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03.09.16From the Labs

Illuminating the Universe’s IgnitionExternal link

A multi-institution team is using the supercomputing resources at Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility to simulate 10 million years of cosmic time, tracking evolving properties of galaxies to understand the epoch of reionization as galaxies formed after the Big Bang. Read More »

03.09.16From the Labs

Mix and Match MOFExternal link

Researchers working at two DOE’s user facilities have created a composite of a MOF and a helper molecule in which the two work in concert to separate oxygen from other gases simply and cheaply. Read More »

03.08.16From the Labs

UT and ORNL Scientists Gain New Insights Into Atomic Disordering of Complex Metal OxidesExternal link

A research team led by University of Tennessee scientists have discovered a novel atomic disordering mechanism in an important class of complex metal oxides, using the SNS Nanoscale-Ordered Materials Diffractometer for an in-depth look at the material samples. Read More »

03.08.16User Facility

Multi-Scale Simulations Solve a Plasma Turbulence MysteryExternal link

Cutting-edge simulations run at NERSC over a two-year period are helping physicists better understand what influences the behavior of the plasma turbulence that is driven by the intense heating necessary to create fusion energy. Read More »

03.08.16From the Labs

An Improved Compact Picture of ParticlesExternal link

A team from the University of Wyoming and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory improved a popular atmospheric model by adding a new way to depict carbon-containing atmospheric particles. Read More »

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 03.07.16University Research

Study Offers Clearest Picture Yet of How HIV Defeats a Cellular DefenderExternal link

Univeristy of Illinois physics professor Klaus Schulten and postdoctoral researcher Juan Perilla used experimental data and computer simulations to determine how a human protein that aids HIV infection binds to the HIV capsid. Read More »

Delaware University 03.07.16University Research

Arctic TundraExternal link

Neil Sturchio, professor and chair of the University of Delaware’s Department of Geological Sciences, is exploring how the thawing of permafrost, a subsurface layer of soil that remains mostly frozen throughout the year, affects vegetation and the carbon cycle in the Toolik Lake area of the Alaska’s North Slope. Read More »

03.07.16User Facility

Plasma Processing Technique Takes SNS Accelerator to New Energy HighsExternal link

A novel technique known as in-situ plasma processing is helping scientists get more neutrons and better data for their experiments at the Spallation Neutron Source at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Read More »

03.07.16From the Labs

PPPL Engineers Design and Build State-of-the-Art Controller for AC to DC Converter that Manages Plasma in Upgraded Fusion MachineExternal link

Engineers at the U.S. Department of Energy's Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) have developed an updated version of a key electronic component that helps regulate the current that powers the coils in PPPL's recently completed National Spherical Torus Experiment-Upgrade (NSTX-U). Read More »

03.07.16User Facility

Next-Generation Aerosol Observing System Prepares to Deploy to AlaskaExternal link

Portable laboratory commissioned by DOE’s Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Climate Research Facility contains over a dozen instruments for collecting critical Arctic climate data. Read More »

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