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03.03.16User Facility

New Material Increases the Lifetime of Solar-Powered ElectronsExternal link

By carefully combining two oxide materials on the atomic scale, scientists created a designer interface that separates electrons and holes; this research matters because those electrons could go on to drive reactions that yield hydrogen fuel, essentially converting intermittent solar power into durable fuels. Read More »

03.03.16User Facility

(Rain)Cloud Computing: Researchers Work to Improve How We Predict Climate ChangeExternal link

At the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) Argonne National Laboratory, two scientists ran the highest-resolution climate forecast ever done for North America to project what the climate will look like 100 years from now. Read More »

University California Riverside 03.03.16University Research

Spinning Better Electronic DevicesExternal link

A team of researchers, led by a group at the University of California, Riverside, have demonstrated for the first time the transmission of electrical signals through insulators in a sandwich-like structure, a development that could help create more energy efficient electronic devices. Read More »

03.03.16User Facility

Pushing BoundariesExternal link

At EMSL, studies of critical reactions at interfaces between solids and liquids provide insights into systems spanning all four of EMSL’s Science Themes – Atmospheric Aerosol Systems, Biosystem Dynamics and Design, Energy Materials and Processes, and Terrestrial and Subsurface Ecosystems. Read More »

03.02.16From the Labs

First Magnet Girder for Prototype Cancer Therapy Accelerator Arrives for TestingExternal link

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Brookhaven National Laboratory have begun testing a magnet assembly for a new kind of particle accelerator for cancer therapy. Read More »

03.02.16From the Labs

The World's Newest Atom-Smasher Achieves its 'First Turns'External link

One of the world's top particle accelerators has reached a milestone, achieving its "first turns" — circulating beams of particles for the first time — and opening a new window into the universe, a view that will give physicists access to a record rate of particle collisions in a tiny volume in space. Read More »

03.02.16User Facility

ORNL Researchers Stack the Odds for Novel Optoelectronic 2D MaterialsExternal link

A team of researchers at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory used the vibrations between two layers of nanometer-thin semiconducting materials to decipher their stacking patterns in a new approach to designing the next generation of energy-efficient transistors and solar cells. Read More »

Protons and neutrons melt to produce 'quark-gluon plasma' at RHIC.03.01.16Article

The Origins of the Universe

An in-depth look at the origins of matter and the environmental conditions that helped shape the universe today. Read More »

University of California 03.01.16University Research

Will Cars of the Future Run on Waste?External link

Researchers at UCLA have engineered a bacterial system that uses material from renewable sources such as agricultural waste, municipal waste, plant matter, cellulosic matter and even carbon dioxide to create the next generation of advanced biofuels. Read More »

03.01.16User Facility

Tracking Clouds Down UnderExternal link

Researchers from ARM (the U.S. Department of Energy’s Atmospheric Radiation Measurement Climate Research Facility) are installing a suite of instruments on Macquarie Island to gather data on clouds and aerosols. The experiment will help to increase scientists’ understanding of the physical processes through which clouds and aerosols are interacting in order to represent these processes more accurately in climate models. Read More »

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