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Washington University 09.28.15University Research

Cooled Down and Charged Up, a Giant Magnet is Ready for its New MissionExternal link

The University of Washington is a leading contributor to the Muon g-2 collaboration at Fermilab, which will use a giant magnet to test whether there are any missing pieces to the Standard Model — the theoretical framework physicists use today to describe the fundamental particles and forces in the universe. Read MoreExternal linkage

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 09.28.15University Research

Study Shows New Forests Cannot Take in as Much Carbon as PredictedExternal link

Scientists at the University of Illinois have found that most carbon emissions models overestimate the capacity of regrowing forests to take in carbon. Read MoreExternal linkage

Mira Loma team enjoying their championship prize trip to Alaska.09.28.15Article

Building Champions: National Science Bowl Offseason

Five-time National Science Bowl champion Mira Loma HS keeps an intense – and pizza fueled – training regimen through the summer and fall. Read More »

09.25.15From the Labs

Citizen Scientists Published for Potential Discovery of New Gravitational LensesExternal link

Space Warps, a citizen-science project led by Phil Marshall, principle investigator for the Kavli Institute for Particle Astrophysics and Cosmology, is enabling amateur astronomers to make lasting discoveries. Read MoreExternal linkage

09.25.15From the Labs

ORNL Demonstrates Road to Supercapacitors for Scrap TiresExternal link

Some of the 300 million tires discarded each year in the United States alone could be used in supercapacitors for vehicles and the electric grid using a technology developed at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Drexel University. Read MoreExternal linkage

Pittsburgh University 09.25.15University Research

Pitt Astronomers Exploring Dark EnergyExternal link

Astronomers at the University of Pittsburgh have been working on developing a new project known as DESI, the Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument. Read MoreExternal linkage

San Diego State University 09.25.15University Research

$12.5 Million Added to Research FundsExternal link

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Early Career Research Program awarded SDSU mechanical engineering researcher and assistant professor Ilenia Battiato with a competitive award grant to advance her research. Read MoreExternal linkage

09.25.15User Facility

Organics Energize Solar Cell ResearchExternal link

Scientists from Tulane University are using Mira to advance next-generation solar energy technologies by probing the functional interfaces found in organic and hybrid solar cells. ALCF staff helped accelerate their research by enhancing the team’s code so simulations run up to 30 percent faster on the supercomputer. Read MoreExternal linkage

Arizona State University 09.25.15University Research

ASU Research Team Digs Up the Dirt on Microscopic BiodiversityExternal link

A team of researchers from Arizona State University and Lawrence Berkeley National Lab has discovered that thousands of bacteria living in soil are connected by a complex metabolic relationship. Read MoreExternal linkage

09.24.15From the Labs

Muon G-2 Magnet Successfully Cooled Down and Powered UpExternal link

It survived a month-long journey over 3200 miles, and now the delicate and complex electromagnet is well on its way to exploring the unknown. Read MoreExternal linkage

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