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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 »

Syracuse University 03.01.16University Research

Chemists Combine Biology and Nanotechnology to Create Alternate Energy SourceExternal link

Chemists in the Syracuse College of Arts and Sciences have made a transformational advance in an alternate lighting source—one that doesn’t require a battery or a plug. Read More »

Lehigh University 03.01.16University Research

Hydrogen Peroxide Extends its ReachExternal link

A group of researchers from the United Kingdom and the United States has developed a method of producing hydrogen peroxide on demand through a simple, one-step process. Read More »

03.01.16User Facility

New Form of Electron-Beam Imaging Can See Elements that are ‘Invisible’ to Common MethodsExternal link

Scientists at the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have developed a new imaging technique, tested on samples of nanoscale gold and carbon, that greatly improves images of light elements using fewer electrons. Read More »

02.29.16Science Highlight

First Measurement of the Force that Makes Antimatter Stick Together

Antiproton pairs generated in high-energy heavy-ion collisions interact with a strong attractive force. Read More »

Colliding oblong uranium ions oriented body-to-body and tip-to-tip gives scientists a way to sort out the impact of the shape of the collision zone on their observations of particle behavior.02.29.16Science Highlight

Shape Matters in Nuclear Physics Collisions

Nuclear physicists colliding football- and sphere-shaped ions discover evidence supporting a paradigm shift in the birth of the quark-gluon plasma. Read More »

Conceptual art connects the atomic underpinnings of the neutron-rich calcium-48 nucleus with the Crab Nebula, which has a neutron star at its heart.02.29.16Science Highlight

What Is the Size of the Atomic Nucleus?

The neutron skin of the nucleus calcium-48 is much thinner than previously thought. Read More »

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