.08.15PRESS RELEASE

President Obama Names Scientists Pellegrini and Shank as 2014 Enrico Fermi Award Recipients

President Obama has named Dr. Claudio Pellegrini and Dr. Charles V. (Chuck) Shank as recipients of the Enrico Fermi Award, one of the government's oldest and most prestigious awards for scientific achievement. Read More »

06.08.15FROM THE LABS

North to Alaska: Researchers Rush to Understand Warming TrendExternal link

The ARM Airborne Carbon Measurements V (ARM-ACME V) team—led by Sebastien Biraud from U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory—will run an aerial campaign from June 1 to September 15, measuring trace gas concentrations, aerosols, and cloud properties to find out why current climate models underestimate how rapidly the Arctic is getting warmer. Read More »

Wayne State University 06.05.15University Research

Wayne State University Engineering Professor Receives Prestigious DOE Early Career GrantExternal link

Eranda Nikolla, Ph.D., assistant professor of chemical engineering in Wayne State University’s College of Engineering, was selected out of 620 submissions to receive a five-year, $750,000 award for her proposal, Nanostructured, Targeted Layered Metal Oxides as Active and Selective Heterogeneous Electrocatalysts for Oxygen Evolution. Read More »

06.04.15FROM THE LABS

The Universe at Your FingertipsExternal link

Raw images from the Dark Energy Camera (DECam) Legacy Survey’s new image archive will appear online the day after they are taken.
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06.04.15FROM THE LABS

BESC, Mascoma Develop Revolutionary Microbe for Biofuel ProductionExternal link

Biofuels pioneer Mascoma LLC and the Department of Energy's BioEnergy Science Center have developed a revolutionary strain of yeast that could help significantly accelerate the development of biofuels from nonfood plant matter.
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University of Missouri 06.04.15University Research

Justin Walensky Receives DOE FundingExternal link

Justin Walensky, an assistant professor of chemistry at the University of Missouri, will receive significant funding from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to further his research into understanding chemical bonding. Read More »

University of Tennessee Knoxville 06.04.15University Research

UT Scientists, World Partners Begin New Research at Large Hadron ColliderExternal link

The University of Tennessee joined world partners in a new era of research as scientists began recording data from the Large Hadron Collider, the world’s biggest and most powerful particle accelerator. Read More »

One of the first collisions in the CMS detector at the record-high energy of 13 TeV, taken during testing for the second run of the Large Hadron Collider in late May. 06.03.15FROM THE LABS

U.S. Joins the World in a New Era of Research at the Large Hadron ColliderExternal link

New LHC data gives researchers from around the world their best chance yet to study the Higgs boson and search for dark matter and new particles. Collaborators in the effort include scientists from the Department of Energy’s Brookhaven, Fermilab, Berkeley and Oak Ridge national laboratories. Read More »

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