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10.03.12From the Labs

Ames Laboratory Finds Ordered Atoms in Glass MaterialsExternal link

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Ames Laboratory have discovered the underlying order in metallic glasses, which may hold the key to the ability to create new high-tech alloys with specific properties. Read More »

2013 National Science Bowl 10.02.12From Programs

Registration Now Open for 2013 Science Bowl Teams

Today, U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced that registration is now open for the 2013 National Science Bowl (NSB) Read More »

10.01.12From the Labs

Yearlong MAGIC Climate Study LaunchesExternal link

Climate instruments mounted aboard the Horizon Spirit container ship begin taking data.
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Transmission electron micrograph of a section of Prochlorococcus marinus SS120 from Bryant, D.10.01.12Science Highlights

Marine Microbial Ecosystems: Not as Simple as Once Thought

Low abundance microbes may do more than their share of carbon cycling in the ocean. Read More »

Nevada desert Free Air Carbon Dioxide Enrichment (FACE) Facility.10.01.12Science Highlights

Impacts of Climate Change on Photosynthetic Microbes in Arid Ecosystems

Researchers find that ten years of controlled CO2 elevation on desert microbes had deleterious effects. Read More »

Precise real-time steering of microwaves drives current at location of a Neoclassical Tearing Mode, causing it to shrink and disappear.10.01.12Science Highlights

‘Catch and Suppress’ Control of Instabilities in High Performance Fusion Plasmas

Real time steering of microwave beams is used to suppress deleterious modes on DIII-D. Read More »

Tuning the ATTA magneto-optic atom trap at Argonne National laboratory.10.01.12Science Highlights

Sleuthing the Fate of Water in Ancient Aquifers and Ice Cores

Precision analytical techniques developed for fundamental experiments in nuclear physics now enable routine measurements of ultra-low concentrations of Krypton radioisotopes in samples of water, ice, and gas. Read More »

Supercomputers could help speed up the drug discovery process by identifying suitable chemicals (seen as gray spheres)10.01.12Science Highlights

Designing Drugs on Supercomputers

Researchers use Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility to accelerate drug discovery. Read More »

A double coil is assembled on the transmission line of the magnetic field generator (MIFEDS).10.01.12Science Highlights

Amplifying Magnetic Fields in High Energy Density Plasmas

Ultra high intensity magnetic fields open new opportunities in high energy density plasma science. Read More »

Helically Symmetric Experiment at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.10.01.12Science Highlights

Large Plasma Flow Discovered in the Helically Symmetric Experiment

A new type of stellarator could be a promising candidate for future fusion reactors. Read More »

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