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Schematic view of the chlorine (Cl) addition - hydrochloric acid (HCl) elimination reaction with isobutene.05.01.15Science Highlights

Roaming Dynamics in Bimolecular Reactions

Study reveals peculiar mechanism of radical addition-elimination, enabling more accurate modeling of combustion and other reactions. Read More »

Hot nanowires emit lattice vibrations known as phonons into underlying materials. When closely packed, phonon collisions can more efficiently transport heat away.05.01.15Science Highlights

Staying Close and Keeping Cool

Hot nanostructures cool faster when they are physically close together. Read More »

Members of 48 middle school teams from across the country pose for a group photo during the 2014 National Science Bowl competition, Saturday, April 26, 2014, in Washington, DC. 04.30.15FROM THE LABS

Finals of the 25th National Science Bowl Begin Today

This weekend, 68 high school teams and 48 middle school teams will be competing in Finals of the 2015 National Science Bowl. Keep checking back for updates and results of your favorite teams. Read More »

04.30.15FROM THE LABS

DECam’s Far-Out ForaysExternal link

The Dark Energy Survey, which studies the accelerating expansion of our universe, uses one of the most sensitive observing tools that astronomers have: the Dark Energy Camera. Built at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory and situated on the Victor Blanco 4-meter telescope in Chile, the camera spends 30 percent of each year collecting light from clusters of galaxies for DES. Read More »

04.30.15FROM THE LABS

The Devil's in the DetailsExternal link

Researchers from Pacific Northwest National Laboratory led implementation of a new system to represent turbulence in a multi-scale atmosphere model that improves the simulated distribution of low clouds. Read More »

Georgia Tech University 04.30.15University Research

Acid TestExternal link

New Energy Frontier Research Center led by Georgia Tech tackles materials that tackle pollutants. Read More »

Washington University 04.30.15University Research

UW Apparatus Measures Single Electron’s Radiation to Try to Weigh a NeutrinoExternal link

University of Washington physicists are part of a team that made a step forward in their efforts to pin down the mass of a neutrino, an elusive subatomic particle that played a role in the formation of the universe. Read More »

04.29.15FROM THE LABS

Ten Things You Might Not Know About AntimatterExternal link

Antimatter has fueled many a supernatural tale. It's also fascinating all by itself. Read More »

04.29.15FROM THE LABS

Chirping Electrons: Cyclotron Radiation From Single Electrons Measured Directly For First TimeExternal link

A group of almost 30 scientists and engineers from six research institutions reported the direct detection of cyclotron radiation from individual electrons April 20 in Physical Review Letters. Read More »

Texas A&M University 04.29.15University Research

Physics of Heavy Ion Induced Damage in Nanotwinned Metals Revealed by Researchers at Texas A&M UniversityExternal link

A group of researchers in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University led by Dr. Xinghang Zhang has investigated defect dynamics in heavy ion (Krypton) irradiated nanotwinned Ag and revealed twin boundary-defect clusters interactions via in situ radiation. Read More »

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